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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sunflower 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 26,041 100.0     Households 9,654 100.0
In labor force 11,925 45.8   Less than $10,000 1,940 20.1
     Civilian labor force 11,899 45.7   $10,000 to $14,999 991 10.3
          Employed 10,369 39.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,900 19.7
          Unemployed 1,530 5.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,274 13.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 12.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,335 13.8
     Armed Forces 26 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,306 13.5
Not in labor force 14,116 54.2   $75,000 to $99,999 501 5.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 242 2.5
   Females 16 years and over 11,843 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 60 0.6
In labor force 6,103 51.5   $200,000 or more 105 1.1
     Civilian labor force 6,103 51.5   Median household income (dollars) 24,970 (X)
          Employed 5,303 44.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,415 100.0   With earnings 7,528 78.0
All parents in family in labor force 1,442 59.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,657 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,743 28.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,171 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,273 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,278 13.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,678 74.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,905 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,960 19.1   With public assistance income 568 5.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 104 1.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,373 (X)
Walked 232 2.3   With retirement income 1,219 12.6
Other means 128 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 10,074 (X)
Worked at home 171 1.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.6 (X)        
          Families 7,325 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,369 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,121 15.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 683 9.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,645 25.5   $15,000 to $24,999 1,473 20.1
Service occupations 1,752 16.9   $25,000 to $34,999 966 13.2
Sales and office occupations 2,243 21.6    $35,000 to $49,999 1,113 15.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 264 2.5   $50,000 to $74,999 1,153 15.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 858 8.3   $75,000 to $99,999 446 6.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,607 25.1   $100,000 to $149,999 230 3.1
        150,000 to $199,999 59 0.8
        $200,000 or more 81 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 29,144 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 903 8.7   Per capita income (dollars) 11,365 (X)
Construction 488 4.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,111 20.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,208 (X)
Wholesale trade 545 5.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,145 (X)
Retail trade 1,048 10.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 342 3.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 109 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 400 3.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 316 3.0     Families 1,801 24.6
Educational, health and social services 2,245 21.7   With related children under 18 years 1,542 32.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 501 4.8        With related children under 5 years 752 39.7
Other services (except public administration) 419 4.0        
Public administration 942 9.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,293 47.2
        With related children under 18 years 1,177 55.2
             With related children under 5 years 560 63.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 8,694 30.0
Private wage and salary workers 7,263 70.0   18 years and over 4,964 25.4
Government workers 2,507 24.2        65 years and over 741 24.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 565 5.4   Related children under 18 years 3,694 39.5
Unpaid family workers 34 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,698 38.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,374 40.5
             
 
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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