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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Etowah 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 81,735 100.0     Households 41,634 100.0
In labor force 46,225 56.6   Less than $10,000 6,145 14.8
     Civilian labor force 46,180 56.5   $10,000 to $14,999 3,642 8.7
          Employed 43,426 53.1   $15,000 to $24,999 6,990 16.8
          Unemployed 2,754 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 6,083 14.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 6,899 16.6
     Armed Forces 45 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 6,881 16.5
Not in labor force 35,510 43.4   $75,000 to $99,999 2,671 6.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,537 3.7
   Females 16 years and over 43,524 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 408 1.0
In labor force 21,187 48.7   $200,000 or more 378 0.9
     Civilian labor force 21,187 48.7   Median household income (dollars) 31,170 (X)
          Employed 19,860 45.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 7,720 100.0   With earnings 29,978 72.0
All parents in family in labor force 4,337 56.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,741 (X)
        With Social Security income 14,184 34.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,689 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 42,636 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,035 7.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 36,012 84.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,727 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,092 11.9   With public assistance income 944 2.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 45 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,173 (X)
Walked 370 0.9   With retirement income 8,806 21.2
Other means 315 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,105 (X)
Worked at home 802 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.5 (X)        
          Families 29,620 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 43,426 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,498 8.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,728 5.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 10,967 25.3   $15,000 to $24,999 4,509 15.2
Service occupations 5,969 13.7   $25,000 to $34,999 4,566 15.4
Sales and office occupations 10,846 25.0    $35,000 to $49,999 5,557 18.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 292 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 6,139 20.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 5,290 12.2   $75,000 to $99,999 2,516 8.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 10,062 23.2   $100,000 to $149,999 1,416 4.8
        150,000 to $199,999 357 1.2
        $200,000 or more 334 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 38,697 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 478 1.1   Per capita income (dollars) 16,783 (X)
Construction 3,220 7.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,293 21.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,610 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,490 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,346 (X)
Retail trade 5,869 13.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,209 5.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 825 1.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,790 4.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,219 5.1     Families 3,631 12.3
Educational, health and social services 8,664 20.0   With related children under 18 years 2,630 18.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,988 6.9        With related children under 5 years 1,243 23.6
Other services (except public administration) 2,428 5.6        
Public administration 1,953 4.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,916 34.0
        With related children under 18 years 1,591 43.5
             With related children under 5 years 760 52.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 15,938 15.7
Private wage and salary workers 34,732 80.0   18 years and over 10,555 13.6
Government workers 5,523 12.7        65 years and over 2,167 13.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,052 7.0   Related children under 18 years 5,175 21.6
Unpaid family workers 119 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,502 20.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 4,529 30.4
             
 
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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