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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nash 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 67,663 100.0     Households 33,629 100.0
In labor force 42,014 62.1   Less than $10,000 4,001 11.9
     Civilian labor force 41,916 61.9   $10,000 to $14,999 2,698 8.0
          Employed 39,609 58.5   $15,000 to $24,999 4,569 13.6
          Unemployed 2,307 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 4,539 13.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,771 17.2
     Armed Forces 98 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 6,474 19.3
Not in labor force 25,649 37.9   $75,000 to $99,999 2,827 8.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,827 5.4
   Females 16 years and over 35,765 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 438 1.3
In labor force 20,268 56.7   $200,000 or more 485 1.4
     Civilian labor force 20,247 56.6   Median household income (dollars) 37,147 (X)
          Employed 18,993 53.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 6,416 100.0   With earnings 26,698 79.4
All parents in family in labor force 3,840 59.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,697 (X)
        With Social Security income 9,254 27.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,412 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 38,844 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,848 5.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 32,050 82.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,942 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,201 13.4   With public assistance income 1,051 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 136 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,495 (X)
Walked 400 1.0   With retirement income 5,504 16.4
Other means 310 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,518 (X)
Worked at home 747 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.7 (X)        
          Families 24,002 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 39,609 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,549 6.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,402 5.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 11,576 29.2   $15,000 to $24,999 2,801 11.7
Service occupations 4,875 12.3   $25,000 to $34,999 3,238 13.5
Sales and office occupations 10,439 26.4    $35,000 to $49,999 4,346 18.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 370 0.9   $50,000 to $74,999 5,553 23.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,318 10.9   $75,000 to $99,999 2,608 10.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8,031 20.3   $100,000 to $149,999 1,700 7.1
        150,000 to $199,999 384 1.6
        $200,000 or more 421 1.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,769 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 811 2.0   Per capita income (dollars) 18,863 (X)
Construction 3,159 8.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 8,345 21.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,459 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,826 4.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,438 (X)
Retail trade 4,995 12.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,702 4.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 878 2.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,222 5.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,319 5.9     Families 2,474 10.3
Educational, health and social services 7,159 18.1   With related children under 18 years 1,880 15.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,690 6.8        With related children under 5 years 749 16.6
Other services (except public administration) 1,832 4.6        
Public administration 1,671 4.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,393 29.9
        With related children under 18 years 1,156 36.4
             With related children under 5 years 405 41.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 11,478 13.4
Private wage and salary workers 31,274 79.0   18 years and over 7,507 11.8
Government workers 5,980 15.1        65 years and over 1,590 15.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,262 5.7   Related children under 18 years 3,906 17.8
Unpaid family workers 93 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,872 17.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,157 25.7
             
 
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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