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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Newton 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 16,736 100.0     Households 8,186 100.0
In labor force 9,516 56.9   Less than $10,000 1,350 16.5
     Civilian labor force 9,380 56.0   $10,000 to $14,999 874 10.7
          Employed 8,896 53.2   $15,000 to $24,999 1,343 16.4
          Unemployed 484 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,233 15.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,293 15.8
     Armed Forces 136 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 1,395 17.0
Not in labor force 7,220 43.1   $75,000 to $99,999 419 5.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 193 2.4
   Females 16 years and over 8,854 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 32 0.4
In labor force 4,516 51.0   $200,000 or more 54 0.7
     Civilian labor force 4,510 50.9   Median household income (dollars) 28,735 (X)
          Employed 4,244 47.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,757 100.0   With earnings 6,071 74.2
All parents in family in labor force 1,195 68.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,483 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,663 32.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,640 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 8,778 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 666 8.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,022 80.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,606 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,333 15.2   With public assistance income 290 3.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 27 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,721 (X)
Walked 122 1.4   With retirement income 1,545 18.9
Other means 46 0.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,220 (X)
Worked at home 228 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.1 (X)        
          Families 6,022 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 8,896 100.0   Less than $10,000 603 10.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 542 9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,237 25.1   $15,000 to $24,999 993 16.5
Service occupations 1,233 13.9   $25,000 to $34,999 913 15.2
Sales and office occupations 1,627 18.3    $35,000 to $49,999 1,117 18.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 225 2.5   $50,000 to $74,999 1,199 19.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 884 9.9   $75,000 to $99,999 404 6.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,690 30.2   $100,000 to $149,999 184 3.1
        150,000 to $199,999 24 0.4
        $200,000 or more 43 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,606 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 501 5.6   Per capita income (dollars) 14,008 (X)
Construction 609 6.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,488 28.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,820 (X)
Wholesale trade 187 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,757 (X)
Retail trade 1,005 11.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 420 4.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 88 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 248 2.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 189 2.1     Families 990 16.4
Educational, health and social services 1,825 20.5   With related children under 18 years 757 24.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 482 5.4        With related children under 5 years 382 29.7
Other services (except public administration) 424 4.8        
Public administration 430 4.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 572 43.7
        With related children under 18 years 486 53.8
             With related children under 5 years 254 61.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,190 19.9
Private wage and salary workers 6,556 73.7   18 years and over 2,682 17.4
Government workers 1,644 18.5        65 years and over 666 21.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 659 7.4   Related children under 18 years 1,479 26.3
Unpaid family workers 37 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,009 24.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 918 34.9
             
 
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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