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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Burke 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 16,117 100.0     Households 7,928 100.0
In labor force 9,108 56.5   Less than $10,000 1,825 23.0
     Civilian labor force 9,062 56.2   $10,000 to $14,999 738 9.3
          Employed 8,220 51.0   $15,000 to $24,999 1,121 14.1
          Unemployed 842 5.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,089 13.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 9.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,144 14.4
     Armed Forces 46 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 1,176 14.8
Not in labor force 7,009 43.5   $75,000 to $99,999 488 6.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 243 3.1
   Females 16 years and over 8,753 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 57 0.7
In labor force 4,576 52.3   $200,000 or more 47 0.6
     Civilian labor force 4,564 52.1   Median household income (dollars) 27,877 (X)
          Employed 4,071 46.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,950 100.0   With earnings 5,979 75.4
All parents in family in labor force 1,091 55.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,843 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,210 27.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,788 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 8,104 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 800 10.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 6,406 79.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,141 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,259 15.5   With public assistance income 454 5.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 53 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,168 (X)
Walked 128 1.6   With retirement income 1,188 15.0
Other means 164 2.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,421 (X)
Worked at home 94 1.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.0 (X)        
          Families 5,811 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 8,220 100.0   Less than $10,000 901 15.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 523 9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,762 21.4   $15,000 to $24,999 868 14.9
Service occupations 1,293 15.7   $25,000 to $34,999 831 14.3
Sales and office occupations 1,665 20.3    $35,000 to $49,999 922 15.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 139 1.7   $50,000 to $74,999 1,007 17.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 937 11.4   $75,000 to $99,999 458 7.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,424 29.5   $100,000 to $149,999 234 4.0
        150,000 to $199,999 51 0.9
        $200,000 or more 16 0.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,660 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 308 3.7   Per capita income (dollars) 13,136 (X)
Construction 575 7.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,977 24.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,992 (X)
Wholesale trade 281 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,008 (X)
Retail trade 884 10.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 671 8.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 102 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 269 3.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 353 4.3     Families 1,382 23.8
Educational, health and social services 1,640 20.0   With related children under 18 years 1,041 29.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 356 4.3        With related children under 5 years 501 38.9
Other services (except public administration) 306 3.7        
Public administration 498 6.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 912 48.9
        With related children under 18 years 760 54.7
             With related children under 5 years 397 66.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 6,348 28.7
Private wage and salary workers 6,036 73.4   18 years and over 3,639 23.9
Government workers 1,721 20.9        65 years and over 730 29.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 441 5.4   Related children under 18 years 2,693 39.0
Unpaid family workers 22 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,803 35.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,244 41.2
             
 
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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