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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataGeorgia

Economic Statistics

Rome, Georgia,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over27,686100.0
In labor force15,69056.7
Civilian labor force
15,67856.6
Employed
14,45152.2
Unemployed
1,2274.4
Percent of civilian labor force
7.8(X)
Armed Forces
120.0
Not in labor force11,99643.3
Females 16 years and over14,786100.0
In labor force7,51350.8
Civilian labor force
7,51350.8
Employed
6,77445.8
Own children under 6 years2,569100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,56060.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over14,135100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone10,74776.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,47817.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)1120.8
Walked3232.3
Other means2311.6
Worked at home2441.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over14,451100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,95527.4
Service occupations2,41416.7
Sales and office occupations3,31322.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations900.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,0517.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,62825.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining920.6
Construction8165.6
Manufacturing3,53524.5
Wholesale trade5103.5
Retail trade1,53310.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4062.8
Information2101.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6004.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services9836.8
Educational, health and social services3,68225.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,1147.7
Other services (except public administration)5403.7
Public administration4303.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers11,58180.1
Government workers2,12014.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7255.0
Unpaid family workers250.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households13,159100.0
Less than $10,0002,18716.6
$10,000 to $14,9991,0387.9
$15,000 to $24,9992,10016.0
$25,000 to $34,9991,93314.7
$35,000 to $49,9991,95514.9
$50,000 to $74,9991,98215.1
$75,000 to $99,9999197.0
$100,000 to $149,9996625.0
$150,000 to $199,9991781.4
$200,000 or more2051.6
Median household income (dollars)30,930(X)
With earnings9,56272.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
44,880(X)
With Social Security income4,45133.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,379(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,0638.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,574(X)
With public assistance income5634.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,364(X)
With retirement income2,39018.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,601(X)
Families8,562100.0
Less than $10,00086310.1
$10,000 to $14,9994985.8
$15,000 to $24,9991,31315.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,38416.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,25414.6
$50,000 to $74,9991,57618.4
$75,000 to $99,9998289.7
$100,000 to $149,9995536.5
$150,000 to $199,9991481.7
$200,000 or more1451.7
Median family income (dollars)37,775(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,327(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,179(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,421(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,309(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.3
With related children under 18 years1,061(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.4
With related children under 5 years
549(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.3
Families with female householder, no husband present836(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.0
With related children under 18 years721(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.9
With related children under 5 years
393(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)67.9
Individuals6,723(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.3
18 years and over4,273(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.2
65 years and over
830(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.3
Related children under 18 years2,342(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,672(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,162(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.6
(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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