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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washita 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 8,921 100.0     Households 4,530 100.0
In labor force 5,271 59.1   Less than $10,000 532 11.7
     Civilian labor force 5,266 59.0   $10,000 to $14,999 498 11.0
          Employed 5,057 56.7   $15,000 to $24,999 837 18.5
          Unemployed 209 2.3   $25,000 to $34,999 778 17.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 843 18.6
     Armed Forces 5 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 610 13.5
Not in labor force 3,650 40.9   $75,000 to $99,999 225 5.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 129 2.8
   Females 16 years and over 4,679 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 39 0.9
In labor force 2,364 50.5   $200,000 or more 39 0.9
     Civilian labor force 2,364 50.5   Median household income (dollars) 29,563 (X)
          Employed 2,254 48.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 817 100.0   With earnings 3,456 76.3
All parents in family in labor force 437 53.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,561 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,531 33.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,540 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,986 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 203 4.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,900 78.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,634 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 664 13.3   With public assistance income 183 4.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,723 (X)
Walked 127 2.5   With retirement income 744 16.4
Other means 61 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,036 (X)
Worked at home 232 4.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.2 (X)        
          Families 3,277 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 5,057 100.0   Less than $10,000 269 8.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 242 7.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,527 30.2   $15,000 to $24,999 520 15.9
Service occupations 822 16.3   $25,000 to $34,999 574 17.5
Sales and office occupations 1,034 20.4    $35,000 to $49,999 739 22.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 151 3.0   $50,000 to $74,999 548 16.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 675 13.3   $75,000 to $99,999 216 6.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 848 16.8   $100,000 to $149,999 121 3.7
        150,000 to $199,999 31 0.9
        $200,000 or more 17 0.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,598 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 900 17.8   Per capita income (dollars) 15,528 (X)
Construction 340 6.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 405 8.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,668 (X)
Wholesale trade 112 2.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,741 (X)
Retail trade 532 10.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 264 5.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 52 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 174 3.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 143 2.8     Families 430 13.1
Educational, health and social services 1,190 23.5   With related children under 18 years 324 19.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 286 5.7        With related children under 5 years 140 24.1
Other services (except public administration) 335 6.6        
Public administration 324 6.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 177 46.1
        With related children under 18 years 164 55.8
             With related children under 5 years 75 64.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,743 15.5
Private wage and salary workers 3,200 63.3   18 years and over 1,077 13.0
Government workers 1,043 20.6        65 years and over 181 9.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 763 15.1   Related children under 18 years 655 22.1
Unpaid family workers 51 1.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 472 20.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 360 23.8
             
 
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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