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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Colquitt County
[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 31,889 100.0     Households 15,500 100.0
In labor force 19,396 60.8   Less than $10,000 2,606 16.8
     Civilian labor force 18,883 59.2   $10,000 to $14,999 1,581 10.2
          Employed 17,694 55.5   $15,000 to $24,999 2,646 17.1
          Unemployed 1,189 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 2,266 14.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,549 16.4
     Armed Forces 513 1.6   $50,000 to $74,999 2,332 15.0
Not in labor force 12,493 39.2   $75,000 to $99,999 826 5.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 460 3.0
   Females 16 years and over 16,302 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 94 0.6
In labor force 8,351 51.2   $200,000 or more 140 0.9
     Civilian labor force 8,285 50.8   Median household income (dollars) 28,539 (X)
          Employed 7,661 47.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,471 100.0   With earnings 11,786 76.0
All parents in family in labor force 2,025 58.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,923 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,575 29.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,218 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 17,806 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,165 7.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 12,778 71.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,217 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,992 22.4   With public assistance income 922 5.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 149 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,905 (X)
Walked 364 2.0   With retirement income 2,073 13.4
Other means 210 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,520 (X)
Worked at home 313 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.5 (X)        
          Families 11,155 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 17,694 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,141 10.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 911 8.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,235 23.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,732 15.5
Service occupations 2,051 11.6   $25,000 to $34,999 1,823 16.3
Sales and office occupations 3,883 21.9    $35,000 to $49,999 2,066 18.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 1,045 5.9   $50,000 to $74,999 2,068 18.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,392 13.5   $75,000 to $99,999 761 6.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,088 23.1   $100,000 to $149,999 428 3.8
        150,000 to $199,999 94 0.8
        $200,000 or more 131 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,792 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,681 9.5   Per capita income (dollars) 14,457 (X)
Construction 1,434 8.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,641 20.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,588 (X)
Wholesale trade 701 4.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,155 (X)
Retail trade 2,123 12.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 873 4.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 240 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 557 3.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 879 5.0     Families 1,797 16.1
Educational, health and social services 2,964 16.8   With related children under 18 years 1,327 21.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 855 4.8        With related children under 5 years 629 24.7
Other services (except public administration) 979 5.5        
Public administration 767 4.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 933 41.3
        With related children under 18 years 767 46.2
             With related children under 5 years 351 58.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 8,205 19.8
Private wage and salary workers 13,104 74.1   18 years and over 5,226 17.4
Government workers 2,883 16.3        65 years and over 1,018 19.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,638 9.3   Related children under 18 years 2,893 25.7
Unpaid family workers 69 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,059 25.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,164 34.3
             
 
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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