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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: New Hanover 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 130,292 100.0     Households 68,241 100.0
In labor force 86,628 66.5   Less than $10,000 7,376 10.8
     Civilian labor force 86,174 66.1   $10,000 to $14,999 4,281 6.3
          Employed 81,238 62.4   $15,000 to $24,999 8,950 13.1
          Unemployed 4,936 3.8   $25,000 to $34,999 9,172 13.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 11,577 17.0
     Armed Forces 454 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 13,376 19.6
Not in labor force 43,664 33.5   $75,000 to $99,999 6,237 9.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 4,654 6.8
   Females 16 years and over 68,068 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,240 1.8
In labor force 40,825 60.0   $200,000 or more 1,378 2.0
     Civilian labor force 40,794 59.9   Median household income (dollars) 40,172 (X)
          Employed 38,407 56.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 10,765 100.0   With earnings 54,956 80.5
All parents in family in labor force 6,565 61.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 50,104 (X)
        With Social Security income 17,213 25.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,708 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 80,088 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,364 3.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 65,976 82.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,929 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 8,558 10.7   With public assistance income 1,787 2.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 756 0.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,729 (X)
Walked 1,399 1.7   With retirement income 12,457 18.3
Other means 1,109 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 21,043 (X)
Worked at home 2,290 2.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.7 (X)        
          Families 42,026 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 81,238 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,406 5.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,756 4.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 27,999 34.5   $15,000 to $24,999 4,282 10.2
Service occupations 13,416 16.5   $25,000 to $34,999 4,877 11.6
Sales and office occupations 21,965 27.0    $35,000 to $49,999 7,164 17.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 193 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 10,102 24.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 8,682 10.7   $75,000 to $99,999 5,166 12.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8,983 11.1   $100,000 to $149,999 4,014 9.6
        150,000 to $199,999 1,078 2.6
        $200,000 or more 1,181 2.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 50,861 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 369 0.5   Per capita income (dollars) 23,123 (X)
Construction 8,130 10.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 8,001 9.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,801 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,480 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,305 (X)
Retail trade 11,407 14.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,349 4.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 2,013 2.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 5,060 6.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 7,693 9.5     Families 3,507 8.3
Educational, health and social services 16,202 19.9   With related children under 18 years 2,681 13.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 8,761 10.8        With related children under 5 years 1,275 15.6
Other services (except public administration) 4,408 5.4        
Public administration 3,365 4.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,129 29.0
        With related children under 18 years 1,961 38.6
             With related children under 5 years 954 51.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 20,445 13.1
Private wage and salary workers 62,936 77.5   18 years and over 15,120 12.2
Government workers 11,511 14.2        65 years and over 1,793 9.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 6,495 8.0   Related children under 18 years 5,149 15.7
Unpaid family workers 296 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,612 15.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 9,864 26.0
             
 
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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