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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chatham 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 39,391 100.0     Households 19,742 100.0
In labor force 25,874 65.7   Less than $10,000 1,718 8.7
     Civilian labor force 25,846 65.6   $10,000 to $14,999 1,211 6.1
          Employed 25,095 63.7   $15,000 to $24,999 2,492 12.6
          Unemployed 751 1.9   $25,000 to $34,999 2,492 12.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,344 16.9
     Armed Forces 28 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 4,117 20.9
Not in labor force 13,517 34.3   $75,000 to $99,999 2,165 11.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,290 6.5
   Females 16 years and over 20,373 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 444 2.2
In labor force 12,019 59.0   $200,000 or more 469 2.4
     Civilian labor force 12,019 59.0   Median household income (dollars) 42,851 (X)
          Employed 11,669 57.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,341 100.0   With earnings 15,656 79.3
All parents in family in labor force 2,150 64.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 54,998 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,529 28.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,689 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 24,657 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 730 3.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 18,966 76.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,699 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,902 15.8   With public assistance income 369 1.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 54 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,610 (X)
Walked 357 1.4   With retirement income 3,418 17.3
Other means 270 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,778 (X)
Worked at home 1,108 4.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.3 (X)        
          Families 13,909 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 25,095 100.0   Less than $10,000 602 4.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 580 4.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 8,807 35.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,472 10.6
Service occupations 2,700 10.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,710 12.3
Sales and office occupations 5,306 21.1    $35,000 to $49,999 2,408 17.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 280 1.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,425 24.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,872 11.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,782 12.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,130 20.4   $100,000 to $149,999 1,107 8.0
        150,000 to $199,999 389 2.8
        $200,000 or more 434 3.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 50,909 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 672 2.7   Per capita income (dollars) 23,355 (X)
Construction 2,253 9.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,587 22.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,980 (X)
Wholesale trade 578 2.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,044 (X)
Retail trade 2,405 9.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 818 3.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 605 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,060 4.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,103 8.4     Families 988 7.1
Educational, health and social services 5,695 22.7   With related children under 18 years 741 11.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,362 5.4        With related children under 5 years 372 14.5
Other services (except public administration) 1,151 4.6        
Public administration 806 3.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 489 25.6
        With related children under 18 years 437 36.2
             With related children under 5 years 226 51.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,723 9.7
Private wage and salary workers 18,213 72.6   18 years and over 3,325 8.8
Government workers 4,724 18.8        65 years and over 871 12.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,130 8.5   Related children under 18 years 1,358 12.7
Unpaid family workers 28 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 883 11.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,580 19.8
             
 
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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