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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nelson 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 11,783 100.0     Households 5,887 100.0
In labor force 7,143 60.6   Less than $10,000 620 10.5
     Civilian labor force 7,115 60.4   $10,000 to $14,999 359 6.1
          Employed 6,774 57.5   $15,000 to $24,999 795 13.5
          Unemployed 341 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,006 17.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 955 16.2
     Armed Forces 28 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 1,079 18.3
Not in labor force 4,640 39.4   $75,000 to $99,999 520 8.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 287 4.9
   Females 16 years and over 6,138 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 143 2.4
In labor force 3,315 54.0   $200,000 or more 123 2.1
     Civilian labor force 3,315 54.0   Median household income (dollars) 36,769 (X)
          Employed 3,185 51.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 890 100.0   With earnings 4,650 79.0
All parents in family in labor force 564 63.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,131 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,832 31.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,386 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 6,637 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 283 4.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,696 70.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,020 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,361 20.5   With public assistance income 134 2.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 22 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,540 (X)
Walked 101 1.5   With retirement income 1,334 22.7
Other means 111 1.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 23,740 (X)
Worked at home 346 5.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 33.1 (X)        
          Families 4,167 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,774 100.0   Less than $10,000 253 6.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 131 3.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,896 28.0   $15,000 to $24,999 494 11.9
Service occupations 1,016 15.0   $25,000 to $34,999 743 17.8
Sales and office occupations 1,482 21.9    $35,000 to $49,999 751 18.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 197 2.9   $50,000 to $74,999 926 22.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,081 16.0   $75,000 to $99,999 429 10.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,102 16.3   $100,000 to $149,999 222 5.3
        150,000 to $199,999 123 3.0
        $200,000 or more 95 2.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,917 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 287 4.2   Per capita income (dollars) 22,230 (X)
Construction 819 12.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 855 12.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,684 (X)
Wholesale trade 165 2.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,153 (X)
Retail trade 581 8.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 412 6.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 135 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 209 3.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 513 7.6     Families 354 8.5
Educational, health and social services 1,563 23.1   With related children under 18 years 223 12.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 607 9.0        With related children under 5 years 78 12.0
Other services (except public administration) 391 5.8        
Public administration 237 3.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 157 22.8
        With related children under 18 years 138 33.6
             With related children under 5 years 40 27.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,743 12.1
Private wage and salary workers 4,762 70.3   18 years and over 1,297 11.5
Government workers 1,406 20.8        65 years and over 344 14.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 579 8.5   Related children under 18 years 441 14.4
Unpaid family workers 27 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 340 14.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 620 26.7
             
 
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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