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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Perkins 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 2,483 100.0     Households 1,277 100.0
In labor force 1,572 63.3   Less than $10,000 146 11.4
     Civilian labor force 1,572 63.3   $10,000 to $14,999 83 6.5
          Employed 1,533 61.7   $15,000 to $24,999 214 16.8
          Unemployed 39 1.6   $25,000 to $34,999 206 16.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 255 20.0
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 221 17.3
Not in labor force 911 36.7   $75,000 to $99,999 72 5.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 59 4.6
   Females 16 years and over 1,250 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 7 0.5
In labor force 648 51.8   $200,000 or more 14 1.1
     Civilian labor force 648 51.8   Median household income (dollars) 34,205 (X)
          Employed 633 50.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 196 100.0   With earnings 1,010 79.1
All parents in family in labor force 122 62.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,765 (X)
        With Social Security income 437 34.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,328 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 1,529 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 42 3.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,143 74.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,940 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 107 7.0   With public assistance income 20 1.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 925 (X)
Walked 85 5.6   With retirement income 101 7.9
Other means 10 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 10,300 (X)
Worked at home 182 11.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 15.1 (X)        
          Families 903 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,533 100.0   Less than $10,000 51 5.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 28 3.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 610 39.8   $15,000 to $24,999 139 15.4
Service occupations 214 14.0   $25,000 to $34,999 128 14.2
Sales and office occupations 311 20.3    $35,000 to $49,999 229 25.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 83 5.4   $50,000 to $74,999 188 20.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 160 10.4   $75,000 to $99,999 66 7.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 155 10.1   $100,000 to $149,999 57 6.3
        150,000 to $199,999 5 0.6
        $200,000 or more 12 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,112 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 360 23.5   Per capita income (dollars) 17,830 (X)
Construction 103 6.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 45 2.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,438 (X)
Wholesale trade 91 5.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,881 (X)
Retail trade 135 8.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 148 9.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 22 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 61 4.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 46 3.0     Families 86 9.5
Educational, health and social services 311 20.3   With related children under 18 years 63 14.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 60 3.9        With related children under 5 years 27 20.1
Other services (except public administration) 91 5.9        
Public administration 60 3.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 12 23.1
        With related children under 18 years 12 28.6
             With related children under 5 years 2 40.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 428 13.6
Private wage and salary workers 940 61.3   18 years and over 258 11.2
Government workers 224 14.6        65 years and over 51 8.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 346 22.6   Related children under 18 years 169 20.1
Unpaid family workers 23 1.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 126 18.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 90 20.9
             
 
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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