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Kemper County, Mississippi Economic Statistics

Kemper county mississippi dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over8,143100.0
In labor force4,41754.2
Civilian labor force
4,41754.2
Employed
3,86047.4
Unemployed
5576.8
Percent of civilian labor force
12.6(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force3,72645.8
Females 16 years and over4,348100.0
In labor force2,13949.2
Civilian labor force
2,13949.2
Employed
1,85742.7
Own children under 6 years768100.0
All parents in family in labor force48162.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over3,816100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone2,78773.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled83721.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)260.7
Walked381.0
Other means250.7
Worked at home1032.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)33.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over3,860100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations79620.6
Service occupations60615.7
Sales and office occupations75319.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1423.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations45311.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,11028.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3228.3
Construction2697.0
Manufacturing90723.5
Wholesale trade962.5
Retail trade3799.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2035.3
Information401.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing942.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1834.7
Educational, health and social services81321.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2195.7
Other services (except public administration)1534.0
Public administration1824.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers2,71670.4
Government workers76119.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3469.0
Unpaid family workers371.0
INCOME IN 1999
Households3,907100.0
Less than $10,00089923.0
$10,000 to $14,99941810.7
$15,000 to $24,99968517.5
$25,000 to $34,99953613.7
$35,000 to $49,99968817.6
$50,000 to $74,99941710.7
$75,000 to $99,9991142.9
$100,000 to $149,9991183.0
$150,000 to $199,99990.2
$200,000 or more230.6
Median household income (dollars)23,998(X)
With earnings2,68768.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
35,144(X)
With Social Security income1,34734.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
8,464(X)
With Supplemental Security Income50613.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,059(X)
With public assistance income1744.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,689(X)
With retirement income66317.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,584(X)
Families2,811100.0
Less than $10,00041914.9
$10,000 to $14,9992689.5
$15,000 to $24,99949017.4
$25,000 to $34,99939914.2
$35,000 to $49,99959521.2
$50,000 to $74,99939013.9
$75,000 to $99,9991073.8
$100,000 to $149,9991184.2
$150,000 to $199,99990.3
$200,000 or more160.6
Median family income (dollars)30,248(X)
Per capita income (dollars)11,985(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers24,431(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers18,199(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families596(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.2
With related children under 18 years439(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.9
With related children under 5 years
205(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.5
Families with female householder, no husband present339(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.3
With related children under 18 years275(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.6
With related children under 5 years
136(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)72.7
Individuals2,606(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.0
18 years and over1,674(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.6
65 years and over
401(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.7
Related children under 18 years928(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
676(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over597(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.7
(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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