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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Guilford 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 331,721 100.0     Households 168,710 100.0
In labor force 229,864 69.3   Less than $10,000 14,569 8.6
     Civilian labor force 229,687 69.2   $10,000 to $14,999 9,098 5.4
          Employed 217,104 65.4   $15,000 to $24,999 21,448 12.7
          Unemployed 12,583 3.8   $25,000 to $34,999 22,839 13.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 29,243 17.3
     Armed Forces 177 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 33,507 19.9
Not in labor force 101,857 30.7   $75,000 to $99,999 16,772 9.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 13,169 7.8
   Females 16 years and over 175,404 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 3,763 2.2
In labor force 110,996 63.3   $200,000 or more 4,302 2.5
     Civilian labor force 110,996 63.3   Median household income (dollars) 42,618 (X)
          Employed 104,583 59.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 31,729 100.0   With earnings 142,835 84.7
All parents in family in labor force 20,904 65.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 56,010 (X)
        With Social Security income 38,025 22.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,506 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 213,079 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 5,153 3.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 173,063 81.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,095 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 25,615 12.0   With public assistance income 4,027 2.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2,706 1.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,449 (X)
Walked 3,688 1.7   With retirement income 24,953 14.8
Other means 2,120 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,428 (X)
Worked at home 5,887 2.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.4 (X)        
          Families 110,443 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 217,104 100.0   Less than $10,000 5,569 5.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 3,830 3.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 75,246 34.7   $15,000 to $24,999 10,774 9.8
Service occupations 27,451 12.6   $25,000 to $34,999 12,183 11.0
Sales and office occupations 62,630 28.8    $35,000 to $49,999 19,044 17.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 354 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 25,744 23.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 17,811 8.2   $75,000 to $99,999 14,558 13.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 33,612 15.5   $100,000 to $149,999 11,541 10.4
        150,000 to $199,999 3,371 3.1
        $200,000 or more 3,829 3.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 52,638 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 728 0.3   Per capita income (dollars) 23,340 (X)
Construction 14,082 6.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 40,254 18.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,940 (X)
Wholesale trade 10,050 4.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,092 (X)
Retail trade 24,888 11.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 11,429 5.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 5,655 2.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 17,999 8.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 19,454 9.0     Families 8,412 7.6
Educational, health and social services 40,592 18.7   With related children under 18 years 6,603 11.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 15,815 7.3        With related children under 5 years 3,473 15.6
Other services (except public administration) 10,021 4.6        
Public administration 6,137 2.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 5,047 23.2
        With related children under 18 years 4,528 29.7
             With related children under 5 years 2,411 40.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 43,227 10.6
Private wage and salary workers 178,074 82.0   18 years and over 29,232 9.4
Government workers 27,326 12.6        65 years and over 4,663 9.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 11,348 5.2   Related children under 18 years 13,545 13.8
Unpaid family workers 356 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 9,098 12.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 16,123 20.1
             
 
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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