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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMississippi

Economic Statistics

Columbus, Mississippi,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over19,968100.0
In labor force11,56657.9
Civilian labor force
11,24856.3
Employed
10,08250.5
Unemployed
1,1665.8
Percent of civilian labor force
10.4(X)
Armed Forces
3181.6
Not in labor force8,40242.1
Females 16 years and over11,282100.0
In labor force5,87552.1
Civilian labor force
5,80051.4
Employed
5,06244.9
Own children under 6 years2,002100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,22261.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over10,146100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone7,62275.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,69916.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)310.3
Walked5365.3
Other means880.9
Worked at home1701.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over10,082100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,06730.4
Service occupations1,48514.7
Sales and office occupations2,58225.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations280.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,00510.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,91519.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining800.8
Construction7017.0
Manufacturing2,01920.0
Wholesale trade2482.5
Retail trade1,23912.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4274.2
Information2172.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5935.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4604.6
Educational, health and social services2,43124.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services8168.1
Other services (except public administration)4384.3
Public administration4134.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers7,61175.5
Government workers1,88518.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5805.8
Unpaid family workers60.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households10,011100.0
Less than $10,0002,07220.7
$10,000 to $14,9999109.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,58615.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,50015.0
$35,000 to $49,9991,41014.1
$50,000 to $74,9991,25512.5
$75,000 to $99,9995395.4
$100,000 to $149,9994424.4
$150,000 to $199,9991421.4
$200,000 or more1551.5
Median household income (dollars)27,393(X)
With earnings7,41974.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,842(X)
With Social Security income2,91629.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,991(X)
With Supplemental Security Income8868.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,098(X)
With public assistance income4454.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,810(X)
With retirement income1,68616.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,014(X)
Families6,416100.0
Less than $10,00096115.0
$10,000 to $14,9995718.9
$15,000 to $24,99991214.2
$25,000 to $34,99996415.0
$35,000 to $49,99989513.9
$50,000 to $74,99999515.5
$75,000 to $99,9994647.2
$100,000 to $149,9993896.1
$150,000 to $199,9991422.2
$200,000 or more1231.9
Median family income (dollars)32,596(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,848(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,773(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,182(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,347(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.0
With related children under 18 years1,219(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.0
With related children under 5 years
613(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.9
Families with female householder, no husband present1,031(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.4
With related children under 18 years957(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)61.2
With related children under 5 years
450(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)70.1
Individuals6,288(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.7
18 years and over3,588(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.1
65 years and over
505(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
Related children under 18 years2,693(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,885(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,397(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.1
(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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