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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wilson 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 24,131 100.0     Households 11,028 100.0
In labor force 14,778 61.2   Less than $10,000 1,068 9.7
     Civilian labor force 14,654 60.7   $10,000 to $14,999 738 6.7
          Employed 13,939 57.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,479 13.4
          Unemployed 715 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,599 14.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,811 16.4
     Armed Forces 124 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 2,281 20.7
Not in labor force 9,353 38.8   $75,000 to $99,999 1,185 10.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 576 5.2
   Females 16 years and over 12,237 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 166 1.5
In labor force 6,660 54.4   $200,000 or more 125 1.1
     Civilian labor force 6,637 54.2   Median household income (dollars) 40,006 (X)
          Employed 6,327 51.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,637 100.0   With earnings 8,949 81.1
All parents in family in labor force 1,620 61.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 50,405 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,060 27.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,923 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 13,719 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 441 4.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 10,488 76.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,134 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,538 18.5   With public assistance income 215 1.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 14 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,727 (X)
Walked 167 1.2   With retirement income 1,944 17.6
Other means 163 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,207 (X)
Worked at home 349 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 35.8 (X)        
          Families 8,870 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 13,939 100.0   Less than $10,000 478 5.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 513 5.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,849 27.6   $15,000 to $24,999 1,073 12.1
Service occupations 1,993 14.3   $25,000 to $34,999 1,253 14.1
Sales and office occupations 3,762 27.0    $35,000 to $49,999 1,551 17.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 115 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 2,097 23.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,141 15.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,100 12.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,079 14.9   $100,000 to $149,999 549 6.2
        150,000 to $199,999 144 1.6
        $200,000 or more 112 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,681 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 551 4.0   Per capita income (dollars) 17,253 (X)
Construction 1,557 11.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,223 8.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,716 (X)
Wholesale trade 590 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,582 (X)
Retail trade 1,663 11.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,321 9.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 384 2.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 830 6.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 850 6.1     Families 812 9.2
Educational, health and social services 2,542 18.2   With related children under 18 years 510 10.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 639 4.6        With related children under 5 years 231 12.3
Other services (except public administration) 774 5.6        
Public administration 1,015 7.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 295 27.1
        With related children under 18 years 229 31.9
             With related children under 5 years 110 43.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,589 11.3
Private wage and salary workers 9,990 71.7   18 years and over 2,376 10.6
Government workers 2,754 19.8        65 years and over 542 15.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,143 8.2   Related children under 18 years 1,140 12.4
Unpaid family workers 52 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 855 12.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 858 28.5
             
 
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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