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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Thomas 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 588 100.0     Households 324 100.0
In labor force 391 66.5   Less than $10,000 49 15.1
     Civilian labor force 391 66.5   $10,000 to $14,999 30 9.3
          Employed 383 65.1   $15,000 to $24,999 72 22.2
          Unemployed 8 1.4   $25,000 to $34,999 36 11.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 60 18.5
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 50 15.4
Not in labor force 197 33.5   $75,000 to $99,999 21 6.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 6 1.9
   Females 16 years and over 305 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 0 0.0
In labor force 175 57.4   $200,000 or more 0 0.0
     Civilian labor force 175 57.4   Median household income (dollars) 27,292 (X)
          Employed 167 54.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 54 100.0   With earnings 232 71.6
All parents in family in labor force 36 66.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,301 (X)
        With Social Security income 125 38.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,518 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 381 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 9 2.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 227 59.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,433 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 39 10.2   With public assistance income 0 0.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) N/A (X)
Walked 73 19.2   With retirement income 34 10.5
Other means 11 2.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,129 (X)
Worked at home 31 8.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 15.1 (X)        
          Families 214 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 383 100.0   Less than $10,000 21 9.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 9 4.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 133 34.7   $15,000 to $24,999 43 20.1
Service occupations 50 13.1   $25,000 to $34,999 23 10.7
Sales and office occupations 56 14.6    $35,000 to $49,999 49 22.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 53 13.8   $50,000 to $74,999 44 20.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 42 11.0   $75,000 to $99,999 21 9.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 49 12.8   $100,000 to $149,999 4 1.9
        150,000 to $199,999 0 0.0
        $200,000 or more 0 0.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,618 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 115 30.0   Per capita income (dollars) 15,335 (X)
Construction 47 12.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 20 5.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,662 (X)
Wholesale trade 10 2.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,577 (X)
Retail trade 33 8.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 22 5.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 5 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 11 2.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 8 2.1     Families 29 13.6
Educational, health and social services 57 14.9   With related children under 18 years 14 15.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 37 9.7        With related children under 5 years 4 12.5
Other services (except public administration) 11 2.9        
Public administration 7 1.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 2 16.7
        With related children under 18 years 2 25.0
             With related children under 5 years 2 40.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 104 14.3
Private wage and salary workers 214 55.9   18 years and over 67 12.1
Government workers 61 15.9        65 years and over 26 17.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 92 24.0   Related children under 18 years 37 21.3
Unpaid family workers 16 4.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 33 25.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 16 13.9
             
 
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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