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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nicholas 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 21,114 100.0     Households 10,717 100.0
In labor force 10,709 50.7   Less than $10,000 1,746 16.3
     Civilian labor force 10,704 50.7   $10,000 to $14,999 1,133 10.6
          Employed 9,883 46.8   $15,000 to $24,999 2,147 20.0
          Unemployed 821 3.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,677 15.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,810 16.9
     Armed Forces 5 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,312 12.2
Not in labor force 10,405 49.3   $75,000 to $99,999 472 4.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 211 2.0
   Females 16 years and over 11,019 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 68 0.6
In labor force 4,790 43.5   $200,000 or more 141 1.3
     Civilian labor force 4,790 43.5   Median household income (dollars) 26,974 (X)
          Employed 4,485 40.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,586 100.0   With earnings 7,224 67.4
All parents in family in labor force 678 42.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,855 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,911 36.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,873 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 9,689 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 869 8.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,688 79.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,199 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,484 15.3   With public assistance income 568 5.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 33 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,324 (X)
Walked 122 1.3   With retirement income 2,763 25.8
Other means 112 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,434 (X)
Worked at home 250 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.9 (X)        
          Families 7,781 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 9,883 100.0   Less than $10,000 774 9.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 645 8.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,350 23.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,405 18.1
Service occupations 1,688 17.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,403 18.0
Sales and office occupations 2,406 24.3    $35,000 to $49,999 1,575 20.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 190 1.9   $50,000 to $74,999 1,197 15.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,522 15.4   $75,000 to $99,999 460 5.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,727 17.5   $100,000 to $149,999 157 2.0
        150,000 to $199,999 50 0.6
        $200,000 or more 115 1.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,074 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,027 10.4   Per capita income (dollars) 15,207 (X)
Construction 627 6.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 951 9.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,508 (X)
Wholesale trade 162 1.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,964 (X)
Retail trade 1,407 14.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 678 6.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 144 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 320 3.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 429 4.3     Families 1,165 15.0
Educational, health and social services 2,302 23.3   With related children under 18 years 773 22.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 748 7.6        With related children under 5 years 292 26.3
Other services (except public administration) 669 6.8        
Public administration 419 4.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 406 40.2
        With related children under 18 years 304 50.9
             With related children under 5 years 96 63.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,057 19.2
Private wage and salary workers 7,386 74.7   18 years and over 3,492 17.3
Government workers 1,761 17.8        65 years and over 530 13.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 661 6.7   Related children under 18 years 1,553 25.4
Unpaid family workers 75 0.8        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,158 24.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,314 37.0
             
 
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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