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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Mississippi

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over2,158,941100.0
In labor force1,282,75759.4
Civilian labor force
1,267,09258.7
Employed
1,173,31454.3
Unemployed
93,7784.3
Percent of civilian labor force
7.4(X)
Armed Forces
15,6650.7
Not in labor force876,18440.6
Females 16 years and over1,135,691100.0
In labor force607,71553.5
Civilian labor force
604,88253.3
Employed
556,30949.0
Own children under 6 years226,744100.0
All parents in family in labor force139,95561.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over1,164,118100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone924,50679.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled176,46515.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)6,5870.6
Walked21,8681.9
Other means12,0931.0
Worked at home22,5991.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over1,173,314100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations321,11027.4
Service occupations174,39014.9
Sales and office occupations292,54424.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations14,4621.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations131,75111.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations239,05720.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining39,4733.4
Construction88,8187.6
Manufacturing215,20318.3
Wholesale trade39,7173.4
Retail trade138,64611.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities63,1895.4
Information21,4491.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing55,7444.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services60,5575.2
Educational, health and social services236,38220.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services97,6988.3
Other services (except public administration)56,2154.8
Public administration60,2235.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers887,42575.6
Government workers206,52317.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business75,0226.4
Unpaid family workers4,3440.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households1,047,555100.0
Less than $10,000169,22716.2
$10,000 to $14,99992,1298.8
$15,000 to $24,999164,83015.7
$25,000 to $34,999147,96614.1
$35,000 to $49,999171,41016.4
$50,000 to $74,999168,39316.1
$75,000 to $99,99970,7186.8
$100,000 to $149,99940,3393.9
$150,000 to $199,9999,9040.9
$200,000 or more12,6391.2
Median household income (dollars)31,330(X)
With earnings808,50277.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
43,399(X)
With Social Security income292,08527.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,827(X)
With Supplemental Security Income79,8437.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,671(X)
With public assistance income37,1783.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,919(X)
With retirement income163,92715.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,036(X)
Families752,234100.0
Less than $10,00078,33310.4
$10,000 to $14,99954,9187.3
$15,000 to $24,999110,17214.6
$25,000 to $34,999106,93414.2
$35,000 to $49,999136,45718.1
$50,000 to $74,999145,56619.4
$75,000 to $99,99963,6108.5
$100,000 to $149,99936,6354.9
$150,000 to $199,9998,9361.2
$200,000 or more10,6731.4
Median family income (dollars)37,406(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,853(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,549(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,554(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families120,039(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
With related children under 18 years92,224(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
With related children under 5 years
42,715(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.3
Families with female householder, no husband present71,541(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.2
With related children under 18 years62,113(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.1
With related children under 5 years
28,798(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)57.2
Individuals548,079(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
18 years and over341,629(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.2
65 years and over
61,239(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.8
Related children under 18 years203,101(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
145,549(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over131,634(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.4
(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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