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Amite county mississippi dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over10,571100.0
In labor force5,48551.9
Civilian labor force
5,47251.8
Employed
4,98547.2
Unemployed
4874.6
Percent of civilian labor force
8.9(X)
Armed Forces
130.1
Not in labor force5,08648.1
Females 16 years and over5,560100.0
In labor force2,49444.9
Civilian labor force
2,49444.9
Employed
2,26340.7
Own children under 6 years982100.0
All parents in family in labor force54655.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over4,872100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone3,77977.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled70914.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)410.8
Walked751.5
Other means731.5
Worked at home1954.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)36.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over4,985100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,04020.9
Service occupations63312.7
Sales and office occupations1,14322.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1903.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations66913.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,31026.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining52310.5
Construction4519.0
Manufacturing96519.4
Wholesale trade1863.7
Retail trade64112.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3076.2
Information571.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1432.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1543.1
Educational, health and social services85617.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1713.4
Other services (except public administration)2885.8
Public administration2434.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers3,48569.9
Government workers91218.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business54510.9
Unpaid family workers430.9
INCOME IN 1999
Households5,290100.0
Less than $10,0001,00819.1
$10,000 to $14,99960511.4
$15,000 to $24,99995618.1
$25,000 to $34,99987816.6
$35,000 to $49,99974814.1
$50,000 to $74,99962911.9
$75,000 to $99,9992805.3
$100,000 to $149,9991152.2
$150,000 to $199,999330.6
$200,000 or more380.7
Median household income (dollars)26,033(X)
With earnings3,76071.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
37,474(X)
With Social Security income1,80734.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,381(X)
With Supplemental Security Income55010.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,267(X)
With public assistance income1903.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,458(X)
With retirement income93417.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
11,069(X)
Families3,895100.0
Less than $10,00050312.9
$10,000 to $14,9993879.9
$15,000 to $24,99962716.1
$25,000 to $34,99972018.5
$35,000 to $49,99968117.5
$50,000 to $74,99955814.3
$75,000 to $99,9992616.7
$100,000 to $149,999962.5
$150,000 to $199,999260.7
$200,000 or more360.9
Median family income (dollars)31,256(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,048(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers28,306(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers16,173(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families751(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
With related children under 18 years509(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.1
With related children under 5 years
196(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.5
Families with female householder, no husband present389(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.5
With related children under 18 years315(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.7
With related children under 5 years
123(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)70.7
Individuals3,064(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.6
18 years and over2,030(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.2
65 years and over
470(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
Related children under 18 years1,031(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
801(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over616(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.7
(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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