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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Burke 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 1,850 100.0     Households 1,018 100.0
In labor force 1,045 56.5   Less than $10,000 186 18.3
     Civilian labor force 1,045 56.5   $10,000 to $14,999 118 11.6
          Employed 1,018 55.0   $15,000 to $24,999 198 19.4
          Unemployed 27 1.5   $25,000 to $34,999 168 16.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 166 16.3
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 131 12.9
Not in labor force 805 43.5   $75,000 to $99,999 35 3.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 13 1.3
   Females 16 years and over 910 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1 0.1
In labor force 463 50.9   $200,000 or more 2 0.2
     Civilian labor force 463 50.9   Median household income (dollars) 25,330 (X)
          Employed 456 50.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 114 100.0   With earnings 737 72.4
All parents in family in labor force 83 72.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 30,034 (X)
        With Social Security income 451 44.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,371 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 998 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 19 1.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 667 66.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,800 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 60 6.0   With public assistance income 14 1.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 4 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 964 (X)
Walked 113 11.3   With retirement income 70 6.9
Other means 15 1.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,390 (X)
Worked at home 139 13.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.5 (X)        
          Families 677 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,018 100.0   Less than $10,000 55 8.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 64 9.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 367 36.1   $15,000 to $24,999 130 19.2
Service occupations 171 16.8   $25,000 to $34,999 134 19.8
Sales and office occupations 196 19.3    $35,000 to $49,999 137 20.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 30 2.9   $50,000 to $74,999 112 16.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 100 9.8   $75,000 to $99,999 29 4.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 154 15.1   $100,000 to $149,999 13 1.9
        150,000 to $199,999 1 0.1
        $200,000 or more 2 0.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,384 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 239 23.5   Per capita income (dollars) 14,026 (X)
Construction 46 4.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 34 3.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,164 (X)
Wholesale trade 21 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 16,382 (X)
Retail trade 96 9.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 93 9.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 9 0.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 58 5.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 53 5.2     Families 79 11.7
Educational, health and social services 181 17.8   With related children under 18 years 32 12.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 58 5.7        With related children under 5 years 8 12.5
Other services (except public administration) 55 5.4        
Public administration 75 7.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 14 27.5
        With related children under 18 years 11 42.3
             With related children under 5 years 2 100.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 344 15.4
Private wage and salary workers 560 55.0   18 years and over 263 14.8
Government workers 187 18.4        65 years and over 92 16.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 249 24.5   Related children under 18 years 80 17.2
Unpaid family workers 22 2.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 69 17.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 108 29.3
             
 
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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