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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lowndes 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 9,902 100.0     Households 4,905 100.0
In labor force 5,061 51.1   Less than $10,000 1,362 27.8
     Civilian labor force 5,045 50.9   $10,000 to $14,999 421 8.6
          Employed 4,443 44.9   $15,000 to $24,999 799 16.3
          Unemployed 602 6.1   $25,000 to $34,999 587 12.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 11.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 665 13.6
     Armed Forces 16 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 641 13.1
Not in labor force 4,841 48.9   $75,000 to $99,999 226 4.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 110 2.2
   Females 16 years and over 5,376 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 42 0.9
In labor force 2,517 46.8   $200,000 or more 52 1.1
     Civilian labor force 2,509 46.7   Median household income (dollars) 23,050 (X)
          Employed 2,159 40.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,027 100.0   With earnings 3,445 70.2
All parents in family in labor force 651 63.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,912 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,451 29.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,467 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,405 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 618 12.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,353 76.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,796 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 831 18.9   With public assistance income 173 3.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 23 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,646 (X)
Walked 41 0.9   With retirement income 762 15.5
Other means 58 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,698 (X)
Worked at home 99 2.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 36.3 (X)        
          Families 3,578 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,443 100.0   Less than $10,000 699 19.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 309 8.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,039 23.4   $15,000 to $24,999 628 17.6
Service occupations 563 12.7   $25,000 to $34,999 428 12.0
Sales and office occupations 852 19.2    $35,000 to $49,999 571 16.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 131 2.9   $50,000 to $74,999 557 15.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 664 14.9   $75,000 to $99,999 196 5.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,194 26.9   $100,000 to $149,999 103 2.9
        150,000 to $199,999 37 1.0
        $200,000 or more 50 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 28,935 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 247 5.6   Per capita income (dollars) 12,457 (X)
Construction 525 11.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 888 20.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,694 (X)
Wholesale trade 211 4.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,137 (X)
Retail trade 412 9.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 224 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 65 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 174 3.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 121 2.7     Families 953 26.6
Educational, health and social services 771 17.4   With related children under 18 years 769 37.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 130 2.9        With related children under 5 years 390 47.0
Other services (except public administration) 310 7.0        
Public administration 365 8.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 656 50.7
        With related children under 18 years 600 61.2
             With related children under 5 years 334 74.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,209 31.4
Private wage and salary workers 3,243 73.0   18 years and over 2,529 26.9
Government workers 875 19.7        65 years and over 444 26.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 311 7.0   Related children under 18 years 1,667 41.7
Unpaid family workers 14 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,191 39.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 834 51.6
             
 
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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