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Economic Statistics

Ben hill county georgia dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over13,216100.0
In labor force7,89159.7
Civilian labor force
7,88459.7
Employed
7,38755.9
Unemployed
4973.8
Percent of civilian labor force
6.3(X)
Armed Forces
70.1
Not in labor force5,32540.3
Females 16 years and over7,031100.0
In labor force3,60351.2
Civilian labor force
3,60351.2
Employed
3,33647.4
Own children under 6 years1,440100.0
All parents in family in labor force93064.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over7,203100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone5,68779.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,17316.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)520.7
Walked831.2
Other means1231.7
Worked at home851.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over7,387100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,69823.0
Service occupations86011.6
Sales and office occupations1,44119.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1071.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations91612.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,36532.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3184.3
Construction4446.0
Manufacturing2,39132.4
Wholesale trade2183.0
Retail trade7219.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4335.9
Information921.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2353.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2683.6
Educational, health and social services1,36318.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3094.2
Other services (except public administration)2112.9
Public administration3845.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers5,60775.9
Government workers1,28617.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4756.4
Unpaid family workers190.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households6,677100.0
Less than $10,0001,15517.3
$10,000 to $14,99974511.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,22618.4
$25,000 to $34,99992113.8
$35,000 to $49,99986412.9
$50,000 to $74,9991,00515.1
$75,000 to $99,9994276.4
$100,000 to $149,9992974.4
$150,000 to $199,999160.2
$200,000 or more210.3
Median household income (dollars)27,100(X)
With earnings5,17677.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
37,898(X)
With Social Security income1,90528.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,331(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4296.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,413(X)
With public assistance income3074.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,954(X)
With retirement income78711.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
9,605(X)
Families4,708100.0
Less than $10,00053311.3
$10,000 to $14,9994118.7
$15,000 to $24,99983917.8
$25,000 to $34,99963913.6
$35,000 to $49,99971015.1
$50,000 to $74,99988618.8
$75,000 to $99,9993948.4
$100,000 to $149,9992655.6
$150,000 to $199,999160.3
$200,000 or more150.3
Median family income (dollars)33,023(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,093(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers26,750(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers19,547(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families879(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
With related children under 18 years730(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.6
With related children under 5 years
451(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.3
Families with female householder, no husband present527(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.8
With related children under 18 years467(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)57.3
With related children under 5 years
297(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)71.9
Individuals3,810(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.3
18 years and over2,219(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.0
65 years and over
365(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.6
Related children under 18 years1,581(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,045(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over743(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.9
(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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