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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bedford 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 29,024 100.0     Households 13,933 100.0
In labor force 19,378 66.8   Less than $10,000 1,597 11.5
     Civilian labor force 19,373 66.7   $10,000 to $14,999 1,013 7.3
          Employed 18,522 63.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,898 13.6
          Unemployed 851 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 2,058 14.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,898 20.8
     Armed Forces 5 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,719 19.5
Not in labor force 9,646 33.2   $75,000 to $99,999 908 6.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 602 4.3
   Females 16 years and over 14,633 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 122 0.9
In labor force 8,662 59.2   $200,000 or more 118 0.8
     Civilian labor force 8,662 59.2   Median household income (dollars) 36,729 (X)
          Employed 8,298 56.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,104 100.0   With earnings 11,243 80.7
All parents in family in labor force 1,859 59.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 44,457 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,881 27.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,260 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 18,252 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 659 4.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 14,276 78.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,888 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,794 15.3   With public assistance income 336 2.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 113 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,871 (X)
Walked 324 1.8   With retirement income 2,012 14.4
Other means 123 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,220 (X)
Worked at home 622 3.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.1 (X)        
          Families 10,394 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 18,522 100.0   Less than $10,000 622 6.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 559 5.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,933 21.2   $15,000 to $24,999 1,312 12.6
Service occupations 2,323 12.5   $25,000 to $34,999 1,626 15.6
Sales and office occupations 4,046 21.8    $35,000 to $49,999 2,342 22.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 363 2.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,383 22.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,254 12.2   $75,000 to $99,999 844 8.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,603 30.3   $100,000 to $149,999 532 5.1
        150,000 to $199,999 86 0.8
        $200,000 or more 88 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 40,691 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 833 4.5   Per capita income (dollars) 16,698 (X)
Construction 1,362 7.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 6,223 33.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,485 (X)
Wholesale trade 527 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,673 (X)
Retail trade 2,032 11.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 782 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 203 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 815 4.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 930 5.0     Families 1,012 9.7
Educational, health and social services 2,472 13.3   With related children under 18 years 727 13.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 936 5.1        With related children under 5 years 391 18.0
Other services (except public administration) 805 4.3        
Public administration 602 3.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 380 24.8
        With related children under 18 years 341 32.6
             With related children under 5 years 205 51.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,854 13.1
Private wage and salary workers 14,333 77.4   18 years and over 3,252 11.8
Government workers 2,273 12.3        65 years and over 807 17.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,768 9.5   Related children under 18 years 1,469 15.9
Unpaid family workers 148 0.8        Related children 5 to 17 years 963 14.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,631 30.4
             
 
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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