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Economic Statistics

Leflore county mississippi dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over27,964100.0
In labor force14,79752.9
Civilian labor force
14,78352.9
Employed
12,43044.5
Unemployed
2,3538.4
Percent of civilian labor force
15.9(X)
Armed Forces
140.1
Not in labor force13,16747.1
Females 16 years and over14,951100.0
In labor force7,36749.3
Civilian labor force
7,36749.3
Employed
6,33742.4
Own children under 6 years3,132100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,95662.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over12,184100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone9,02674.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,25218.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)2211.8
Walked3312.7
Other means1611.3
Worked at home1931.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over12,430100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,49328.1
Service occupations2,00516.1
Sales and office occupations2,91923.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3863.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9797.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,64821.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining8416.8
Construction6785.5
Manufacturing2,26518.2
Wholesale trade3873.1
Retail trade1,32910.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5004.0
Information2542.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5004.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services5374.3
Educational, health and social services2,99124.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6805.5
Other services (except public administration)6114.9
Public administration8576.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers9,05772.9
Government workers2,58720.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7195.8
Unpaid family workers670.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households12,983100.0
Less than $10,0003,32825.6
$10,000 to $14,9991,53711.8
$15,000 to $24,9992,26717.5
$25,000 to $34,9991,73413.4
$35,000 to $49,9991,46611.3
$50,000 to $74,9991,37110.6
$75,000 to $99,9995964.6
$100,000 to $149,9994473.4
$150,000 to $199,999850.7
$200,000 or more1521.2
Median household income (dollars)21,518(X)
With earnings9,17370.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
38,148(X)
With Social Security income3,58327.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,365(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,54511.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,473(X)
With public assistance income8086.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,622(X)
With retirement income1,66212.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
10,353(X)
Families8,967100.0
Less than $10,0001,76619.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,04511.7
$15,000 to $24,9991,49216.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,26414.1
$35,000 to $49,9991,10212.3
$50,000 to $74,9991,17613.1
$75,000 to $99,9995335.9
$100,000 to $149,9993944.4
$150,000 to $199,999630.7
$200,000 or more1321.5
Median family income (dollars)26,059(X)
Per capita income (dollars)12,553(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers25,959(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers18,497(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,605(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.1
With related children under 18 years2,217(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.8
With related children under 5 years
1,124(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.8
Families with female householder, no husband present1,887(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.8
With related children under 18 years1,676(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)57.3
With related children under 5 years
880(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)68.2
Individuals12,257(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.8
18 years and over6,851(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.5
65 years and over
1,038(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.5
Related children under 18 years5,353(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,720(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,274(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.0
(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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