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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Potter 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 2,150 100.0     Households 1,130 100.0
In labor force 1,309 60.9   Less than $10,000 139 12.3
     Civilian labor force 1,309 60.9   $10,000 to $14,999 101 8.9
          Employed 1,291 60.0   $15,000 to $24,999 229 20.3
          Unemployed 18 0.8   $25,000 to $34,999 172 15.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 1.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 223 19.7
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 150 13.3
Not in labor force 841 39.1   $75,000 to $99,999 65 5.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 28 2.5
   Females 16 years and over 1,094 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 14 1.2
In labor force 586 53.6   $200,000 or more 9 0.8
     Civilian labor force 586 53.6   Median household income (dollars) 30,086 (X)
          Employed 579 52.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 141 100.0   With earnings 862 76.3
All parents in family in labor force 80 56.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,794 (X)
        With Social Security income 458 40.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,532 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 1,273 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 28 2.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 893 70.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,046 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 89 7.0   With public assistance income 12 1.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,158 (X)
Walked 143 11.2   With retirement income 128 11.3
Other means 20 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,487 (X)
Worked at home 128 10.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 15.8 (X)        
          Families 755 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,291 100.0   Less than $10,000 38 5.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 45 6.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 482 37.3   $15,000 to $24,999 140 18.5
Service occupations 203 15.7   $25,000 to $34,999 110 14.6
Sales and office occupations 272 21.1    $35,000 to $49,999 190 25.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 64 5.0   $50,000 to $74,999 128 17.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 146 11.3   $75,000 to $99,999 64 8.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 124 9.6   $100,000 to $149,999 28 3.7
        150,000 to $199,999 9 1.2
        $200,000 or more 3 0.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 37,827 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 274 21.2   Per capita income (dollars) 17,417 (X)
Construction 96 7.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 58 4.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,320 (X)
Wholesale trade 63 4.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 16,563 (X)
Retail trade 158 12.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 62 4.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 11 0.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 57 4.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 13 1.0     Families 67 8.9
Educational, health and social services 275 21.3   With related children under 18 years 47 15.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 80 6.2        With related children under 5 years 19 21.1
Other services (except public administration) 77 6.0        
Public administration 67 5.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 14 22.6
        With related children under 18 years 14 45.2
             With related children under 5 years 4 50.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 331 12.6
Private wage and salary workers 817 63.3   18 years and over 219 10.9
Government workers 203 15.7        65 years and over 77 12.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 242 18.7   Related children under 18 years 112 18.0
Unpaid family workers 29 2.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 84 16.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 93 22.1
             
 
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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