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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harrisonburg 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 35,052 100.0     Households 13,156 100.0
In labor force 20,819 59.4   Less than $10,000 1,999 15.2
     Civilian labor force 20,763 59.2   $10,000 to $14,999 1,401 10.6
          Employed 18,834 53.7   $15,000 to $24,999 2,191 16.7
          Unemployed 1,929 5.5   $25,000 to $34,999 1,857 14.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 9.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,046 15.6
     Armed Forces 56 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 1,934 14.7
Not in labor force 14,233 40.6   $75,000 to $99,999 812 6.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 594 4.5
   Females 16 years and over 18,614 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 117 0.9
In labor force 10,304 55.4   $200,000 or more 205 1.6
     Civilian labor force 10,276 55.2   Median household income (dollars) 29,949 (X)
          Employed 9,351 50.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,310 100.0   With earnings 11,168 84.9
All parents in family in labor force 1,355 58.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 39,020 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,677 20.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,029 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 18,270 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 368 2.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 12,921 70.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,775 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,831 10.0   With public assistance income 421 3.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 597 3.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,203 (X)
Walked 1,745 9.6   With retirement income 1,363 10.4
Other means 508 2.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 33,658 (X)
Worked at home 668 3.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 14.8 (X)        
          Families 6,584 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 18,834 100.0   Less than $10,000 456 6.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 377 5.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,867 31.2   $15,000 to $24,999 854 13.0
Service occupations 3,742 19.9   $25,000 to $34,999 827 12.6
Sales and office occupations 4,933 26.2    $35,000 to $49,999 1,138 17.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 139 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 1,436 21.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,055 5.6   $75,000 to $99,999 737 11.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,098 16.4   $100,000 to $149,999 489 7.4
        150,000 to $199,999 111 1.7
        $200,000 or more 159 2.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,159 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 249 1.3   Per capita income (dollars) 14,898 (X)
Construction 785 4.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,567 13.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,951 (X)
Wholesale trade 387 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,910 (X)
Retail trade 2,578 13.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 384 2.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 448 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 731 3.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,311 7.0     Families 754 11.5
Educational, health and social services 5,230 27.8   With related children under 18 years 603 17.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,866 15.2        With related children under 5 years 404 24.1
Other services (except public administration) 781 4.1        
Public administration 517 2.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 428 36.0
        With related children under 18 years 362 44.1
             With related children under 5 years 210 62.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 10,019 30.1
Private wage and salary workers 14,358 76.2   18 years and over 8,829 32.4
Government workers 3,739 19.9        65 years and over 365 11.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 707 3.8   Related children under 18 years 1,111 18.7
Unpaid family workers 30 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 611 15.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 7,597 56.6
             
 
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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