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Economic Statistics

Wheeler county georgia dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over4,967100.0
In labor force2,19044.1
Civilian labor force
2,19044.1
Employed
2,08141.9
Unemployed
1092.2
Percent of civilian labor force
5.0(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force2,77755.9
Females 16 years and over2,077100.0
In labor force99848.1
Civilian labor force
99848.1
Employed
92144.3
Own children under 6 years432100.0
All parents in family in labor force28465.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over2,049100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone1,43369.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled47323.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)00.0
Walked462.2
Other means391.9
Worked at home582.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over2,081100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations48723.4
Service occupations37518.0
Sales and office occupations28313.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1065.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations27313.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations55726.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining21510.3
Construction1698.1
Manufacturing37217.9
Wholesale trade924.4
Retail trade1507.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1939.3
Information110.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing723.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services522.5
Educational, health and social services45021.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services763.7
Other services (except public administration)572.7
Public administration1728.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers1,42768.6
Government workers45221.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1959.4
Unpaid family workers70.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households2,022100.0
Less than $10,00046923.2
$10,000 to $14,9991839.1
$15,000 to $24,99938419.0
$25,000 to $34,99924812.3
$35,000 to $49,99931315.5
$50,000 to $74,99924412.1
$75,000 to $99,999944.6
$100,000 to $149,999613.0
$150,000 to $199,99930.1
$200,000 or more231.1
Median household income (dollars)24,053(X)
With earnings1,43170.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
44,726(X)
With Social Security income66632.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
8,635(X)
With Supplemental Security Income21210.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,873(X)
With public assistance income1015.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,641(X)
With retirement income28314.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
9,608(X)
Families1,415100.0
Less than $10,00020814.7
$10,000 to $14,9991087.6
$15,000 to $24,99927719.6
$25,000 to $34,99919213.6
$35,000 to $49,99924317.2
$50,000 to $74,99921815.4
$75,000 to $99,999876.1
$100,000 to $149,999564.0
$150,000 to $199,99930.2
$200,000 or more231.6
Median family income (dollars)29,696(X)
Per capita income (dollars)13,005(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers27,203(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,679(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families305(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.6
With related children under 18 years222(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.1
With related children under 5 years
109(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.2
Families with female householder, no husband present125(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.5
With related children under 18 years93(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.0
With related children under 5 years
46(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.0
Individuals1,289(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.3
18 years and over878(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.5
65 years and over
197(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.7
Related children under 18 years409(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
283(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over318(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.0
(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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