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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Person 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 27,933 100.0     Households 14,093 100.0
In labor force 17,644 63.2   Less than $10,000 1,790 12.7
     Civilian labor force 17,607 63.0   $10,000 to $14,999 839 6.0
          Employed 16,778 60.1   $15,000 to $24,999 2,061 14.6
          Unemployed 829 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,929 13.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,554 18.1
     Armed Forces 37 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,122 22.2
Not in labor force 10,289 36.8   $75,000 to $99,999 1,091 7.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 432 3.1
   Females 16 years and over 14,683 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 101 0.7
In labor force 8,398 57.2   $200,000 or more 174 1.2
     Civilian labor force 8,391 57.1   Median household income (dollars) 37,159 (X)
          Employed 7,961 54.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,632 100.0   With earnings 11,296 80.2
All parents in family in labor force 1,667 63.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,341 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,007 28.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,747 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 16,531 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 836 5.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 13,092 79.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,858 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,729 16.5   With public assistance income 387 2.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 25 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,263 (X)
Walked 143 0.9   With retirement income 2,326 16.5
Other means 130 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,610 (X)
Worked at home 412 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.7 (X)        
          Families 10,279 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 16,778 100.0   Less than $10,000 709 6.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 409 4.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,126 24.6   $15,000 to $24,999 1,277 12.4
Service occupations 2,389 14.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,430 13.9
Sales and office occupations 3,694 22.0    $35,000 to $49,999 2,071 20.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 128 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 2,786 27.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,524 15.0   $75,000 to $99,999 984 9.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,917 23.3   $100,000 to $149,999 397 3.9
        150,000 to $199,999 101 1.0
        $200,000 or more 115 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,598 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 407 2.4   Per capita income (dollars) 18,709 (X)
Construction 1,680 10.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,297 25.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,970 (X)
Wholesale trade 244 1.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,804 (X)
Retail trade 1,851 11.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 831 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 440 2.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 678 4.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 840 5.0     Families 969 9.4
Educational, health and social services 3,217 19.2   With related children under 18 years 605 11.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 775 4.6        With related children under 5 years 273 13.9
Other services (except public administration) 823 4.9        
Public administration 695 4.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 426 20.5
        With related children under 18 years 350 25.5
             With related children under 5 years 148 32.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,223 12.0
Private wage and salary workers 13,250 79.0   18 years and over 2,931 11.0
Government workers 2,322 13.8        65 years and over 813 17.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,171 7.0   Related children under 18 years 1,263 14.9
Unpaid family workers 35 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 856 13.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,195 24.9
             
 
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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