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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Buckingham 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 12,484 100.0     Households 5,312 100.0
In labor force 6,144 49.2   Less than $10,000 730 13.7
     Civilian labor force 6,136 49.2   $10,000 to $14,999 533 10.0
          Employed 5,800 46.5   $15,000 to $24,999 968 18.2
          Unemployed 336 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 793 14.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 952 17.9
     Armed Forces 8 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 803 15.1
Not in labor force 6,340 50.8   $75,000 to $99,999 300 5.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 176 3.3
   Females 16 years and over 5,507 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 37 0.7
In labor force 2,910 52.8   $200,000 or more 20 0.4
     Civilian labor force 2,910 52.8   Median household income (dollars) 29,882 (X)
          Employed 2,710 49.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 852 100.0   With earnings 4,049 76.2
All parents in family in labor force 632 74.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,668 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,930 36.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,348 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,668 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 349 6.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,166 73.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,267 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 939 16.6   With public assistance income 248 4.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 48 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,090 (X)
Walked 146 2.6   With retirement income 988 18.6
Other means 170 3.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,921 (X)
Worked at home 199 3.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 38.8 (X)        
          Families 3,742 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 5,800 100.0   Less than $10,000 384 10.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 262 7.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,214 20.9   $15,000 to $24,999 590 15.8
Service occupations 1,247 21.5   $25,000 to $34,999 493 13.2
Sales and office occupations 1,211 20.9    $35,000 to $49,999 828 22.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 144 2.5   $50,000 to $74,999 718 19.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 773 13.3   $75,000 to $99,999 285 7.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,211 20.9   $100,000 to $149,999 151 4.0
        150,000 to $199,999 22 0.6
        $200,000 or more 9 0.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 37,465 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 463 8.0   Per capita income (dollars) 13,669 (X)
Construction 559 9.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 699 12.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,302 (X)
Wholesale trade 150 2.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,491 (X)
Retail trade 539 9.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 347 6.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 92 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 124 2.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 321 5.5     Families 600 16.0
Educational, health and social services 1,123 19.4   With related children under 18 years 420 23.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 258 4.4        With related children under 5 years 176 27.7
Other services (except public administration) 299 5.2        
Public administration 826 14.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 228 32.0
        With related children under 18 years 206 38.5
             With related children under 5 years 69 43.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,671 20.0
Private wage and salary workers 3,699 63.8   18 years and over 1,789 17.8
Government workers 1,540 26.6        65 years and over 382 19.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 484 8.3   Related children under 18 years 860 26.0
Unpaid family workers 77 1.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 629 24.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 636 30.2
             
 
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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