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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carter 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 35,081 100.0     Households 17,981 100.0
In labor force 20,496 58.4   Less than $10,000 2,822 15.7
     Civilian labor force 20,470 58.4   $10,000 to $14,999 1,760 9.8
          Employed 19,319 55.1   $15,000 to $24,999 3,009 16.7
          Unemployed 1,151 3.3   $25,000 to $34,999 2,902 16.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,755 15.3
     Armed Forces 26 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,890 16.1
Not in labor force 14,585 41.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,079 6.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 482 2.7
   Females 16 years and over 18,592 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 151 0.8
In labor force 9,571 51.5   $200,000 or more 131 0.7
     Civilian labor force 9,571 51.5   Median household income (dollars) 29,405 (X)
          Employed 8,967 48.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,516 100.0   With earnings 13,405 74.6
All parents in family in labor force 2,271 64.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,281 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,788 32.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,728 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 18,939 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,018 5.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 15,425 81.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,376 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,376 12.5   With public assistance income 1,272 7.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 74 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,362 (X)
Walked 263 1.4   With retirement income 2,943 16.4
Other means 238 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,686 (X)
Worked at home 563 3.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.7 (X)        
          Families 12,748 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 19,319 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,037 8.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 970 7.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,946 25.6   $15,000 to $24,999 1,836 14.4
Service occupations 3,463 17.9   $25,000 to $34,999 2,244 17.6
Sales and office occupations 4,871 25.2    $35,000 to $49,999 2,315 18.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 157 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 2,628 20.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,100 10.9   $75,000 to $99,999 1,040 8.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,782 19.6   $100,000 to $149,999 452 3.5
        150,000 to $199,999 124 1.0
        $200,000 or more 102 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,729 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,517 7.9   Per capita income (dollars) 15,511 (X)
Construction 1,113 5.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,367 12.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,018 (X)
Wholesale trade 571 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,877 (X)
Retail trade 2,970 15.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,070 5.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 315 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 740 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,009 5.2     Families 1,620 12.7
Educational, health and social services 4,403 22.8   With related children under 18 years 1,248 19.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,506 7.8        With related children under 5 years 626 25.3
Other services (except public administration) 1,125 5.8        
Public administration 613 3.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 695 34.8
        With related children under 18 years 633 45.0
             With related children under 5 years 297 62.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,375 16.6
Private wage and salary workers 14,702 76.1   18 years and over 4,772 14.6
Government workers 2,563 13.3        65 years and over 838 12.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,883 9.7   Related children under 18 years 2,527 21.7
Unpaid family workers 171 0.9        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,722 20.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,053 31.9
             
 
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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