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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Halifax 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 43,840 100.0     Households 22,134 100.0
In labor force 22,704 51.8   Less than $10,000 4,464 20.2
     Civilian labor force 22,693 51.8   $10,000 to $14,999 2,231 10.1
          Employed 20,859 47.6   $15,000 to $24,999 3,873 17.5
          Unemployed 1,834 4.2   $25,000 to $34,999 3,092 14.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,391 15.3
     Armed Forces 11 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 3,103 14.0
Not in labor force 21,136 48.2   $75,000 to $99,999 1,023 4.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 653 3.0
   Females 16 years and over 23,465 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 153 0.7
In labor force 11,395 48.6   $200,000 or more 151 0.7
     Civilian labor force 11,395 48.6   Median household income (dollars) 26,459 (X)
          Employed 10,492 44.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,106 100.0   With earnings 15,446 69.8
All parents in family in labor force 2,445 59.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,610 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,460 33.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,648 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 20,617 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,362 10.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 16,083 78.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,600 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,544 17.2   With public assistance income 1,479 6.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 66 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,198 (X)
Walked 345 1.7   With retirement income 4,145 18.7
Other means 201 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,581 (X)
Worked at home 378 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.2 (X)        
          Families 15,353 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 20,859 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,034 13.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,355 8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,477 21.5   $15,000 to $24,999 2,443 15.9
Service occupations 3,866 18.5   $25,000 to $34,999 2,183 14.2
Sales and office occupations 4,903 23.5    $35,000 to $49,999 2,780 18.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 380 1.8   $50,000 to $74,999 2,764 18.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,291 11.0   $75,000 to $99,999 958 6.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,942 23.7   $100,000 to $149,999 542 3.5
        150,000 to $199,999 149 1.0
        $200,000 or more 145 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 33,515 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 758 3.6   Per capita income (dollars) 13,810 (X)
Construction 1,289 6.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,810 23.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,025 (X)
Wholesale trade 627 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,524 (X)
Retail trade 2,428 11.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 910 4.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 336 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 729 3.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 743 3.6     Families 2,979 19.4
Educational, health and social services 4,185 20.1   With related children under 18 years 2,210 27.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,452 7.0        With related children under 5 years 940 35.0
Other services (except public administration) 967 4.6        
Public administration 1,625 7.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,901 43.1
        With related children under 18 years 1,582 51.4
             With related children under 5 years 703 68.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 13,295 23.9
Private wage and salary workers 15,495 74.3   18 years and over 8,357 20.5
Government workers 4,146 19.9        65 years and over 1,836 22.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,182 5.7   Related children under 18 years 4,864 33.0
Unpaid family workers 36 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,642 32.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,117 36.1
             
 
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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