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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Powhatan 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 17,611 100.0     Households 7,253 100.0
In labor force 10,839 61.5   Less than $10,000 363 5.0
     Civilian labor force 10,839 61.5   $10,000 to $14,999 166 2.3
          Employed 10,644 60.4   $15,000 to $24,999 635 8.8
          Unemployed 195 1.1   $25,000 to $34,999 750 10.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 1.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,364 18.8
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,682 23.2
Not in labor force 6,772 38.5   $75,000 to $99,999 1,176 16.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 734 10.1
   Females 16 years and over 7,814 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 189 2.6
In labor force 5,084 65.1   $200,000 or more 194 2.7
     Civilian labor force 5,084 65.1   Median household income (dollars) 53,992 (X)
          Employed 4,983 63.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,524 100.0   With earnings 6,356 87.6
All parents in family in labor force 995 65.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 65,666 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,576 21.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,501 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,423 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 151 2.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 8,887 85.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,251 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,008 9.7   With public assistance income 71 1.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 41 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,914 (X)
Walked 67 0.6   With retirement income 1,443 19.9
Other means 112 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 24,870 (X)
Worked at home 308 3.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 34.8 (X)        
          Families 5,919 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,644 100.0   Less than $10,000 212 3.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 117 2.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,508 33.0   $15,000 to $24,999 374 6.3
Service occupations 1,351 12.7   $25,000 to $34,999 504 8.5
Sales and office occupations 2,815 26.4    $35,000 to $49,999 1,143 19.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 86 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 1,526 25.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,774 16.7   $75,000 to $99,999 1,105 18.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,110 10.4   $100,000 to $149,999 614 10.4
        150,000 to $199,999 176 3.0
        $200,000 or more 148 2.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 58,142 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 195 1.8   Per capita income (dollars) 24,104 (X)
Construction 1,341 12.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,077 10.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 37,948 (X)
Wholesale trade 369 3.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 28,204 (X)
Retail trade 1,342 12.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 570 5.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 245 2.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,054 9.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 994 9.3     Families 286 4.8
Educational, health and social services 1,712 16.1   With related children under 18 years 233 8.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 377 3.5        With related children under 5 years 71 6.9
Other services (except public administration) 683 6.4        
Public administration 685 6.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 109 18.2
        With related children under 18 years 104 27.4
             With related children under 5 years 36 35.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,133 5.7
Private wage and salary workers 8,307 78.0   18 years and over 681 4.7
Government workers 1,639 15.4        65 years and over 160 8.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 672 6.3   Related children under 18 years 413 7.9
Unpaid family workers 26 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 330 8.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 243 12.8
             
 
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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