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Blount county alabama dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over39,450100.0
In labor force23,89660.6
Civilian labor force
23,85860.5
Employed
22,70157.5
Unemployed
1,1572.9
Percent of civilian labor force
4.8(X)
Armed Forces
380.1
Not in labor force15,55439.4
Females 16 years and over20,047100.0
In labor force10,24251.1
Civilian labor force
10,24251.1
Employed
9,64248.1
Own children under 6 years4,230100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,29354.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over22,255100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone17,53078.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,78317.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)400.2
Walked2131.0
Other means1260.6
Worked at home5632.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)34.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over22,701100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,36623.6
Service occupations2,67211.8
Sales and office occupations5,36823.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2351.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,11618.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,94421.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6973.1
Construction2,74712.1
Manufacturing4,43219.5
Wholesale trade1,1675.1
Retail trade2,63511.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,6417.2
Information3351.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,2665.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,1034.9
Educational, health and social services3,95617.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services8063.6
Other services (except public administration)1,1194.9
Public administration7973.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers17,88178.8
Government workers2,98813.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,7107.5
Unpaid family workers1220.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households19,153100.0
Less than $10,0002,37712.4
$10,000 to $14,9991,4237.4
$15,000 to $24,9992,61913.7
$25,000 to $34,9993,08516.1
$35,000 to $49,9993,40617.8
$50,000 to $74,9993,80619.9
$75,000 to $99,9991,4777.7
$100,000 to $149,9997213.8
$150,000 to $199,9991330.7
$200,000 or more1060.6
Median household income (dollars)35,241(X)
With earnings15,01878.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
44,974(X)
With Social Security income5,62429.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,601(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,2496.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,149(X)
With public assistance income3191.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,540(X)
With retirement income3,23516.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,687(X)
Families14,817100.0
Less than $10,0008966.0
$10,000 to $14,9996854.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,91612.9
$25,000 to $34,9992,49916.9
$35,000 to $49,9992,98720.2
$50,000 to $74,9993,57224.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,3809.3
$100,000 to $149,9996914.7
$150,000 to $199,9991090.7
$200,000 or more820.6
Median family income (dollars)41,573(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,325(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,455(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,459(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,271(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
With related children under 18 years858(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.1
With related children under 5 years
313(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.8
Families with female householder, no husband present378(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.2
With related children under 18 years319(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.8
With related children under 5 years
94(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.2
Individuals5,930(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.7
18 years and over4,182(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
65 years and over
1,083(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.4
Related children under 18 years1,699(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,279(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,902(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.5
(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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