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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nome Census Area
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 6,176 100.0     Households 2,686 100.0
In labor force 3,745 60.6   Less than $10,000 283 10.5
     Civilian labor force 3,715 60.2   $10,000 to $14,999 179 6.7
          Employed 3,107 50.3   $15,000 to $24,999 378 14.1
          Unemployed 608 9.8   $25,000 to $34,999 298 11.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 16.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 440 16.4
     Armed Forces 30 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 492 18.3
Not in labor force 2,431 39.4   $75,000 to $99,999 300 11.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 243 9.0
   Females 16 years and over 2,789 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 52 1.9
In labor force 1,673 60.0   $200,000 or more 21 0.8
     Civilian labor force 1,670 59.9   Median household income (dollars) 41,250 (X)
          Employed 1,497 53.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 837 100.0   With earnings 2,319 86.3
All parents in family in labor force 564 67.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 47,491 (X)
        With Social Security income 479 17.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 7,313 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,055 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 122 4.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 744 24.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,414 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 365 11.9   With public assistance income 553 20.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 43 1.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 5,527 (X)
Walked 1,172 38.4   With retirement income 370 13.8
Other means 633 20.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,335 (X)
Worked at home 98 3.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 6.3 (X)        
          Families 1,912 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,107 100.0   Less than $10,000 170 8.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 113 5.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,137 36.6   $15,000 to $24,999 263 13.8
Service occupations 657 21.1   $25,000 to $34,999 224 11.7
Sales and office occupations 744 23.9    $35,000 to $49,999 319 16.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 15 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 353 18.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 246 7.9   $75,000 to $99,999 225 11.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 308 9.9   $100,000 to $149,999 187 9.8
        150,000 to $199,999 44 2.3
        $200,000 or more 14 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,189 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 48 1.5   Per capita income (dollars) 15,476 (X)
Construction 92 3.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 28 0.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 44,345 (X)
Wholesale trade 3 0.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 33,179 (X)
Retail trade 299 9.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 321 10.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 70 2.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 70 2.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 57 1.8     Families 305 16.0
Educational, health and social services 1,184 38.1   With related children under 18 years 251 17.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 246 7.9        With related children under 5 years 110 19.7
Other services (except public administration) 179 5.8        
Public administration 510 16.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 112 27.5
        With related children under 18 years 103 32.3
             With related children under 5 years 47 29.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,569 17.4
Private wage and salary workers 1,461 47.0   18 years and over 890 15.7
Government workers 1,519 48.9        65 years and over 75 14.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 113 3.6   Related children under 18 years 667 20.0
Unpaid family workers 14 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 483 18.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 351 25.7
             
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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