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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tunica 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 6,636 100.0     Households 3,261 100.0
In labor force 4,004 60.3   Less than $10,000 744 22.8
     Civilian labor force 3,998 60.2   $10,000 to $14,999 388 11.9
          Employed 3,627 54.7   $15,000 to $24,999 576 17.7
          Unemployed 371 5.6   $25,000 to $34,999 446 13.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 9.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 384 11.8
     Armed Forces 6 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 450 13.8
Not in labor force 2,632 39.7   $75,000 to $99,999 154 4.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 74 2.3
   Females 16 years and over 3,546 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 5 0.2
In labor force 1,914 54.0   $200,000 or more 40 1.2
     Civilian labor force 1,914 54.0   Median household income (dollars) 23,270 (X)
          Employed 1,749 49.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 752 100.0   With earnings 2,501 76.7
All parents in family in labor force 446 59.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,373 (X)
        With Social Security income 725 22.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,515 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,571 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 328 10.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,634 73.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,473 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 696 19.5   With public assistance income 219 6.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 35 1.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,165 (X)
Walked 105 2.9   With retirement income 324 9.9
Other means 71 2.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,920 (X)
Worked at home 30 0.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.7 (X)        
          Families 2,217 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,627 100.0   Less than $10,000 356 16.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 267 12.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 678 18.7   $15,000 to $24,999 466 21.0
Service occupations 1,119 30.9   $25,000 to $34,999 307 13.8
Sales and office occupations 800 22.1    $35,000 to $49,999 280 12.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 155 4.3   $50,000 to $74,999 361 16.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 379 10.4   $75,000 to $99,999 84 3.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 496 13.7   $100,000 to $149,999 59 2.7
        150,000 to $199,999 5 0.2
        $200,000 or more 32 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 25,443 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 388 10.7   Per capita income (dollars) 11,978 (X)
Construction 227 6.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 337 9.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,244 (X)
Wholesale trade 47 1.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,104 (X)
Retail trade 231 6.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 107 3.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 21 0.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 93 2.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 106 2.9     Families 622 28.1
Educational, health and social services 407 11.2   With related children under 18 years 485 35.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,322 36.4        With related children under 5 years 206 36.5
Other services (except public administration) 142 3.9        
Public administration 199 5.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 404 45.5
        With related children under 18 years 321 48.1
             With related children under 5 years 134 48.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,999 33.1
Private wage and salary workers 2,823 77.8   18 years and over 1,755 28.2
Government workers 609 16.8        65 years and over 279 32.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 171 4.7   Related children under 18 years 1,212 43.4
Unpaid family workers 24 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 877 43.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 561 37.6
             
 
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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