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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Long 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 7,265 100.0     Households 3,576 100.0
In labor force 4,889 67.3   Less than $10,000 428 12.0
     Civilian labor force 4,224 58.1   $10,000 to $14,999 335 9.4
          Employed 3,854 53.0   $15,000 to $24,999 664 18.6
          Unemployed 370 5.1   $25,000 to $34,999 637 17.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 698 19.5
     Armed Forces 665 9.2   $50,000 to $74,999 556 15.5
Not in labor force 2,376 32.7   $75,000 to $99,999 177 4.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 59 1.6
   Females 16 years and over 3,610 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 9 0.3
In labor force 2,020 56.0   $200,000 or more 13 0.4
     Civilian labor force 1,974 54.7   Median household income (dollars) 30,640 (X)
          Employed 1,730 47.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,257 100.0   With earnings 3,075 86.0
All parents in family in labor force 701 55.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,766 (X)
        With Social Security income 591 16.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,863 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,409 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 161 4.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,275 74.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,965 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 866 19.6   With public assistance income 144 4.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 37 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,813 (X)
Walked 63 1.4   With retirement income 495 13.8
Other means 77 1.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,789 (X)
Worked at home 91 2.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.5 (X)        
          Families 2,693 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,854 100.0   Less than $10,000 273 10.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 214 7.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 723 18.8   $15,000 to $24,999 479 17.8
Service occupations 634 16.5   $25,000 to $34,999 479 17.8
Sales and office occupations 1,057 27.4    $35,000 to $49,999 529 19.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 108 2.8   $50,000 to $74,999 471 17.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 664 17.2   $75,000 to $99,999 175 6.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 668 17.3   $100,000 to $149,999 51 1.9
        150,000 to $199,999 9 0.3
        $200,000 or more 13 0.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,473 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 156 4.0   Per capita income (dollars) 12,586 (X)
Construction 465 12.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 410 10.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,416 (X)
Wholesale trade 67 1.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,732 (X)
Retail trade 541 14.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 215 5.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 58 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 174 4.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 194 5.0     Families 475 17.6
Educational, health and social services 610 15.8   With related children under 18 years 390 22.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 283 7.3        With related children under 5 years 212 25.6
Other services (except public administration) 179 4.6        
Public administration 502 13.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 228 47.5
        With related children under 18 years 202 54.2
             With related children under 5 years 108 64.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,986 19.5
Private wage and salary workers 2,576 66.8   18 years and over 1,126 16.3
Government workers 983 25.5        65 years and over 115 19.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 278 7.2   Related children under 18 years 837 26.0
Unpaid family workers 17 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 541 25.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 384 27.9
             
 
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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