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Galax, Galax virginia dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics,







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over5,421100.0
In labor force3,15658.2
Civilian labor force
3,15658.2
Employed
3,07256.7
Unemployed
841.5
Percent of civilian labor force
2.7(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force2,26541.8
Females 16 years and over2,935100.0
In labor force1,50851.4
Civilian labor force
1,50851.4
Employed
1,46149.8
Own children under 6 years437100.0
All parents in family in labor force26460.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over3,013100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone2,30576.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled57919.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)80.3
Walked642.1
Other means120.4
Worked at home451.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)15.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over3,072100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations56218.3
Service occupations37512.2
Sales and office occupations64621.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations110.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2708.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,20839.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining200.7
Construction1424.6
Manufacturing1,20839.3
Wholesale trade1013.3
Retail trade42914.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1103.6
Information270.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing923.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1153.7
Educational, health and social services47815.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1153.7
Other services (except public administration)1073.5
Public administration1284.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers2,61285.0
Government workers32510.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1193.9
Unpaid family workers160.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households2,938100.0
Less than $10,00050517.2
$10,000 to $14,99932010.9
$15,000 to $24,99946215.7
$25,000 to $34,99946916.0
$35,000 to $49,99943814.9
$50,000 to $74,99953018.0
$75,000 to $99,999852.9
$100,000 to $149,999441.5
$150,000 to $199,999150.5
$200,000 or more702.4
Median household income (dollars)28,236(X)
With earnings2,08971.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
39,918(X)
With Social Security income1,03535.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,020(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1996.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
4,570(X)
With public assistance income1725.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,598(X)
With retirement income36512.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
24,471(X)
Families1,849100.0
Less than $10,0001367.4
$10,000 to $14,9991317.1
$15,000 to $24,99925013.5
$25,000 to $34,99935419.1
$35,000 to $49,99938520.8
$50,000 to $74,99942623.0
$75,000 to $99,999784.2
$100,000 to $149,999281.5
$150,000 to $199,99990.5
$200,000 or more522.8
Median family income (dollars)36,832(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,447(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers24,013(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers18,393(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families252(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.6
With related children under 18 years196(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.3
With related children under 5 years
109(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.2
Families with female householder, no husband present77(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.2
With related children under 18 years77(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.1
With related children under 5 years
28(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)100.0
Individuals1,245(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.6
18 years and over814(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
65 years and over
243(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.4
Related children under 18 years419(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
313(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over406(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.3
(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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