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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Alexander 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 7,383 100.0     Households 3,827 100.0
In labor force 3,641 49.3   Less than $10,000 814 21.3
     Civilian labor force 3,641 49.3   $10,000 to $14,999 455 11.9
          Employed 3,256 44.1   $15,000 to $24,999 587 15.3
          Unemployed 385 5.2   $25,000 to $34,999 556 14.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 10.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 658 17.2
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 467 12.2
Not in labor force 3,742 50.7   $75,000 to $99,999 146 3.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 68 1.8
   Females 16 years and over 3,795 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 6 0.2
In labor force 1,734 45.7   $200,000 or more 70 1.8
     Civilian labor force 1,734 45.7   Median household income (dollars) 26,042 (X)
          Employed 1,555 41.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 652 100.0   With earnings 2,526 66.0
All parents in family in labor force 343 52.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,692 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,457 38.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,351 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,198 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 386 10.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,453 76.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,645 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 506 15.8   With public assistance income 312 8.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 34 1.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,639 (X)
Walked 125 3.9   With retirement income 679 17.7
Other means 27 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 22,385 (X)
Worked at home 53 1.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.7 (X)        
          Families 2,528 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,256 100.0   Less than $10,000 318 12.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 249 9.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 801 24.6   $15,000 to $24,999 435 17.2
Service occupations 725 22.3   $25,000 to $34,999 395 15.6
Sales and office occupations 615 18.9    $35,000 to $49,999 525 20.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 20 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 356 14.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 392 12.0   $75,000 to $99,999 118 4.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 703 21.6   $100,000 to $149,999 68 2.7
        150,000 to $199,999 6 0.2
        $200,000 or more 58 2.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,824 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 103 3.2   Per capita income (dollars) 16,084 (X)
Construction 233 7.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 509 15.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,133 (X)
Wholesale trade 99 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,966 (X)
Retail trade 321 9.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 228 7.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 57 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 72 2.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 123 3.8     Families 536 21.2
Educational, health and social services 756 23.2   With related children under 18 years 420 32.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 240 7.4        With related children under 5 years 154 36.0
Other services (except public administration) 166 5.1        
Public administration 349 10.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 308 43.4
        With related children under 18 years 264 49.3
             With related children under 5 years 112 65.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,352 26.1
Private wage and salary workers 2,342 71.9   18 years and over 1,392 21.2
Government workers 703 21.6        65 years and over 227 14.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 203 6.2   Related children under 18 years 939 38.6
Unpaid family workers 8 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 717 38.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 523 33.1
             
 
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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