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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Alfalfa 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 5,087 100.0     Households 2,193 100.0
In labor force 2,436 47.9   Less than $10,000 263 12.0
     Civilian labor force 2,434 47.8   $10,000 to $14,999 234 10.7
          Employed 2,367 46.5   $15,000 to $24,999 401 18.3
          Unemployed 67 1.3   $25,000 to $34,999 406 18.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 401 18.3
     Armed Forces 2 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 317 14.5
Not in labor force 2,651 52.1   $75,000 to $99,999 78 3.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 52 2.4
   Females 16 years and over 2,145 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 23 1.0
In labor force 1,106 51.6   $200,000 or more 18 0.8
     Civilian labor force 1,106 51.6   Median household income (dollars) 30,259 (X)
          Employed 1,072 50.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 312 100.0   With earnings 1,603 73.1
All parents in family in labor force 197 63.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 33,276 (X)
        With Social Security income 875 39.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,546 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,330 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 81 3.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,841 79.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,649 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 256 11.0   With public assistance income 52 2.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 5 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,927 (X)
Walked 89 3.8   With retirement income 397 18.1
Other means 15 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,975 (X)
Worked at home 124 5.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.1 (X)        
          Families 1,480 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,367 100.0   Less than $10,000 92 6.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 109 7.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 800 33.8   $15,000 to $24,999 244 16.5
Service occupations 449 19.0   $25,000 to $34,999 295 19.9
Sales and office occupations 498 21.0    $35,000 to $49,999 333 22.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 98 4.1   $50,000 to $74,999 269 18.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 231 9.8   $75,000 to $99,999 68 4.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 291 12.3   $100,000 to $149,999 48 3.2
        150,000 to $199,999 16 1.1
        $200,000 or more 6 0.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,000 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 456 19.3   Per capita income (dollars) 14,704 (X)
Construction 132 5.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 115 4.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 24,067 (X)
Wholesale trade 56 2.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,944 (X)
Retail trade 252 10.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 239 10.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 18 0.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 92 3.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 94 4.0     Families 175 11.8
Educational, health and social services 444 18.8   With related children under 18 years 107 17.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 111 4.7        With related children under 5 years 53 24.8
Other services (except public administration) 138 5.8        
Public administration 220 9.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 48 38.4
        With related children under 18 years 46 59.7
             With related children under 5 years 22 81.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 690 13.7
Private wage and salary workers 1,306 55.2   18 years and over 473 12.3
Government workers 521 22.0        65 years and over 112 9.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 512 21.6   Related children under 18 years 217 18.3
Unpaid family workers 28 1.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 148 16.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 159 20.1
             
 
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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