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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 11,135 100.0     Households 5,799 100.0
In labor force 6,474 58.1   Less than $10,000 653 11.3
     Civilian labor force 6,460 58.0   $10,000 to $14,999 573 9.9
          Employed 6,045 54.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,036 17.9
          Unemployed 415 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 990 17.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,043 18.0
     Armed Forces 14 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 960 16.6
Not in labor force 4,661 41.9   $75,000 to $99,999 259 4.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 184 3.2
   Females 16 years and over 5,543 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 44 0.8
In labor force 2,966 53.5   $200,000 or more 57 1.0
     Civilian labor force 2,964 53.5   Median household income (dollars) 30,744 (X)
          Employed 2,764 49.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 948 100.0   With earnings 4,244 73.2
All parents in family in labor force 654 69.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,677 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,047 35.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,048 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,963 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 245 4.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,229 70.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,851 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,068 17.9   With public assistance income 244 4.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 30 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,898 (X)
Walked 266 4.5   With retirement income 1,338 23.1
Other means 42 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,482 (X)
Worked at home 328 5.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 16.5 (X)        
          Families 4,004 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,045 100.0   Less than $10,000 312 7.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 258 6.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,788 29.6   $15,000 to $24,999 594 14.8
Service occupations 1,168 19.3   $25,000 to $34,999 724 18.1
Sales and office occupations 1,354 22.4    $35,000 to $49,999 805 20.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 167 2.8   $50,000 to $74,999 818 20.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 864 14.3   $75,000 to $99,999 249 6.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 704 11.6   $100,000 to $149,999 156 3.9
        150,000 to $199,999 34 0.8
        $200,000 or more 54 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,827 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 515 8.5   Per capita income (dollars) 16,418 (X)
Construction 548 9.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 343 5.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,736 (X)
Wholesale trade 96 1.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,644 (X)
Retail trade 637 10.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 280 4.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 89 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 297 4.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 268 4.4     Families 479 12.0
Educational, health and social services 1,217 20.1   With related children under 18 years 368 19.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 890 14.7        With related children under 5 years 168 29.2
Other services (except public administration) 337 5.6        
Public administration 528 8.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 205 34.6
        With related children under 18 years 180 46.0
             With related children under 5 years 91 71.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,039 14.8
Private wage and salary workers 3,847 63.6   18 years and over 1,315 12.7
Government workers 1,459 24.1        65 years and over 209 9.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 695 11.5   Related children under 18 years 715 21.2
Unpaid family workers 44 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 476 18.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 557 24.3
             
 
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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