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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 70,577 100.0     Households 32,660 100.0
In labor force 44,573 63.2   Less than $10,000 4,738 14.5
     Civilian labor force 41,706 59.1   $10,000 to $14,999 2,620 8.0
          Employed 39,305 55.7   $15,000 to $24,999 5,204 15.9
          Unemployed 2,401 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 4,781 14.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,430 16.6
     Armed Forces 2,867 4.1   $50,000 to $74,999 5,369 16.4
Not in labor force 26,004 36.8   $75,000 to $99,999 2,368 7.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,364 4.2
   Females 16 years and over 35,711 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 413 1.3
In labor force 21,162 59.3   $200,000 or more 373 1.1
     Civilian labor force 20,723 58.0   Median household income (dollars) 32,132 (X)
          Employed 19,341 54.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 7,216 100.0   With earnings 26,864 82.3
All parents in family in labor force 4,480 62.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,893 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,188 22.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,708 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 41,303 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,615 4.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 32,991 79.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,868 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,950 14.4   With public assistance income 1,232 3.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 110 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,665 (X)
Walked 1,012 2.5   With retirement income 4,711 14.4
Other means 496 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,522 (X)
Worked at home 744 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.7 (X)        
          Families 22,389 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 39,305 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,140 9.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,150 5.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 10,590 26.9   $15,000 to $24,999 3,120 13.9
Service occupations 6,862 17.5   $25,000 to $34,999 3,117 13.9
Sales and office occupations 11,287 28.7    $35,000 to $49,999 4,175 18.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 231 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 4,637 20.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,059 10.3   $75,000 to $99,999 2,174 9.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 6,276 16.0   $100,000 to $149,999 1,196 5.3
        150,000 to $199,999 385 1.7
        $200,000 or more 295 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,580 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 586 1.5   Per capita income (dollars) 16,683 (X)
Construction 2,600 6.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,627 11.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,411 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,388 3.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,755 (X)
Retail trade 6,229 15.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,113 5.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 913 2.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,647 4.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,601 6.6     Families 3,102 13.9
Educational, health and social services 9,163 23.3   With related children under 18 years 2,473 19.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,473 8.8        With related children under 5 years 1,272 25.1
Other services (except public administration) 1,751 4.5        
Public administration 2,214 5.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,036 39.6
        With related children under 18 years 1,784 47.6
             With related children under 5 years 977 64.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 15,622 18.3
Private wage and salary workers 29,277 74.5   18 years and over 10,135 16.5
Government workers 7,916 20.1        65 years and over 1,378 17.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,983 5.0   Related children under 18 years 5,351 22.8
Unpaid family workers 129 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,650 21.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 5,198 35.1
             
 
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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