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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Perry 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 9,188 100.0     Households 4,428 100.0
In labor force 5,000 54.4   Less than $10,000 857 19.4
     Civilian labor force 4,990 54.3   $10,000 to $14,999 427 9.6
          Employed 4,636 50.5   $15,000 to $24,999 768 17.3
          Unemployed 354 3.9   $25,000 to $34,999 661 14.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 763 17.2
     Armed Forces 10 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 665 15.0
Not in labor force 4,188 45.6   $75,000 to $99,999 167 3.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 99 2.2
   Females 16 years and over 4,796 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 5 0.1
In labor force 2,211 46.1   $200,000 or more 16 0.4
     Civilian labor force 2,204 46.0   Median household income (dollars) 27,189 (X)
          Employed 2,031 42.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,030 100.0   With earnings 3,346 75.6
All parents in family in labor force 504 48.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,974 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,218 27.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,030 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,565 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 487 11.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,500 76.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,028 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 778 17.0   With public assistance income 227 5.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 44 1.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 994 (X)
Walked 50 1.1   With retirement income 613 13.8
Other means 80 1.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,900 (X)
Worked at home 113 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 36.1 (X)        
          Families 3,372 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,636 100.0   Less than $10,000 464 13.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 212 6.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,066 23.0   $15,000 to $24,999 606 18.0
Service occupations 643 13.9   $25,000 to $34,999 518 15.4
Sales and office occupations 845 18.2    $35,000 to $49,999 706 20.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 131 2.8   $50,000 to $74,999 593 17.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 725 15.6   $75,000 to $99,999 159 4.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,226 26.4   $100,000 to $149,999 104 3.1
        150,000 to $199,999 0 0.0
        $200,000 or more 10 0.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,791 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 330 7.1   Per capita income (dollars) 12,837 (X)
Construction 507 10.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,062 22.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,130 (X)
Wholesale trade 81 1.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,632 (X)
Retail trade 411 8.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 203 4.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 20 0.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 186 4.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 206 4.4     Families 662 19.6
Educational, health and social services 932 20.1   With related children under 18 years 465 24.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 185 4.0        With related children under 5 years 224 32.4
Other services (except public administration) 231 5.0        
Public administration 282 6.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 238 42.3
        With related children under 18 years 196 59.2
             With related children under 5 years 113 80.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,646 22.0
Private wage and salary workers 3,420 73.8   18 years and over 1,650 19.3
Government workers 924 19.9        65 years and over 324 25.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 286 6.2   Related children under 18 years 980 28.6
Unpaid family workers 6 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 703 27.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 465 36.7
             
 
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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