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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rowan 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 101,606 100.0     Households 50,005 100.0
In labor force 65,877 64.8   Less than $10,000 4,953 9.9
     Civilian labor force 65,823 64.8   $10,000 to $14,999 3,483 7.0
          Employed 61,687 60.7   $15,000 to $24,999 7,040 14.1
          Unemployed 4,136 4.1   $25,000 to $34,999 7,616 15.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 9,646 19.3
     Armed Forces 54 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 10,020 20.0
Not in labor force 35,729 35.2   $75,000 to $99,999 4,328 8.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,019 4.0
   Females 16 years and over 51,972 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 419 0.8
In labor force 30,496 58.7   $200,000 or more 481 1.0
     Civilian labor force 30,489 58.7   Median household income (dollars) 37,494 (X)
          Employed 28,603 55.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 9,713 100.0   With earnings 40,027 80.0
All parents in family in labor force 6,321 65.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,483 (X)
        With Social Security income 13,657 27.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,034 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 60,299 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,897 3.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 48,959 81.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,814 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 8,589 14.2   With public assistance income 1,352 2.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 200 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,332 (X)
Walked 715 1.2   With retirement income 8,546 17.1
Other means 594 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,433 (X)
Worked at home 1,242 2.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.3 (X)        
          Families 35,806 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 61,687 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,883 5.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,645 4.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 14,291 23.2   $15,000 to $24,999 4,150 11.6
Service occupations 8,317 13.5   $25,000 to $34,999 5,456 15.2
Sales and office occupations 13,688 22.2    $35,000 to $49,999 7,428 20.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 216 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 8,687 24.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 8,489 13.8   $75,000 to $99,999 3,924 11.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 16,686 27.0   $100,000 to $149,999 1,829 5.1
        150,000 to $199,999 351 1.0
        $200,000 or more 453 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,242 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 518 0.8   Per capita income (dollars) 18,071 (X)
Construction 5,290 8.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 17,349 28.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,626 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,893 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,437 (X)
Retail trade 7,270 11.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,315 5.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 769 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,226 3.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,108 5.0     Families 2,910 8.1
Educational, health and social services 11,064 17.9   With related children under 18 years 2,226 12.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,888 6.3        With related children under 5 years 1,038 13.9
Other services (except public administration) 2,966 4.8        
Public administration 2,031 3.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,509 26.4
        With related children under 18 years 1,372 33.0
             With related children under 5 years 676 43.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 13,372 10.6
Private wage and salary workers 50,352 81.6   18 years and over 8,885 9.4
Government workers 7,791 12.6        65 years and over 1,917 11.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,370 5.5   Related children under 18 years 4,325 13.7
Unpaid family workers 174 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,079 13.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 4,260 22.2
             
 
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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