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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nelson 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 3,034 100.0     Households 1,629 100.0
In labor force 1,707 56.3   Less than $10,000 195 12.0
     Civilian labor force 1,693 55.8   $10,000 to $14,999 194 11.9
          Employed 1,637 54.0   $15,000 to $24,999 303 18.6
          Unemployed 56 1.8   $25,000 to $34,999 281 17.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 314 19.3
     Armed Forces 14 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 212 13.0
Not in labor force 1,327 43.7   $75,000 to $99,999 83 5.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 36 2.2
   Females 16 years and over 1,562 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 0 0.0
In labor force 797 51.0   $200,000 or more 11 0.7
     Civilian labor force 797 51.0   Median household income (dollars) 28,892 (X)
          Employed 782 50.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 174 100.0   With earnings 1,159 71.1
All parents in family in labor force 130 74.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,175 (X)
        With Social Security income 704 43.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,427 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 1,620 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 38 2.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,144 70.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 8,516 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 172 10.6   With public assistance income 14 0.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,829 (X)
Walked 183 11.3   With retirement income 217 13.3
Other means 4 0.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 9,731 (X)
Worked at home 117 7.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.8 (X)        
          Families 1,013 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,637 100.0   Less than $10,000 47 4.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 82 8.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 600 36.7   $15,000 to $24,999 137 13.5
Service occupations 243 14.8   $25,000 to $34,999 202 19.9
Sales and office occupations 336 20.5    $35,000 to $49,999 232 22.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 57 3.5   $50,000 to $74,999 190 18.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 189 11.5   $75,000 to $99,999 82 8.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 212 13.0   $100,000 to $149,999 30 3.0
        150,000 to $199,999 0 0.0
        $200,000 or more 11 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 37,406 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 267 16.3   Per capita income (dollars) 16,320 (X)
Construction 124 7.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 89 5.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,163 (X)
Wholesale trade 56 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,857 (X)
Retail trade 177 10.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 107 6.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 22 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 111 6.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 27 1.6     Families 73 7.2
Educational, health and social services 454 27.7   With related children under 18 years 38 9.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 56 3.4        With related children under 5 years 8 5.8
Other services (except public administration) 78 4.8        
Public administration 69 4.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 20 17.2
        With related children under 18 years 17 25.8
             With related children under 5 years 0 0.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 366 10.3
Private wage and salary workers 1,043 63.7   18 years and over 266 9.7
Government workers 213 13.0        65 years and over 92 10.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 362 22.1   Related children under 18 years 87 11.0
Unpaid family workers 19 1.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 73 11.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 148 21.8
             
 
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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