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Wilkes county georgia dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over8,440100.0
In labor force4,75456.3
Civilian labor force
4,75456.3
Employed
4,54753.9
Unemployed
2072.5
Percent of civilian labor force
4.4(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force3,68643.7
Females 16 years and over4,475100.0
In labor force2,29651.3
Civilian labor force
2,29651.3
Employed
2,17148.5
Own children under 6 years708100.0
All parents in family in labor force46866.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over4,457100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone3,29674.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled83418.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)190.4
Walked1002.2
Other means561.3
Worked at home1523.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over4,547100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations94920.9
Service occupations59713.1
Sales and office occupations1,00322.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations711.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations64514.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,28228.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1984.4
Construction3838.4
Manufacturing1,34729.6
Wholesale trade2535.6
Retail trade46710.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1924.2
Information972.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1282.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1814.0
Educational, health and social services71515.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1353.0
Other services (except public administration)2094.6
Public administration2425.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers3,43775.6
Government workers76716.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3247.1
Unpaid family workers190.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households4,318100.0
Less than $10,00079518.4
$10,000 to $14,99946110.7
$15,000 to $24,99968115.8
$25,000 to $34,99960814.1
$35,000 to $49,99967915.7
$50,000 to $74,99967315.6
$75,000 to $99,9992455.7
$100,000 to $149,9991363.1
$150,000 to $199,999230.5
$200,000 or more170.4
Median household income (dollars)27,644(X)
With earnings3,02270.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
37,836(X)
With Social Security income1,46734.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,175(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4129.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,083(X)
With public assistance income2195.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,406(X)
With retirement income70816.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
11,222(X)
Families2,978100.0
Less than $10,0002919.8
$10,000 to $14,9992648.9
$15,000 to $24,99941413.9
$25,000 to $34,99948116.2
$35,000 to $49,99959319.9
$50,000 to $74,99957219.2
$75,000 to $99,9992077.0
$100,000 to $149,9991163.9
$150,000 to $199,999230.8
$200,000 or more170.6
Median family income (dollars)36,219(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,020(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers27,355(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,298(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families386(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.0
With related children under 18 years267(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.9
With related children under 5 years
100(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
Families with female householder, no husband present262(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.0
With related children under 18 years215(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.7
With related children under 5 years
65(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.3
Individuals1,842(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.5
18 years and over1,228(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.4
65 years and over
360(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
Related children under 18 years614(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
482(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over555(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.3
(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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