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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carteret 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 48,683 100.0     Households 25,225 100.0
In labor force 29,232 60.0   Less than $10,000 2,360 9.4
     Civilian labor force 28,529 58.6   $10,000 to $14,999 1,950 7.7
          Employed 27,110 55.7   $15,000 to $24,999 3,681 14.6
          Unemployed 1,419 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 3,416 13.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,575 18.1
     Armed Forces 703 1.4   $50,000 to $74,999 4,988 19.8
Not in labor force 19,451 40.0   $75,000 to $99,999 2,213 8.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,364 5.4
   Females 16 years and over 25,035 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 308 1.2
In labor force 13,480 53.8   $200,000 or more 370 1.5
     Civilian labor force 13,412 53.6   Median household income (dollars) 38,344 (X)
          Employed 12,668 50.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,340 100.0   With earnings 19,000 75.3
All parents in family in labor force 2,110 63.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,615 (X)
        With Social Security income 8,446 33.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,750 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 27,214 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 904 3.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 21,266 78.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,349 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,197 15.4   With public assistance income 590 2.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 92 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,792 (X)
Walked 423 1.6   With retirement income 6,736 26.7
Other means 367 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,657 (X)
Worked at home 869 3.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.0 (X)        
          Families 17,504 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 27,110 100.0   Less than $10,000 903 5.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 825 4.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 7,931 29.3   $15,000 to $24,999 2,056 11.7
Service occupations 4,319 15.9   $25,000 to $34,999 2,272 13.0
Sales and office occupations 6,628 24.4    $35,000 to $49,999 3,602 20.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 657 2.4   $50,000 to $74,999 4,123 23.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,475 16.5   $75,000 to $99,999 1,947 11.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,100 11.4   $100,000 to $149,999 1,186 6.8
        150,000 to $199,999 277 1.6
        $200,000 or more 313 1.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,499 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 805 3.0   Per capita income (dollars) 21,260 (X)
Construction 3,042 11.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,043 7.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,365 (X)
Wholesale trade 733 2.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,126 (X)
Retail trade 3,495 12.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,095 4.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 494 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,643 6.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,894 7.0     Families 1,397 8.0
Educational, health and social services 4,881 18.0   With related children under 18 years 1,030 14.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,776 10.2        With related children under 5 years 419 16.2
Other services (except public administration) 1,394 5.1        
Public administration 2,815 10.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 687 31.1
        With related children under 18 years 623 40.0
             With related children under 5 years 229 47.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 6,268 10.7
Private wage and salary workers 17,895 66.0   18 years and over 4,343 9.3
Government workers 6,046 22.3        65 years and over 933 9.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,056 11.3   Related children under 18 years 1,835 15.4
Unpaid family workers 113 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,381 15.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,162 20.9
             
 
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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