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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Newton 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 6,770 100.0     Households 3,517 100.0
In labor force 3,673 54.3   Less than $10,000 652 18.5
     Civilian labor force 3,669 54.2   $10,000 to $14,999 415 11.8
          Employed 3,504 51.8   $15,000 to $24,999 707 20.1
          Unemployed 165 2.4   $25,000 to $34,999 589 16.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 583 16.6
     Armed Forces 4 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 389 11.1
Not in labor force 3,097 45.7   $75,000 to $99,999 77 2.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 60 1.7
   Females 16 years and over 3,362 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 12 0.3
In labor force 1,570 46.7   $200,000 or more 33 0.9
     Civilian labor force 1,570 46.7   Median household income (dollars) 24,756 (X)
          Employed 1,499 44.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 593 100.0   With earnings 2,466 70.1
All parents in family in labor force 342 57.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 32,751 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,310 37.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,626 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,435 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 319 9.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,398 69.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,571 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 729 21.2   With public assistance income 134 3.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 9 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,006 (X)
Walked 85 2.5   With retirement income 656 18.7
Other means 35 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,399 (X)
Worked at home 179 5.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 35.9 (X)        
          Families 2,524 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,504 100.0   Less than $10,000 249 9.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 246 9.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 810 23.1   $15,000 to $24,999 534 21.2
Service occupations 495 14.1   $25,000 to $34,999 494 19.6
Sales and office occupations 726 20.7    $35,000 to $49,999 506 20.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 133 3.8   $50,000 to $74,999 356 14.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 412 11.8   $75,000 to $99,999 64 2.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 928 26.5   $100,000 to $149,999 45 1.8
        150,000 to $199,999 12 0.5
        $200,000 or more 18 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 30,134 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 304 8.7   Per capita income (dollars) 13,788 (X)
Construction 310 8.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 751 21.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 22,406 (X)
Wholesale trade 125 3.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,654 (X)
Retail trade 405 11.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 246 7.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 55 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 93 2.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 82 2.3     Families 397 15.7
Educational, health and social services 614 17.5   With related children under 18 years 272 22.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 222 6.3        With related children under 5 years 117 29.3
Other services (except public administration) 200 5.7        
Public administration 97 2.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 119 43.3
        With related children under 18 years 103 57.9
             With related children under 5 years 45 86.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,735 20.4
Private wage and salary workers 2,355 67.2   18 years and over 1,139 17.8
Government workers 581 16.6        65 years and over 208 16.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 524 15.0   Related children under 18 years 584 27.8
Unpaid family workers 44 1.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 427 26.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 423 36.6
             
 
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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