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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Edgecombe 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 42,327 100.0     Households 20,412 100.0
In labor force 25,155 59.4   Less than $10,000 3,327 16.3
     Civilian labor force 25,142 59.4   $10,000 to $14,999 1,587 7.8
          Employed 22,720 53.7   $15,000 to $24,999 3,450 16.9
          Unemployed 2,422 5.7   $25,000 to $34,999 2,972 14.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 9.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,749 18.4
     Armed Forces 13 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 3,320 16.3
Not in labor force 17,172 40.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,158 5.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 556 2.7
   Females 16 years and over 23,368 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 159 0.8
In labor force 12,713 54.4   $200,000 or more 134 0.7
     Civilian labor force 12,706 54.4   Median household income (dollars) 30,983 (X)
          Employed 11,364 48.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,971 100.0   With earnings 15,794 77.4
All parents in family in labor force 2,709 68.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 39,644 (X)
        With Social Security income 6,182 30.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,152 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 22,192 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,755 8.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 17,180 77.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,450 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,670 16.5   With public assistance income 1,436 7.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 358 1.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,128 (X)
Walked 325 1.5   With retirement income 3,655 17.9
Other means 241 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,330 (X)
Worked at home 418 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.0 (X)        
          Families 14,875 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 22,720 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,581 10.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 995 6.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,402 19.4   $15,000 to $24,999 2,355 15.8
Service occupations 3,584 15.8   $25,000 to $34,999 2,282 15.3
Sales and office occupations 5,421 23.9    $35,000 to $49,999 2,971 20.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 252 1.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,890 19.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,602 11.5   $75,000 to $99,999 1,032 6.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 6,459 28.4   $100,000 to $149,999 505 3.4
        150,000 to $199,999 152 1.0
        $200,000 or more 112 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,902 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 653 2.9   Per capita income (dollars) 14,435 (X)
Construction 1,938 8.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,923 26.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,300 (X)
Wholesale trade 723 3.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,649 (X)
Retail trade 2,492 11.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 997 4.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 783 3.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 777 3.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,120 4.9     Families 2,374 16.0
Educational, health and social services 3,796 16.7   With related children under 18 years 1,856 22.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,404 6.2        With related children under 5 years 952 32.6
Other services (except public administration) 987 4.3        
Public administration 1,127 5.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,617 36.8
        With related children under 18 years 1,402 44.6
             With related children under 5 years 700 57.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 10,683 19.6
Private wage and salary workers 18,210 80.1   18 years and over 6,538 16.5
Government workers 3,265 14.4        65 years and over 1,248 18.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,183 5.2   Related children under 18 years 4,088 27.5
Unpaid family workers 62 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,886 25.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,437 32.3
             
 
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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