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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Surry 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 5,289 100.0     Households 2,603 100.0
In labor force 3,376 63.8   Less than $10,000 284 10.9
     Civilian labor force 3,374 63.8   $10,000 to $14,999 145 5.6
          Employed 3,195 60.4   $15,000 to $24,999 402 15.4
          Unemployed 179 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 408 15.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 476 18.3
     Armed Forces 2 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 560 21.5
Not in labor force 1,913 36.2   $75,000 to $99,999 227 8.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 71 2.7
   Females 16 years and over 2,750 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 11 0.4
In labor force 1,598 58.1   $200,000 or more 19 0.7
     Civilian labor force 1,598 58.1   Median household income (dollars) 37,558 (X)
          Employed 1,524 55.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 464 100.0   With earnings 2,093 80.4
All parents in family in labor force 297 64.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,506 (X)
        With Social Security income 877 33.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,677 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,147 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 111 4.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,364 75.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,804 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 604 19.2   With public assistance income 112 4.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 19 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,026 (X)
Walked 29 0.9   With retirement income 512 19.7
Other means 33 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,221 (X)
Worked at home 98 3.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 39.0 (X)        
          Families 1,904 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,195 100.0   Less than $10,000 120 6.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 101 5.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 710 22.2   $15,000 to $24,999 260 13.7
Service occupations 576 18.0   $25,000 to $34,999 319 16.8
Sales and office occupations 707 22.1    $35,000 to $49,999 345 18.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 59 1.8   $50,000 to $74,999 481 25.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 596 18.7   $75,000 to $99,999 189 9.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 547 17.1   $100,000 to $149,999 69 3.6
        150,000 to $199,999 11 0.6
        $200,000 or more 9 0.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,234 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 160 5.0   Per capita income (dollars) 16,682 (X)
Construction 262 8.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 692 21.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,123 (X)
Wholesale trade 62 1.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,143 (X)
Retail trade 299 9.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 259 8.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 20 0.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 103 3.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 162 5.1     Families 185 9.7
Educational, health and social services 569 17.8   With related children under 18 years 124 12.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 278 8.7        With related children under 5 years 40 13.6
Other services (except public administration) 119 3.7        
Public administration 210 6.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 109 30.4
        With related children under 18 years 94 37.6
             With related children under 5 years 32 36.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 734 10.8
Private wage and salary workers 2,292 71.7   18 years and over 507 9.9
Government workers 697 21.8        65 years and over 142 14.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 189 5.9   Related children under 18 years 227 13.4
Unpaid family workers 17 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 182 13.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 205 22.8
             
 
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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