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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Raleigh 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 64,225 100.0     Households 31,892 100.0
In labor force 31,963 49.8   Less than $10,000 4,930 15.5
     Civilian labor force 31,787 49.5   $10,000 to $14,999 3,372 10.6
          Employed 29,343 45.7   $15,000 to $24,999 6,040 18.9
          Unemployed 2,444 3.8   $25,000 to $34,999 4,585 14.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,935 15.5
     Armed Forces 176 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 4,696 14.7
Not in labor force 32,262 50.2   $75,000 to $99,999 1,754 5.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 966 3.0
   Females 16 years and over 32,849 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 245 0.8
In labor force 14,517 44.2   $200,000 or more 369 1.2
     Civilian labor force 14,510 44.2   Median household income (dollars) 28,181 (X)
          Employed 13,578 41.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,010 100.0   With earnings 21,358 67.0
All parents in family in labor force 2,563 51.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,606 (X)
        With Social Security income 11,670 36.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,043 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 28,731 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,261 7.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 23,878 83.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,307 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,406 11.9   With public assistance income 1,379 4.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 87 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,144 (X)
Walked 537 1.9   With retirement income 7,890 24.7
Other means 272 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,387 (X)
Worked at home 551 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.3 (X)        
          Families 22,252 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 29,343 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,171 9.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,570 7.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 7,870 26.8   $15,000 to $24,999 3,865 17.4
Service occupations 5,022 17.1   $25,000 to $34,999 3,422 15.4
Sales and office occupations 8,506 29.0    $35,000 to $49,999 4,087 18.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 116 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 4,064 18.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,246 14.5   $75,000 to $99,999 1,633 7.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,583 12.2   $100,000 to $149,999 897 4.0
        150,000 to $199,999 230 1.0
        $200,000 or more 313 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,315 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,833 6.2   Per capita income (dollars) 16,233 (X)
Construction 2,278 7.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,596 5.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 33,000 (X)
Wholesale trade 934 3.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,672 (X)
Retail trade 4,260 14.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,616 5.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 796 2.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,239 4.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,974 6.7     Families 3,248 14.6
Educational, health and social services 6,977 23.8   With related children under 18 years 2,389 23.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,547 8.7        With related children under 5 years 1,060 30.6
Other services (except public administration) 1,652 5.6        
Public administration 1,641 5.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,319 37.3
        With related children under 18 years 1,095 50.0
             With related children under 5 years 460 63.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 14,006 18.5
Private wage and salary workers 22,566 76.9   18 years and over 9,131 15.6
Government workers 5,144 17.5        65 years and over 1,241 10.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,548 5.3   Related children under 18 years 4,802 28.7
Unpaid family workers 85 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,434 27.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,531 30.1
             
 
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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