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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gilmer 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 5,970 100.0     Households 2,780 100.0
In labor force 2,901 48.6   Less than $10,000 598 21.5
     Civilian labor force 2,901 48.6   $10,000 to $14,999 315 11.3
          Employed 2,470 41.4   $15,000 to $24,999 609 21.9
          Unemployed 431 7.2   $25,000 to $34,999 380 13.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 14.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 400 14.4
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 262 9.4
Not in labor force 3,069 51.4   $75,000 to $99,999 134 4.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 53 1.9
   Females 16 years and over 2,980 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 23 0.8
In labor force 1,308 43.9   $200,000 or more 6 0.2
     Civilian labor force 1,308 43.9   Median household income (dollars) 22,857 (X)
          Employed 1,155 38.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 430 100.0   With earnings 1,847 66.4
All parents in family in labor force 218 50.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 30,809 (X)
        With Social Security income 960 34.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,740 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,394 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 325 11.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,749 73.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,741 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 356 14.9   With public assistance income 143 5.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,108 (X)
Walked 146 6.1   With retirement income 679 24.4
Other means 49 2.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,442 (X)
Worked at home 92 3.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 30.2 (X)        
          Families 1,883 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,470 100.0   Less than $10,000 260 13.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 179 9.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 701 28.4   $15,000 to $24,999 378 20.1
Service occupations 534 21.6   $25,000 to $34,999 303 16.1
Sales and office occupations 546 22.1    $35,000 to $49,999 342 18.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 45 1.8   $50,000 to $74,999 222 11.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 294 11.9   $75,000 to $99,999 117 6.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 350 14.2   $100,000 to $149,999 53 2.8
        150,000 to $199,999 23 1.2
        $200,000 or more 6 0.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 28,685 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 266 10.8   Per capita income (dollars) 12,498 (X)
Construction 138 5.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 185 7.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,497 (X)
Wholesale trade 46 1.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 15,353 (X)
Retail trade 254 10.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 117 4.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 9 0.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 57 2.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 102 4.1     Families 380 20.2
Educational, health and social services 834 33.8   With related children under 18 years 228 27.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 256 10.4        With related children under 5 years 62 21.4
Other services (except public administration) 118 4.8        
Public administration 88 3.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 123 52.3
        With related children under 18 years 109 69.4
             With related children under 5 years 38 74.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,726 25.9
Private wage and salary workers 1,533 62.1   18 years and over 1,335 25.4
Government workers 722 29.2        65 years and over 94 8.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 189 7.7   Related children under 18 years 389 27.7
Unpaid family workers 26 1.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 309 29.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 588 46.3
             
 
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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