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Forrest county mississippi dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over56,912100.0
In labor force35,01861.5
Civilian labor force
34,58260.8
Employed
31,85256.0
Unemployed
2,7304.8
Percent of civilian labor force
7.9(X)
Armed Forces
4360.8
Not in labor force21,89438.5
Females 16 years and over30,628100.0
In labor force17,10155.8
Civilian labor force
17,05255.7
Employed
15,47550.5
Own children under 6 years5,179100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,27263.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over31,559100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone25,26880.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled4,06812.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)870.3
Walked1,1393.6
Other means3421.1
Worked at home6552.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over31,852100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations9,57830.1
Service occupations5,67017.8
Sales and office occupations8,88327.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1670.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,9789.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,57614.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6151.9
Construction1,8535.8
Manufacturing3,60711.3
Wholesale trade1,1103.5
Retail trade4,34513.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,3514.2
Information6742.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,5855.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,8495.8
Educational, health and social services8,55626.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,29510.3
Other services (except public administration)1,7465.5
Public administration1,2664.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers23,53673.9
Government workers6,05719.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,1466.7
Unpaid family workers1130.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households27,225100.0
Less than $10,0004,85017.8
$10,000 to $14,9992,90610.7
$15,000 to $24,9994,68917.2
$25,000 to $34,9993,95014.5
$35,000 to $49,9994,19415.4
$50,000 to $74,9993,80414.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,3765.1
$100,000 to $149,9991,0073.7
$150,000 to $199,9991360.5
$200,000 or more3131.1
Median household income (dollars)27,420(X)
With earnings21,40978.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
38,233(X)
With Social Security income6,93925.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,312(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,7656.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,706(X)
With public assistance income1,0013.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,693(X)
With retirement income3,78313.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,820(X)
Families17,483100.0
Less than $10,0001,90610.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,4728.4
$15,000 to $24,9992,57214.7
$25,000 to $34,9992,60014.9
$35,000 to $49,9993,24018.5
$50,000 to $74,9993,19518.3
$75,000 to $99,9991,2096.9
$100,000 to $149,9999285.3
$150,000 to $199,9991100.6
$200,000 or more2511.4
Median family income (dollars)35,791(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,160(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers28,742(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,500(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,992(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.1
With related children under 18 years2,308(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.2
With related children under 5 years
1,254(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.3
Families with female householder, no husband present1,790(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.4
With related children under 18 years1,542(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.3
With related children under 5 years
807(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.6
Individuals15,089(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.5
18 years and over10,107(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.3
65 years and over
954(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.8
Related children under 18 years4,926(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,260(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,127(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.4
(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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