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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Leflore County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 27,964 100.0     Households 12,983 100.0
In labor force 14,797 52.9   Less than $10,000 3,328 25.6
     Civilian labor force 14,783 52.9   $10,000 to $14,999 1,537 11.8
          Employed 12,430 44.5   $15,000 to $24,999 2,267 17.5
          Unemployed 2,353 8.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,734 13.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 15.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,466 11.3
     Armed Forces 14 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,371 10.6
Not in labor force 13,167 47.1   $75,000 to $99,999 596 4.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 447 3.4
   Females 16 years and over 14,951 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 85 0.7
In labor force 7,367 49.3   $200,000 or more 152 1.2
     Civilian labor force 7,367 49.3   Median household income (dollars) 21,518 (X)
          Employed 6,337 42.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,132 100.0   With earnings 9,173 70.7
All parents in family in labor force 1,956 62.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,148 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,583 27.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,365 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 12,184 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,545 11.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 9,026 74.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,473 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,252 18.5   With public assistance income 808 6.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 221 1.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,622 (X)
Walked 331 2.7   With retirement income 1,662 12.8
Other means 161 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 10,353 (X)
Worked at home 193 1.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.0 (X)        
          Families 8,967 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 12,430 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,766 19.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,045 11.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,493 28.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,492 16.6
Service occupations 2,005 16.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,264 14.1
Sales and office occupations 2,919 23.5    $35,000 to $49,999 1,102 12.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 386 3.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,176 13.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 979 7.9   $75,000 to $99,999 533 5.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,648 21.3   $100,000 to $149,999 394 4.4
        150,000 to $199,999 63 0.7
        $200,000 or more 132 1.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 26,059 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 841 6.8   Per capita income (dollars) 12,553 (X)
Construction 678 5.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,265 18.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,959 (X)
Wholesale trade 387 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,497 (X)
Retail trade 1,329 10.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 500 4.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 254 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 500 4.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 537 4.3     Families 2,605 29.1
Educational, health and social services 2,991 24.1   With related children under 18 years 2,217 39.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 680 5.5        With related children under 5 years 1,124 48.8
Other services (except public administration) 611 4.9        
Public administration 857 6.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,887 49.8
        With related children under 18 years 1,676 57.3
             With related children under 5 years 880 68.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 12,257 34.8
Private wage and salary workers 9,057 72.9   18 years and over 6,851 28.5
Government workers 2,587 20.8        65 years and over 1,038 24.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 719 5.8   Related children under 18 years 5,353 48.0
Unpaid family workers 67 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,720 45.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,274 41.0
             
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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