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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wise 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 36,548 100.0     Households 17,180 100.0
In labor force 23,700 64.8   Less than $10,000 1,433 8.3
     Civilian labor force 23,669 64.8   $10,000 to $14,999 1,044 6.1
          Employed 22,665 62.0   $15,000 to $24,999 2,352 13.7
          Unemployed 1,004 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 2,146 12.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,143 18.3
     Armed Forces 31 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,886 22.6
Not in labor force 12,848 35.2   $75,000 to $99,999 1,810 10.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,049 6.1
   Females 16 years and over 18,173 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 192 1.1
In labor force 10,213 56.2   $200,000 or more 125 0.7
     Civilian labor force 10,213 56.2   Median household income (dollars) 41,933 (X)
          Employed 9,655 53.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,804 100.0   With earnings 14,337 83.5
All parents in family in labor force 2,139 56.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 50,168 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,177 24.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,276 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 22,121 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 571 3.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 17,133 77.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,346 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,532 16.0   With public assistance income 348 2.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 63 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,842 (X)
Walked 388 1.8   With retirement income 2,440 14.2
Other means 252 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,711 (X)
Worked at home 753 3.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 33.3 (X)        
          Families 13,470 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 22,665 100.0   Less than $10,000 615 4.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 531 3.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,935 26.2   $15,000 to $24,999 1,561 11.6
Service occupations 3,216 14.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,690 12.5
Sales and office occupations 5,765 25.4    $35,000 to $49,999 2,681 19.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 248 1.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,498 26.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,199 14.1   $75,000 to $99,999 1,651 12.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,302 19.0   $100,000 to $149,999 966 7.2
        150,000 to $199,999 158 1.2
        $200,000 or more 119 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,909 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,647 7.3   Per capita income (dollars) 17,729 (X)
Construction 2,110 9.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,057 13.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,913 (X)
Wholesale trade 953 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,434 (X)
Retail trade 2,814 12.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,107 9.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 478 2.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,063 4.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,248 5.5     Families 1,016 7.5
Educational, health and social services 3,812 16.8   With related children under 18 years 709 9.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,053 4.6        With related children under 5 years 399 15.5
Other services (except public administration) 1,402 6.2        
Public administration 921 4.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 270 21.5
        With related children under 18 years 233 27.3
             With related children under 5 years 111 44.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,689 9.9
Private wage and salary workers 17,187 75.8   18 years and over 3,125 9.2
Government workers 2,950 13.0        65 years and over 514 10.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,464 10.9   Related children under 18 years 1,540 11.3
Unpaid family workers 64 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,051 10.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,130 22.7
             
 
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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