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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dallas 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 1,664,195 100.0     Households 808,268 100.0
In labor force 1,123,518 67.5   Less than $10,000 65,814 8.1
     Civilian labor force 1,122,866 67.5   $10,000 to $14,999 40,390 5.0
          Employed 1,060,458 63.7   $15,000 to $24,999 99,942 12.4
          Unemployed 62,408 3.8   $25,000 to $34,999 111,868 13.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 139,467 17.3
     Armed Forces 652 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 157,461 19.5
Not in labor force 540,677 32.5   $75,000 to $99,999 82,656 10.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 63,862 7.9
   Females 16 years and over 840,676 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 20,655 2.6
In labor force 506,399 60.2   $200,000 or more 26,153 3.2
     Civilian labor force 506,319 60.2   Median household income (dollars) 43,324 (X)
          Employed 475,963 56.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 201,742 100.0   With earnings 708,857 87.7
All parents in family in labor force 108,012 53.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 59,993 (X)
        With Social Security income 136,149 16.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,301 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 1,038,779 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 24,719 3.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 777,372 74.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,134 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 167,270 16.1   With public assistance income 19,522 2.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 36,925 3.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,438 (X)
Walked 17,390 1.7   With retirement income 81,853 10.1
Other means 11,444 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,311 (X)
Worked at home 28,378 2.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.9 (X)        
          Families 538,109 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,060,458 100.0   Less than $10,000 32,966 6.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 22,205 4.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 358,062 33.8   $15,000 to $24,999 62,067 11.5
Service occupations 140,618 13.3   $25,000 to $34,999 67,866 12.6
Sales and office occupations 306,875 28.9    $35,000 to $49,999 88,576 16.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 1,431 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 112,675 20.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 114,510 10.8   $75,000 to $99,999 62,743 11.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 138,962 13.1   $100,000 to $149,999 50,850 9.4
        150,000 to $199,999 16,602 3.1
        $200,000 or more 21,559 4.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 49,062 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 4,767 0.4   Per capita income (dollars) 22,603 (X)
Construction 90,573 8.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 125,991 11.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 34,988 (X)
Wholesale trade 47,584 4.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 29,539 (X)
Retail trade 122,115 11.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 61,274 5.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 51,544 4.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 98,270 9.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 137,061 12.9     Families 56,875 10.6
Educational, health and social services 156,561 14.8   With related children under 18 years 47,104 14.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 82,501 7.8        With related children under 5 years 25,834 18.2
Other services (except public administration) 55,195 5.2        
Public administration 27,022 2.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 25,954 23.4
        With related children under 18 years 23,083 28.6
             With related children under 5 years 11,096 36.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 293,267 13.4
Private wage and salary workers 891,214 84.0   18 years and over 181,065 11.5
Government workers 102,639 9.7        65 years and over 17,697 10.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 64,160 6.1   Related children under 18 years 108,988 18.0
Unpaid family workers 2,445 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 73,498 17.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 74,120 19.0
             
 
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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