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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Petersburg city
[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 26,200 100.0     Households 13,795 100.0
In labor force 14,814 56.5   Less than $10,000 2,311 16.8
     Civilian labor force 14,463 55.2   $10,000 to $14,999 1,266 9.2
          Employed 13,170 50.3   $15,000 to $24,999 2,348 17.0
          Unemployed 1,293 4.9   $25,000 to $34,999 2,109 15.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,265 16.4
     Armed Forces 351 1.3   $50,000 to $74,999 2,076 15.0
Not in labor force 11,386 43.5   $75,000 to $99,999 818 5.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 382 2.8
   Females 16 years and over 14,557 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 110 0.8
In labor force 7,722 53.0   $200,000 or more 110 0.8
     Civilian labor force 7,610 52.3   Median household income (dollars) 28,851 (X)
          Employed 6,993 48.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,335 100.0   With earnings 10,333 74.9
All parents in family in labor force 1,690 72.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,080 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,403 31.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,569 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 13,176 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,208 8.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 9,676 73.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,929 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,466 18.7   With public assistance income 670 4.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 431 3.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,191 (X)
Walked 282 2.1   With retirement income 3,391 24.6
Other means 175 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,712 (X)
Worked at home 146 1.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.3 (X)        
          Families 8,527 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 13,170 100.0   Less than $10,000 970 11.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 745 8.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,277 24.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,369 16.1
Service occupations 2,900 22.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,299 15.2
Sales and office occupations 2,872 21.8    $35,000 to $49,999 1,492 17.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 22 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 1,509 17.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 889 6.8   $75,000 to $99,999 685 8.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,210 24.4   $100,000 to $149,999 302 3.5
        150,000 to $199,999 82 1.0
        $200,000 or more 74 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 33,955 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 74 0.6   Per capita income (dollars) 15,989 (X)
Construction 556 4.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,293 17.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,859 (X)
Wholesale trade 423 3.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,882 (X)
Retail trade 1,411 10.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 692 5.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 191 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 572 4.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 863 6.6     Families 1,421 16.7
Educational, health and social services 3,344 25.4   With related children under 18 years 1,138 24.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,094 8.3        With related children under 5 years 546 30.2
Other services (except public administration) 519 3.9        
Public administration 1,138 8.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 929 26.8
        With related children under 18 years 821 33.6
             With related children under 5 years 397 44.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 6,461 19.6
Private wage and salary workers 9,092 69.0   18 years and over 4,240 17.1
Government workers 3,593 27.3        65 years and over 807 15.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 445 3.4   Related children under 18 years 2,191 27.1
Unpaid family workers 40 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,506 25.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,049 27.6
             
 
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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