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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Curry 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 32,829 100.0     Households 16,813 100.0
In labor force 20,707 63.1   Less than $10,000 2,293 13.6
     Civilian labor force 18,236 55.5   $10,000 to $14,999 1,826 10.9
          Employed 16,983 51.7   $15,000 to $24,999 3,083 18.3
          Unemployed 1,253 3.8   $25,000 to $34,999 2,747 16.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,949 17.5
     Armed Forces 2,471 7.5   $50,000 to $74,999 2,298 13.7
Not in labor force 12,122 36.9   $75,000 to $99,999 836 5.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 493 2.9
   Females 16 years and over 16,863 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 113 0.7
In labor force 9,024 53.5   $200,000 or more 175 1.0
     Civilian labor force 8,619 51.1   Median household income (dollars) 28,917 (X)
          Employed 7,944 47.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,389 100.0   With earnings 13,328 79.3
All parents in family in labor force 2,249 51.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,486 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,340 25.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,909 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 19,133 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,015 6.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 15,061 78.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,958 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,620 13.7   With public assistance income 978 5.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 30 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,568 (X)
Walked 564 2.9   With retirement income 2,561 15.2
Other means 268 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,518 (X)
Worked at home 590 3.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 15.6 (X)        
          Families 11,966 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 16,983 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,071 9.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 941 7.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,661 27.4   $15,000 to $24,999 2,062 17.2
Service occupations 3,099 18.2   $25,000 to $34,999 2,104 17.6
Sales and office occupations 4,636 27.3    $35,000 to $49,999 2,442 20.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 394 2.3   $50,000 to $74,999 1,950 16.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,954 11.5   $75,000 to $99,999 729 6.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,239 13.2   $100,000 to $149,999 413 3.5
        150,000 to $199,999 86 0.7
        $200,000 or more 168 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 33,900 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 996 5.9   Per capita income (dollars) 15,049 (X)
Construction 1,072 6.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 914 5.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,086 (X)
Wholesale trade 316 1.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,523 (X)
Retail trade 2,763 16.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,271 7.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 376 2.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 823 4.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 893 5.3     Families 1,856 15.5
Educational, health and social services 3,788 22.3   With related children under 18 years 1,546 22.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,346 7.9        With related children under 5 years 836 26.7
Other services (except public administration) 1,060 6.2        
Public administration 1,365 8.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 867 40.8
        With related children under 18 years 791 46.6
             With related children under 5 years 398 57.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 8,327 19.0
Private wage and salary workers 11,443 67.4   18 years and over 4,923 16.2
Government workers 3,718 21.9        65 years and over 695 14.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,762 10.4   Related children under 18 years 3,355 25.1
Unpaid family workers 60 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,344 24.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,779 28.1
             
 
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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