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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataGeorgia

Economic Statistics

Valdosta, Georgia

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over33,495100.0
In labor force21,39363.9
Civilian labor force
20,53161.3
Employed
19,07156.9
Unemployed
1,4604.4
Percent of civilian labor force
7.1(X)
Armed Forces
8622.6
Not in labor force12,10236.1
Females 16 years and over18,408100.0
In labor force10,65057.9
Civilian labor force
10,48557.0
Employed
9,61352.2
Own children under 6 years3,633100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,25362.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over19,507100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone14,92476.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,21216.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)650.3
Walked6533.3
Other means2981.5
Worked at home3551.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over19,071100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,57229.2
Service occupations3,54718.6
Sales and office occupations5,48628.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1180.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,3827.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,96615.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2311.2
Construction9004.7
Manufacturing2,24611.8
Wholesale trade6263.3
Retail trade2,85515.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7954.2
Information4302.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing8684.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,2506.6
Educational, health and social services4,99326.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,01710.6
Other services (except public administration)7984.2
Public administration1,0625.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers14,02573.5
Government workers4,23222.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7734.1
Unpaid family workers410.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households16,695100.0
Less than $10,0003,04918.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,4598.7
$15,000 to $24,9992,83717.0
$25,000 to $34,9992,35114.1
$35,000 to $49,9992,55115.3
$50,000 to $74,9992,10312.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,0206.1
$100,000 to $149,9997874.7
$150,000 to $199,9992701.6
$200,000 or more2681.6
Median household income (dollars)29,046(X)
With earnings13,34679.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,494(X)
With Social Security income3,77022.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,875(X)
With Supplemental Security Income8795.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,213(X)
With public assistance income7984.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,253(X)
With retirement income2,30613.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,617(X)
Families10,256100.0
Less than $10,0001,33813.0
$10,000 to $14,9996666.5
$15,000 to $24,9991,52414.9
$25,000 to $34,9991,26812.4
$35,000 to $49,9991,76517.2
$50,000 to $74,9991,68216.4
$75,000 to $99,9998818.6
$100,000 to $149,9996726.6
$150,000 to $199,9992392.3
$200,000 or more2212.2
Median family income (dollars)38,174(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,472(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers27,281(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,807(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,926(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.8
With related children under 18 years1,584(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.9
With related children under 5 years
817(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.6
Families with female householder, no husband present1,420(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.9
With related children under 18 years1,220(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.0
With related children under 5 years
695(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)65.4
Individuals10,333(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.7
18 years and over6,655(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.8
65 years and over
807(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.9
Related children under 18 years3,612(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,452(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,638(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.3
(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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