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Economic Statistics

Bedford county virginia dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over47,464100.0
In labor force31,34566.0
Civilian labor force
31,34566.0
Employed
30,42664.1
Unemployed
9191.9
Percent of civilian labor force
2.9(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force16,11934.0
Females 16 years and over23,977100.0
In labor force14,33759.8
Civilian labor force
14,33759.8
Employed
13,95058.2
Own children under 6 years4,226100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,56060.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over29,931100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone25,49085.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,13810.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)830.3
Walked1850.6
Other means1400.5
Worked at home8953.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over30,426100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,90529.3
Service occupations3,61611.9
Sales and office occupations8,55728.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2050.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,66412.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,47918.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5321.7
Construction2,7939.2
Manufacturing6,34320.8
Wholesale trade1,3764.5
Retail trade4,05813.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,7355.7
Information6092.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,7975.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,1217.0
Educational, health and social services4,97816.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,5655.1
Other services (except public administration)1,5365.0
Public administration9833.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers24,84381.7
Government workers3,41611.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,0886.9
Unpaid family workers790.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households23,798100.0
Less than $10,0001,6647.0
$10,000 to $14,9991,1264.7
$15,000 to $24,9993,01612.7
$25,000 to $34,9993,47614.6
$35,000 to $49,9994,49518.9
$50,000 to $74,9995,24122.0
$75,000 to $99,9992,50110.5
$100,000 to $149,9991,5086.3
$150,000 to $199,9993861.6
$200,000 or more3851.6
Median household income (dollars)43,136(X)
With earnings19,48581.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
53,788(X)
With Social Security income6,55827.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,724(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6482.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,379(X)
With public assistance income2641.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,688(X)
With retirement income4,30818.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,344(X)
Families18,140100.0
Less than $10,0006733.7
$10,000 to $14,9995413.0
$15,000 to $24,9991,94910.7
$25,000 to $34,9992,34612.9
$35,000 to $49,9993,72120.5
$50,000 to $74,9994,53125.0
$75,000 to $99,9992,30312.7
$100,000 to $149,9991,3927.7
$150,000 to $199,9993321.8
$200,000 or more3521.9
Median family income (dollars)49,303(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,582(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,117(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,906(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families945(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.2
With related children under 18 years600(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.3
With related children under 5 years
210(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.4
Families with female householder, no husband present315(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
With related children under 18 years273(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.7
With related children under 5 years
100(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.5
Individuals4,263(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.1
18 years and over2,985(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.5
65 years and over
806(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
Related children under 18 years1,174(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
895(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,405(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.9
(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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