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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nelson 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 28,270 100.0     Households 13,967 100.0
In labor force 18,682 66.1   Less than $10,000 1,507 10.8
     Civilian labor force 18,650 66.0   $10,000 to $14,999 949 6.8
          Employed 17,961 63.5   $15,000 to $24,999 1,985 14.2
          Unemployed 689 2.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,789 12.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,851 20.4
     Armed Forces 32 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,718 19.5
Not in labor force 9,588 33.9   $75,000 to $99,999 1,202 8.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 674 4.8
   Females 16 years and over 14,464 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 130 0.9
In labor force 8,592 59.4   $200,000 or more 162 1.2
     Civilian labor force 8,592 59.4   Median household income (dollars) 39,010 (X)
          Employed 8,231 56.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,220 100.0   With earnings 11,451 82.0
All parents in family in labor force 2,154 66.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,125 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,468 24.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,142 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 17,594 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 771 5.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 14,393 81.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,325 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,217 12.6   With public assistance income 426 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 56 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,662 (X)
Walked 253 1.4   With retirement income 2,132 15.3
Other means 100 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,016 (X)
Worked at home 575 3.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.5 (X)        
          Families 10,321 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 17,961 100.0   Less than $10,000 679 6.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 531 5.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,062 22.6   $15,000 to $24,999 1,282 12.4
Service occupations 2,246 12.5   $25,000 to $34,999 1,213 11.8
Sales and office occupations 3,983 22.2    $35,000 to $49,999 2,261 21.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 144 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 2,378 23.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,363 13.2   $75,000 to $99,999 1,050 10.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,163 28.7   $100,000 to $149,999 649 6.3
        150,000 to $199,999 130 1.3
        $200,000 or more 148 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,600 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 488 2.7   Per capita income (dollars) 18,120 (X)
Construction 1,657 9.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,190 28.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,015 (X)
Wholesale trade 509 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,838 (X)
Retail trade 1,915 10.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 912 5.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 435 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 810 4.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 729 4.1     Families 1,034 10.0
Educational, health and social services 2,892 16.1   With related children under 18 years 824 14.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,177 6.6        With related children under 5 years 384 16.8
Other services (except public administration) 802 4.5        
Public administration 445 2.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 570 34.3
        With related children under 18 years 520 42.4
             With related children under 5 years 248 51.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,497 12.2
Private wage and salary workers 14,654 81.6   18 years and over 2,890 10.8
Government workers 1,850 10.3        65 years and over 643 17.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,406 7.8   Related children under 18 years 1,597 15.7
Unpaid family workers 51 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,069 14.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,308 25.3
             
 
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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