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Amherst county virginia dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over25,315100.0
In labor force15,43161.0
Civilian labor force
15,40760.9
Employed
14,63457.8
Unemployed
7733.1
Percent of civilian labor force
5.0(X)
Armed Forces
240.1
Not in labor force9,88439.0
Females 16 years and over13,485100.0
In labor force7,40754.9
Civilian labor force
7,40754.9
Employed
7,05452.3
Own children under 6 years2,066100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,37866.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over14,450100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone11,48679.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,73312.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)1110.8
Walked5884.1
Other means1761.2
Worked at home3562.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over14,634100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,64824.9
Service occupations2,22015.2
Sales and office occupations3,76025.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2161.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,75612.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,03420.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2561.7
Construction1,1658.0
Manufacturing3,19721.8
Wholesale trade5924.0
Retail trade1,70111.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8025.5
Information2271.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7915.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services5964.1
Educational, health and social services3,45123.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6944.7
Other services (except public administration)6314.3
Public administration5313.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers11,60379.3
Government workers2,26215.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7275.0
Unpaid family workers420.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,928100.0
Less than $10,0001,1259.4
$10,000 to $14,9999618.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,72814.5
$25,000 to $34,9991,77114.8
$35,000 to $49,9992,39020.0
$50,000 to $74,9992,41120.2
$75,000 to $99,9999057.6
$100,000 to $149,9994463.7
$150,000 to $199,9991090.9
$200,000 or more820.7
Median household income (dollars)37,393(X)
With earnings9,35678.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,394(X)
With Social Security income3,64130.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,592(X)
With Supplemental Security Income5674.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,044(X)
With public assistance income3322.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,159(X)
With retirement income2,25518.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,716(X)
Families8,715100.0
Less than $10,0004605.3
$10,000 to $14,9995376.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,02011.7
$25,000 to $34,9991,27914.7
$35,000 to $49,9991,92322.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,11424.3
$75,000 to $99,9998099.3
$100,000 to $149,9994204.8
$150,000 to $199,999931.1
$200,000 or more600.7
Median family income (dollars)42,876(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,952(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,493(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,155(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families698(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.0
With related children under 18 years507(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.3
With related children under 5 years
211(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.5
Families with female householder, no husband present380(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.5
With related children under 18 years356(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.8
With related children under 5 years
163(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.2
Individuals3,238(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.7
18 years and over2,148(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.4
65 years and over
494(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
Related children under 18 years952(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
651(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,136(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.8
(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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