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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pontotoc 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 27,562 100.0     Households 14,008 100.0
In labor force 16,853 61.1   Less than $10,000 2,116 15.1
     Civilian labor force 16,837 61.1   $10,000 to $14,999 1,572 11.2
          Employed 15,687 56.9   $15,000 to $24,999 2,774 19.8
          Unemployed 1,150 4.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,969 14.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,334 16.7
     Armed Forces 16 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,030 14.5
Not in labor force 10,709 38.9   $75,000 to $99,999 606 4.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 386 2.8
   Females 16 years and over 14,375 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 131 0.9
In labor force 7,781 54.1   $200,000 or more 90 0.6
     Civilian labor force 7,772 54.1   Median household income (dollars) 26,955 (X)
          Employed 7,464 51.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,431 100.0   With earnings 10,595 75.6
All parents in family in labor force 1,571 64.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,721 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,442 31.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,397 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 15,389 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 772 5.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 12,468 81.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,720 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,201 14.3   With public assistance income 764 5.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 9 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,365 (X)
Walked 270 1.8   With retirement income 2,250 16.1
Other means 109 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,003 (X)
Worked at home 332 2.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.0 (X)        
          Families 9,553 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 15,687 100.0   Less than $10,000 618 6.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 821 8.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,564 29.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,827 19.1
Service occupations 2,635 16.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,447 15.1
Sales and office occupations 3,913 24.9    $35,000 to $49,999 1,886 19.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 128 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 1,846 19.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,841 11.7   $75,000 to $99,999 583 6.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,606 16.6   $100,000 to $149,999 333 3.5
        150,000 to $199,999 125 1.3
        $200,000 or more 67 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,400 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 651 4.1   Per capita income (dollars) 14,664 (X)
Construction 1,085 6.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,149 13.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,785 (X)
Wholesale trade 420 2.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,939 (X)
Retail trade 1,832 11.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 580 3.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 238 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 695 4.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,169 7.5     Families 1,126 11.8
Educational, health and social services 4,036 25.7   With related children under 18 years 830 17.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,032 6.6        With related children under 5 years 427 24.8
Other services (except public administration) 942 6.0        
Public administration 858 5.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 422 30.0
        With related children under 18 years 390 39.7
             With related children under 5 years 191 57.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,601 16.5
Private wage and salary workers 11,032 70.3   18 years and over 3,855 15.2
Government workers 3,111 19.8        65 years and over 580 11.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,439 9.2   Related children under 18 years 1,705 20.1
Unpaid family workers 105 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,115 17.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,886 34.2
             
 
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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