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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 85,201 100.0     Households 40,756 100.0
In labor force 50,317 59.1   Less than $10,000 5,797 14.2
     Civilian labor force 50,268 59.0   $10,000 to $14,999 3,938 9.7
          Employed 46,722 54.8   $15,000 to $24,999 7,564 18.6
          Unemployed 3,546 4.2   $25,000 to $34,999 6,456 15.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 6,998 17.2
     Armed Forces 49 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 5,741 14.1
Not in labor force 34,884 40.9   $75,000 to $99,999 2,189 5.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,236 3.0
   Females 16 years and over 42,762 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 417 1.0
In labor force 23,274 54.4   $200,000 or more 420 1.0
     Civilian labor force 23,274 54.4   Median household income (dollars) 29,492 (X)
          Employed 21,631 50.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 10,780 100.0   With earnings 32,687 80.2
All parents in family in labor force 6,305 58.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 39,678 (X)
        With Social Security income 10,428 25.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,650 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 45,745 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,924 4.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 36,132 79.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,808 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 7,083 15.5   With public assistance income 1,765 4.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 256 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,189 (X)
Walked 745 1.6   With retirement income 5,165 12.7
Other means 597 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,292 (X)
Worked at home 932 2.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 17.9 (X)        
          Families 27,746 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 46,722 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,441 8.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,070 7.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 10,455 22.4   $15,000 to $24,999 4,652 16.8
Service occupations 9,883 21.2   $25,000 to $34,999 4,561 16.4
Sales and office occupations 11,930 25.5    $35,000 to $49,999 5,525 19.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 252 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 4,821 17.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 5,883 12.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,893 6.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8,319 17.8   $100,000 to $149,999 1,086 3.9
        150,000 to $199,999 357 1.3
        $200,000 or more 340 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,321 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 503 1.1   Per capita income (dollars) 14,947 (X)
Construction 4,045 8.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,622 12.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,123 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,815 3.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,275 (X)
Retail trade 6,328 13.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,513 5.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,051 2.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,564 5.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,188 6.8     Families 4,221 15.2
Educational, health and social services 9,222 19.7   With related children under 18 years 3,466 22.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 4,452 9.5        With related children under 5 years 1,964 27.1
Other services (except public administration) 3,210 6.9        
Public administration 2,209 4.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,973 34.6
        With related children under 18 years 1,763 42.3
             With related children under 5 years 961 51.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 20,478 19.2
Private wage and salary workers 36,871 78.9   18 years and over 12,390 16.5
Government workers 6,066 13.0        65 years and over 1,489 12.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,603 7.7   Related children under 18 years 7,889 25.3
Unpaid family workers 182 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 5,265 24.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 5,387 30.2
             
 
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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