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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Alleghany 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 10,322 100.0     Households 5,145 100.0
In labor force 5,894 57.1   Less than $10,000 410 8.0
     Civilian labor force 5,894 57.1   $10,000 to $14,999 413 8.0
          Employed 5,582 54.1   $15,000 to $24,999 758 14.7
          Unemployed 312 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 723 14.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 878 17.1
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,265 24.6
Not in labor force 4,428 42.9   $75,000 to $99,999 400 7.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 192 3.7
   Females 16 years and over 5,176 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 55 1.1
In labor force 2,530 48.9   $200,000 or more 51 1.0
     Civilian labor force 2,530 48.9   Median household income (dollars) 38,545 (X)
          Employed 2,360 45.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 903 100.0   With earnings 3,869 75.2
All parents in family in labor force 532 58.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,505 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,822 35.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,182 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,489 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 191 3.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,684 85.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,858 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 581 10.6   With public assistance income 187 3.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 4 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,539 (X)
Walked 61 1.1   With retirement income 1,153 22.4
Other means 35 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,526 (X)
Worked at home 124 2.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.6 (X)        
          Families 3,903 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 5,582 100.0   Less than $10,000 144 3.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 154 3.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,306 23.4   $15,000 to $24,999 551 14.1
Service occupations 719 12.9   $25,000 to $34,999 574 14.7
Sales and office occupations 1,140 20.4    $35,000 to $49,999 691 17.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 80 1.4   $50,000 to $74,999 1,146 29.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 751 13.5   $75,000 to $99,999 389 10.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,586 28.4   $100,000 to $149,999 173 4.4
        150,000 to $199,999 55 1.4
        $200,000 or more 26 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,843 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 157 2.8   Per capita income (dollars) 19,635 (X)
Construction 473 8.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,786 32.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,120 (X)
Wholesale trade 127 2.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,855 (X)
Retail trade 584 10.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 275 4.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 146 2.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 95 1.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 183 3.3     Families 190 4.9
Educational, health and social services 1,003 18.0   With related children under 18 years 126 7.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 309 5.5        With related children under 5 years 46 8.0
Other services (except public administration) 279 5.0        
Public administration 165 3.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 100 30.3
        With related children under 18 years 88 40.0
             With related children under 5 years 40 64.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 905 7.1
Private wage and salary workers 4,618 82.7   18 years and over 653 6.6
Government workers 716 12.8        65 years and over 212 10.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 228 4.1   Related children under 18 years 242 8.6
Unpaid family workers 20 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 172 8.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 359 22.5
             
 
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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