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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Catawba 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 110,788 100.0     Households 55,540 100.0
In labor force 77,857 70.3   Less than $10,000 4,344 7.8
     Civilian labor force 77,733 70.2   $10,000 to $14,999 3,154 5.7
          Employed 75,192 67.9   $15,000 to $24,999 7,386 13.3
          Unemployed 2,541 2.3   $25,000 to $34,999 8,480 15.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 10,709 19.3
     Armed Forces 124 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 12,170 21.9
Not in labor force 32,931 29.7   $75,000 to $99,999 4,714 8.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,910 5.2
   Females 16 years and over 56,781 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 750 1.4
In labor force 35,906 63.2   $200,000 or more 923 1.7
     Civilian labor force 35,891 63.2   Median household income (dollars) 40,536 (X)
          Employed 34,581 60.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 10,843 100.0   With earnings 46,434 83.6
All parents in family in labor force 7,391 68.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 51,255 (X)
        With Social Security income 14,189 25.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,267 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 73,984 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,673 3.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 60,374 81.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,125 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 10,669 14.4   With public assistance income 1,167 2.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 210 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,378 (X)
Walked 756 1.0   With retirement income 7,878 14.2
Other means 703 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,971 (X)
Worked at home 1,272 1.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.7 (X)        
          Families 39,261 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 75,192 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,492 3.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,472 3.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 17,910 23.8   $15,000 to $24,999 4,158 10.6
Service occupations 8,230 10.9   $25,000 to $34,999 5,355 13.6
Sales and office occupations 18,032 24.0    $35,000 to $49,999 8,213 20.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 318 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 10,273 26.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 6,618 8.8   $75,000 to $99,999 4,199 10.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 24,084 32.0   $100,000 to $149,999 2,609 6.6
        150,000 to $199,999 678 1.7
        $200,000 or more 812 2.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,474 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 410 0.5   Per capita income (dollars) 20,358 (X)
Construction 4,088 5.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 28,769 38.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,822 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,068 4.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,352 (X)
Retail trade 8,662 11.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,467 4.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 878 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,596 3.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,653 4.9     Families 2,569 6.5
Educational, health and social services 10,622 14.1   With related children under 18 years 2,007 10.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 4,274 5.7        With related children under 5 years 1,057 14.5
Other services (except public administration) 3,168 4.2        
Public administration 1,537 2.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,331 22.5
        With related children under 18 years 1,234 30.7
             With related children under 5 years 663 44.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 12,688 9.1
Private wage and salary workers 64,418 85.7   18 years and over 8,349 7.9
Government workers 6,995 9.3        65 years and over 1,618 9.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,582 4.8   Related children under 18 years 4,222 12.5
Unpaid family workers 197 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,905 11.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 4,077 18.6
             
 
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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