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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Houston 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 6,333 100.0     Households 3,223 100.0
In labor force 3,438 54.3   Less than $10,000 595 18.5
     Civilian labor force 3,434 54.2   $10,000 to $14,999 265 8.2
          Employed 3,308 52.2   $15,000 to $24,999 532 16.5
          Unemployed 126 2.0   $25,000 to $34,999 475 14.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 586 18.2
     Armed Forces 4 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 436 13.5
Not in labor force 2,895 45.7   $75,000 to $99,999 215 6.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 73 2.3
   Females 16 years and over 3,246 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 18 0.6
In labor force 1,457 44.9   $200,000 or more 28 0.9
     Civilian labor force 1,457 44.9   Median household income (dollars) 29,968 (X)
          Employed 1,423 43.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 614 100.0   With earnings 2,260 70.1
All parents in family in labor force 366 59.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,655 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,140 35.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,126 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,258 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 201 6.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,642 81.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,714 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 478 14.7   With public assistance income 110 3.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 15 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,305 (X)
Walked 39 1.2   With retirement income 670 20.8
Other means 2 0.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 20,321 (X)
Worked at home 82 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.0 (X)        
          Families 2,335 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,308 100.0   Less than $10,000 231 9.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 156 6.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 717 21.7   $15,000 to $24,999 379 16.2
Service occupations 373 11.3   $25,000 to $34,999 383 16.4
Sales and office occupations 536 16.2    $35,000 to $49,999 504 21.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 65 2.0   $50,000 to $74,999 376 16.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 601 18.2   $75,000 to $99,999 206 8.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,016 30.7   $100,000 to $149,999 71 3.0
        150,000 to $199,999 8 0.3
        $200,000 or more 21 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,395 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 112 3.4   Per capita income (dollars) 15,614 (X)
Construction 354 10.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 972 29.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,528 (X)
Wholesale trade 43 1.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,983 (X)
Retail trade 269 8.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 339 10.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 60 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 71 2.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 63 1.9     Families 335 14.3
Educational, health and social services 618 18.7   With related children under 18 years 215 18.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 140 4.2        With related children under 5 years 91 21.4
Other services (except public administration) 129 3.9        
Public administration 138 4.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 125 33.8
        With related children under 18 years 107 42.3
             With related children under 5 years 53 57.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,430 18.1
Private wage and salary workers 2,436 73.6   18 years and over 976 16.4
Government workers 606 18.3        65 years and over 254 20.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 245 7.4   Related children under 18 years 447 23.2
Unpaid family workers 21 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 321 23.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 380 34.5
             
 
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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