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Lafayette county mississippi dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over31,921100.0
In labor force19,03859.6
Civilian labor force
18,98159.5
Employed
17,73155.5
Unemployed
1,2503.9
Percent of civilian labor force
6.6(X)
Armed Forces
570.2
Not in labor force12,88340.4
Females 16 years and over16,342100.0
In labor force9,07155.5
Civilian labor force
9,07155.5
Employed
8,36351.2
Own children under 6 years2,417100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,60466.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over17,269100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone13,51378.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,33613.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)90.1
Walked7944.6
Other means1781.0
Worked at home4392.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over17,731100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,54636.9
Service occupations2,74115.5
Sales and office occupations4,69226.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations750.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,3947.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,28312.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2081.2
Construction1,1356.4
Manufacturing2,15812.2
Wholesale trade2371.3
Retail trade1,99911.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4452.5
Information4822.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7694.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,2847.2
Educational, health and social services5,83232.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,4418.1
Other services (except public administration)7884.4
Public administration9535.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers11,53565.1
Government workers5,08228.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0455.9
Unpaid family workers690.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,390100.0
Less than $10,0002,76019.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,3279.2
$15,000 to $24,9992,45517.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,77612.3
$35,000 to $49,9991,92513.4
$50,000 to $74,9992,27515.8
$75,000 to $99,9999896.9
$100,000 to $149,9995463.8
$150,000 to $199,9991290.9
$200,000 or more2081.4
Median household income (dollars)28,517(X)
With earnings11,87882.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,447(X)
With Social Security income2,89420.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,695(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6024.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,126(X)
With public assistance income2121.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,968(X)
With retirement income1,95713.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,380(X)
Families8,391100.0
Less than $10,0005126.1
$10,000 to $14,9995656.7
$15,000 to $24,9991,20214.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,11113.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,47817.6
$50,000 to $74,9991,86822.3
$75,000 to $99,99986510.3
$100,000 to $149,9995146.1
$150,000 to $199,9991051.3
$200,000 or more1712.0
Median family income (dollars)42,910(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,406(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,964(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,207(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families853(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
With related children under 18 years587(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.6
With related children under 5 years
249(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.2
Families with female householder, no husband present420(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.4
With related children under 18 years365(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.8
With related children under 5 years
155(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.8
Individuals7,254(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.3
18 years and over6,060(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.7
65 years and over
675(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
Related children under 18 years1,160(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
858(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,624(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.5
(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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