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Lamar county georgia dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over12,389100.0
In labor force7,66761.9
Civilian labor force
7,66261.8
Employed
7,24358.5
Unemployed
4193.4
Percent of civilian labor force
5.5(X)
Armed Forces
50.0
Not in labor force4,72238.1
Females 16 years and over6,506100.0
In labor force3,59855.3
Civilian labor force
3,59355.2
Employed
3,36751.8
Own children under 6 years1,257100.0
All parents in family in labor force85067.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over7,026100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone5,51278.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,18916.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)450.6
Walked600.9
Other means1191.7
Worked at home1011.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over7,243100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,54321.3
Service occupations1,10815.3
Sales and office occupations1,70223.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations510.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations99513.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,84425.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1642.3
Construction7169.9
Manufacturing1,48620.5
Wholesale trade1572.2
Retail trade97413.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4336.0
Information1401.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3144.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4015.5
Educational, health and social services1,09415.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3524.9
Other services (except public administration)4546.3
Public administration5587.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers5,52476.3
Government workers1,17516.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4996.9
Unpaid family workers450.6
INCOME IN 1999
Households5,668100.0
Less than $10,00063311.2
$10,000 to $14,9994067.2
$15,000 to $24,99971812.7
$25,000 to $34,99990015.9
$35,000 to $49,9991,16320.5
$50,000 to $74,9991,09419.3
$75,000 to $99,9994067.2
$100,000 to $149,9992504.4
$150,000 to $199,999330.6
$200,000 or more651.1
Median household income (dollars)37,087(X)
With earnings4,53780.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
44,270(X)
With Social Security income1,65529.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,854(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3365.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,428(X)
With public assistance income1582.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,668(X)
With retirement income1,16520.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,155(X)
Families4,245100.0
Less than $10,0002325.5
$10,000 to $14,9991904.5
$15,000 to $24,99951412.1
$25,000 to $34,99966715.7
$35,000 to $49,99993422.0
$50,000 to $74,9991,01523.9
$75,000 to $99,9993839.0
$100,000 to $149,9992235.3
$150,000 to $199,999330.8
$200,000 or more541.3
Median family income (dollars)43,481(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,666(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,453(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,933(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families342(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.1
With related children under 18 years297(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.6
With related children under 5 years
116(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
Families with female householder, no husband present220(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.0
With related children under 18 years213(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.3
With related children under 5 years
79(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.9
Individuals1,682(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
18 years and over1,107(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.9
65 years and over
204(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.0
Related children under 18 years559(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
385(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over595(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.8
(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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