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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Overton 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 16,053 100.0     Households 8,112 100.0
In labor force 9,399 58.5   Less than $10,000 1,334 16.4
     Civilian labor force 9,390 58.5   $10,000 to $14,999 746 9.2
          Employed 8,874 55.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,629 20.1
          Unemployed 516 3.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,425 17.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,450 17.9
     Armed Forces 9 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,167 14.4
Not in labor force 6,654 41.5   $75,000 to $99,999 202 2.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 106 1.3
   Females 16 years and over 8,250 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 12 0.1
In labor force 4,204 51.0   $200,000 or more 41 0.5
     Civilian labor force 4,204 51.0   Median household income (dollars) 26,915 (X)
          Employed 3,989 48.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,413 100.0   With earnings 6,075 74.9
All parents in family in labor force 701 49.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 34,488 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,701 33.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,214 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 8,602 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 711 8.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,134 82.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,384 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,036 12.0   With public assistance income 347 4.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 21 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,800 (X)
Walked 153 1.8   With retirement income 1,101 13.6
Other means 115 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,321 (X)
Worked at home 143 1.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.1 (X)        
          Families 5,945 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 8,874 100.0   Less than $10,000 471 7.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 490 8.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,784 20.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,179 19.8
Service occupations 1,155 13.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,132 19.0
Sales and office occupations 1,751 19.7    $35,000 to $49,999 1,305 22.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 158 1.8   $50,000 to $74,999 1,069 18.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,155 13.0   $75,000 to $99,999 182 3.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,871 32.4   $100,000 to $149,999 82 1.4
        150,000 to $199,999 0 0.0
        $200,000 or more 35 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,156 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 325 3.7   Per capita income (dollars) 13,910 (X)
Construction 726 8.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,663 30.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,287 (X)
Wholesale trade 303 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,674 (X)
Retail trade 1,021 11.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 452 5.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 99 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 208 2.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 360 4.1     Families 729 12.3
Educational, health and social services 1,466 16.5   With related children under 18 years 477 17.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 478 5.4        With related children under 5 years 207 19.5
Other services (except public administration) 432 4.9        
Public administration 341 3.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 262 29.5
        With related children under 18 years 216 38.4
             With related children under 5 years 97 46.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,180 16.0
Private wage and salary workers 6,635 74.8   18 years and over 2,245 14.7
Government workers 1,292 14.6        65 years and over 588 20.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 879 9.9   Related children under 18 years 927 20.4
Unpaid family workers 68 0.8        Related children 5 to 17 years 644 19.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 906 34.4
             
 
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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