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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Halifax 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 29,648 100.0     Households 14,997 100.0
In labor force 16,283 54.9   Less than $10,000 2,476 16.5
     Civilian labor force 16,276 54.9   $10,000 to $14,999 1,306 8.7
          Employed 15,078 50.9   $15,000 to $24,999 2,528 16.9
          Unemployed 1,198 4.0   $25,000 to $34,999 2,136 14.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,660 17.7
     Armed Forces 7 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,355 15.7
Not in labor force 13,365 45.1   $75,000 to $99,999 930 6.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 363 2.4
   Females 16 years and over 15,869 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 93 0.6
In labor force 7,864 49.6   $200,000 or more 150 1.0
     Civilian labor force 7,864 49.6   Median household income (dollars) 29,929 (X)
          Employed 7,140 45.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,489 100.0   With earnings 10,825 72.2
All parents in family in labor force 1,454 58.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 39,475 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,451 36.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,372 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 14,679 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,080 7.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 11,908 81.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,071 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,099 14.3   With public assistance income 562 3.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 61 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,483 (X)
Walked 149 1.0   With retirement income 2,540 16.9
Other means 131 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,312 (X)
Worked at home 331 2.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.1 (X)        
          Families 10,561 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 15,078 100.0   Less than $10,000 884 8.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 718 6.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,526 23.4   $15,000 to $24,999 1,625 15.4
Service occupations 1,968 13.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,491 14.1
Sales and office occupations 3,112 20.6    $35,000 to $49,999 2,337 22.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 80 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 2,128 20.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,941 12.9   $75,000 to $99,999 858 8.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,451 29.5   $100,000 to $149,999 293 2.8
        150,000 to $199,999 83 0.8
        $200,000 or more 144 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 37,845 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 314 2.1   Per capita income (dollars) 16,353 (X)
Construction 1,344 8.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,582 30.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,498 (X)
Wholesale trade 344 2.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,684 (X)
Retail trade 1,775 11.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 748 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 228 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 430 2.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 452 3.0     Families 1,210 11.5
Educational, health and social services 2,880 19.1   With related children under 18 years 788 15.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 687 4.6        With related children under 5 years 339 20.3
Other services (except public administration) 751 5.0        
Public administration 543 3.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 628 28.6
        With related children under 18 years 471 36.0
             With related children under 5 years 203 44.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,731 15.7
Private wage and salary workers 11,632 77.1   18 years and over 4,086 14.6
Government workers 2,292 15.2        65 years and over 1,182 19.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,074 7.1   Related children under 18 years 1,623 18.9
Unpaid family workers 80 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,132 17.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,822 33.6
             
 
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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