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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Polk 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 31,857 100.0     Households 16,305 100.0
In labor force 21,400 67.2   Less than $10,000 1,291 7.9
     Civilian labor force 21,383 67.1   $10,000 to $14,999 1,017 6.2
          Employed 20,553 64.5   $15,000 to $24,999 2,169 13.3
          Unemployed 830 2.6   $25,000 to $34,999 2,306 14.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,126 19.2
     Armed Forces 17 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,703 22.7
Not in labor force 10,457 32.8   $75,000 to $99,999 1,631 10.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 794 4.9
   Females 16 years and over 16,052 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 131 0.8
In labor force 9,889 61.6   $200,000 or more 137 0.8
     Civilian labor force 9,883 61.6   Median household income (dollars) 41,183 (X)
          Employed 9,620 59.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,866 100.0   With earnings 12,973 79.6
All parents in family in labor force 2,041 71.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,152 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,970 30.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,038 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 20,288 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 567 3.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 15,611 76.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,200 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,588 12.8   With public assistance income 311 1.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 59 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,906 (X)
Walked 642 3.2   With retirement income 2,603 16.0
Other means 120 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,383 (X)
Worked at home 1,268 6.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.7 (X)        
          Families 11,429 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 20,553 100.0   Less than $10,000 342 3.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 368 3.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,418 26.4   $15,000 to $24,999 1,247 10.9
Service occupations 2,839 13.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,591 13.9
Sales and office occupations 4,458 21.7    $35,000 to $49,999 2,353 20.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 335 1.6   $50,000 to $74,999 3,158 27.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,135 10.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,447 12.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,368 26.1   $100,000 to $149,999 690 6.0
        150,000 to $199,999 121 1.1
        $200,000 or more 112 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 48,538 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 991 4.8   Per capita income (dollars) 19,129 (X)
Construction 1,520 7.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,780 28.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,368 (X)
Wholesale trade 530 2.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,920 (X)
Retail trade 2,074 10.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 885 4.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 330 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 780 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 948 4.6     Families 524 4.6
Educational, health and social services 3,968 19.3   With related children under 18 years 370 6.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,262 6.1        With related children under 5 years 161 8.6
Other services (except public administration) 853 4.2        
Public administration 632 3.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 216 17.4
        With related children under 18 years 194 21.6
             With related children under 5 years 101 39.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,888 7.1
Private wage and salary workers 15,936 77.5   18 years and over 2,002 6.7
Government workers 2,343 11.4        65 years and over 555 9.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,144 10.4   Related children under 18 years 824 7.8
Unpaid family workers 130 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 601 7.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,196 18.6
             
 
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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