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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Transylvania 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 24,193 100.0     Households 12,370 100.0
In labor force 13,254 54.8   Less than $10,000 1,154 9.3
     Civilian labor force 13,254 54.8   $10,000 to $14,999 796 6.4
          Employed 12,607 52.1   $15,000 to $24,999 2,003 16.2
          Unemployed 647 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,608 13.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,540 20.5
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,231 18.0
Not in labor force 10,939 45.2   $75,000 to $99,999 1,180 9.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 560 4.5
   Females 16 years and over 12,757 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 188 1.5
In labor force 6,130 48.1   $200,000 or more 110 0.9
     Civilian labor force 6,130 48.1   Median household income (dollars) 38,587 (X)
          Employed 5,883 46.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,686 100.0   With earnings 8,569 69.3
All parents in family in labor force 977 57.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,341 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,837 39.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,210 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 12,254 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 370 3.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 9,763 79.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,141 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,769 14.4   With public assistance income 277 2.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 20 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,725 (X)
Walked 270 2.2   With retirement income 3,558 28.8
Other means 105 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 21,970 (X)
Worked at home 327 2.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.1 (X)        
          Families 8,713 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 12,607 100.0   Less than $10,000 384 4.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 364 4.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,448 27.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,100 12.6
Service occupations 2,156 17.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,066 12.2
Sales and office occupations 2,848 22.6    $35,000 to $49,999 2,012 23.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 84 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 1,956 22.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,723 13.7   $75,000 to $99,999 1,066 12.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,348 18.6   $100,000 to $149,999 527 6.0
        150,000 to $199,999 160 1.8
        $200,000 or more 78 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,579 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 230 1.8   Per capita income (dollars) 20,767 (X)
Construction 1,382 11.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,613 20.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,743 (X)
Wholesale trade 175 1.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,191 (X)
Retail trade 1,529 12.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 337 2.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 147 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 653 5.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 788 6.3     Families 576 6.6
Educational, health and social services 2,513 19.9   With related children under 18 years 384 11.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,139 9.0        With related children under 5 years 151 12.4
Other services (except public administration) 685 5.4        
Public administration 416 3.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 275 27.5
        With related children under 18 years 221 36.6
             With related children under 5 years 74 55.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,708 9.5
Private wage and salary workers 9,908 78.6   18 years and over 1,905 8.4
Government workers 1,492 11.8        65 years and over 423 7.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,154 9.2   Related children under 18 years 676 11.8
Unpaid family workers 53 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 495 11.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,108 23.6
             
 
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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