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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Powder River 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 1,424 100.0     Households 739 100.0
In labor force 961 67.5   Less than $10,000 88 11.9
     Civilian labor force 959 67.3   $10,000 to $14,999 69 9.3
          Employed 924 64.9   $15,000 to $24,999 166 22.5
          Unemployed 35 2.5   $25,000 to $34,999 120 16.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 142 19.2
     Armed Forces 2 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 109 14.7
Not in labor force 463 32.5   $75,000 to $99,999 20 2.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 9 1.2
   Females 16 years and over 717 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 7 0.9
In labor force 421 58.7   $200,000 or more 9 1.2
     Civilian labor force 421 58.7   Median household income (dollars) 28,398 (X)
          Employed 407 56.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 134 100.0   With earnings 633 85.7
All parents in family in labor force 76 56.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,045 (X)
        With Social Security income 231 31.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,526 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 922 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 6 0.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 536 58.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,050 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 79 8.6   With public assistance income 8 1.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 938 (X)
Walked 123 13.3   With retirement income 78 10.6
Other means 0 0.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 9,745 (X)
Worked at home 184 20.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 13.2 (X)        
          Families 535 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 924 100.0   Less than $10,000 31 5.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 35 6.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 414 44.8   $15,000 to $24,999 96 17.9
Service occupations 148 16.0   $25,000 to $34,999 108 20.2
Sales and office occupations 125 13.5    $35,000 to $49,999 128 23.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 114 12.3   $50,000 to $74,999 96 17.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 60 6.5   $75,000 to $99,999 18 3.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 63 6.8   $100,000 to $149,999 9 1.7
        150,000 to $199,999 5 0.9
        $200,000 or more 9 1.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,671 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 397 43.0   Per capita income (dollars) 15,351 (X)
Construction 37 4.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 15 1.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 23,971 (X)
Wholesale trade 11 1.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,411 (X)
Retail trade 61 6.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 35 3.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 18 1.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 21 2.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 14 1.5     Families 53 9.9
Educational, health and social services 159 17.2   With related children under 18 years 29 11.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 70 7.6        With related children under 5 years 9 11.8
Other services (except public administration) 32 3.5        
Public administration 54 5.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 4 12.1
        With related children under 18 years 4 17.4
             With related children under 5 years 2 18.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 235 12.9
Private wage and salary workers 409 44.3   18 years and over 172 13.0
Government workers 238 25.8        65 years and over 51 16.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 249 26.9   Related children under 18 years 63 12.7
Unpaid family workers 28 3.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 52 13.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 65 27.0
             
 
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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