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Economic Statistics

Lamar county alabama dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over12,622100.0
In labor force7,05655.9
Civilian labor force
7,04755.8
Employed
6,54751.9
Unemployed
5004.0
Percent of civilian labor force
7.1(X)
Armed Forces
90.1
Not in labor force5,56644.1
Females 16 years and over6,611100.0
In labor force3,22048.7
Civilian labor force
3,22048.7
Employed
2,92244.2
Own children under 6 years1,043100.0
All parents in family in labor force60257.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over6,420100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone5,47885.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled68410.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)200.3
Walked1101.7
Other means570.9
Worked at home711.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over6,547100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,29919.8
Service occupations70810.8
Sales and office occupations1,38321.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2093.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations70510.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,24334.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2864.4
Construction4777.3
Manufacturing2,15332.9
Wholesale trade1241.9
Retail trade70010.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4216.4
Information500.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2834.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2393.7
Educational, health and social services1,10616.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1832.8
Other services (except public administration)3094.7
Public administration2163.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers5,26380.4
Government workers77011.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4927.5
Unpaid family workers220.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households6,451100.0
Less than $10,0001,11317.3
$10,000 to $14,99968610.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,11117.2
$25,000 to $34,9991,02815.9
$35,000 to $49,9991,06416.5
$50,000 to $74,99999615.4
$75,000 to $99,9992824.4
$100,000 to $149,9991292.0
$150,000 to $199,99990.1
$200,000 or more330.5
Median household income (dollars)28,059(X)
With earnings4,61271.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
35,995(X)
With Social Security income2,24234.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,847(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3936.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,547(X)
With public assistance income1422.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,496(X)
With retirement income1,12417.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
11,220(X)
Families4,707100.0
Less than $10,0004198.9
$10,000 to $14,9994188.9
$15,000 to $24,99982717.6
$25,000 to $34,99983317.7
$35,000 to $49,99983817.8
$50,000 to $74,99994420.1
$75,000 to $99,9992795.9
$100,000 to $149,9991122.4
$150,000 to $199,99990.2
$200,000 or more280.6
Median family income (dollars)33,050(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,435(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,453(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers18,947(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families624(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
With related children under 18 years404(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
With related children under 5 years
192(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.0
Families with female householder, no husband present247(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.7
With related children under 18 years197(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.4
With related children under 5 years
111(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)69.4
Individuals2,521(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.1
18 years and over1,803(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
65 years and over
448(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.6
Related children under 18 years706(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
497(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over705(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.8
(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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