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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Alexander 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 26,309 100.0     Households 13,177 100.0
In labor force 18,707 71.1   Less than $10,000 1,183 9.0
     Civilian labor force 18,691 71.0   $10,000 to $14,999 725 5.5
          Employed 18,223 69.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,839 14.0
          Unemployed 468 1.8   $25,000 to $34,999 2,116 16.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,552 19.4
     Armed Forces 16 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,061 23.2
Not in labor force 7,602 28.9   $75,000 to $99,999 1,009 7.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 494 3.7
   Females 16 years and over 13,308 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 76 0.6
In labor force 8,528 64.1   $200,000 or more 122 0.9
     Civilian labor force 8,517 64.0   Median household income (dollars) 38,684 (X)
          Employed 8,298 62.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,595 100.0   With earnings 11,258 85.4
All parents in family in labor force 1,729 66.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,751 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,299 25.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,185 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 17,999 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 588 4.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 14,755 82.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,716 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,281 12.7   With public assistance income 362 2.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,291 (X)
Walked 298 1.7   With retirement income 1,354 10.3
Other means 212 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,706 (X)
Worked at home 453 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.9 (X)        
          Families 9,847 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 18,223 100.0   Less than $10,000 393 4.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 339 3.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,577 19.6   $15,000 to $24,999 1,216 12.3
Service occupations 1,868 10.3   $25,000 to $34,999 1,493 15.2
Sales and office occupations 3,602 19.8    $35,000 to $49,999 2,131 21.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 177 1.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,741 27.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,792 9.8   $75,000 to $99,999 917 9.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7,207 39.5   $100,000 to $149,999 444 4.5
        150,000 to $199,999 70 0.7
        $200,000 or more 103 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,691 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 493 2.7   Per capita income (dollars) 18,507 (X)
Construction 1,146 6.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 7,758 42.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,857 (X)
Wholesale trade 483 2.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,868 (X)
Retail trade 1,737 9.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,003 5.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 103 0.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 473 2.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 639 3.5     Families 583 5.9
Educational, health and social services 2,472 13.6   With related children under 18 years 401 8.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 873 4.8        With related children under 5 years 212 11.2
Other services (except public administration) 609 3.3        
Public administration 434 2.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 294 26.0
        With related children under 18 years 255 33.1
             With related children under 5 years 143 55.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,821 8.5
Private wage and salary workers 15,033 82.5   18 years and over 1,968 7.8
Government workers 1,818 10.0        65 years and over 560 14.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,326 7.3   Related children under 18 years 809 10.2
Unpaid family workers 46 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 556 9.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,075 24.2
             
 
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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