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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wahkiakum 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 3,063 100.0     Households 1,544 100.0
In labor force 1,691 55.2   Less than $10,000 90 5.8
     Civilian labor force 1,691 55.2   $10,000 to $14,999 87 5.6
          Employed 1,554 50.7   $15,000 to $24,999 267 17.3
          Unemployed 137 4.5   $25,000 to $34,999 225 14.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 295 19.1
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 395 25.6
Not in labor force 1,372 44.8   $75,000 to $99,999 113 7.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 38 2.5
   Females 16 years and over 1,547 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 22 1.4
In labor force 753 48.7   $200,000 or more 12 0.8
     Civilian labor force 753 48.7   Median household income (dollars) 39,444 (X)
          Employed 719 46.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 254 100.0   With earnings 1,113 72.1
All parents in family in labor force 174 68.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,123 (X)
        With Social Security income 541 35.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,291 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 1,532 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 59 3.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,040 67.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 8,507 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 351 22.9   With public assistance income 74 4.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 5 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,582 (X)
Walked 73 4.8   With retirement income 439 28.4
Other means 8 0.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,650 (X)
Worked at home 55 3.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.1 (X)        
          Families 1,093 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,554 100.0   Less than $10,000 54 4.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 49 4.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 458 29.5   $15,000 to $24,999 146 13.4
Service occupations 236 15.2   $25,000 to $34,999 136 12.4
Sales and office occupations 343 22.1    $35,000 to $49,999 196 17.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 129 8.3   $50,000 to $74,999 354 32.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 168 10.8   $75,000 to $99,999 96 8.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 220 14.2   $100,000 to $149,999 31 2.8
        150,000 to $199,999 19 1.7
        $200,000 or more 12 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,604 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 227 14.6   Per capita income (dollars) 19,063 (X)
Construction 123 7.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 157 10.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 37,123 (X)
Wholesale trade 25 1.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,938 (X)
Retail trade 108 6.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 96 6.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 51 3.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 55 3.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 54 3.5     Families 64 5.9
Educational, health and social services 382 24.6   With related children under 18 years 51 11.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 98 6.3        With related children under 5 years 21 11.4
Other services (except public administration) 77 5.0        
Public administration 101 6.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 28 25.2
        With related children under 18 years 28 30.8
             With related children under 5 years 7 20.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 301 8.1
Private wage and salary workers 956 61.5   18 years and over 201 7.0
Government workers 401 25.8        65 years and over 18 2.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 195 12.5   Related children under 18 years 95 11.0
Unpaid family workers 2 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 79 12.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 122 20.0
             
 
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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