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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wise 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 32,114 100.0     Households 16,047 100.0
In labor force 16,063 50.0   Less than $10,000 2,732 17.0
     Civilian labor force 16,062 50.0   $10,000 to $14,999 1,874 11.7
          Employed 14,912 46.4   $15,000 to $24,999 3,117 19.4
          Unemployed 1,150 3.6   $25,000 to $34,999 2,262 14.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,611 16.3
     Armed Forces 1 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,180 13.6
Not in labor force 16,051 50.0   $75,000 to $99,999 744 4.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 289 1.8
   Females 16 years and over 16,668 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 100 0.6
In labor force 7,016 42.1   $200,000 or more 138 0.9
     Civilian labor force 7,016 42.1   Median household income (dollars) 26,149 (X)
          Employed 6,510 39.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,648 100.0   With earnings 10,787 67.2
All parents in family in labor force 1,411 53.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,449 (X)
        With Social Security income 6,152 38.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,350 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 14,636 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,649 10.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 12,094 82.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,629 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,854 12.7   With public assistance income 1,012 6.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 38 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,982 (X)
Walked 292 2.0   With retirement income 3,004 18.7
Other means 118 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,017 (X)
Worked at home 240 1.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.6 (X)        
          Families 11,624 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 14,912 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,331 11.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 923 7.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,001 26.8   $15,000 to $24,999 2,162 18.6
Service occupations 2,307 15.5   $25,000 to $34,999 1,760 15.1
Sales and office occupations 3,620 24.3    $35,000 to $49,999 2,335 20.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 119 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 1,977 17.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,575 17.3   $75,000 to $99,999 694 6.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,290 15.4   $100,000 to $149,999 243 2.1
        150,000 to $199,999 89 0.8
        $200,000 or more 110 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,898 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,603 10.7   Per capita income (dollars) 14,271 (X)
Construction 1,086 7.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 915 6.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,983 (X)
Wholesale trade 374 2.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,029 (X)
Retail trade 2,153 14.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 851 5.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 446 3.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 433 2.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 751 5.0     Families 1,877 16.1
Educational, health and social services 3,519 23.6   With related children under 18 years 1,341 24.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,025 6.9        With related children under 5 years 526 27.9
Other services (except public administration) 774 5.2        
Public administration 982 6.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 744 40.4
        With related children under 18 years 625 56.7
             With related children under 5 years 229 63.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,827 20.0
Private wage and salary workers 11,231 75.3   18 years and over 5,262 17.5
Government workers 3,086 20.7        65 years and over 650 12.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 573 3.8   Related children under 18 years 2,461 27.3
Unpaid family workers 22 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,804 26.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,956 35.6
             
 
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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