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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Colonial Heights city
[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 13,537 100.0     Households 7,037 100.0
In labor force 8,496 62.8   Less than $10,000 338 4.8
     Civilian labor force 8,400 62.1   $10,000 to $14,999 304 4.3
          Employed 8,207 60.6   $15,000 to $24,999 871 12.4
          Unemployed 193 1.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,118 15.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,422 20.2
     Armed Forces 96 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 1,519 21.6
Not in labor force 5,041 37.2   $75,000 to $99,999 783 11.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 508 7.2
   Females 16 years and over 7,416 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 72 1.0
In labor force 3,890 52.5   $200,000 or more 102 1.4
     Civilian labor force 3,876 52.3   Median household income (dollars) 43,224 (X)
          Employed 3,819 51.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 972 100.0   With earnings 5,408 76.9
All parents in family in labor force 662 68.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 51,736 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,367 33.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,915 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 8,080 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 229 3.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,152 88.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,893 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 682 8.4   With public assistance income 133 1.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 8 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,939 (X)
Walked 98 1.2   With retirement income 2,181 31.0
Other means 35 0.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 25,596 (X)
Worked at home 105 1.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.7 (X)        
          Families 4,771 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 8,207 100.0   Less than $10,000 93 1.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 79 1.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,620 31.9   $15,000 to $24,999 457 9.6
Service occupations 964 11.7   $25,000 to $34,999 660 13.8
Sales and office occupations 2,581 31.4    $35,000 to $49,999 952 20.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 8 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,231 25.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 942 11.5   $75,000 to $99,999 677 14.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,092 13.3   $100,000 to $149,999 473 9.9
        150,000 to $199,999 53 1.1
        $200,000 or more 96 2.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 51,806 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 26 0.3   Per capita income (dollars) 23,659 (X)
Construction 751 9.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,083 13.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 37,794 (X)
Wholesale trade 239 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,324 (X)
Retail trade 1,284 15.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 365 4.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 188 2.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 631 7.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 443 5.4     Families 161 3.4
Educational, health and social services 1,541 18.8   With related children under 18 years 117 5.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 594 7.2        With related children under 5 years 28 4.5
Other services (except public administration) 383 4.7        
Public administration 679 8.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 108 12.6
        With related children under 18 years 97 17.1
             With related children under 5 years 24 19.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 913 5.5
Private wage and salary workers 6,071 74.0   18 years and over 640 5.0
Government workers 1,596 19.4        65 years and over 124 4.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 496 6.0   Related children under 18 years 270 7.3
Unpaid family workers 44 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 238 8.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 377 12.9
             
 
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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