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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ottawa 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 32,648 100.0     Households 16,461 100.0
In labor force 20,711 63.4   Less than $10,000 959 5.8
     Civilian labor force 20,677 63.3   $10,000 to $14,999 920 5.6
          Employed 19,830 60.7   $15,000 to $24,999 2,124 12.9
          Unemployed 847 2.6   $25,000 to $34,999 2,291 13.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,988 18.2
     Armed Forces 34 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,651 22.2
Not in labor force 11,937 36.6   $75,000 to $99,999 2,035 12.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,141 6.9
   Females 16 years and over 16,705 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 219 1.3
In labor force 9,464 56.7   $200,000 or more 133 0.8
     Civilian labor force 9,444 56.5   Median household income (dollars) 44,224 (X)
          Employed 9,020 54.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,602 100.0   With earnings 12,876 78.2
All parents in family in labor force 1,652 63.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 52,043 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,181 31.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,437 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 19,434 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 524 3.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 16,582 85.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,200 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,551 8.0   With public assistance income 262 1.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 85 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,350 (X)
Walked 472 2.4   With retirement income 4,024 24.4
Other means 135 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,320 (X)
Worked at home 609 3.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.5 (X)        
          Families 11,775 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 19,830 100.0   Less than $10,000 292 2.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 345 2.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,200 26.2   $15,000 to $24,999 1,111 9.4
Service occupations 2,955 14.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,539 13.1
Sales and office occupations 4,786 24.1    $35,000 to $49,999 2,285 19.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 120 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 3,038 25.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,458 12.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,808 15.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,311 21.7   $100,000 to $149,999 1,048 8.9
        150,000 to $199,999 200 1.7
        $200,000 or more 109 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 51,919 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 412 2.1   Per capita income (dollars) 21,973 (X)
Construction 1,417 7.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,245 21.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 39,823 (X)
Wholesale trade 421 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,727 (X)
Retail trade 2,377 12.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,628 8.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 351 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 977 4.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,002 5.1     Families 489 4.2
Educational, health and social services 3,491 17.6   With related children under 18 years 354 6.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,785 9.0        With related children under 5 years 174 9.9
Other services (except public administration) 994 5.0        
Public administration 730 3.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 244 17.0
        With related children under 18 years 214 23.1
             With related children under 5 years 95 34.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,374 5.9
Private wage and salary workers 15,914 80.3   18 years and over 1,662 5.4
Government workers 2,275 11.5        65 years and over 342 5.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,541 7.8   Related children under 18 years 692 7.4
Unpaid family workers 100 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 476 6.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 840 14.4
             
 
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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