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Economic Statistics

Lamar county mississippi dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over29,242100.0
In labor force19,24065.8
Civilian labor force
19,05965.2
Employed
18,24762.4
Unemployed
8122.8
Percent of civilian labor force
4.3(X)
Armed Forces
1810.6
Not in labor force10,00234.2
Females 16 years and over15,326100.0
In labor force8,73557.0
Civilian labor force
8,70756.8
Employed
8,30254.2
Own children under 6 years3,333100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,73852.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over17,967100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone15,10484.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,92610.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)990.6
Walked1951.1
Other means1801.0
Worked at home4632.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over18,247100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,00432.9
Service occupations2,49113.7
Sales and office occupations5,21428.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1610.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,98210.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,39513.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining7143.9
Construction1,4578.0
Manufacturing1,6649.1
Wholesale trade7504.1
Retail trade2,50413.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,0355.7
Information3341.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,1476.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,0285.6
Educational, health and social services4,57925.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3107.2
Other services (except public administration)9875.4
Public administration7384.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers13,85575.9
Government workers3,00716.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,2957.1
Unpaid family workers900.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,358100.0
Less than $10,0001,52910.6
$10,000 to $14,9999206.4
$15,000 to $24,9992,26015.7
$25,000 to $34,9991,96213.7
$35,000 to $49,9992,40416.7
$50,000 to $74,9992,65918.5
$75,000 to $99,9991,2718.9
$100,000 to $149,9997595.3
$150,000 to $199,9992551.8
$200,000 or more3392.4
Median household income (dollars)37,628(X)
With earnings11,87382.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
50,664(X)
With Social Security income3,20622.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,838(X)
With Supplemental Security Income5603.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,534(X)
With public assistance income3452.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,629(X)
With retirement income2,03714.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,056(X)
Families10,717100.0
Less than $10,0006656.2
$10,000 to $14,9995445.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,36912.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,46113.6
$35,000 to $49,9991,95718.3
$50,000 to $74,9992,34821.9
$75,000 to $99,9991,14510.7
$100,000 to $149,9996966.5
$150,000 to $199,9992402.2
$200,000 or more2922.7
Median family income (dollars)44,611(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,849(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,791(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,260(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,043(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
With related children under 18 years744(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.5
With related children under 5 years
345(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
Families with female householder, no husband present468(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.8
With related children under 18 years419(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.3
With related children under 5 years
179(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.1
Individuals5,150(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
18 years and over3,438(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.3
65 years and over
629(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.0
Related children under 18 years1,664(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,207(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,638(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.4
(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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