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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Accomack 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 30,048 100.0     Households 15,270 100.0
In labor force 18,116 60.3   Less than $10,000 2,186 14.3
     Civilian labor force 17,983 59.8   $10,000 to $14,999 1,339 8.8
          Employed 16,618 55.3   $15,000 to $24,999 2,799 18.3
          Unemployed 1,365 4.5   $25,000 to $34,999 2,599 17.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,591 17.0
     Armed Forces 133 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 2,238 14.7
Not in labor force 11,932 39.7   $75,000 to $99,999 793 5.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 515 3.4
   Females 16 years and over 15,896 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 65 0.4
In labor force 8,574 53.9   $200,000 or more 145 0.9
     Civilian labor force 8,571 53.9   Median household income (dollars) 30,250 (X)
          Employed 7,875 49.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,284 100.0   With earnings 11,507 75.4
All parents in family in labor force 1,466 64.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,656 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,319 34.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,987 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 16,304 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 932 6.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 12,503 76.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,533 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,336 14.3   With public assistance income 511 3.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 264 1.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,699 (X)
Walked 422 2.6   With retirement income 3,031 19.8
Other means 325 2.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,972 (X)
Worked at home 454 2.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.0 (X)        
          Families 10,382 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 16,618 100.0   Less than $10,000 846 8.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 757 7.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,026 24.2   $15,000 to $24,999 1,803 17.4
Service occupations 2,774 16.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,813 17.5
Sales and office occupations 3,675 22.1    $35,000 to $49,999 1,968 19.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 982 5.9   $50,000 to $74,999 1,945 18.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,835 11.0   $75,000 to $99,999 633 6.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,326 20.0   $100,000 to $149,999 434 4.2
        150,000 to $199,999 64 0.6
        $200,000 or more 119 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,821 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,050 6.3   Per capita income (dollars) 16,309 (X)
Construction 1,357 8.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,945 17.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,078 (X)
Wholesale trade 697 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,590 (X)
Retail trade 1,963 11.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 581 3.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 199 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 702 4.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 940 5.7     Families 1,353 13.0
Educational, health and social services 2,696 16.2   With related children under 18 years 1,023 19.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,567 9.4        With related children under 5 years 474 25.9
Other services (except public administration) 740 4.5        
Public administration 1,181 7.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 674 32.6
        With related children under 18 years 623 40.7
             With related children under 5 years 286 64.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 6,788 18.0
Private wage and salary workers 11,945 71.9   18 years and over 4,548 15.9
Government workers 3,029 18.2        65 years and over 957 15.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,591 9.6   Related children under 18 years 2,186 24.2
Unpaid family workers 53 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,606 23.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,143 30.9
             
 
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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