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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Surry 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 56,188 100.0     Households 28,392 100.0
In labor force 35,413 63.0   Less than $10,000 3,516 12.4
     Civilian labor force 35,398 63.0   $10,000 to $14,999 2,439 8.6
          Employed 34,201 60.9   $15,000 to $24,999 4,568 16.1
          Unemployed 1,197 2.1   $25,000 to $34,999 4,407 15.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,296 18.7
     Armed Forces 15 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 4,705 16.6
Not in labor force 20,775 37.0   $75,000 to $99,999 1,902 6.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 964 3.4
   Females 16 years and over 28,985 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 251 0.9
In labor force 16,028 55.3   $200,000 or more 344 1.2
     Civilian labor force 16,021 55.3   Median household income (dollars) 33,046 (X)
          Employed 15,426 53.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,100 100.0   With earnings 22,235 78.3
All parents in family in labor force 3,111 61.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 44,355 (X)
        With Social Security income 8,740 30.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,272 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 33,458 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,367 4.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 26,234 78.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,211 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,511 16.5   With public assistance income 562 2.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 52 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,158 (X)
Walked 465 1.4   With retirement income 3,975 14.0
Other means 374 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,975 (X)
Worked at home 822 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.5 (X)        
          Families 20,580 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 34,201 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,166 5.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,295 6.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 8,215 24.0   $15,000 to $24,999 2,969 14.4
Service occupations 4,102 12.0   $25,000 to $34,999 3,424 16.6
Sales and office occupations 7,505 21.9    $35,000 to $49,999 4,421 21.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 327 1.0   $50,000 to $74,999 4,159 20.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,710 13.8   $75,000 to $99,999 1,776 8.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 9,342 27.3   $100,000 to $149,999 866 4.2
        150,000 to $199,999 234 1.1
        $200,000 or more 270 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 38,902 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 983 2.9   Per capita income (dollars) 17,722 (X)
Construction 3,343 9.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 10,491 30.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,854 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,053 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,556 (X)
Retail trade 3,987 11.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,611 4.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 440 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,245 3.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,376 4.0     Families 1,863 9.1
Educational, health and social services 5,331 15.6   With related children under 18 years 1,182 12.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,931 5.6        With related children under 5 years 613 17.8
Other services (except public administration) 1,434 4.2        
Public administration 976 2.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 653 23.4
        With related children under 18 years 497 30.6
             With related children under 5 years 223 43.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 8,685 12.4
Private wage and salary workers 27,626 80.8   18 years and over 6,109 11.4
Government workers 3,898 11.4        65 years and over 1,781 17.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,565 7.5   Related children under 18 years 2,460 15.0
Unpaid family workers 112 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,699 13.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,696 28.1
             
 
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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