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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gaston 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 148,421 100.0     Households 73,836 100.0
In labor force 96,898 65.3   Less than $10,000 7,331 9.9
     Civilian labor force 96,839 65.2   $10,000 to $14,999 4,805 6.5
          Employed 91,354 61.6   $15,000 to $24,999 9,810 13.3
          Unemployed 5,485 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 10,510 14.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 13,749 18.6
     Armed Forces 59 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 15,215 20.6
Not in labor force 51,523 34.7   $75,000 to $99,999 6,706 9.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 4,051 5.5
   Females 16 years and over 77,643 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 758 1.0
In labor force 45,027 58.0   $200,000 or more 901 1.2
     Civilian labor force 45,027 58.0   Median household income (dollars) 39,482 (X)
          Employed 42,282 54.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 14,099 100.0   With earnings 60,388 81.8
All parents in family in labor force 8,903 63.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 49,134 (X)
        With Social Security income 19,702 26.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,796 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 89,341 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,245 4.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 74,796 83.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,867 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 11,338 12.7   With public assistance income 1,814 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 228 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,066 (X)
Walked 898 1.0   With retirement income 11,495 15.6
Other means 647 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,223 (X)
Worked at home 1,434 1.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.6 (X)        
          Families 53,660 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 91,354 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,151 5.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,137 4.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 22,489 24.6   $15,000 to $24,999 6,129 11.4
Service occupations 10,907 11.9   $25,000 to $34,999 7,259 13.5
Sales and office occupations 23,399 25.6    $35,000 to $49,999 10,646 19.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 198 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 13,163 24.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 10,870 11.9   $75,000 to $99,999 6,132 11.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 23,491 25.7   $100,000 to $149,999 3,665 6.8
        150,000 to $199,999 669 1.2
        $200,000 or more 709 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,271 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 345 0.4   Per capita income (dollars) 19,225 (X)
Construction 6,847 7.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 25,756 28.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 33,542 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,903 4.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,876 (X)
Retail trade 10,048 11.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 6,582 7.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,562 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 5,218 5.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 5,320 5.8     Families 4,464 8.3
Educational, health and social services 13,756 15.1   With related children under 18 years 3,323 12.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 4,706 5.2        With related children under 5 years 1,546 14.7
Other services (except public administration) 4,345 4.8        
Public administration 2,966 3.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,203 24.5
        With related children under 18 years 1,984 32.5
             With related children under 5 years 1,030 43.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 20,309 10.9
Private wage and salary workers 76,959 84.2   18 years and over 13,466 9.6
Government workers 9,785 10.7        65 years and over 2,512 11.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 4,436 4.9   Related children under 18 years 6,617 14.5
Unpaid family workers 174 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 4,661 14.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 5,973 22.0
             
 
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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