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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gates 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 8,012 100.0     Households 3,890 100.0
In labor force 4,551 56.8   Less than $10,000 546 14.0
     Civilian labor force 4,529 56.5   $10,000 to $14,999 327 8.4
          Employed 4,330 54.0   $15,000 to $24,999 557 14.3
          Unemployed 199 2.5   $25,000 to $34,999 485 12.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 730 18.8
     Armed Forces 22 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 745 19.2
Not in labor force 3,461 43.2   $75,000 to $99,999 313 8.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 131 3.4
   Females 16 years and over 4,135 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 40 1.0
In labor force 2,222 53.7   $200,000 or more 16 0.4
     Civilian labor force 2,216 53.6   Median household income (dollars) 35,647 (X)
          Employed 2,126 51.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 703 100.0   With earnings 2,872 73.8
All parents in family in labor force 459 65.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,668 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,324 34.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,679 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,266 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 226 5.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,287 77.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,127 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 739 17.3   With public assistance income 102 2.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,490 (X)
Walked 89 2.1   With retirement income 803 20.6
Other means 48 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,870 (X)
Worked at home 103 2.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 37.7 (X)        
          Families 2,931 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,330 100.0   Less than $10,000 251 8.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 188 6.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,104 25.5   $15,000 to $24,999 365 12.5
Service occupations 612 14.1   $25,000 to $34,999 339 11.6
Sales and office occupations 927 21.4    $35,000 to $49,999 639 21.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 133 3.1   $50,000 to $74,999 663 22.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 550 12.7   $75,000 to $99,999 300 10.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,004 23.2   $100,000 to $149,999 131 4.5
        150,000 to $199,999 39 1.3
        $200,000 or more 16 0.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,511 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 263 6.1   Per capita income (dollars) 15,963 (X)
Construction 377 8.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 952 22.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,227 (X)
Wholesale trade 115 2.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,014 (X)
Retail trade 460 10.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 271 6.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 55 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 186 4.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 216 5.0     Families 426 14.5
Educational, health and social services 857 19.8   With related children under 18 years 234 15.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 211 4.9        With related children under 5 years 101 21.6
Other services (except public administration) 193 4.5        
Public administration 174 4.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 150 33.0
        With related children under 18 years 108 40.3
             With related children under 5 years 38 55.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,764 17.0
Private wage and salary workers 3,111 71.8   18 years and over 1,261 16.6
Government workers 933 21.5        65 years and over 393 26.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 278 6.4   Related children under 18 years 496 17.9
Unpaid family workers 8 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 355 16.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 414 32.9
             
 
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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