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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carter 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 4,623 100.0     Households 2,377 100.0
In labor force 2,418 52.3   Less than $10,000 427 18.0
     Civilian labor force 2,408 52.1   $10,000 to $14,999 311 13.1
          Employed 2,214 47.9   $15,000 to $24,999 524 22.0
          Unemployed 194 4.2   $25,000 to $34,999 347 14.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 372 15.6
     Armed Forces 10 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 239 10.1
Not in labor force 2,205 47.7   $75,000 to $99,999 61 2.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 66 2.8
   Females 16 years and over 2,356 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 8 0.3
In labor force 1,046 44.4   $200,000 or more 22 0.9
     Civilian labor force 1,046 44.4   Median household income (dollars) 22,863 (X)
          Employed 960 40.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 423 100.0   With earnings 1,610 67.7
All parents in family in labor force 245 57.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 32,414 (X)
        With Social Security income 918 38.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,917 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,195 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 273 11.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,620 73.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,579 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 356 16.2   With public assistance income 121 5.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 3 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,339 (X)
Walked 65 3.0   With retirement income 426 17.9
Other means 54 2.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,281 (X)
Worked at home 97 4.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.1 (X)        
          Families 1,666 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,214 100.0   Less than $10,000 181 10.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 177 10.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 545 24.6   $15,000 to $24,999 375 22.5
Service occupations 337 15.2   $25,000 to $34,999 272 16.3
Sales and office occupations 446 20.1    $35,000 to $49,999 324 19.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 76 3.4   $50,000 to $74,999 211 12.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 295 13.3   $75,000 to $99,999 59 3.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 515 23.3   $100,000 to $149,999 46 2.8
        150,000 to $199,999 8 0.5
        $200,000 or more 13 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 28,506 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 139 6.3   Per capita income (dollars) 13,349 (X)
Construction 220 9.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 435 19.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,568 (X)
Wholesale trade 30 1.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 16,500 (X)
Retail trade 228 10.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 144 6.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 29 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 75 3.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 50 2.3     Families 326 19.6
Educational, health and social services 434 19.6   With related children under 18 years 223 28.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 148 6.7        With related children under 5 years 76 29.6
Other services (except public administration) 130 5.9        
Public administration 152 6.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 81 38.4
        With related children under 18 years 76 49.4
             With related children under 5 years 29 65.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,480 25.2
Private wage and salary workers 1,491 67.3   18 years and over 937 21.3
Government workers 436 19.7        65 years and over 183 20.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 277 12.5   Related children under 18 years 527 36.1
Unpaid family workers 10 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 442 39.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 360 38.6
             
 
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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