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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kanawha 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 162,379 100.0     Households 86,175 100.0
In labor force 94,658 58.3   Less than $10,000 11,032 12.8
     Civilian labor force 94,410 58.1   $10,000 to $14,999 7,337 8.5
          Employed 88,982 54.8   $15,000 to $24,999 14,066 16.3
          Unemployed 5,428 3.3   $25,000 to $34,999 11,793 13.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 14,226 16.5
     Armed Forces 248 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 14,542 16.9
Not in labor force 67,721 41.7   $75,000 to $99,999 6,508 7.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 4,147 4.8
   Females 16 years and over 86,652 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,002 1.2
In labor force 44,987 51.9   $200,000 or more 1,522 1.8
     Civilian labor force 44,952 51.9   Median household income (dollars) 33,766 (X)
          Employed 42,726 49.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 13,058 100.0   With earnings 62,917 73.0
All parents in family in labor force 7,633 58.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,004 (X)
        With Social Security income 28,396 33.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,480 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 87,563 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 4,357 5.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 69,719 79.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,956 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 10,773 12.3   With public assistance income 2,631 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2,008 2.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,164 (X)
Walked 2,321 2.7   With retirement income 18,941 22.0
Other means 780 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,847 (X)
Worked at home 1,962 2.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.9 (X)        
          Families 56,019 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 88,982 100.0   Less than $10,000 4,296 7.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 3,127 5.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 29,900 33.6   $15,000 to $24,999 7,583 13.5
Service occupations 13,242 14.9   $25,000 to $34,999 7,559 13.5
Sales and office occupations 27,156 30.5    $35,000 to $49,999 10,166 18.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 140 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 11,876 21.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 8,302 9.3   $75,000 to $99,999 5,661 10.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 10,242 11.5   $100,000 to $149,999 3,633 6.5
        150,000 to $199,999 852 1.5
        $200,000 or more 1,266 2.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,568 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,465 1.6   Per capita income (dollars) 20,354 (X)
Construction 5,033 5.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 7,228 8.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 33,842 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,108 3.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,188 (X)
Retail trade 11,157 12.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5,154 5.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 3,158 3.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 6,169 6.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 8,735 9.8     Families 6,271 11.2
Educational, health and social services 18,636 20.9   With related children under 18 years 4,559 18.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 6,904 7.8        With related children under 5 years 2,164 23.4
Other services (except public administration) 4,318 4.9        
Public administration 7,917 8.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,898 28.3
        With related children under 18 years 2,485 41.0
             With related children under 5 years 1,135 54.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 28,374 14.4
Private wage and salary workers 66,717 75.0   18 years and over 19,480 12.5
Government workers 17,118 19.2        65 years and over 3,370 10.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 4,856 5.5   Related children under 18 years 8,596 20.6
Unpaid family workers 291 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 5,870 19.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 9,202 24.4
             
 
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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