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Economic Statistics

Georgia

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over6,250,687100.0
In labor force4,129,66666.1
Civilian labor force
4,062,80865.0
Employed
3,839,75661.4
Unemployed
223,0523.6
Percent of civilian labor force
5.5(X)
Armed Forces
66,8581.1
Not in labor force2,121,02133.9
Females 16 years and over3,218,245100.0
In labor force1,912,65159.4
Civilian labor force
1,903,63359.2
Employed
1,788,23355.6
Own children under 6 years668,530100.0
All parents in family in labor force395,82559.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over3,832,803100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone2,968,91077.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled557,06214.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)90,0302.3
Walked65,7761.7
Other means42,0391.1
Worked at home108,9862.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over3,839,756100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,255,95932.7
Service occupations514,24113.4
Sales and office occupations1,028,24026.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations24,4890.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations415,84910.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations600,97815.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining53,2011.4
Construction304,7107.9
Manufacturing568,83014.8
Wholesale trade148,0263.9
Retail trade459,54812.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities231,3046.0
Information135,4963.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing251,2406.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services362,4149.4
Educational, health and social services675,59317.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services274,4377.1
Other services (except public administration)181,8294.7
Public administration193,1285.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers3,029,36878.9
Government workers574,04214.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business226,5955.9
Unpaid family workers9,7510.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households3,007,678100.0
Less than $10,000304,81610.1
$10,000 to $14,999176,0595.9
$15,000 to $24,999369,27912.3
$25,000 to $34,999378,68912.6
$35,000 to $49,999502,96116.7
$50,000 to $74,999593,20319.7
$75,000 to $99,999311,65110.4
$100,000 to $149,999234,0937.8
$150,000 to $199,99966,0842.2
$200,000 or more70,8432.4
Median household income (dollars)42,433(X)
With earnings2,520,99383.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
56,625(X)
With Social Security income658,86221.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,445(X)
With Supplemental Security Income134,9804.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,889(X)
With public assistance income87,4032.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,261(X)
With retirement income433,03414.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,957(X)
Families2,126,360100.0
Less than $10,000136,4186.4
$10,000 to $14,99994,8194.5
$15,000 to $24,999232,28210.9
$25,000 to $34,999252,74811.9
$35,000 to $49,999361,84317.0
$50,000 to $74,999469,20822.1
$75,000 to $99,999260,14112.2
$100,000 to $149,999199,8519.4
$150,000 to $199,99957,7842.7
$200,000 or more61,2662.9
Median family income (dollars)49,280(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,154(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,791(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,679(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families210,138(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.9
With related children under 18 years163,137(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.9
With related children under 5 years
79,164(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.8
Families with female householder, no husband present120,303(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.5
With related children under 18 years105,840(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.3
With related children under 5 years
49,472(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.9
Individuals1,033,793(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.0
18 years and over668,387(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.5
65 years and over
102,228(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.5
Related children under 18 years354,633(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
247,970(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over313,639(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.4
(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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