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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ripley 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 10,533 100.0     Households 5,438 100.0
In labor force 5,403 51.3   Less than $10,000 1,106 20.3
     Civilian labor force 5,403 51.3   $10,000 to $14,999 683 12.6
          Employed 4,948 47.0   $15,000 to $24,999 1,127 20.7
          Unemployed 455 4.3   $25,000 to $34,999 891 16.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 790 14.5
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 546 10.0
Not in labor force 5,130 48.7   $75,000 to $99,999 156 2.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 78 1.4
   Females 16 years and over 5,386 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 25 0.5
In labor force 2,509 46.6   $200,000 or more 36 0.7
     Civilian labor force 2,509 46.6   Median household income (dollars) 22,761 (X)
          Employed 2,291 42.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 945 100.0   With earnings 3,513 64.6
All parents in family in labor force 485 51.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 31,879 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,082 38.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,803 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,842 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 510 9.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,708 76.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,066 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 811 16.7   With public assistance income 273 5.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 10 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,415 (X)
Walked 138 2.9   With retirement income 1,004 18.5
Other means 51 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,323 (X)
Worked at home 124 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.4 (X)        
          Families 3,886 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,948 100.0   Less than $10,000 411 10.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 447 11.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,136 23.0   $15,000 to $24,999 840 21.6
Service occupations 714 14.4   $25,000 to $34,999 748 19.2
Sales and office occupations 949 19.2    $35,000 to $49,999 686 17.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 138 2.8   $50,000 to $74,999 503 12.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 517 10.4   $75,000 to $99,999 150 3.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,494 30.2   $100,000 to $149,999 60 1.5
        150,000 to $199,999 25 0.6
        $200,000 or more 16 0.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 27,799 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 311 6.3   Per capita income (dollars) 12,889 (X)
Construction 285 5.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,226 24.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 22,056 (X)
Wholesale trade 91 1.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,823 (X)
Retail trade 625 12.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 282 5.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 27 0.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 173 3.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 180 3.6     Families 655 16.9
Educational, health and social services 1,189 24.0   With related children under 18 years 468 25.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 175 3.5        With related children under 5 years 196 28.1
Other services (except public administration) 203 4.1        
Public administration 181 3.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 234 46.5
        With related children under 18 years 203 56.2
             With related children under 5 years 82 71.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,925 22.0
Private wage and salary workers 3,481 70.4   18 years and over 2,014 20.1
Government workers 852 17.2        65 years and over 452 20.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 577 11.7   Related children under 18 years 891 27.0
Unpaid family workers 38 0.8        Related children 5 to 17 years 635 25.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 826 43.2
             
 
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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