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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeKalb 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 9,496 100.0     Households 3,553 100.0
In labor force 4,184 44.1   Less than $10,000 424 11.9
     Civilian labor force 4,182 44.0   $10,000 to $14,999 356 10.0
          Employed 4,023 42.4   $15,000 to $24,999 632 17.8
          Unemployed 159 1.7   $25,000 to $34,999 573 16.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 686 19.3
     Armed Forces 2 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 591 16.6
Not in labor force 5,312 55.9   $75,000 to $99,999 178 5.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 91 2.6
   Females 16 years and over 3,577 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 9 0.3
In labor force 1,870 52.3   $200,000 or more 13 0.4
     Civilian labor force 1,870 52.3   Median household income (dollars) 31,654 (X)
          Employed 1,795 50.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 722 100.0   With earnings 2,663 75.0
All parents in family in labor force 376 52.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,630 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,233 34.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,296 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,980 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 170 4.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,026 76.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,606 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 526 13.2   With public assistance income 119 3.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 13 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,843 (X)
Walked 86 2.2   With retirement income 551 15.5
Other means 47 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 9,929 (X)
Worked at home 282 7.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.8 (X)        
          Families 2,486 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,023 100.0   Less than $10,000 116 4.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 107 4.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,177 29.3   $15,000 to $24,999 443 17.8
Service occupations 718 17.8   $25,000 to $34,999 468 18.8
Sales and office occupations 879 21.8    $35,000 to $49,999 560 22.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 33 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 546 22.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 510 12.7   $75,000 to $99,999 159 6.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 706 17.5   $100,000 to $149,999 69 2.8
        150,000 to $199,999 9 0.4
        $200,000 or more 9 0.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 37,329 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 283 7.0   Per capita income (dollars) 12,687 (X)
Construction 352 8.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 497 12.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,434 (X)
Wholesale trade 104 2.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,207 (X)
Retail trade 399 9.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 299 7.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 83 2.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 253 6.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 136 3.4     Families 179 7.2
Educational, health and social services 746 18.5   With related children under 18 years 123 9.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 256 6.4        With related children under 5 years 58 11.3
Other services (except public administration) 233 5.8        
Public administration 382 9.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 61 25.0
        With related children under 18 years 53 30.1
             With related children under 5 years 26 39.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 947 10.8
Private wage and salary workers 2,728 67.8   18 years and over 685 10.7
Government workers 715 17.8        65 years and over 219 15.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 559 13.9   Related children under 18 years 255 10.8
Unpaid family workers 21 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 183 10.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 380 29.6
             
 
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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