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Decatur, IL

Macon County, Illinois

Latitude: 39.851636     Longitude: -88.944228
Population 77,836 (2005)
Elevation of Decatur, Illinois: 716 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1718823, place: Decatur city, Illinois)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 64,420 (100%)
In labor force: 39,407 (61.17%)
--Civilian labor force: 39,352 (61.09%)
----Employed: 35,794 (55.56%)
----Unemployed: 3,558 (5.52%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 9%
--Armed Forces: 55 (0.09%)
Not in labor force: 25,013 (38.83%)
Females 16 years and over: 34,841 (54.08%)
In labor force: 19,264 (29.9%)
--Civilian labor force: 19,264 (29.9%)
----Employed: 17,588 (27.3%)
Own children under 6 years: 6,293 (9.77%)
All parents in family in labor force: 4,122 (6.4%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 35,140 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 28,966 (82.43%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 3,766 (10.72%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 440 (1.25%)
Walked: 935 (2.66%)
Other means: 326 (0.93%)
Worked at home: 707 (2.01%)
Mean travel time to work: 16.9 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 35,794 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 9,806 (27.4%)
Service occupations: 6,050 (16.9%)
Sales and office occupations: 9,474 (26.47%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 92 (0.26%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 3,170 (8.86%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 7,202 (20.12%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 421 (1.18%)
Construction: 2,072 (5.79%)
Manufacturing: 6,793 (18.98%)
Wholesale trade.: 1,081 (3.02%)
Retail trade: 4,347 (12.14%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 2,612 (7.3%)
Information: 846 (2.36%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 1,683 (4.7%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 2,281 (6.37%)
Educational, health and social services: 7,187 (20.08%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 3,081 (8.61%)
Other services (except public administration): 2,027 (5.66%)
Public administration: 1,363 (3.81%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 30,122 (84.15%)
Government workers: 3,903 (10.9%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 1,699 (4.75%)
Unpaid family workers: 70 (0.2%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 34,084 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 4,447 (13.05%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 2,929 (8.59%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 5,351 (15.7%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 4,968 (14.58%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 5,625 (16.5%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 5,925 (17.38%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 2,545 (7.47%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,572 (4.61%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 272 (0.8%)
$200,000 or more: 450 (1.32%)
Median household income: $33,111

With earnings: 25,332 (74.32%)
--Mean earnings: $45,225
With Social Security income: 10,558 (30.98%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,927
With Supplemental Security Income: 1,773 (5.2%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,354
With public assistance income: 1,577 (4.63%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,047
With retirement income: 6,646 (19.5%)
--Mean retirement income: $16,705

Families: 21,214 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 1,776 (8.37%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 1,124 (5.3%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 2,645 (12.47%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 2,890 (13.62%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 3,831 (18.06%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 4,737 (22.33%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 2,199 (10.37%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,410 (6.65%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 241 (1.14%)
$200,000 or more: 361 (1.7%)
Median family income: $42,379

Per capita income: $19,009

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $36,920
Female full-time, year-round workers: $22,359

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 2,571 (12.12%)
--With related children under 18 years: 2,193 (10.34%)
----With related children under 5 years: 1,057 (4.98%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 1,755 (8.27%)
--With related children under 18 years: 1,629 (7.68%)
----With related children under 5 years: 797 (3.76%)
Individuals: 12,999 (61.28%)
--18 years and over: 8,068 (38.03%)
----65 years and over: 1,139 (5.37%)
--Related children under 18 years: 4,831 (22.77%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 3,246 (15.3%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 4,295 (20.25%)

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