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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wythe 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 22,381 100.0     Households 11,517 100.0
In labor force 13,856 61.9   Less than $10,000 1,536 13.3
     Civilian labor force 13,822 61.8   $10,000 to $14,999 998 8.7
          Employed 13,222 59.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,930 16.8
          Unemployed 600 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,723 15.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,184 19.0
     Armed Forces 34 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 1,960 17.0
Not in labor force 8,525 38.1   $75,000 to $99,999 623 5.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 316 2.7
   Females 16 years and over 11,879 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 91 0.8
In labor force 6,457 54.4   $200,000 or more 156 1.4
     Civilian labor force 6,457 54.4   Median household income (dollars) 32,235 (X)
          Employed 6,141 51.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,796 100.0   With earnings 8,723 75.7
All parents in family in labor force 1,300 72.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,378 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,885 33.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,179 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 13,038 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 582 5.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 10,267 78.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,804 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,967 15.1   With public assistance income 452 3.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 15 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,426 (X)
Walked 135 1.0   With retirement income 1,918 16.7
Other means 154 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 25,213 (X)
Worked at home 500 3.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.2 (X)        
          Families 8,178 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 13,222 100.0   Less than $10,000 493 6.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 494 6.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,770 20.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,188 14.5
Service occupations 2,269 17.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,313 16.1
Sales and office occupations 2,952 22.3    $35,000 to $49,999 1,888 23.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 113 0.9   $50,000 to $74,999 1,767 21.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,420 10.7   $75,000 to $99,999 573 7.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,698 28.0   $100,000 to $149,999 264 3.2
        150,000 to $199,999 91 1.1
        $200,000 or more 107 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 40,188 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 437 3.3   Per capita income (dollars) 17,639 (X)
Construction 889 6.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,237 24.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,053 (X)
Wholesale trade 434 3.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,550 (X)
Retail trade 1,758 13.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 588 4.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 239 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 364 2.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 497 3.8     Families 693 8.5
Educational, health and social services 2,432 18.4   With related children under 18 years 449 12.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,267 9.6        With related children under 5 years 165 12.3
Other services (except public administration) 521 3.9        
Public administration 559 4.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 322 27.8
        With related children under 18 years 254 38.3
             With related children under 5 years 86 47.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,001 11.0
Private wage and salary workers 10,519 79.6   18 years and over 2,259 10.6
Government workers 1,847 14.0        65 years and over 542 13.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 809 6.1   Related children under 18 years 735 12.5
Unpaid family workers 47 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 555 12.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,159 28.7
             
 
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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