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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wilson 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 8,001 100.0     Households 4,214 100.0
In labor force 4,933 61.7   Less than $10,000 551 13.1
     Civilian labor force 4,933 61.7   $10,000 to $14,999 413 9.8
          Employed 4,725 59.1   $15,000 to $24,999 788 18.7
          Unemployed 208 2.6   $25,000 to $34,999 697 16.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 789 18.7
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 640 15.2
Not in labor force 3,068 38.3   $75,000 to $99,999 218 5.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 86 2.0
   Females 16 years and over 4,200 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 22 0.5
In labor force 2,390 56.9   $200,000 or more 10 0.2
     Civilian labor force 2,390 56.9   Median household income (dollars) 29,747 (X)
          Employed 2,287 54.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 705 100.0   With earnings 3,051 72.4
All parents in family in labor force 470 66.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,747 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,564 37.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,156 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,634 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 225 5.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,690 79.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,148 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 529 11.4   With public assistance income 154 3.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,272 (X)
Walked 117 2.5   With retirement income 636 15.1
Other means 64 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 10,925 (X)
Worked at home 234 5.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 16.4 (X)        
          Families 2,847 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,725 100.0   Less than $10,000 135 4.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 140 4.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,188 25.1   $15,000 to $24,999 508 17.8
Service occupations 794 16.8   $25,000 to $34,999 537 18.9
Sales and office occupations 941 19.9    $35,000 to $49,999 677 23.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 66 1.4   $50,000 to $74,999 562 19.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 522 11.0   $75,000 to $99,999 183 6.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,214 25.7   $100,000 to $149,999 83 2.9
        150,000 to $199,999 18 0.6
        $200,000 or more 4 0.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,990 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 348 7.4   Per capita income (dollars) 14,910 (X)
Construction 362 7.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,198 25.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,255 (X)
Wholesale trade 71 1.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,670 (X)
Retail trade 423 9.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 331 7.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 65 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 184 3.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 216 4.6     Families 214 7.5
Educational, health and social services 972 20.6   With related children under 18 years 160 12.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 171 3.6        With related children under 5 years 73 16.5
Other services (except public administration) 206 4.4        
Public administration 178 3.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 87 29.6
        With related children under 18 years 87 41.2
             With related children under 5 years 42 48.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,145 11.3
Private wage and salary workers 3,422 72.4   18 years and over 791 10.5
Government workers 733 15.5        65 years and over 228 11.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 530 11.2   Related children under 18 years 345 13.4
Unpaid family workers 40 0.8        Related children 5 to 17 years 252 12.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 448 26.7
             
 
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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