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Economic Statistics

Lee county mississippi dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over56,996100.0
In labor force38,08466.8
Civilian labor force
38,01766.7
Employed
36,17163.5
Unemployed
1,8463.2
Percent of civilian labor force
4.9(X)
Armed Forces
670.1
Not in labor force18,91233.2
Females 16 years and over30,287100.0
In labor force18,38960.7
Civilian labor force
18,38560.7
Employed
17,32157.2
Own children under 6 years6,229100.0
All parents in family in labor force4,19667.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over35,569100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone29,84183.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled4,35812.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)920.3
Walked3831.1
Other means2480.7
Worked at home6471.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over36,171100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations9,70126.8
Service occupations3,85610.7
Sales and office occupations9,74026.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1890.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,7647.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations9,92127.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3410.9
Construction2,1135.8
Manufacturing10,75029.7
Wholesale trade1,4033.9
Retail trade4,79813.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,5124.2
Information6031.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,0885.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,6654.6
Educational, health and social services6,47917.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,1305.9
Other services (except public administration)1,3253.7
Public administration9642.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers30,34183.9
Government workers3,64310.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,0945.8
Unpaid family workers930.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households29,216100.0
Less than $10,0003,54712.1
$10,000 to $14,9992,0527.0
$15,000 to $24,9994,08514.0
$25,000 to $34,9994,38515.0
$35,000 to $49,9995,19417.8
$50,000 to $74,9995,45118.7
$75,000 to $99,9992,4608.4
$100,000 to $149,9991,2244.2
$150,000 to $199,9992931.0
$200,000 or more5251.8
Median household income (dollars)36,165(X)
With earnings24,07882.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
48,640(X)
With Social Security income6,72823.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,933(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,6675.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,336(X)
With public assistance income6932.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,768(X)
With retirement income3,96313.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,145(X)
Families20,870100.0
Less than $10,0001,4266.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,1345.4
$15,000 to $24,9992,51112.0
$25,000 to $34,9993,05214.6
$35,000 to $49,9994,00619.2
$50,000 to $74,9994,72422.6
$75,000 to $99,9992,17810.4
$100,000 to $149,9991,1045.3
$150,000 to $199,9992641.3
$200,000 or more4712.3
Median family income (dollars)43,149(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,956(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,039(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,235(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,188(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
With related children under 18 years1,743(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
With related children under 5 years
864(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
Families with female householder, no husband present1,309(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.7
With related children under 18 years1,203(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.7
With related children under 5 years
620(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)52.4
Individuals9,954(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.4
18 years and over6,188(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.5
65 years and over
1,235(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.5
Related children under 18 years3,669(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,478(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,849(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.5
(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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