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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pontotoc 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 20,157 100.0     Households 10,129 100.0
In labor force 13,120 65.1   Less than $10,000 1,506 14.9
     Civilian labor force 13,120 65.1   $10,000 to $14,999 711 7.0
          Employed 12,404 61.5   $15,000 to $24,999 1,666 16.4
          Unemployed 716 3.6   $25,000 to $34,999 1,566 15.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,819 18.0
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,811 17.9
Not in labor force 7,037 34.9   $75,000 to $99,999 619 6.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 259 2.6
   Females 16 years and over 10,555 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 72 0.7
In labor force 6,122 58.0   $200,000 or more 100 1.0
     Civilian labor force 6,122 58.0   Median household income (dollars) 32,055 (X)
          Employed 5,668 53.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,299 100.0   With earnings 7,953 78.5
All parents in family in labor force 1,514 65.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,020 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,954 29.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,210 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 12,191 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 537 5.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 9,815 80.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,475 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,969 16.2   With public assistance income 200 2.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 5 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,394 (X)
Walked 123 1.0   With retirement income 1,323 13.1
Other means 96 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,183 (X)
Worked at home 183 1.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.3 (X)        
          Families 7,633 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 12,404 100.0   Less than $10,000 530 6.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 456 6.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,325 18.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,145 15.0
Service occupations 1,211 9.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,224 16.0
Sales and office occupations 2,665 21.5    $35,000 to $49,999 1,612 21.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 71 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 1,644 21.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,034 8.3   $75,000 to $99,999 607 8.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,098 41.1   $100,000 to $149,999 259 3.4
        150,000 to $199,999 71 0.9
        $200,000 or more 85 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 39,845 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 162 1.3   Per capita income (dollars) 15,658 (X)
Construction 642 5.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,348 43.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,074 (X)
Wholesale trade 345 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,350 (X)
Retail trade 1,301 10.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 625 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 162 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 383 3.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 362 2.9     Families 778 10.2
Educational, health and social services 1,742 14.0   With related children under 18 years 539 12.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 483 3.9        With related children under 5 years 234 15.2
Other services (except public administration) 554 4.5        
Public administration 295 2.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 255 22.6
        With related children under 18 years 229 28.7
             With related children under 5 years 102 35.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,650 13.8
Private wage and salary workers 10,371 83.6   18 years and over 2,527 13.2
Government workers 1,210 9.8        65 years and over 751 23.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 762 6.1   Related children under 18 years 1,086 15.0
Unpaid family workers 61 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 765 14.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,144 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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