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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Oglethorpe 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 9,774 100.0     Households 4,885 100.0
In labor force 6,190 63.3   Less than $10,000 585 12.0
     Civilian labor force 6,190 63.3   $10,000 to $14,999 355 7.3
          Employed 6,003 61.4   $15,000 to $24,999 758 15.5
          Unemployed 187 1.9   $25,000 to $34,999 692 14.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 995 20.4
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 817 16.7
Not in labor force 3,584 36.7   $75,000 to $99,999 396 8.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 170 3.5
   Females 16 years and over 5,054 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 67 1.4
In labor force 2,831 56.0   $200,000 or more 50 1.0
     Civilian labor force 2,831 56.0   Median household income (dollars) 35,578 (X)
          Employed 2,738 54.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 877 100.0   With earnings 3,851 78.8
All parents in family in labor force 545 62.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,134 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,378 28.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,498 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,928 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 294 6.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,869 82.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,157 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 803 13.5   With public assistance income 158 3.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 26 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,892 (X)
Walked 73 1.2   With retirement income 766 15.7
Other means 28 0.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,330 (X)
Worked at home 129 2.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 31.6 (X)        
          Families 3,578 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,003 100.0   Less than $10,000 265 7.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 151 4.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,608 26.8   $15,000 to $24,999 457 12.8
Service occupations 801 13.3   $25,000 to $34,999 529 14.8
Sales and office occupations 1,390 23.2    $35,000 to $49,999 814 22.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 54 0.9   $50,000 to $74,999 740 20.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 784 13.1   $75,000 to $99,999 343 9.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,366 22.8   $100,000 to $149,999 162 4.5
        150,000 to $199,999 67 1.9
        $200,000 or more 50 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,443 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 305 5.1   Per capita income (dollars) 17,089 (X)
Construction 526 8.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,148 19.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,733 (X)
Wholesale trade 296 4.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,289 (X)
Retail trade 682 11.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 267 4.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 83 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 200 3.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 269 4.5     Families 358 10.0
Educational, health and social services 1,339 22.3   With related children under 18 years 255 13.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 265 4.4        With related children under 5 years 84 13.9
Other services (except public administration) 328 5.5        
Public administration 295 4.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 170 29.1
        With related children under 18 years 157 35.4
             With related children under 5 years 39 29.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,661 13.2
Private wage and salary workers 4,339 72.3   18 years and over 1,147 12.2
Government workers 1,250 20.8        65 years and over 279 18.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 380 6.3   Related children under 18 years 505 15.9
Unpaid family workers 34 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 372 15.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 524 29.3
             
 
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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