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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Davidson 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 456,655 100.0     Households 237,432 100.0
In labor force 307,653 67.4   Less than $10,000 23,838 10.0
     Civilian labor force 307,250 67.3   $10,000 to $14,999 13,699 5.8
          Employed 291,283 63.8   $15,000 to $24,999 31,922 13.4
          Unemployed 15,967 3.5   $25,000 to $34,999 35,002 14.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 41,671 17.6
     Armed Forces 403 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 44,913 18.9
Not in labor force 149,002 32.6   $75,000 to $99,999 21,289 9.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 15,066 6.3
   Females 16 years and over 239,228 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 4,164 1.8
In labor force 146,495 61.2   $200,000 or more 5,868 2.5
     Civilian labor force 146,427 61.2   Median household income (dollars) 39,797 (X)
          Employed 138,912 58.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 42,114 100.0   With earnings 199,355 84.0
All parents in family in labor force 26,243 62.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 53,250 (X)
        With Social Security income 51,106 21.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,139 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 285,980 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 8,869 3.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 224,843 78.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,133 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 38,111 13.3   With public assistance income 8,502 3.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 5,038 1.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,065 (X)
Walked 6,679 2.3   With retirement income 33,476 14.1
Other means 2,442 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,471 (X)
Worked at home 8,867 3.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.3 (X)        
          Families 139,234 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 291,283 100.0   Less than $10,000 9,559 6.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 5,603 4.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 108,373 37.2   $15,000 to $24,999 14,032 10.1
Service occupations 40,300 13.8   $25,000 to $34,999 17,253 12.4
Sales and office occupations 83,105 28.5    $35,000 to $49,999 24,174 17.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 348 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 32,017 23.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 24,412 8.4   $75,000 to $99,999 16,456 11.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 34,745 11.9   $100,000 to $149,999 11,932 8.6
        150,000 to $199,999 3,269 2.3
        $200,000 or more 4,939 3.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 49,317 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 679 0.2   Per capita income (dollars) 23,069 (X)
Construction 19,209 6.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 27,122 9.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 33,844 (X)
Wholesale trade 11,520 4.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,770 (X)
Retail trade 31,905 11.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 13,514 4.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 14,305 4.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 24,471 8.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 29,283 10.1     Families 13,914 10.0
Educational, health and social services 60,544 20.8   With related children under 18 years 11,189 15.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 29,330 10.1        With related children under 5 years 6,085 20.0
Other services (except public administration) 15,763 5.4        
Public administration 13,638 4.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 9,104 27.3
        With related children under 18 years 8,123 34.7
             With related children under 5 years 4,390 48.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 70,960 13.0
Private wage and salary workers 234,936 80.7   18 years and over 46,796 11.1
Government workers 35,589 12.2        65 years and over 6,381 10.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 20,090 6.9   Related children under 18 years 23,606 19.1
Unpaid family workers 668 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 15,586 18.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 25,208 18.9
             
 
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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