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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Buffalo 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 33,080 100.0     Households 15,955 100.0
In labor force 24,062 72.7   Less than $10,000 1,439 9.0
     Civilian labor force 24,050 72.7   $10,000 to $14,999 1,085 6.8
          Employed 23,404 70.7   $15,000 to $24,999 2,506 15.7
          Unemployed 646 2.0   $25,000 to $34,999 2,512 15.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,105 19.5
     Armed Forces 12 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 3,201 20.1
Not in labor force 9,018 27.3   $75,000 to $99,999 1,198 7.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 645 4.0
   Females 16 years and over 17,089 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 143 0.9
In labor force 11,694 68.4   $200,000 or more 121 0.8
     Civilian labor force 11,686 68.4   Median household income (dollars) 36,782 (X)
          Employed 11,403 66.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,184 100.0   With earnings 13,548 84.9
All parents in family in labor force 2,372 74.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,040 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,695 23.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,289 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 23,078 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 320 2.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 19,476 84.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,090 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,834 7.9   With public assistance income 384 2.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 29 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,206 (X)
Walked 742 3.2   With retirement income 1,552 9.7
Other means 143 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,159 (X)
Worked at home 854 3.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 15.6 (X)        
          Families 10,302 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 23,404 100.0   Less than $10,000 407 4.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 356 3.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 7,067 30.2   $15,000 to $24,999 1,090 10.6
Service occupations 3,842 16.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,460 14.2
Sales and office occupations 6,511 27.8    $35,000 to $49,999 2,301 22.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 308 1.3   $50,000 to $74,999 2,740 26.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,179 9.3   $75,000 to $99,999 1,107 10.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,497 14.9   $100,000 to $149,999 598 5.8
        150,000 to $199,999 143 1.4
        $200,000 or more 100 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,247 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,025 4.4   Per capita income (dollars) 17,510 (X)
Construction 1,398 6.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,419 14.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,182 (X)
Wholesale trade 789 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,977 (X)
Retail trade 3,493 14.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 689 2.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 550 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,070 4.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 977 4.2     Families 653 6.3
Educational, health and social services 5,762 24.6   With related children under 18 years 530 9.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,335 10.0        With related children under 5 years 286 12.4
Other services (except public administration) 1,147 4.9        
Public administration 750 3.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 389 31.4
        With related children under 18 years 340 36.9
             With related children under 5 years 176 48.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,395 11.2
Private wage and salary workers 18,174 77.7   18 years and over 3,290 11.2
Government workers 3,263 13.9        65 years and over 378 8.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,876 8.0   Related children under 18 years 1,048 10.5
Unpaid family workers 91 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 670 9.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,391 29.0
             
 
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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