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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lenoir 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 46,289 100.0     Households 23,874 100.0
In labor force 27,832 60.1   Less than $10,000 3,788 15.9
     Civilian labor force 27,757 60.0   $10,000 to $14,999 1,883 7.9
          Employed 25,532 55.2   $15,000 to $24,999 4,040 16.9
          Unemployed 2,225 4.8   $25,000 to $34,999 3,509 14.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,156 17.4
     Armed Forces 75 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 3,860 16.2
Not in labor force 18,457 39.9   $75,000 to $99,999 1,447 6.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 718 3.0
   Females 16 years and over 24,871 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 213 0.9
In labor force 13,396 53.9   $200,000 or more 260 1.1
     Civilian labor force 13,391 53.8   Median household income (dollars) 31,191 (X)
          Employed 12,266 49.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,397 100.0   With earnings 18,314 76.7
All parents in family in labor force 2,713 61.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,138 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,305 30.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,821 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 25,187 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,599 6.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 20,174 80.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,773 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,709 14.7   With public assistance income 1,014 4.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 161 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,873 (X)
Walked 400 1.6   With retirement income 4,264 17.9
Other means 247 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,731 (X)
Worked at home 496 2.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.8 (X)        
          Families 16,283 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 25,532 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,395 8.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 937 5.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 6,586 25.8   $15,000 to $24,999 2,468 15.2
Service occupations 4,199 16.4   $25,000 to $34,999 2,512 15.4
Sales and office occupations 5,693 22.3    $35,000 to $49,999 3,184 19.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 347 1.4   $50,000 to $74,999 3,360 20.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,348 13.1   $75,000 to $99,999 1,375 8.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,359 21.0   $100,000 to $149,999 663 4.1
        150,000 to $199,999 203 1.2
        $200,000 or more 186 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 38,815 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 912 3.6   Per capita income (dollars) 16,744 (X)
Construction 2,220 8.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,283 20.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,879 (X)
Wholesale trade 800 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,536 (X)
Retail trade 2,789 10.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 935 3.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 323 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 855 3.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,164 4.6     Families 2,054 12.6
Educational, health and social services 5,941 23.3   With related children under 18 years 1,564 18.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,574 6.2        With related children under 5 years 678 22.1
Other services (except public administration) 1,342 5.3        
Public administration 1,394 5.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,348 33.3
        With related children under 18 years 1,150 40.3
             With related children under 5 years 468 49.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 9,622 16.6
Private wage and salary workers 18,478 72.4   18 years and over 6,333 14.6
Government workers 5,112 20.0        65 years and over 1,538 18.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,841 7.2   Related children under 18 years 3,189 22.0
Unpaid family workers 101 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,237 20.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,195 32.4
             
 
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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