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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lowndes 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 45,932 100.0     Households 22,851 100.0
In labor force 28,061 61.1   Less than $10,000 3,911 17.1
     Civilian labor force 26,858 58.5   $10,000 to $14,999 1,975 8.6
          Employed 24,726 53.8   $15,000 to $24,999 3,062 13.4
          Unemployed 2,132 4.6   $25,000 to $34,999 3,381 14.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,832 16.8
     Armed Forces 1,203 2.6   $50,000 to $74,999 3,471 15.2
Not in labor force 17,871 38.9   $75,000 to $99,999 1,725 7.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 935 4.1
   Females 16 years and over 24,838 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 300 1.3
In labor force 13,422 54.0   $200,000 or more 259 1.1
     Civilian labor force 13,188 53.1   Median household income (dollars) 32,123 (X)
          Employed 11,841 47.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,268 100.0   With earnings 17,938 78.5
All parents in family in labor force 3,182 60.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,355 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,847 25.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,871 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 25,310 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,636 7.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 20,180 79.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,862 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,792 15.0   With public assistance income 989 4.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 34 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,622 (X)
Walked 692 2.7   With retirement income 3,500 15.3
Other means 201 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,262 (X)
Worked at home 411 1.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.1 (X)        
          Families 16,489 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 24,726 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,009 12.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,281 7.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 6,866 27.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,931 11.7
Service occupations 3,288 13.3   $25,000 to $34,999 2,376 14.4
Sales and office occupations 6,281 25.4    $35,000 to $49,999 2,964 18.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 107 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 2,969 18.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,973 12.0   $75,000 to $99,999 1,604 9.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,211 21.1   $100,000 to $149,999 839 5.1
        150,000 to $199,999 295 1.8
        $200,000 or more 221 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 38,248 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 327 1.3   Per capita income (dollars) 16,514 (X)
Construction 2,005 8.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,593 22.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,792 (X)
Wholesale trade 658 2.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,640 (X)
Retail trade 3,024 12.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,403 5.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 462 1.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,044 4.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,195 4.8     Families 2,973 18.0
Educational, health and social services 5,085 20.6   With related children under 18 years 2,519 27.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,648 6.7        With related children under 5 years 1,202 31.6
Other services (except public administration) 1,230 5.0        
Public administration 1,052 4.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,117 52.2
        With related children under 18 years 1,933 62.6
             With related children under 5 years 900 70.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 12,707 21.3
Private wage and salary workers 18,893 76.4   18 years and over 7,169 17.0
Government workers 4,209 17.0        65 years and over 1,064 16.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,553 6.3   Related children under 18 years 5,497 31.8
Unpaid family workers 71 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,875 30.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,441 30.6
             
 
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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