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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fayette 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 118,862 100.0     Households 60,047 100.0
In labor force 64,371 54.2   Less than $10,000 9,947 16.6
     Civilian labor force 64,335 54.1   $10,000 to $14,999 6,361 10.6
          Employed 59,017 49.7   $15,000 to $24,999 11,023 18.4
          Unemployed 5,318 4.5   $25,000 to $34,999 8,980 15.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 8,937 14.9
     Armed Forces 36 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 8,990 15.0
Not in labor force 54,491 45.8   $75,000 to $99,999 3,296 5.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,764 2.9
   Females 16 years and over 63,180 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 306 0.5
In labor force 29,260 46.3   $200,000 or more 443 0.7
     Civilian labor force 29,259 46.3   Median household income (dollars) 27,451 (X)
          Employed 26,972 42.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 9,539 100.0   With earnings 40,713 67.8
All parents in family in labor force 5,197 54.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 39,892 (X)
        With Social Security income 22,135 36.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,931 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 57,946 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 4,977 8.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 48,140 83.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,308 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 6,722 11.6   With public assistance income 2,929 4.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 210 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,387 (X)
Walked 1,447 2.5   With retirement income 13,088 21.8
Other means 271 0.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,497 (X)
Worked at home 1,156 2.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.5 (X)        
          Families 41,440 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 59,017 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,903 9.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,943 7.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 14,111 23.9   $15,000 to $24,999 7,167 17.3
Service occupations 9,883 16.7   $25,000 to $34,999 6,778 16.4
Sales and office occupations 14,879 25.2    $35,000 to $49,999 7,336 17.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 388 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 7,936 19.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 7,556 12.8   $75,000 to $99,999 3,095 7.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 12,200 20.7   $100,000 to $149,999 1,641 4.0
        150,000 to $199,999 249 0.6
        $200,000 or more 392 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,881 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,894 3.2   Per capita income (dollars) 15,274 (X)
Construction 4,543 7.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 8,726 14.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,160 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,890 3.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,882 (X)
Retail trade 8,946 15.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4,262 7.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,149 1.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,911 3.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,273 5.5     Families 5,739 13.8
Educational, health and social services 12,095 20.5   With related children under 18 years 4,231 22.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 5,092 8.6        With related children under 5 years 1,683 26.1
Other services (except public administration) 3,143 5.3        
Public administration 2,093 3.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,646 35.8
        With related children under 18 years 2,317 51.2
             With related children under 5 years 984 65.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 26,434 18.0
Private wage and salary workers 49,018 83.1   18 years and over 17,733 15.6
Government workers 6,196 10.5        65 years and over 3,532 13.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,586 6.1   Related children under 18 years 8,459 25.8
Unpaid family workers 217 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 6,181 25.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 8,165 33.3
             
 
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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