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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Curry 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 17,625 100.0     Households 9,554 100.0
In labor force 8,683 49.3   Less than $10,000 1,283 13.4
     Civilian labor force 8,612 48.9   $10,000 to $14,999 915 9.6
          Employed 7,981 45.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,751 18.3
          Unemployed 631 3.6   $25,000 to $34,999 1,545 16.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,623 17.0
     Armed Forces 71 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 1,519 15.9
Not in labor force 8,942 50.7   $75,000 to $99,999 452 4.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 279 2.9
   Females 16 years and over 9,022 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 103 1.1
In labor force 4,158 46.1   $200,000 or more 84 0.9
     Civilian labor force 4,141 45.9   Median household income (dollars) 30,117 (X)
          Employed 3,880 43.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 938 100.0   With earnings 5,924 62.0
All parents in family in labor force 626 66.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,370 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,377 45.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,773 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 7,831 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 448 4.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 5,829 74.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,463 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,013 12.9   With public assistance income 362 3.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 23 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,111 (X)
Walked 299 3.8   With retirement income 2,700 28.3
Other means 88 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,569 (X)
Worked at home 579 7.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 14.4 (X)        
          Families 6,225 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 7,981 100.0   Less than $10,000 457 7.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 371 6.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,150 26.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,017 16.3
Service occupations 1,607 20.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,204 19.3
Sales and office occupations 1,978 24.8    $35,000 to $49,999 1,214 19.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 283 3.5   $50,000 to $74,999 1,254 20.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 849 10.6   $75,000 to $99,999 355 5.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,114 14.0   $100,000 to $149,999 207 3.3
        150,000 to $199,999 87 1.4
        $200,000 or more 59 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,627 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 543 6.8   Per capita income (dollars) 18,138 (X)
Construction 630 7.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 555 7.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,772 (X)
Wholesale trade 117 1.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,416 (X)
Retail trade 1,197 15.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 335 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 209 2.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 358 4.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 584 7.3     Families 601 9.7
Educational, health and social services 1,398 17.5   With related children under 18 years 300 13.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,096 13.7        With related children under 5 years 84 14.0
Other services (except public administration) 394 4.9        
Public administration 565 7.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 197 32.2
        With related children under 18 years 187 40.9
             With related children under 5 years 60 54.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,554 12.2
Private wage and salary workers 5,123 64.2   18 years and over 2,011 11.8
Government workers 1,531 19.2        65 years and over 596 10.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,258 15.8   Related children under 18 years 527 13.6
Unpaid family workers 69 0.9        Related children 5 to 17 years 421 13.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,012 23.8
             
 
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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