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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sussex 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 10,317 100.0     Households 4,124 100.0
In labor force 4,505 43.7   Less than $10,000 648 15.7
     Civilian labor force 4,501 43.6   $10,000 to $14,999 318 7.7
          Employed 4,263 41.3   $15,000 to $24,999 644 15.6
          Unemployed 238 2.3   $25,000 to $34,999 686 16.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 644 15.6
     Armed Forces 4 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 728 17.7
Not in labor force 5,812 56.3   $75,000 to $99,999 249 6.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 171 4.1
   Females 16 years and over 4,284 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 22 0.5
In labor force 2,163 50.5   $200,000 or more 14 0.3
     Civilian labor force 2,163 50.5   Median household income (dollars) 31,007 (X)
          Employed 2,024 47.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 660 100.0   With earnings 3,058 74.2
All parents in family in labor force 416 63.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 39,044 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,392 33.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,753 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,181 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 321 7.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,368 80.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,983 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 608 14.5   With public assistance income 159 3.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 31 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,996 (X)
Walked 78 1.9   With retirement income 799 19.4
Other means 18 0.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,866 (X)
Worked at home 78 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.9 (X)        
          Families 2,833 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,263 100.0   Less than $10,000 255 9.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 185 6.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 923 21.7   $15,000 to $24,999 393 13.9
Service occupations 729 17.1   $25,000 to $34,999 507 17.9
Sales and office occupations 947 22.2    $35,000 to $49,999 502 17.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 143 3.4   $50,000 to $74,999 580 20.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 497 11.7   $75,000 to $99,999 219 7.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,024 24.0   $100,000 to $149,999 161 5.7
        150,000 to $199,999 18 0.6
        $200,000 or more 13 0.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,739 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 293 6.9   Per capita income (dollars) 14,670 (X)
Construction 235 5.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 850 19.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,307 (X)
Wholesale trade 175 4.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,001 (X)
Retail trade 520 12.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 291 6.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 39 0.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 141 3.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 151 3.5     Families 364 12.8
Educational, health and social services 805 18.9   With related children under 18 years 282 20.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 265 6.2        With related children under 5 years 124 25.4
Other services (except public administration) 157 3.7        
Public administration 341 8.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 260 34.3
        With related children under 18 years 223 43.0
             With related children under 5 years 93 57.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,597 16.1
Private wage and salary workers 3,155 74.0   18 years and over 993 13.3
Government workers 875 20.5        65 years and over 302 19.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 223 5.2   Related children under 18 years 596 24.3
Unpaid family workers 10 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 437 23.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 466 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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