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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rabun 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 12,157 100.0     Households 6,307 100.0
In labor force 6,927 57.0   Less than $10,000 724 11.5
     Civilian labor force 6,924 57.0   $10,000 to $14,999 447 7.1
          Employed 6,582 54.1   $15,000 to $24,999 981 15.6
          Unemployed 342 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,094 17.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,115 17.7
     Armed Forces 3 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,098 17.4
Not in labor force 5,230 43.0   $75,000 to $99,999 409 6.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 216 3.4
   Females 16 years and over 6,215 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 99 1.6
In labor force 2,950 47.5   $200,000 or more 124 2.0
     Civilian labor force 2,950 47.5   Median household income (dollars) 33,899 (X)
          Employed 2,807 45.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,025 100.0   With earnings 4,750 75.3
All parents in family in labor force 545 53.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,927 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,280 36.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,844 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 6,429 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 329 5.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,804 74.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,640 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,225 19.1   With public assistance income 159 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 39 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,560 (X)
Walked 106 1.6   With retirement income 1,224 19.4
Other means 26 0.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,966 (X)
Worked at home 229 3.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.1 (X)        
          Families 4,391 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,582 100.0   Less than $10,000 242 5.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 192 4.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,462 22.2   $15,000 to $24,999 655 14.9
Service occupations 892 13.6   $25,000 to $34,999 741 16.9
Sales and office occupations 1,370 20.8    $35,000 to $49,999 951 21.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 31 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 938 21.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,329 20.2   $75,000 to $99,999 295 6.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,498 22.8   $100,000 to $149,999 179 4.1
        150,000 to $199,999 88 2.0
        $200,000 or more 110 2.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 39,992 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 63 1.0   Per capita income (dollars) 20,608 (X)
Construction 998 15.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,558 23.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,105 (X)
Wholesale trade 137 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,164 (X)
Retail trade 754 11.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 205 3.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 77 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 361 5.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 400 6.1     Families 355 8.1
Educational, health and social services 967 14.7   With related children under 18 years 188 10.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 501 7.6        With related children under 5 years 86 12.5
Other services (except public administration) 270 4.1        
Public administration 291 4.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 69 14.1
        With related children under 18 years 60 22.6
             With related children under 5 years 18 22.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,649 11.1
Private wage and salary workers 4,809 73.1   18 years and over 1,200 10.4
Government workers 881 13.4        65 years and over 343 13.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 855 13.0   Related children under 18 years 346 11.0
Unpaid family workers 37 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 226 9.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 613 24.6
             
 
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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