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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Laramie 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 63,149 100.0     Households 32,032 100.0
In labor force 41,881 66.3   Less than $10,000 2,329 7.3
     Civilian labor force 38,864 61.5   $10,000 to $14,999 2,125 6.6
          Employed 36,949 58.5   $15,000 to $24,999 4,734 14.8
          Unemployed 1,915 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 4,893 15.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 6,237 19.5
     Armed Forces 3,017 4.8   $50,000 to $74,999 6,460 20.2
Not in labor force 21,268 33.7   $75,000 to $99,999 3,179 9.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,414 4.4
   Females 16 years and over 31,579 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 302 0.9
In labor force 19,316 61.2   $200,000 or more 359 1.1
     Civilian labor force 18,825 59.6   Median household income (dollars) 39,607 (X)
          Employed 17,880 56.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 6,086 100.0   With earnings 26,194 81.8
All parents in family in labor force 4,233 69.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,198 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,921 24.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,903 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 39,423 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 980 3.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 31,684 80.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,281 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,900 12.4   With public assistance income 822 2.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 148 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,887 (X)
Walked 867 2.2   With retirement income 6,215 19.4
Other means 391 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,342 (X)
Worked at home 1,433 3.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 16.3 (X)        
          Families 21,825 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 36,949 100.0   Less than $10,000 800 3.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 955 4.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 11,905 32.2   $15,000 to $24,999 2,486 11.4
Service occupations 5,471 14.8   $25,000 to $34,999 3,213 14.7
Sales and office occupations 10,249 27.7    $35,000 to $49,999 4,561 20.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 234 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 5,242 24.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,133 11.2   $75,000 to $99,999 2,780 12.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,957 13.4   $100,000 to $149,999 1,219 5.6
        150,000 to $199,999 274 1.3
        $200,000 or more 295 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,536 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 918 2.5   Per capita income (dollars) 19,634 (X)
Construction 2,903 7.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,848 5.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,644 (X)
Wholesale trade 759 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,406 (X)
Retail trade 4,852 13.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,734 7.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,211 3.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,750 7.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,469 6.7     Families 1,424 6.5
Educational, health and social services 6,992 18.9   With related children under 18 years 1,158 10.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,852 7.7        With related children under 5 years 534 12.4
Other services (except public administration) 1,685 4.6        
Public administration 4,976 13.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 782 25.2
        With related children under 18 years 712 31.2
             With related children under 5 years 296 40.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,104 9.1
Private wage and salary workers 24,596 66.6   18 years and over 4,605 8.0
Government workers 9,634 26.1        65 years and over 571 6.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,603 7.0   Related children under 18 years 2,401 12.0
Unpaid family workers 116 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,673 11.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,501 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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