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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Perquimans 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 9,069 100.0     Households 4,662 100.0
In labor force 4,765 52.5   Less than $10,000 715 15.3
     Civilian labor force 4,711 51.9   $10,000 to $14,999 483 10.4
          Employed 4,432 48.9   $15,000 to $24,999 797 17.1
          Unemployed 279 3.1   $25,000 to $34,999 747 16.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 854 18.3
     Armed Forces 54 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 619 13.3
Not in labor force 4,304 47.5   $75,000 to $99,999 297 6.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 103 2.2
   Females 16 years and over 4,810 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 17 0.4
In labor force 2,182 45.4   $200,000 or more 30 0.6
     Civilian labor force 2,182 45.4   Median household income (dollars) 29,538 (X)
          Employed 2,031 42.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 606 100.0   With earnings 3,180 68.2
All parents in family in labor force 342 56.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,655 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,750 37.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,063 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,434 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 358 7.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,378 76.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,495 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 691 15.6   With public assistance income 232 5.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 30 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,152 (X)
Walked 100 2.3   With retirement income 1,204 25.8
Other means 41 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,197 (X)
Worked at home 194 4.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 33.1 (X)        
          Families 3,394 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,432 100.0   Less than $10,000 271 8.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 317 9.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,047 23.6   $15,000 to $24,999 515 15.2
Service occupations 855 19.3   $25,000 to $34,999 579 17.1
Sales and office occupations 999 22.5    $35,000 to $49,999 755 22.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 96 2.2   $50,000 to $74,999 531 15.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 672 15.2   $75,000 to $99,999 278 8.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 763 17.2   $100,000 to $149,999 101 3.0
        150,000 to $199,999 17 0.5
        $200,000 or more 30 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,212 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 243 5.5   Per capita income (dollars) 15,728 (X)
Construction 395 8.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 481 10.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,251 (X)
Wholesale trade 197 4.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,728 (X)
Retail trade 523 11.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 277 6.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 25 0.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 133 3.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 188 4.2     Families 473 13.9
Educational, health and social services 924 20.8   With related children under 18 years 354 23.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 376 8.5        With related children under 5 years 114 24.1
Other services (except public administration) 263 5.9        
Public administration 407 9.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 254 42.3
        With related children under 18 years 212 50.6
             With related children under 5 years 75 53.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,997 17.9
Private wage and salary workers 2,761 62.3   18 years and over 1,313 15.2
Government workers 1,149 25.9        65 years and over 336 15.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 505 11.4   Related children under 18 years 673 27.2
Unpaid family workers 17 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 542 28.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 518 32.5
             
 
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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