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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sharkey 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 4,696 100.0     Households 2,178 100.0
In labor force 2,572 54.8   Less than $10,000 507 23.3
     Civilian labor force 2,572 54.8   $10,000 to $14,999 272 12.5
          Employed 2,198 46.8   $15,000 to $24,999 414 19.0
          Unemployed 374 8.0   $25,000 to $34,999 251 11.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 14.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 293 13.5
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 270 12.4
Not in labor force 2,124 45.2   $75,000 to $99,999 96 4.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 43 2.0
   Females 16 years and over 2,532 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 8 0.4
In labor force 1,257 49.6   $200,000 or more 24 1.1
     Civilian labor force 1,257 49.6   Median household income (dollars) 22,285 (X)
          Employed 1,064 42.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 588 100.0   With earnings 1,614 74.1
All parents in family in labor force 389 66.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,345 (X)
        With Social Security income 652 29.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,648 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,155 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 295 13.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,555 72.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,924 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 418 19.4   With public assistance income 149 6.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 24 1.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,074 (X)
Walked 77 3.6   With retirement income 258 11.8
Other means 41 1.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 10,066 (X)
Worked at home 40 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.2 (X)        
          Families 1,612 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,198 100.0   Less than $10,000 274 17.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 184 11.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 603 27.4   $15,000 to $24,999 318 19.7
Service occupations 384 17.5   $25,000 to $34,999 197 12.2
Sales and office occupations 437 19.9    $35,000 to $49,999 234 14.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 148 6.7   $50,000 to $74,999 251 15.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 205 9.3   $75,000 to $99,999 89 5.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 421 19.2   $100,000 to $149,999 43 2.7
        150,000 to $199,999 7 0.4
        $200,000 or more 15 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 26,786 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 335 15.2   Per capita income (dollars) 11,396 (X)
Construction 113 5.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 278 12.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,563 (X)
Wholesale trade 94 4.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,931 (X)
Retail trade 204 9.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 153 7.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 15 0.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 47 2.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 53 2.4     Families 491 30.5
Educational, health and social services 551 25.1   With related children under 18 years 428 43.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 139 6.3        With related children under 5 years 187 48.3
Other services (except public administration) 104 4.7        
Public administration 112 5.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 316 53.4
        With related children under 18 years 277 65.5
             With related children under 5 years 118 75.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,492 38.3
Private wage and salary workers 1,587 72.2   18 years and over 1,397 32.2
Government workers 450 20.5        65 years and over 169 24.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 161 7.3   Related children under 18 years 1,081 50.0
Unpaid family workers 0 0.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 809 50.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 386 48.6
             
 
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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