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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rockingham 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 72,900 100.0     Households 37,048 100.0
In labor force 45,044 61.8   Less than $10,000 4,696 12.7
     Civilian labor force 45,007 61.7   $10,000 to $14,999 2,992 8.1
          Employed 42,413 58.2   $15,000 to $24,999 5,652 15.3
          Unemployed 2,594 3.6   $25,000 to $34,999 5,784 15.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 6,702 18.1
     Armed Forces 37 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 6,647 17.9
Not in labor force 27,856 38.2   $75,000 to $99,999 2,620 7.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,312 3.5
   Females 16 years and over 38,340 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 305 0.8
In labor force 21,199 55.3   $200,000 or more 338 0.9
     Civilian labor force 21,187 55.3   Median household income (dollars) 33,784 (X)
          Employed 19,863 51.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 6,443 100.0   With earnings 28,546 77.1
All parents in family in labor force 4,224 65.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,767 (X)
        With Social Security income 11,159 30.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,445 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 41,638 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,924 5.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 33,557 80.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,959 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 6,370 15.3   With public assistance income 1,112 3.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 39 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,010 (X)
Walked 515 1.2   With retirement income 6,966 18.8
Other means 282 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,438 (X)
Worked at home 875 2.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.1 (X)        
          Families 26,430 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 42,413 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,869 7.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,522 5.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 9,442 22.3   $15,000 to $24,999 3,413 12.9
Service occupations 5,395 12.7   $25,000 to $34,999 4,216 16.0
Sales and office occupations 9,510 22.4    $35,000 to $49,999 5,362 20.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 215 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 5,912 22.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 5,747 13.6   $75,000 to $99,999 2,342 8.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 12,104 28.5   $100,000 to $149,999 1,201 4.5
        150,000 to $199,999 272 1.0
        $200,000 or more 321 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 40,821 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 487 1.1   Per capita income (dollars) 17,120 (X)
Construction 3,685 8.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 12,852 30.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,479 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,372 3.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,437 (X)
Retail trade 4,367 10.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,509 5.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 613 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,989 4.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,538 6.0     Families 2,686 10.2
Educational, health and social services 6,736 15.9   With related children under 18 years 1,799 14.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,126 5.0        With related children under 5 years 818 17.2
Other services (except public administration) 2,033 4.8        
Public administration 1,106 2.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,297 28.2
        With related children under 18 years 1,028 34.2
             With related children under 5 years 407 39.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 11,619 12.8
Private wage and salary workers 34,888 82.3   18 years and over 8,073 11.6
Government workers 4,851 11.4        65 years and over 2,030 15.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,537 6.0   Related children under 18 years 3,413 16.3
Unpaid family workers 137 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,268 14.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,514 25.5
             
 
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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