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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pocahontas 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 7,445 100.0     Households 3,840 100.0
In labor force 3,884 52.2   Less than $10,000 606 15.8
     Civilian labor force 3,884 52.2   $10,000 to $14,999 404 10.5
          Employed 3,640 48.9   $15,000 to $24,999 817 21.3
          Unemployed 244 3.3   $25,000 to $34,999 648 16.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 615 16.0
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 480 12.5
Not in labor force 3,561 47.8   $75,000 to $99,999 144 3.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 105 2.7
   Females 16 years and over 3,606 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 11 0.3
In labor force 1,681 46.6   $200,000 or more 10 0.3
     Civilian labor force 1,681 46.6   Median household income (dollars) 26,401 (X)
          Employed 1,575 43.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 518 100.0   With earnings 2,663 69.3
All parents in family in labor force 283 54.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 33,312 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,465 38.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,212 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,543 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 295 7.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,554 72.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,317 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 611 17.2   With public assistance income 100 2.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 9 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,051 (X)
Walked 142 4.0   With retirement income 897 23.4
Other means 56 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,372 (X)
Worked at home 171 4.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 31.3 (X)        
          Families 2,529 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,640 100.0   Less than $10,000 190 7.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 198 7.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 912 25.1   $15,000 to $24,999 491 19.4
Service occupations 759 20.9   $25,000 to $34,999 498 19.7
Sales and office occupations 761 20.9    $35,000 to $49,999 514 20.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 161 4.4   $50,000 to $74,999 408 16.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 522 14.3   $75,000 to $99,999 135 5.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 525 14.4   $100,000 to $149,999 77 3.0
        150,000 to $199,999 11 0.4
        $200,000 or more 7 0.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,511 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 296 8.1   Per capita income (dollars) 14,384 (X)
Construction 357 9.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 337 9.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,173 (X)
Wholesale trade 40 1.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 16,780 (X)
Retail trade 345 9.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 154 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 74 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 121 3.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 210 5.8     Families 322 12.7
Educational, health and social services 653 17.9   With related children under 18 years 198 19.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 673 18.5        With related children under 5 years 76 21.4
Other services (except public administration) 125 3.4        
Public administration 255 7.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 96 38.6
        With related children under 18 years 68 50.0
             With related children under 5 years 25 48.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,508 17.1
Private wage and salary workers 2,460 67.6   18 years and over 1,121 16.2
Government workers 739 20.3        65 years and over 218 14.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 392 10.8   Related children under 18 years 376 20.2
Unpaid family workers 49 1.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 290 20.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 520 32.4
             
 
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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