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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rockingham 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 52,819 100.0     Households 25,352 100.0
In labor force 35,873 67.9   Less than $10,000 1,769 7.0
     Civilian labor force 35,853 67.9   $10,000 to $14,999 1,468 5.8
          Employed 34,650 65.6   $15,000 to $24,999 3,507 13.8
          Unemployed 1,203 2.3   $25,000 to $34,999 3,748 14.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,337 21.1
     Armed Forces 20 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 5,464 21.6
Not in labor force 16,946 32.1   $75,000 to $99,999 2,318 9.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,163 4.6
   Females 16 years and over 27,194 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 281 1.1
In labor force 16,404 60.3   $200,000 or more 297 1.2
     Civilian labor force 16,404 60.3   Median household income (dollars) 40,748 (X)
          Employed 15,802 58.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,007 100.0   With earnings 21,108 83.3
All parents in family in labor force 3,309 66.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,038 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,084 27.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,150 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 34,113 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 936 3.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 27,130 79.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,071 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,955 11.6   With public assistance income 458 1.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 92 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,960 (X)
Walked 746 2.2   With retirement income 3,775 14.9
Other means 402 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,862 (X)
Worked at home 1,788 5.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.8 (X)        
          Families 18,990 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 34,650 100.0   Less than $10,000 577 3.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 665 3.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 9,218 26.6   $15,000 to $24,999 2,198 11.6
Service occupations 4,442 12.8   $25,000 to $34,999 2,678 14.1
Sales and office occupations 7,522 21.7    $35,000 to $49,999 4,357 22.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 721 2.1   $50,000 to $74,999 4,868 25.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,454 12.9   $75,000 to $99,999 2,041 10.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8,293 23.9   $100,000 to $149,999 1,087 5.7
        150,000 to $199,999 256 1.3
        $200,000 or more 263 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,262 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2,140 6.2   Per capita income (dollars) 18,795 (X)
Construction 3,191 9.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 8,334 24.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,618 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,269 3.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,896 (X)
Retail trade 4,258 12.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,401 4.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 462 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,080 3.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,274 3.7     Families 1,000 5.3
Educational, health and social services 6,726 19.4   With related children under 18 years 729 8.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,913 5.5        With related children under 5 years 416 11.8
Other services (except public administration) 1,697 4.9        
Public administration 905 2.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 341 16.9
        With related children under 18 years 283 23.1
             With related children under 5 years 162 36.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,415 8.2
Private wage and salary workers 26,970 77.8   18 years and over 3,833 7.7
Government workers 4,426 12.8        65 years and over 882 9.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,133 9.0   Related children under 18 years 1,491 9.1
Unpaid family workers 121 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,001 8.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,077 23.1
             
 
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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