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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ware 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 27,645 100.0     Households 13,478 100.0
In labor force 14,774 53.4   Less than $10,000 2,208 16.4
     Civilian labor force 14,736 53.3   $10,000 to $14,999 1,347 10.0
          Employed 13,798 49.9   $15,000 to $24,999 2,494 18.5
          Unemployed 938 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,979 14.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,186 16.2
     Armed Forces 38 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,010 14.9
Not in labor force 12,871 46.6   $75,000 to $99,999 741 5.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 339 2.5
   Females 16 years and over 14,120 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 71 0.5
In labor force 7,044 49.9   $200,000 or more 103 0.8
     Civilian labor force 7,037 49.8   Median household income (dollars) 28,360 (X)
          Employed 6,578 46.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,455 100.0   With earnings 9,911 73.5
All parents in family in labor force 1,655 67.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,909 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,745 35.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,082 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 13,562 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 976 7.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 10,723 79.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,525 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,993 14.7   With public assistance income 546 4.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 199 1.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,753 (X)
Walked 200 1.5   With retirement income 2,169 16.1
Other means 137 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,438 (X)
Worked at home 310 2.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.2 (X)        
          Families 9,325 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 13,798 100.0   Less than $10,000 920 9.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 751 8.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,376 24.5   $15,000 to $24,999 1,636 17.5
Service occupations 2,342 17.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,447 15.5
Sales and office occupations 3,513 25.5    $35,000 to $49,999 1,668 17.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 210 1.5   $50,000 to $74,999 1,769 19.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,747 12.7   $75,000 to $99,999 698 7.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,610 18.9   $100,000 to $149,999 296 3.2
        150,000 to $199,999 71 0.8
        $200,000 or more 69 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,372 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 391 2.8   Per capita income (dollars) 14,384 (X)
Construction 879 6.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,028 14.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,910 (X)
Wholesale trade 402 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,424 (X)
Retail trade 1,968 14.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,123 8.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 147 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 491 3.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 682 4.9     Families 1,482 15.9
Educational, health and social services 2,955 21.4   With related children under 18 years 1,171 24.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 851 6.2        With related children under 5 years 552 29.3
Other services (except public administration) 824 6.0        
Public administration 1,057 7.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 749 39.1
        With related children under 18 years 680 50.0
             With related children under 5 years 297 63.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 6,823 20.5
Private wage and salary workers 9,974 72.3   18 years and over 4,198 17.0
Government workers 2,938 21.3        65 years and over 830 16.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 820 5.9   Related children under 18 years 2,561 30.1
Unpaid family workers 66 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,875 29.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,676 32.5
             
 
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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