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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dickens 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 2,333 100.0     Households 977 100.0
In labor force 1,032 44.2   Less than $10,000 174 17.8
     Civilian labor force 1,032 44.2   $10,000 to $14,999 108 11.1
          Employed 979 42.0   $15,000 to $24,999 195 20.0
          Unemployed 53 2.3   $25,000 to $34,999 166 17.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 135 13.8
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 135 13.8
Not in labor force 1,301 55.8   $75,000 to $99,999 35 3.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 18 1.8
   Females 16 years and over 981 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 3 0.3
In labor force 490 49.9   $200,000 or more 8 0.8
     Civilian labor force 490 49.9   Median household income (dollars) 25,898 (X)
          Employed 473 48.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 139 100.0   With earnings 680 69.6
All parents in family in labor force 87 62.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 33,346 (X)
        With Social Security income 408 41.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,062 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 975 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 76 7.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 786 80.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,080 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 115 11.8   With public assistance income 42 4.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 7 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,514 (X)
Walked 24 2.5   With retirement income 139 14.2
Other means 8 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,162 (X)
Worked at home 35 3.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.5 (X)        
          Families 632 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 979 100.0   Less than $10,000 61 9.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 47 7.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 295 30.1   $15,000 to $24,999 112 17.7
Service occupations 244 24.9   $25,000 to $34,999 135 21.4
Sales and office occupations 176 18.0    $35,000 to $49,999 115 18.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 68 6.9   $50,000 to $74,999 111 17.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 119 12.2   $75,000 to $99,999 30 4.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 77 7.9   $100,000 to $149,999 14 2.2
        150,000 to $199,999 3 0.5
        $200,000 or more 4 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,500 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 185 18.9   Per capita income (dollars) 13,156 (X)
Construction 61 6.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 20 2.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,000 (X)
Wholesale trade 14 1.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,571 (X)
Retail trade 96 9.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 64 6.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 42 4.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 33 3.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 20 2.0     Families 89 14.1
Educational, health and social services 172 17.6   With related children under 18 years 56 21.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 48 4.9        With related children under 5 years 32 34.0
Other services (except public administration) 46 4.7        
Public administration 178 18.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 29 54.7
        With related children under 18 years 23 63.9
             With related children under 5 years 11 68.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 388 17.4
Private wage and salary workers 536 54.7   18 years and over 280 16.2
Government workers 288 29.4        65 years and over 87 18.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 146 14.9   Related children under 18 years 105 21.3
Unpaid family workers 9 0.9        Related children 5 to 17 years 62 16.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 99 25.4
             
 
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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