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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Durham 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 177,253 100.0     Households 89,001 100.0
In labor force 120,651 68.1   Less than $10,000 9,226 10.4
     Civilian labor force 120,543 68.0   $10,000 to $14,999 4,581 5.1
          Employed 114,375 64.5   $15,000 to $24,999 10,730 12.1
          Unemployed 6,168 3.5   $25,000 to $34,999 11,406 12.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 14,169 15.9
     Armed Forces 108 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 18,077 20.3
Not in labor force 56,602 31.9   $75,000 to $99,999 9,355 10.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 7,658 8.6
   Females 16 years and over 93,351 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,968 2.2
In labor force 58,975 63.2   $200,000 or more 1,831 2.1
     Civilian labor force 58,934 63.1   Median household income (dollars) 43,337 (X)
          Employed 55,885 59.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 17,107 100.0   With earnings 75,539 84.9
All parents in family in labor force 10,979 64.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 55,599 (X)
        With Social Security income 17,071 19.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,004 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 112,433 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,847 3.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 84,063 74.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,227 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 17,927 15.9   With public assistance income 2,380 2.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 3,384 3.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,035 (X)
Walked 2,959 2.6   With retirement income 12,901 14.5
Other means 1,050 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,718 (X)
Worked at home 3,050 2.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.2 (X)        
          Families 54,608 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 114,375 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,702 6.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,111 3.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 52,415 45.8   $15,000 to $24,999 5,198 9.5
Service occupations 15,284 13.4   $25,000 to $34,999 5,897 10.8
Sales and office occupations 26,656 23.3    $35,000 to $49,999 8,359 15.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 206 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 12,606 23.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 9,536 8.3   $75,000 to $99,999 7,172 13.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 10,278 9.0   $100,000 to $149,999 6,346 11.6
        150,000 to $199,999 1,679 3.1
        $200,000 or more 1,538 2.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 53,223 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 333 0.3   Per capita income (dollars) 23,156 (X)
Construction 7,817 6.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 11,977 10.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,939 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,113 1.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 30,683 (X)
Retail trade 9,518 8.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,940 3.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 4,564 4.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 6,433 5.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 14,197 12.4     Families 5,351 9.8
Educational, health and social services 35,938 31.4   With related children under 18 years 4,285 14.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 7,816 6.8        With related children under 5 years 2,380 18.9
Other services (except public administration) 4,946 4.3        
Public administration 4,783 4.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 3,292 25.6
        With related children under 18 years 2,914 31.8
             With related children under 5 years 1,509 42.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 28,557 13.4
Private wage and salary workers 89,180 78.0   18 years and over 19,791 12.1
Government workers 19,254 16.8        65 years and over 2,462 12.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,640 4.9   Related children under 18 years 8,556 17.2
Unpaid family workers 301 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 5,545 16.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 11,155 22.3
             
 
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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