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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Scurry 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 12,796 100.0     Households 5,749 100.0
In labor force 6,850 53.5   Less than $10,000 691 12.0
     Civilian labor force 6,850 53.5   $10,000 to $14,999 580 10.1
          Employed 6,437 50.3   $15,000 to $24,999 989 17.2
          Unemployed 413 3.2   $25,000 to $34,999 839 14.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 964 16.8
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,027 17.9
Not in labor force 5,946 46.5   $75,000 to $99,999 345 6.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 181 3.1
   Females 16 years and over 6,141 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 55 1.0
In labor force 3,184 51.8   $200,000 or more 78 1.4
     Civilian labor force 3,184 51.8   Median household income (dollars) 31,646 (X)
          Employed 3,000 48.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,158 100.0   With earnings 4,341 75.5
All parents in family in labor force 675 58.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,950 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,762 30.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,569 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 6,344 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 337 5.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 5,109 80.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,961 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 861 13.6   With public assistance income 165 2.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,507 (X)
Walked 128 2.0   With retirement income 759 13.2
Other means 95 1.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,145 (X)
Worked at home 151 2.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 16.0 (X)        
          Families 4,152 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,437 100.0   Less than $10,000 259 6.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 341 8.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,820 28.3   $15,000 to $24,999 727 17.5
Service occupations 1,124 17.5   $25,000 to $34,999 593 14.3
Sales and office occupations 1,434 22.3    $35,000 to $49,999 828 19.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 107 1.7   $50,000 to $74,999 856 20.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 887 13.8   $75,000 to $99,999 294 7.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,065 16.5   $100,000 to $149,999 151 3.6
        150,000 to $199,999 47 1.1
        $200,000 or more 56 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 38,467 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,187 18.4   Per capita income (dollars) 15,871 (X)
Construction 376 5.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 334 5.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,399 (X)
Wholesale trade 164 2.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,061 (X)
Retail trade 701 10.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 250 3.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 69 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 244 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 154 2.4     Families 523 12.6
Educational, health and social services 1,657 25.7   With related children under 18 years 394 18.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 367 5.7        With related children under 5 years 215 25.5
Other services (except public administration) 432 6.7        
Public administration 502 7.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 196 36.7
        With related children under 18 years 183 47.8
             With related children under 5 years 83 58.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,342 16.0
Private wage and salary workers 4,340 67.4   18 years and over 1,457 13.7
Government workers 1,467 22.8        65 years and over 271 11.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 605 9.4   Related children under 18 years 861 21.6
Unpaid family workers 25 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 608 20.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 545 28.0
             
 
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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