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Sharkey county mississippi dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over4,696100.0
In labor force2,57254.8
Civilian labor force
2,57254.8
Employed
2,19846.8
Unemployed
3748.0
Percent of civilian labor force
14.5(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force2,12445.2
Females 16 years and over2,532100.0
In labor force1,25749.6
Civilian labor force
1,25749.6
Employed
1,06442.0
Own children under 6 years588100.0
All parents in family in labor force38966.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over2,155100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone1,55572.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled41819.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)241.1
Walked773.6
Other means411.9
Worked at home401.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over2,198100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations60327.4
Service occupations38417.5
Sales and office occupations43719.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1486.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2059.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations42119.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining33515.2
Construction1135.1
Manufacturing27812.6
Wholesale trade944.3
Retail trade2049.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1537.0
Information150.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing472.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services532.4
Educational, health and social services55125.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1396.3
Other services (except public administration)1044.7
Public administration1125.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers1,58772.2
Government workers45020.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1617.3
Unpaid family workers00.0
INCOME IN 1999
Households2,178100.0
Less than $10,00050723.3
$10,000 to $14,99927212.5
$15,000 to $24,99941419.0
$25,000 to $34,99925111.5
$35,000 to $49,99929313.5
$50,000 to $74,99927012.4
$75,000 to $99,999964.4
$100,000 to $149,999432.0
$150,000 to $199,99980.4
$200,000 or more241.1
Median household income (dollars)22,285(X)
With earnings1,61474.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
35,345(X)
With Social Security income65229.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
8,648(X)
With Supplemental Security Income29513.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,924(X)
With public assistance income1496.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,074(X)
With retirement income25811.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
10,066(X)
Families1,612100.0
Less than $10,00027417.0
$10,000 to $14,99918411.4
$15,000 to $24,99931819.7
$25,000 to $34,99919712.2
$35,000 to $49,99923414.5
$50,000 to $74,99925115.6
$75,000 to $99,999895.5
$100,000 to $149,999432.7
$150,000 to $199,99970.4
$200,000 or more150.9
Median family income (dollars)26,786(X)
Per capita income (dollars)11,396(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers26,563(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers17,931(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families491(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.5
With related children under 18 years428(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.2
With related children under 5 years
187(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.3
Families with female householder, no husband present316(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.4
With related children under 18 years277(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)65.5
With related children under 5 years
118(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)75.2
Individuals2,492(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.3
18 years and over1,397(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.2
65 years and over
169(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.2
Related children under 18 years1,081(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
809(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over386(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.6
(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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