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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carter 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 21,021 100.0     Households 10,356 100.0
In labor force 11,389 54.2   Less than $10,000 1,810 17.5
     Civilian labor force 11,384 54.2   $10,000 to $14,999 1,318 12.7
          Employed 10,456 49.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,752 16.9
          Unemployed 928 4.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,581 15.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,586 15.3
     Armed Forces 5 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,509 14.6
Not in labor force 9,632 45.8   $75,000 to $99,999 530 5.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 176 1.7
   Females 16 years and over 10,837 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 46 0.4
In labor force 5,067 46.8   $200,000 or more 48 0.5
     Civilian labor force 5,067 46.8   Median household income (dollars) 26,427 (X)
          Employed 4,692 43.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,097 100.0   With earnings 7,412 71.6
All parents in family in labor force 918 43.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,105 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,373 32.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,136 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,258 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,090 10.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,313 71.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,569 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,051 20.0   With public assistance income 458 4.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 35 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,119 (X)
Walked 372 3.6   With retirement income 1,907 18.4
Other means 74 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,262 (X)
Worked at home 413 4.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.8 (X)        
          Families 7,770 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,456 100.0   Less than $10,000 955 12.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 794 10.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,369 22.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,283 16.5
Service occupations 1,537 14.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,305 16.8
Sales and office occupations 2,102 20.1    $35,000 to $49,999 1,347 17.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 172 1.6   $50,000 to $74,999 1,369 17.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,124 20.3   $75,000 to $99,999 481 6.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,152 20.6   $100,000 to $149,999 167 2.1
        150,000 to $199,999 39 0.5
        $200,000 or more 30 0.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,278 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 451 4.3   Per capita income (dollars) 13,442 (X)
Construction 1,025 9.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,569 15.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,690 (X)
Wholesale trade 217 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,554 (X)
Retail trade 1,269 12.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 608 5.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 706 6.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 312 3.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 453 4.3     Families 1,493 19.2
Educational, health and social services 2,189 20.9   With related children under 18 years 949 25.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 652 6.2        With related children under 5 years 431 31.1
Other services (except public administration) 677 6.5        
Public administration 328 3.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 373 35.2
        With related children under 18 years 275 44.4
             With related children under 5 years 116 60.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,836 22.3
Private wage and salary workers 7,970 76.2   18 years and over 3,917 19.9
Government workers 1,601 15.3        65 years and over 693 21.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 847 8.1   Related children under 18 years 1,857 28.9
Unpaid family workers 38 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,253 26.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,084 33.6
             
 
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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