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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cheshire 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 58,826 100.0     Households 28,321 100.0
In labor force 40,926 69.6   Less than $10,000 2,086 7.4
     Civilian labor force 40,909 69.5   $10,000 to $14,999 1,467 5.2
          Employed 38,065 64.7   $15,000 to $24,999 3,637 12.8
          Unemployed 2,844 4.8   $25,000 to $34,999 4,175 14.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,133 18.1
     Armed Forces 17 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 6,581 23.2
Not in labor force 17,900 30.4   $75,000 to $99,999 2,804 9.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,579 5.6
   Females 16 years and over 30,446 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 446 1.6
In labor force 19,613 64.4   $200,000 or more 413 1.5
     Civilian labor force 19,613 64.4   Median household income (dollars) 42,382 (X)
          Employed 18,285 60.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,486 100.0   With earnings 23,312 82.3
All parents in family in labor force 2,937 65.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 50,712 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,695 27.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,785 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 37,235 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 854 3.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 29,344 78.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,853 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,287 11.5   With public assistance income 875 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 132 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,298 (X)
Walked 1,600 4.3   With retirement income 4,980 17.6
Other means 203 0.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,566 (X)
Worked at home 1,669 4.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.3 (X)        
          Families 18,886 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 38,065 100.0   Less than $10,000 528 2.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 453 2.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 12,337 32.4   $15,000 to $24,999 1,792 9.5
Service occupations 4,931 13.0   $25,000 to $34,999 2,548 13.5
Sales and office occupations 10,067 26.4    $35,000 to $49,999 3,807 20.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 243 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 5,298 28.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,757 9.9   $75,000 to $99,999 2,379 12.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 6,730 17.7   $100,000 to $149,999 1,348 7.1
        150,000 to $199,999 379 2.0
        $200,000 or more 354 1.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 51,043 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 551 1.4   Per capita income (dollars) 20,685 (X)
Construction 2,637 6.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 7,181 18.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 33,821 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,710 4.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,328 (X)
Retail trade 5,268 13.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,461 3.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 983 2.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,519 6.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,221 5.8     Families 823 4.4
Educational, health and social services 8,303 21.8   With related children under 18 years 616 6.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,297 6.0        With related children under 5 years 337 11.1
Other services (except public administration) 1,981 5.2        
Public administration 953 2.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 390 16.9
        With related children under 18 years 345 23.0
             With related children under 5 years 174 40.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,550 8.0
Private wage and salary workers 30,016 78.9   18 years and over 4,044 7.6
Government workers 4,718 12.4        65 years and over 594 6.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,268 8.6   Related children under 18 years 1,418 8.5
Unpaid family workers 63 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 957 7.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,762 20.1
             
 
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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