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Economic Statistics

Gadsden, Alabama,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over31,013100.0
In labor force15,60150.3
Civilian labor force
15,60150.3
Employed
14,20045.8
Unemployed
1,4014.5
Percent of civilian labor force
9.0(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force15,41249.7
Females 16 years and over17,214100.0
In labor force7,65444.5
Civilian labor force
7,65444.5
Employed
7,01140.7
Own children under 6 years2,927100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,70358.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over13,869100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone11,26781.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,06914.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)370.3
Walked1511.1
Other means1220.9
Worked at home2231.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over14,200100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,60425.4
Service occupations2,32016.3
Sales and office occupations3,52424.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations700.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,1868.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,49624.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining980.7
Construction7315.1
Manufacturing3,06621.6
Wholesale trade4443.1
Retail trade1,80112.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5644.0
Information2321.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6864.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services7185.1
Educational, health and social services3,24422.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,1788.3
Other services (except public administration)8195.8
Public administration6194.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers11,54781.3
Government workers1,85213.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7785.5
Unpaid family workers230.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households16,403100.0
Less than $10,0003,30420.1
$10,000 to $14,9991,84611.3
$15,000 to $24,9993,09218.9
$25,000 to $34,9992,28914.0
$35,000 to $49,9992,40814.7
$50,000 to $74,9991,99212.1
$75,000 to $99,9996453.9
$100,000 to $149,9994903.0
$150,000 to $199,9991741.1
$200,000 or more1631.0
Median household income (dollars)24,823(X)
With earnings10,59864.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
38,098(X)
With Social Security income6,42439.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,511(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,64410.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,729(X)
With public assistance income5053.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,709(X)
With retirement income3,58321.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,210(X)
Families10,270100.0
Less than $10,0001,30912.7
$10,000 to $14,9998037.8
$15,000 to $24,9991,90318.5
$25,000 to $34,9991,55615.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,79017.4
$50,000 to $74,9991,62915.9
$75,000 to $99,9995695.5
$100,000 to $149,9994274.2
$150,000 to $199,9991441.4
$200,000 or more1401.4
Median family income (dollars)31,740(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,610(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,400(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers19,840(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,860(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.1
With related children under 18 years1,422(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.1
With related children under 5 years
733(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.1
Families with female householder, no husband present1,136(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.4
With related children under 18 years979(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.5
With related children under 5 years
526(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)59.6
Individuals8,625(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.9
18 years and over5,524(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.1
65 years and over
1,094(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.6
Related children under 18 years2,928(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,897(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,578(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.2
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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