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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Alamance 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 102,847 100.0     Households 51,722 100.0
In labor force 68,394 66.5   Less than $10,000 5,231 10.1
     Civilian labor force 68,378 66.5   $10,000 to $14,999 3,113 6.0
          Employed 64,895 63.1   $15,000 to $24,999 7,441 14.4
          Unemployed 3,483 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 7,377 14.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 9,448 18.3
     Armed Forces 16 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 10,699 20.7
Not in labor force 34,453 33.5   $75,000 to $99,999 4,568 8.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,611 5.0
   Females 16 years and over 54,237 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 593 1.1
In labor force 32,946 60.7   $200,000 or more 641 1.2
     Civilian labor force 32,946 60.7   Median household income (dollars) 39,168 (X)
          Employed 31,247 57.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 9,341 100.0   With earnings 42,086 81.4
All parents in family in labor force 6,292 67.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,428 (X)
        With Social Security income 14,112 27.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,454 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 63,698 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,555 3.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 51,929 81.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,717 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 8,986 14.1   With public assistance income 794 1.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 95 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,962 (X)
Walked 855 1.3   With retirement income 8,542 16.5
Other means 593 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,216 (X)
Worked at home 1,240 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.6 (X)        
          Families 35,769 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 64,895 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,890 5.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,324 3.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 18,322 28.2   $15,000 to $24,999 4,404 12.3
Service occupations 7,998 12.3   $25,000 to $34,999 4,593 12.8
Sales and office occupations 16,401 25.3    $35,000 to $49,999 7,079 19.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 208 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 8,898 24.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 7,024 10.8   $75,000 to $99,999 4,095 11.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 14,942 23.0   $100,000 to $149,999 2,414 6.7
        150,000 to $199,999 516 1.4
        $200,000 or more 556 1.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,479 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 563 0.9   Per capita income (dollars) 19,391 (X)
Construction 4,641 7.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 18,020 27.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,906 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,300 3.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,367 (X)
Retail trade 7,057 10.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,325 3.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,347 2.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3,142 4.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 4,161 6.4     Families 2,720 7.6
Educational, health and social services 12,562 19.4   With related children under 18 years 1,933 10.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 4,101 6.3        With related children under 5 years 1,117 15.7
Other services (except public administration) 2,934 4.5        
Public administration 1,742 2.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,441 22.2
        With related children under 18 years 1,174 27.3
             With related children under 5 years 645 41.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 14,183 11.1
Private wage and salary workers 53,151 81.9   18 years and over 10,008 10.4
Government workers 7,948 12.2        65 years and over 2,249 12.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,692 5.7   Related children under 18 years 4,063 13.3
Unpaid family workers 104 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,632 11.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 5,412 24.4
             
 
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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