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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sampson 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 46,344 100.0     Households 22,226 100.0
In labor force 28,506 61.5   Less than $10,000 3,430 15.4
     Civilian labor force 28,443 61.4   $10,000 to $14,999 1,896 8.5
          Employed 26,472 57.1   $15,000 to $24,999 3,608 16.2
          Unemployed 1,971 4.3   $25,000 to $34,999 3,060 13.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,154 18.7
     Armed Forces 63 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,738 16.8
Not in labor force 17,838 38.5   $75,000 to $99,999 1,135 5.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 800 3.6
   Females 16 years and over 23,761 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 230 1.0
In labor force 13,114 55.2   $200,000 or more 175 0.8
     Civilian labor force 13,114 55.2   Median household income (dollars) 31,793 (X)
          Employed 12,166 51.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,923 100.0   With earnings 17,202 77.4
All parents in family in labor force 3,059 62.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,404 (X)
        With Social Security income 6,727 30.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,912 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 26,014 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,551 7.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 20,382 78.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,032 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,137 15.9   With public assistance income 688 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 135 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,278 (X)
Walked 434 1.7   With retirement income 3,673 16.5
Other means 412 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,047 (X)
Worked at home 514 2.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.1 (X)        
          Families 16,251 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 26,472 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,416 8.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,083 6.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 6,333 23.9   $15,000 to $24,999 2,398 14.8
Service occupations 3,528 13.3   $25,000 to $34,999 2,383 14.7
Sales and office occupations 5,349 20.2    $35,000 to $49,999 3,464 21.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 1,562 5.9   $50,000 to $74,999 3,357 20.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,007 11.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,020 6.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 6,693 25.3   $100,000 to $149,999 754 4.6
        150,000 to $199,999 218 1.3
        $200,000 or more 158 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 38,072 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 3,239 12.2   Per capita income (dollars) 14,976 (X)
Construction 1,790 6.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,752 21.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,806 (X)
Wholesale trade 948 3.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,657 (X)
Retail trade 3,306 12.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 861 3.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 451 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 797 3.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,026 3.9     Families 2,186 13.5
Educational, health and social services 4,815 18.2   With related children under 18 years 1,595 19.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,252 4.7        With related children under 5 years 770 22.1
Other services (except public administration) 1,158 4.4        
Public administration 1,077 4.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,031 33.2
        With related children under 18 years 883 41.6
             With related children under 5 years 375 49.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 10,431 17.6
Private wage and salary workers 20,596 77.8   18 years and over 7,083 16.1
Government workers 3,790 14.3        65 years and over 1,652 21.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,023 7.6   Related children under 18 years 3,283 21.5
Unpaid family workers 63 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,228 20.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,050 34.7
             
 
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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