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Benton county mississippi dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over6,136100.0
In labor force3,10150.5
Civilian labor force
3,10150.5
Employed
2,88046.9
Unemployed
2213.6
Percent of civilian labor force
7.1(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force3,03549.5
Females 16 years and over3,189100.0
In labor force1,44845.4
Civilian labor force
1,44845.4
Employed
1,36142.7
Own children under 6 years593100.0
All parents in family in labor force32955.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over2,814100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone2,25280.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled44615.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)361.3
Walked130.5
Other means321.1
Worked at home351.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)32.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over2,880100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations51317.8
Service occupations32011.1
Sales and office occupations65322.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations331.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations36512.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations99634.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining933.2
Construction2398.3
Manufacturing97533.9
Wholesale trade1394.8
Retail trade29210.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1856.4
Information150.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing732.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1695.9
Educational, health and social services35312.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services993.4
Other services (except public administration)1555.4
Public administration933.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers2,30580.0
Government workers36112.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2047.1
Unpaid family workers100.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households3,017100.0
Less than $10,00063621.1
$10,000 to $14,99932610.8
$15,000 to $24,99958619.4
$25,000 to $34,99944514.7
$35,000 to $49,99947515.7
$50,000 to $74,99936512.1
$75,000 to $99,999933.1
$100,000 to $149,999722.4
$150,000 to $199,99990.3
$200,000 or more100.3
Median household income (dollars)24,149(X)
With earnings2,16871.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
33,405(X)
With Social Security income1,04134.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,705(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2247.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,618(X)
With public assistance income1193.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,565(X)
With retirement income49416.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,266(X)
Families2,211100.0
Less than $10,00031114.1
$10,000 to $14,9991938.7
$15,000 to $24,99940518.3
$25,000 to $34,99941018.5
$35,000 to $49,99939117.7
$50,000 to $74,99932614.7
$75,000 to $99,999914.1
$100,000 to $149,999652.9
$150,000 to $199,99990.4
$200,000 or more100.5
Median family income (dollars)29,907(X)
Per capita income (dollars)12,212(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers26,291(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers19,519(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families424(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
With related children under 18 years279(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.1
With related children under 5 years
122(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.9
Families with female householder, no husband present221(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.8
With related children under 18 years180(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.6
With related children under 5 years
60(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)58.3
Individuals1,829(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.2
18 years and over1,231(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.4
65 years and over
298(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.8
Related children under 18 years595(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
441(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over432(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.1
(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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