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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Polk 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 48,612 100.0     Households 23,083 100.0
In labor force 31,179 64.1   Less than $10,000 2,055 8.9
     Civilian labor force 31,176 64.1   $10,000 to $14,999 1,608 7.0
          Employed 29,247 60.2   $15,000 to $24,999 2,771 12.0
          Unemployed 1,929 4.0   $25,000 to $34,999 2,931 12.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,181 18.1
     Armed Forces 3 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 5,086 22.0
Not in labor force 17,433 35.9   $75,000 to $99,999 2,501 10.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,384 6.0
   Females 16 years and over 25,477 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 355 1.5
In labor force 14,566 57.2   $200,000 or more 211 0.9
     Civilian labor force 14,566 57.2   Median household income (dollars) 42,311 (X)
          Employed 13,651 53.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,624 100.0   With earnings 18,125 78.5
All parents in family in labor force 2,578 55.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,546 (X)
        With Social Security income 6,754 29.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,052 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 28,772 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 815 3.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 21,447 74.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,191 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,044 14.1   With public assistance income 716 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 242 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,580 (X)
Walked 1,131 3.9   With retirement income 4,670 20.2
Other means 417 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,547 (X)
Worked at home 1,491 5.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.4 (X)        
          Families 16,205 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 29,247 100.0   Less than $10,000 625 3.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 633 3.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 9,892 33.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,543 9.5
Service occupations 5,080 17.4   $25,000 to $34,999 2,005 12.4
Sales and office occupations 6,987 23.9    $35,000 to $49,999 3,194 19.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 850 2.9   $50,000 to $74,999 4,275 26.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,266 7.7   $75,000 to $99,999 2,210 13.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,172 14.3   $100,000 to $149,999 1,230 7.6
        150,000 to $199,999 298 1.8
        $200,000 or more 192 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 50,483 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,575 5.4   Per capita income (dollars) 19,282 (X)
Construction 1,705 5.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,511 12.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,667 (X)
Wholesale trade 769 2.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,272 (X)
Retail trade 2,931 10.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 952 3.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 479 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,512 5.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,865 6.4     Families 1,028 6.3
Educational, health and social services 7,002 23.9   With related children under 18 years 881 11.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,464 8.4        With related children under 5 years 454 15.5
Other services (except public administration) 1,442 4.9        
Public administration 3,040 10.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 496 26.2
        With related children under 18 years 487 35.7
             With related children under 5 years 235 63.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 6,943 11.5
Private wage and salary workers 19,471 66.6   18 years and over 4,912 10.9
Government workers 6,968 23.8        65 years and over 460 5.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,686 9.2   Related children under 18 years 1,931 12.5
Unpaid family workers 122 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,288 11.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,236 30.4
             
 
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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