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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sterling 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 1,047 100.0     Households 515 100.0
In labor force 647 61.8   Less than $10,000 54 10.5
     Civilian labor force 647 61.8   $10,000 to $14,999 43 8.3
          Employed 634 60.6   $15,000 to $24,999 82 15.9
          Unemployed 13 1.2   $25,000 to $34,999 77 15.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 99 19.2
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 89 17.3
Not in labor force 400 38.2   $75,000 to $99,999 38 7.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 19 3.7
   Females 16 years and over 531 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 6 1.2
In labor force 248 46.7   $200,000 or more 8 1.6
     Civilian labor force 248 46.7   Median household income (dollars) 35,129 (X)
          Employed 243 45.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 89 100.0   With earnings 412 80.0
All parents in family in labor force 30 33.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 39,341 (X)
        With Social Security income 132 25.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,103 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 618 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 16 3.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 469 75.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,419 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 67 10.8   With public assistance income 5 1.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 4,840 (X)
Walked 15 2.4   With retirement income 59 11.5
Other means 14 2.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,969 (X)
Worked at home 53 8.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.8 (X)        
          Families 395 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 634 100.0   Less than $10,000 20 5.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 27 6.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 193 30.4   $15,000 to $24,999 55 13.9
Service occupations 115 18.1   $25,000 to $34,999 62 15.7
Sales and office occupations 108 17.0    $35,000 to $49,999 90 22.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 59 9.3   $50,000 to $74,999 83 21.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 59 9.3   $75,000 to $99,999 36 9.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 100 15.8   $100,000 to $149,999 12 3.0
        150,000 to $199,999 6 1.5
        $200,000 or more 4 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 37,813 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 176 27.8   Per capita income (dollars) 16,972 (X)
Construction 31 4.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 13 2.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,173 (X)
Wholesale trade 30 4.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,615 (X)
Retail trade 52 8.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 61 9.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 11 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 20 3.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 34 5.4     Families 55 13.9
Educational, health and social services 129 20.3   With related children under 18 years 45 21.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 20 3.2        With related children under 5 years 12 25.0
Other services (except public administration) 22 3.5        
Public administration 35 5.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 16 55.2
        With related children under 18 years 14 60.9
             With related children under 5 years 4 57.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 230 16.8
Private wage and salary workers 391 61.7   18 years and over 138 14.2
Government workers 140 22.1        65 years and over 28 15.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 94 14.8   Related children under 18 years 92 23.3
Unpaid family workers 9 1.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 73 22.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 33 24.3
             
 
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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