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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Telfair 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 9,489 100.0     Households 4,151 100.0
In labor force 4,442 46.8   Less than $10,000 863 20.8
     Civilian labor force 4,434 46.7   $10,000 to $14,999 469 11.3
          Employed 4,148 43.7   $15,000 to $24,999 647 15.6
          Unemployed 286 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 637 15.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 670 16.1
     Armed Forces 8 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 456 11.0
Not in labor force 5,047 53.2   $75,000 to $99,999 214 5.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 127 3.1
   Females 16 years and over 4,418 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 36 0.9
In labor force 2,053 46.5   $200,000 or more 32 0.8
     Civilian labor force 2,048 46.4   Median household income (dollars) 26,097 (X)
          Employed 1,911 43.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 781 100.0   With earnings 2,884 69.5
All parents in family in labor force 484 62.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,888 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,396 33.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,753 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,091 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 345 8.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,255 79.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,472 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 660 16.1   With public assistance income 171 4.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 8 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,543 (X)
Walked 34 0.8   With retirement income 552 13.3
Other means 72 1.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,285 (X)
Worked at home 62 1.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.2 (X)        
          Families 2,875 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,148 100.0   Less than $10,000 358 12.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 241 8.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 922 22.2   $15,000 to $24,999 454 15.8
Service occupations 604 14.6   $25,000 to $34,999 482 16.8
Sales and office occupations 733 17.7    $35,000 to $49,999 548 19.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 166 4.0   $50,000 to $74,999 410 14.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 416 10.0   $75,000 to $99,999 200 7.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,307 31.5   $100,000 to $149,999 119 4.1
        150,000 to $199,999 32 1.1
        $200,000 or more 31 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,513 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 338 8.1   Per capita income (dollars) 14,197 (X)
Construction 226 5.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 992 23.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,444 (X)
Wholesale trade 141 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,970 (X)
Retail trade 454 10.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 355 8.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 28 0.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 110 2.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 112 2.7     Families 496 17.3
Educational, health and social services 714 17.2   With related children under 18 years 340 22.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 161 3.9        With related children under 5 years 142 25.1
Other services (except public administration) 170 4.1        
Public administration 347 8.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 253 40.5
        With related children under 18 years 203 48.4
             With related children under 5 years 66 49.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,159 21.2
Private wage and salary workers 2,967 71.5   18 years and over 1,458 19.2
Government workers 830 20.0        65 years and over 380 23.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 346 8.3   Related children under 18 years 684 26.4
Unpaid family workers 5 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 472 25.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 621 39.1
             
 
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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