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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Colfax 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 7,845 100.0     Households 3,674 100.0
In labor force 5,465 69.7   Less than $10,000 323 8.8
     Civilian labor force 5,461 69.6   $10,000 to $14,999 268 7.3
          Employed 5,268 67.2   $15,000 to $24,999 585 15.9
          Unemployed 193 2.5   $25,000 to $34,999 608 16.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 798 21.7
     Armed Forces 4 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 676 18.4
Not in labor force 2,380 30.3   $75,000 to $99,999 250 6.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 122 3.3
   Females 16 years and over 3,884 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 21 0.6
In labor force 2,296 59.1   $200,000 or more 23 0.6
     Civilian labor force 2,296 59.1   Median household income (dollars) 35,849 (X)
          Employed 2,223 57.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 861 100.0   With earnings 2,964 80.7
All parents in family in labor force 552 64.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,807 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,140 31.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,664 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,199 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 89 2.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,491 67.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,584 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 964 18.5   With public assistance income 61 1.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 10 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,497 (X)
Walked 283 5.4   With retirement income 284 7.7
Other means 56 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,560 (X)
Worked at home 395 7.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.6 (X)        
          Families 2,616 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 5,268 100.0   Less than $10,000 111 4.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 89 3.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,173 22.3   $15,000 to $24,999 356 13.6
Service occupations 701 13.3   $25,000 to $34,999 478 18.3
Sales and office occupations 842 16.0    $35,000 to $49,999 673 25.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 190 3.6   $50,000 to $74,999 593 22.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 480 9.1   $75,000 to $99,999 185 7.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,882 35.7   $100,000 to $149,999 94 3.6
        150,000 to $199,999 18 0.7
        $200,000 or more 19 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 40,936 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 596 11.3   Per capita income (dollars) 15,148 (X)
Construction 293 5.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,753 33.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,656 (X)
Wholesale trade 137 2.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,485 (X)
Retail trade 526 10.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 265 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 71 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 196 3.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 132 2.5     Families 188 7.2
Educational, health and social services 721 13.7   With related children under 18 years 160 11.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 283 5.4        With related children under 5 years 83 14.3
Other services (except public administration) 205 3.9        
Public administration 90 1.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 56 24.7
        With related children under 18 years 50 31.4
             With related children under 5 years 19 29.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,116 10.8
Private wage and salary workers 4,118 78.2   18 years and over 695 9.5
Government workers 466 8.8        65 years and over 123 7.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 654 12.4   Related children under 18 years 413 13.8
Unpaid family workers 30 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 304 13.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 332 21.4
             
 
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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