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Shelby county tennessee dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over671,029100.0
In labor force440,14165.6
Civilian labor force
438,15065.3
Employed
408,22160.8
Unemployed
29,9294.5
Percent of civilian labor force
6.8(X)
Armed Forces
1,9910.3
Not in labor force230,88834.4
Females 16 years and over358,588100.0
In labor force214,88459.9
Civilian labor force
214,44859.8
Employed
199,47055.6
Own children under 6 years75,893100.0
All parents in family in labor force47,60762.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over402,560100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone323,04580.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled52,68113.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)8,3992.1
Walked5,8841.5
Other means3,6390.9
Worked at home8,9122.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over408,221100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations136,14333.4
Service occupations58,35114.3
Sales and office occupations122,72630.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations4790.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations31,0857.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations59,43714.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining9560.2
Construction22,0775.4
Manufacturing41,97710.3
Wholesale trade19,4884.8
Retail trade46,73211.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities48,40211.9
Information9,3242.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing27,7456.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services37,6259.2
Educational, health and social services80,80619.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services31,8407.8
Other services (except public administration)21,0935.2
Public administration20,1564.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers323,52179.3
Government workers62,78015.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business21,3125.2
Unpaid family workers6080.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households338,560100.0
Less than $10,00039,80211.8
$10,000 to $14,99921,8686.5
$15,000 to $24,99944,74313.2
$25,000 to $34,99944,50513.1
$35,000 to $49,99954,09116.0
$50,000 to $74,99962,34218.4
$75,000 to $99,99932,0329.5
$100,000 to $149,99923,5547.0
$150,000 to $199,9996,9492.1
$200,000 or more8,6742.6
Median household income (dollars)39,593(X)
With earnings280,36182.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
55,356(X)
With Social Security income72,47521.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,632(X)
With Supplemental Security Income17,2655.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,012(X)
With public assistance income15,2794.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,134(X)
With retirement income47,41414.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,834(X)
Families230,409100.0
Less than $10,00019,5658.5
$10,000 to $14,99911,9225.2
$15,000 to $24,99925,68011.1
$25,000 to $34,99926,78811.6
$35,000 to $49,99936,55915.9
$50,000 to $74,99948,05820.9
$75,000 to $99,99927,25111.8
$100,000 to $149,99920,9179.1
$150,000 to $199,9996,1072.7
$200,000 or more7,5623.3
Median family income (dollars)47,386(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,856(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers36,932(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,776(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families29,691(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.9
With related children under 18 years24,304(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
With related children under 5 years
12,596(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.6
Families with female householder, no husband present20,928(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.1
With related children under 18 years18,582(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.7
With related children under 5 years
9,664(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.0
Individuals140,398(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
18 years and over82,501(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.1
65 years and over
11,377(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
Related children under 18 years56,823(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
38,827(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over34,451(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.5
(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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