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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nicholas 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 5,402 100.0     Households 2,721 100.0
In labor force 3,301 61.1   Less than $10,000 427 15.7
     Civilian labor force 3,299 61.1   $10,000 to $14,999 231 8.5
          Employed 2,983 55.2   $15,000 to $24,999 484 17.8
          Unemployed 316 5.8   $25,000 to $34,999 436 16.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 9.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 481 17.7
     Armed Forces 2 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 324 11.9
Not in labor force 2,101 38.9   $75,000 to $99,999 227 8.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 63 2.3
   Females 16 years and over 2,835 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 25 0.9
In labor force 1,492 52.6   $200,000 or more 23 0.8
     Civilian labor force 1,492 52.6   Median household income (dollars) 29,886 (X)
          Employed 1,313 46.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 489 100.0   With earnings 2,011 73.9
All parents in family in labor force 351 71.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,904 (X)
        With Social Security income 992 36.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,296 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,937 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 270 9.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,125 72.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,825 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 646 22.0   With public assistance income 111 4.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 3 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,332 (X)
Walked 33 1.1   With retirement income 514 18.9
Other means 28 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 10,003 (X)
Worked at home 102 3.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 33.8 (X)        
          Families 1,965 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,983 100.0   Less than $10,000 147 7.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 137 7.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 689 23.1   $15,000 to $24,999 344 17.5
Service occupations 342 11.5   $25,000 to $34,999 338 17.2
Sales and office occupations 568 19.0    $35,000 to $49,999 395 20.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 118 4.0   $50,000 to $74,999 306 15.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 409 13.7   $75,000 to $99,999 204 10.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 857 28.7   $100,000 to $149,999 53 2.7
        150,000 to $199,999 18 0.9
        $200,000 or more 23 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,491 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 305 10.2   Per capita income (dollars) 15,880 (X)
Construction 260 8.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 852 28.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,960 (X)
Wholesale trade 118 4.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,102 (X)
Retail trade 252 8.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 142 4.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 53 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 99 3.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 130 4.4     Families 190 9.7
Educational, health and social services 433 14.5   With related children under 18 years 122 12.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 102 3.4        With related children under 5 years 42 11.6
Other services (except public administration) 126 4.2        
Public administration 111 3.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 64 21.0
        With related children under 18 years 44 26.7
             With related children under 5 years 23 53.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 883 13.2
Private wage and salary workers 2,256 75.6   18 years and over 653 12.8
Government workers 389 13.0        65 years and over 160 16.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 306 10.3   Related children under 18 years 226 14.2
Unpaid family workers 32 1.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 158 13.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 325 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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