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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Newton 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 11,217 100.0     Households 5,373 100.0
In labor force 7,259 64.7   Less than $10,000 440 8.2
     Civilian labor force 7,259 64.7   $10,000 to $14,999 238 4.4
          Employed 6,936 61.8   $15,000 to $24,999 752 14.0
          Unemployed 323 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 745 13.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,214 22.6
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,277 23.8
Not in labor force 3,958 35.3   $75,000 to $99,999 438 8.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 190 3.5
   Females 16 years and over 5,697 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 36 0.7
In labor force 3,102 54.4   $200,000 or more 43 0.8
     Civilian labor force 3,102 54.4   Median household income (dollars) 40,944 (X)
          Employed 2,953 51.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,068 100.0   With earnings 4,418 82.2
All parents in family in labor force 604 56.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,864 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,515 28.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,486 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 6,857 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 169 3.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 5,534 80.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,460 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 860 12.5   With public assistance income 111 2.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 31 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,668 (X)
Walked 174 2.5   With retirement income 804 15.0
Other means 62 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,941 (X)
Worked at home 196 2.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.4 (X)        
          Families 4,053 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,936 100.0   Less than $10,000 131 3.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 116 2.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,329 19.2   $15,000 to $24,999 430 10.6
Service occupations 1,010 14.6   $25,000 to $34,999 567 14.0
Sales and office occupations 1,383 19.9    $35,000 to $49,999 1,014 25.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 98 1.4   $50,000 to $74,999 1,137 28.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,138 16.4   $75,000 to $99,999 408 10.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,978 28.5   $100,000 to $149,999 173 4.3
        150,000 to $199,999 34 0.8
        $200,000 or more 43 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,741 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 277 4.0   Per capita income (dollars) 17,755 (X)
Construction 628 9.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,817 26.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,152 (X)
Wholesale trade 195 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,780 (X)
Retail trade 778 11.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 510 7.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 96 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 265 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 236 3.4     Families 194 4.8
Educational, health and social services 1,028 14.8   With related children under 18 years 108 5.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 502 7.2        With related children under 5 years 63 7.6
Other services (except public administration) 383 5.5        
Public administration 221 3.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 63 16.6
        With related children under 18 years 57 22.3
             With related children under 5 years 35 42.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 993 6.9
Private wage and salary workers 5,790 83.5   18 years and over 756 7.2
Government workers 641 9.2        65 years and over 182 10.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 485 7.0   Related children under 18 years 235 6.2
Unpaid family workers 20 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 158 5.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 404 23.4
             
 
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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