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Covington County, Mississippi Economic Statistics

Covington county mississippi dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over14,442100.0
In labor force8,08156.0
Civilian labor force
8,07755.9
Employed
7,45451.6
Unemployed
6234.3
Percent of civilian labor force
7.7(X)
Armed Forces
40.0
Not in labor force6,36144.0
Females 16 years and over7,535100.0
In labor force3,77650.1
Civilian labor force
3,77650.1
Employed
3,45245.8
Own children under 6 years1,592100.0
All parents in family in labor force91257.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over7,266100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone5,57476.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,28217.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)240.3
Walked731.0
Other means871.2
Worked at home2263.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over7,454100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,77223.8
Service occupations98213.2
Sales and office occupations1,52320.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1912.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,08714.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,89925.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4946.6
Construction77910.5
Manufacturing1,36318.3
Wholesale trade3094.1
Retail trade77110.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5207.0
Information741.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2423.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2613.5
Educational, health and social services1,57521.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3304.4
Other services (except public administration)4866.5
Public administration2503.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers5,43072.8
Government workers1,32617.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6398.6
Unpaid family workers590.8
INCOME IN 1999
Households7,134100.0
Less than $10,0001,33918.8
$10,000 to $14,99972910.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,28818.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,15216.1
$35,000 to $49,9991,00714.1
$50,000 to $74,99996813.6
$75,000 to $99,9993264.6
$100,000 to $149,9991602.2
$150,000 to $199,999360.5
$200,000 or more1291.8
Median household income (dollars)26,669(X)
With earnings5,30674.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
39,410(X)
With Social Security income2,33432.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,600(X)
With Supplemental Security Income5657.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
4,968(X)
With public assistance income2673.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,111(X)
With retirement income1,12715.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,755(X)
Families5,323100.0
Less than $10,00064912.2
$10,000 to $14,9994819.0
$15,000 to $24,99996718.2
$25,000 to $34,99988216.6
$35,000 to $49,99987116.4
$50,000 to $74,99987616.5
$75,000 to $99,9993236.1
$100,000 to $149,9991392.6
$150,000 to $199,999581.1
$200,000 or more771.4
Median family income (dollars)31,264(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,506(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers26,611(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers18,371(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families996(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
With related children under 18 years772(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.2
With related children under 5 years
364(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.7
Families with female householder, no husband present487(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.7
With related children under 18 years447(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.4
With related children under 5 years
200(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)61.3
Individuals4,474(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.5
18 years and over2,731(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.1
65 years and over
456(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.3
Related children under 18 years1,738(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,255(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over844(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.4
(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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