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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Braxton 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 11,774 100.0     Households 5,792 100.0
In labor force 5,614 47.7   Less than $10,000 1,096 18.9
     Civilian labor force 5,592 47.5   $10,000 to $14,999 707 12.2
          Employed 5,107 43.4   $15,000 to $24,999 1,145 19.8
          Unemployed 485 4.1   $25,000 to $34,999 983 17.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 749 12.9
     Armed Forces 22 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 687 11.9
Not in labor force 6,160 52.3   $75,000 to $99,999 251 4.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 102 1.8
   Females 16 years and over 5,753 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 34 0.6
In labor force 2,144 37.3   $200,000 or more 38 0.7
     Civilian labor force 2,144 37.3   Median household income (dollars) 24,412 (X)
          Employed 2,021 35.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 860 100.0   With earnings 3,867 66.8
All parents in family in labor force 294 34.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 34,110 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,120 36.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,073 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,077 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 513 8.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,873 76.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,256 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 853 16.8   With public assistance income 380 6.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 22 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,256 (X)
Walked 117 2.3   With retirement income 1,049 18.1
Other means 20 0.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,423 (X)
Worked at home 192 3.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 36.7 (X)        
          Families 4,136 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 5,107 100.0   Less than $10,000 494 11.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 380 9.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,001 19.6   $15,000 to $24,999 838 20.3
Service occupations 904 17.7   $25,000 to $34,999 796 19.2
Sales and office occupations 1,097 21.5    $35,000 to $49,999 663 16.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 124 2.4   $50,000 to $74,999 633 15.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 925 18.1   $75,000 to $99,999 209 5.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,056 20.7   $100,000 to $149,999 85 2.1
        150,000 to $199,999 21 0.5
        $200,000 or more 17 0.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 29,133 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 332 6.5   Per capita income (dollars) 13,349 (X)
Construction 640 12.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 426 8.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,560 (X)
Wholesale trade 201 3.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,778 (X)
Retail trade 643 12.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 494 9.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 64 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 111 2.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 277 5.4     Families 740 17.9
Educational, health and social services 899 17.6   With related children under 18 years 498 26.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 367 7.2        With related children under 5 years 149 24.5
Other services (except public administration) 321 6.3        
Public administration 332 6.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 180 38.6
        With related children under 18 years 132 45.5
             With related children under 5 years 45 62.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,103 22.0
Private wage and salary workers 3,680 72.1   18 years and over 2,181 20.1
Government workers 1,022 20.0        65 years and over 306 13.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 389 7.6   Related children under 18 years 904 27.9
Unpaid family workers 16 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 720 28.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 774 36.3
             
 
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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