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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Burke 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 70,064 100.0     Households 34,566 100.0
In labor force 45,094 64.4   Less than $10,000 3,666 10.6
     Civilian labor force 45,083 64.3   $10,000 to $14,999 2,355 6.8
          Employed 43,194 61.6   $15,000 to $24,999 5,414 15.7
          Unemployed 1,889 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 5,545 16.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 6,853 19.8
     Armed Forces 11 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 6,704 19.4
Not in labor force 24,970 35.6   $75,000 to $99,999 2,335 6.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,067 3.1
   Females 16 years and over 35,290 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 274 0.8
In labor force 21,050 59.6   $200,000 or more 353 1.0
     Civilian labor force 21,039 59.6   Median household income (dollars) 35,629 (X)
          Employed 20,126 57.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 6,215 100.0   With earnings 27,795 80.4
All parents in family in labor force 4,279 68.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,712 (X)
        With Social Security income 9,689 28.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,699 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 42,214 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,499 4.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 34,548 81.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,978 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,792 13.7   With public assistance income 867 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 94 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,333 (X)
Walked 497 1.2   With retirement income 5,412 15.7
Other means 556 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,085 (X)
Worked at home 727 1.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.0 (X)        
          Families 24,472 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 43,194 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,324 5.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,132 4.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 9,635 22.3   $15,000 to $24,999 3,438 14.0
Service occupations 6,735 15.6   $25,000 to $34,999 3,803 15.5
Sales and office occupations 8,621 20.0    $35,000 to $49,999 5,478 22.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 243 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 5,834 23.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,994 9.2   $75,000 to $99,999 1,967 8.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 13,966 32.3   $100,000 to $149,999 973 4.0
        150,000 to $199,999 234 1.0
        $200,000 or more 289 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,114 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 371 0.9   Per capita income (dollars) 17,397 (X)
Construction 2,237 5.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 15,799 36.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,591 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,294 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,993 (X)
Retail trade 4,085 9.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,531 3.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 414 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 978 2.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,573 3.6     Families 1,960 8.0
Educational, health and social services 8,704 20.2   With related children under 18 years 1,464 12.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,362 5.5        With related children under 5 years 691 16.0
Other services (except public administration) 1,913 4.4        
Public administration 1,933 4.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 711 19.1
        With related children under 18 years 655 27.6
             With related children under 5 years 275 36.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 9,132 10.7
Private wage and salary workers 33,164 76.8   18 years and over 6,258 9.7
Government workers 7,507 17.4        65 years and over 1,397 12.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,418 5.6   Related children under 18 years 2,797 13.6
Unpaid family workers 105 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,962 12.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,047 22.4
             
 
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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