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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Highland 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 31,046 100.0     Households 15,607 100.0
In labor force 19,170 61.7   Less than $10,000 1,719 11.0
     Civilian labor force 19,165 61.7   $10,000 to $14,999 1,286 8.2
          Employed 17,994 58.0   $15,000 to $24,999 2,441 15.6
          Unemployed 1,171 3.8   $25,000 to $34,999 2,288 14.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,036 19.5
     Armed Forces 5 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,910 18.6
Not in labor force 11,876 38.3   $75,000 to $99,999 1,199 7.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 505 3.2
   Females 16 years and over 16,046 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 72 0.5
In labor force 8,898 55.5   $200,000 or more 151 1.0
     Civilian labor force 8,898 55.5   Median household income (dollars) 35,313 (X)
          Employed 8,414 52.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,390 100.0   With earnings 11,934 76.5
All parents in family in labor force 2,069 61.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,856 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,850 31.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,340 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 17,662 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 867 5.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 13,974 79.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,233 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,456 13.9   With public assistance income 471 3.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 59 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,482 (X)
Walked 330 1.9   With retirement income 2,864 18.4
Other means 79 0.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,510 (X)
Worked at home 764 4.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.3 (X)        
          Families 11,495 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 17,994 100.0   Less than $10,000 634 5.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 654 5.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,871 21.5   $15,000 to $24,999 1,601 13.9
Service occupations 2,162 12.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,720 15.0
Sales and office occupations 3,902 21.7    $35,000 to $49,999 2,550 22.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 134 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 2,584 22.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,361 13.1   $75,000 to $99,999 1,079 9.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,564 30.9   $100,000 to $149,999 487 4.2
        150,000 to $199,999 68 0.6
        $200,000 or more 118 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,091 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 577 3.2   Per capita income (dollars) 16,521 (X)
Construction 1,406 7.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,188 23.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,541 (X)
Wholesale trade 382 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,842 (X)
Retail trade 2,022 11.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,315 12.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 506 2.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 797 4.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 598 3.3     Families 1,040 9.0
Educational, health and social services 3,093 17.2   With related children under 18 years 779 13.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 883 4.9        With related children under 5 years 401 17.8
Other services (except public administration) 744 4.1        
Public administration 483 2.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 483 30.8
        With related children under 18 years 443 41.0
             With related children under 5 years 221 54.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,760 11.8
Private wage and salary workers 14,438 80.2   18 years and over 3,032 10.3
Government workers 1,850 10.3        65 years and over 603 11.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,628 9.0   Related children under 18 years 1,641 15.4
Unpaid family workers 78 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,057 13.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,390 25.4
             
 
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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