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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dawson 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 7,253 100.0     Households 3,619 100.0
In labor force 4,559 62.9   Less than $10,000 514 14.2
     Civilian labor force 4,559 62.9   $10,000 to $14,999 349 9.6
          Employed 4,358 60.1   $15,000 to $24,999 631 17.4
          Unemployed 201 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 515 14.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 716 19.8
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 529 14.6
Not in labor force 2,694 37.1   $75,000 to $99,999 255 7.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 78 2.2
   Females 16 years and over 3,666 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 4 0.1
In labor force 2,145 58.5   $200,000 or more 28 0.8
     Civilian labor force 2,145 58.5   Median household income (dollars) 31,393 (X)
          Employed 2,053 56.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 577 100.0   With earnings 2,828 78.1
All parents in family in labor force 381 66.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,514 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,176 32.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,167 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,291 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 141 3.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,120 72.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,695 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 547 12.7   With public assistance income 88 2.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,982 (X)
Walked 226 5.3   With retirement income 530 14.6
Other means 69 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,295 (X)
Worked at home 327 7.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 13.1 (X)        
          Families 2,490 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,358 100.0   Less than $10,000 208 8.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 123 4.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,425 32.7   $15,000 to $24,999 368 14.8
Service occupations 876 20.1   $25,000 to $34,999 391 15.7
Sales and office occupations 913 20.9    $35,000 to $49,999 607 24.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 90 2.1   $50,000 to $74,999 461 18.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 573 13.1   $75,000 to $99,999 233 9.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 481 11.0   $100,000 to $149,999 67 2.7
        150,000 to $199,999 4 0.2
        $200,000 or more 28 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 38,455 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 570 13.1   Per capita income (dollars) 15,368 (X)
Construction 153 3.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 39 0.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,487 (X)
Wholesale trade 50 1.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,929 (X)
Retail trade 488 11.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 574 13.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 127 2.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 156 3.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 200 4.6     Families 291 11.7
Educational, health and social services 1,027 23.6   With related children under 18 years 194 17.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 476 10.9        With related children under 5 years 107 24.1
Other services (except public administration) 268 6.1        
Public administration 230 5.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 85 30.2
        With related children under 18 years 74 42.5
             With related children under 5 years 48 88.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,285 14.9
Private wage and salary workers 2,937 67.4   18 years and over 889 13.6
Government workers 878 20.1        65 years and over 161 11.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 514 11.8   Related children under 18 years 390 18.7
Unpaid family workers 29 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 274 17.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 375 26.4
             
 
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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