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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Amherst 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 25,315 100.0     Households 11,928 100.0
In labor force 15,431 61.0   Less than $10,000 1,125 9.4
     Civilian labor force 15,407 60.9   $10,000 to $14,999 961 8.1
          Employed 14,634 57.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,728 14.5
          Unemployed 773 3.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,771 14.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,390 20.0
     Armed Forces 24 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,411 20.2
Not in labor force 9,884 39.0   $75,000 to $99,999 905 7.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 446 3.7
   Females 16 years and over 13,485 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 109 0.9
In labor force 7,407 54.9   $200,000 or more 82 0.7
     Civilian labor force 7,407 54.9   Median household income (dollars) 37,393 (X)
          Employed 7,054 52.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,066 100.0   With earnings 9,356 78.4
All parents in family in labor force 1,378 66.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,394 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,641 30.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,592 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 14,450 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 567 4.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 11,486 79.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,044 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,733 12.0   With public assistance income 332 2.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 111 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,159 (X)
Walked 588 4.1   With retirement income 2,255 18.9
Other means 176 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,716 (X)
Worked at home 356 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.6 (X)        
          Families 8,715 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 14,634 100.0   Less than $10,000 460 5.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 537 6.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,648 24.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,020 11.7
Service occupations 2,220 15.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,279 14.7
Sales and office occupations 3,760 25.7    $35,000 to $49,999 1,923 22.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 216 1.5   $50,000 to $74,999 2,114 24.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,756 12.0   $75,000 to $99,999 809 9.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,034 20.7   $100,000 to $149,999 420 4.8
        150,000 to $199,999 93 1.1
        $200,000 or more 60 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,876 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 256 1.7   Per capita income (dollars) 16,952 (X)
Construction 1,165 8.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,197 21.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,493 (X)
Wholesale trade 592 4.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,155 (X)
Retail trade 1,701 11.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 802 5.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 227 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 791 5.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 596 4.1     Families 698 8.0
Educational, health and social services 3,451 23.6   With related children under 18 years 507 12.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 694 4.7        With related children under 5 years 211 15.5
Other services (except public administration) 631 4.3        
Public administration 531 3.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 380 27.5
        With related children under 18 years 356 38.8
             With related children under 5 years 163 47.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,238 10.7
Private wage and salary workers 11,603 79.3   18 years and over 2,148 9.4
Government workers 2,262 15.5        65 years and over 494 11.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 727 5.0   Related children under 18 years 952 13.2
Unpaid family workers 42 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 651 11.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,136 25.8
             
 
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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