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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Quitman 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 7,253 100.0     Households 3,581 100.0
In labor force 3,809 52.5   Less than $10,000 940 26.2
     Civilian labor force 3,807 52.5   $10,000 to $14,999 454 12.7
          Employed 3,487 48.1   $15,000 to $24,999 649 18.1
          Unemployed 320 4.4   $25,000 to $34,999 454 12.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 501 14.0
     Armed Forces 2 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 350 9.8
Not in labor force 3,444 47.5   $75,000 to $99,999 142 4.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 47 1.3
   Females 16 years and over 4,010 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 21 0.6
In labor force 1,938 48.3   $200,000 or more 23 0.6
     Civilian labor force 1,938 48.3   Median household income (dollars) 20,636 (X)
          Employed 1,761 43.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 837 100.0   With earnings 2,525 70.5
All parents in family in labor force 513 61.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 32,219 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,167 32.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,262 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,416 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 549 15.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,318 67.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,771 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 810 23.7   With public assistance income 180 5.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 73 2.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,556 (X)
Walked 90 2.6   With retirement income 465 13.0
Other means 62 1.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,734 (X)
Worked at home 63 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.8 (X)        
          Families 2,514 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,487 100.0   Less than $10,000 450 17.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 314 12.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 734 21.0   $15,000 to $24,999 476 18.9
Service occupations 706 20.2   $25,000 to $34,999 355 14.1
Sales and office occupations 754 21.6    $35,000 to $49,999 406 16.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 101 2.9   $50,000 to $74,999 303 12.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 339 9.7   $75,000 to $99,999 131 5.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 853 24.5   $100,000 to $149,999 42 1.7
        150,000 to $199,999 17 0.7
        $200,000 or more 20 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 25,394 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 316 9.1   Per capita income (dollars) 10,817 (X)
Construction 209 6.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 649 18.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 23,571 (X)
Wholesale trade 94 2.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 16,993 (X)
Retail trade 318 9.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 136 3.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 18 0.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 108 3.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 104 3.0     Families 719 28.6
Educational, health and social services 684 19.6   With related children under 18 years 577 37.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 512 14.7        With related children under 5 years 246 41.2
Other services (except public administration) 138 4.0        
Public administration 201 5.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 466 49.6
        With related children under 18 years 407 56.7
             With related children under 5 years 176 62.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,298 33.1
Private wage and salary workers 2,597 74.5   18 years and over 1,919 28.4
Government workers 647 18.6        65 years and over 395 30.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 235 6.7   Related children under 18 years 1,372 43.1
Unpaid family workers 8 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,013 42.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 621 45.2
             
 
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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