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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 2,101 100.0     Households 1,122 100.0
In labor force 1,203 57.3   Less than $10,000 152 13.5
     Civilian labor force 1,198 57.0   $10,000 to $14,999 119 10.6
          Employed 1,117 53.2   $15,000 to $24,999 180 16.0
          Unemployed 81 3.9   $25,000 to $34,999 180 16.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 257 22.9
     Armed Forces 5 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 152 13.5
Not in labor force 898 42.7   $75,000 to $99,999 44 3.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 22 2.0
   Females 16 years and over 1,063 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 7 0.6
In labor force 475 44.7   $200,000 or more 9 0.8
     Civilian labor force 475 44.7   Median household income (dollars) 29,732 (X)
          Employed 434 40.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 102 100.0   With earnings 795 70.9
All parents in family in labor force 46 45.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 34,108 (X)
        With Social Security income 471 42.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,060 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 1,106 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 43 3.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 778 70.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,328 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 220 19.9   With public assistance income 27 2.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,619 (X)
Walked 21 1.9   With retirement income 230 20.5
Other means 0 0.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,640 (X)
Worked at home 87 7.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.0 (X)        
          Families 753 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,117 100.0   Less than $10,000 54 7.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 36 4.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 328 29.4   $15,000 to $24,999 136 18.1
Service occupations 131 11.7   $25,000 to $34,999 109 14.5
Sales and office occupations 213 19.1    $35,000 to $49,999 214 28.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 65 5.8   $50,000 to $74,999 128 17.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 214 19.2   $75,000 to $99,999 40 5.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 166 14.9   $100,000 to $149,999 22 2.9
        150,000 to $199,999 7 0.9
        $200,000 or more 7 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 37,530 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 172 15.4   Per capita income (dollars) 15,976 (X)
Construction 221 19.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 83 7.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,904 (X)
Wholesale trade 12 1.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,250 (X)
Retail trade 58 5.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 74 6.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 59 5.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 25 2.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 53 4.7     Families 70 9.3
Educational, health and social services 140 12.5   With related children under 18 years 27 10.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 64 5.7        With related children under 5 years 16 21.1
Other services (except public administration) 80 7.2        
Public administration 76 6.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 16 19.0
        With related children under 18 years 7 21.9
             With related children under 5 years 0 0.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 318 12.6
Private wage and salary workers 694 62.1   18 years and over 252 12.4
Government workers 199 17.8        65 years and over 81 15.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 219 19.6   Related children under 18 years 66 13.2
Unpaid family workers 5 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 44 10.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 114 25.9
             
 
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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