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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataAlabama

Economic Statistics

Decatur, Alabama,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over41,785100.0
In labor force25,84061.8
Civilian labor force
25,79961.7
Employed
24,33158.2
Unemployed
1,4683.5
Percent of civilian labor force
5.7(X)
Armed Forces
410.1
Not in labor force15,94538.2
Females 16 years and over22,179100.0
In labor force11,87853.6
Civilian labor force
11,87353.5
Employed
11,08650.0
Own children under 6 years4,221100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,38956.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over23,929100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone20,60186.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,40710.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)440.2
Walked2651.1
Other means2180.9
Worked at home3941.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over24,331100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,41230.5
Service occupations3,18213.1
Sales and office occupations6,05324.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1020.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,3959.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,18721.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2491.0
Construction1,7907.4
Manufacturing6,22525.6
Wholesale trade7523.1
Retail trade2,88511.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8613.5
Information4051.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,2024.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,6786.9
Educational, health and social services4,38718.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,6036.6
Other services (except public administration)1,1974.9
Public administration1,0974.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers19,69580.9
Government workers3,25613.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,3565.6
Unpaid family workers240.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households21,812100.0
Less than $10,0002,69912.4
$10,000 to $14,9991,6777.7
$15,000 to $24,9993,04514.0
$25,000 to $34,9992,92913.4
$35,000 to $49,9993,20214.7
$50,000 to $74,9994,22819.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,9799.1
$100,000 to $149,9991,4136.5
$150,000 to $199,9993171.5
$200,000 or more3231.5
Median household income (dollars)37,192(X)
With earnings17,24179.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
49,678(X)
With Social Security income5,61925.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,122(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,0294.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,431(X)
With public assistance income4572.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,577(X)
With retirement income4,13218.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,075(X)
Families14,903100.0
Less than $10,0001,1107.4
$10,000 to $14,9996924.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,90012.7
$25,000 to $34,9991,84512.4
$35,000 to $49,9992,21714.9
$50,000 to $74,9993,44823.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,85012.4
$100,000 to $149,9991,2798.6
$150,000 to $199,9992912.0
$200,000 or more2711.8
Median family income (dollars)47,574(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,431(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,108(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,471(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,774(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
With related children under 18 years1,464(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
With related children under 5 years
760(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.6
Families with female householder, no husband present1,102(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.4
With related children under 18 years984(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.7
With related children under 5 years
468(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.9
Individuals7,967(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
18 years and over5,074(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.8
65 years and over
739(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
Related children under 18 years2,866(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,936(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,242(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.9
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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