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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: George 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 14,269 100.0     Households 6,753 100.0
In labor force 8,116 56.9   Less than $10,000 1,014 15.0
     Civilian labor force 8,069 56.5   $10,000 to $14,999 475 7.0
          Employed 7,334 51.4   $15,000 to $24,999 953 14.1
          Unemployed 735 5.2   $25,000 to $34,999 959 14.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 9.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,301 19.3
     Armed Forces 47 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 1,260 18.7
Not in labor force 6,153 43.1   $75,000 to $99,999 514 7.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 203 3.0
   Females 16 years and over 7,176 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 57 0.8
In labor force 3,175 44.2   $200,000 or more 17 0.3
     Civilian labor force 3,153 43.9   Median household income (dollars) 34,730 (X)
          Employed 2,805 39.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,590 100.0   With earnings 5,133 76.0
All parents in family in labor force 708 44.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,219 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,943 28.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,983 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 7,207 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 453 6.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 5,001 69.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,726 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,859 25.8   With public assistance income 188 2.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 8 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,162 (X)
Walked 159 2.2   With retirement income 1,005 14.9
Other means 80 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,836 (X)
Worked at home 100 1.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 36.6 (X)        
          Families 5,329 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 7,334 100.0   Less than $10,000 498 9.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 273 5.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,626 22.2   $15,000 to $24,999 687 12.9
Service occupations 879 12.0   $25,000 to $34,999 817 15.3
Sales and office occupations 1,476 20.1    $35,000 to $49,999 1,159 21.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 144 2.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,149 21.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,523 20.8   $75,000 to $99,999 487 9.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,686 23.0   $100,000 to $149,999 185 3.5
        150,000 to $199,999 57 1.1
        $200,000 or more 17 0.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 39,386 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 351 4.8   Per capita income (dollars) 14,337 (X)
Construction 1,064 14.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,633 22.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 33,575 (X)
Wholesale trade 336 4.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,542 (X)
Retail trade 756 10.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 400 5.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 101 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 277 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 221 3.0     Families 695 13.0
Educational, health and social services 1,100 15.0   With related children under 18 years 501 17.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 478 6.5        With related children under 5 years 247 21.6
Other services (except public administration) 316 4.3        
Public administration 301 4.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 256 40.8
        With related children under 18 years 215 53.0
             With related children under 5 years 111 81.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,140 16.7
Private wage and salary workers 5,769 78.7   18 years and over 1,991 14.9
Government workers 1,057 14.4        65 years and over 410 20.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 487 6.6   Related children under 18 years 1,124 20.8
Unpaid family workers 21 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 802 19.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 746 37.5
             
 
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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