U.S. Beacon March 26, 2019

Metter, GA

Candler County, Georgia

Latitude: 32.396253     Longitude: -82.062414
Population 4,143 (2005)
Elevation of Metter, Georgia: 272 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1351072, place: Metter city, Georgia)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 2,959 (100%)
In labor force: 1,466 (49.54%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,457 (49.24%)
----Employed: 1,351 (45.66%)
----Unemployed: 106 (3.58%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 7.3%
--Armed Forces: 9 (0.3%)
Not in labor force: 1,493 (50.46%)
Females 16 years and over: 1,661 (56.13%)
In labor force: 727 (24.57%)
--Civilian labor force: 727 (24.57%)
----Employed: 635 (21.46%)
Own children under 6 years: 259 (8.75%)
All parents in family in labor force: 158 (5.34%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 1,349 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 1,047 (77.61%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 255 (18.9%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 0 (0%)
Walked: 9 (0.67%)
Other means: 15 (1.11%)
Worked at home: 23 (1.7%)
Mean travel time to work: 16.7 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 1,351 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 321 (23.76%)
Service occupations: 248 (18.36%)
Sales and office occupations: 321 (23.76%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 38 (2.81%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 157 (11.62%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 266 (19.69%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 54 (4%)
Construction: 44 (3.26%)
Manufacturing: 295 (21.84%)
Wholesale trade.: 34 (2.52%)
Retail trade: 170 (12.58%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 44 (3.26%)
Information: 23 (1.7%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 49 (3.63%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 102 (7.55%)
Educational, health and social services: 305 (22.58%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 78 (5.77%)
Other services (except public administration): 97 (7.18%)
Public administration: 56 (4.15%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 1,127 (83.42%)
Government workers: 137 (10.14%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 78 (5.77%)
Unpaid family workers: 9 (0.67%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 1,382 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 316 (22.87%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 190 (13.75%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 256 (18.52%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 133 (9.62%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 191 (13.82%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 159 (11.51%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 85 (6.15%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 28 (2.03%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 14 (1.01%)
$200,000 or more: 10 (0.72%)
Median household income: $21,288

With earnings: 955 (69.1%)
--Mean earnings: $33,673
With Social Security income: 444 (32.13%)
--Mean Social Security income: $9,059
With Supplemental Security Income: 102 (7.38%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,100
With public assistance income: 130 (9.41%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,623
With retirement income: 234 (16.93%)
--Mean retirement income: $53,095

Families: 889 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 140 (15.75%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 112 (12.6%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 161 (18.11%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 100 (11.25%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 144 (16.2%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 117 (13.16%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 73 (8.21%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 28 (3.15%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 14 (1.57%)
$200,000 or more: 0 (0%)
Median family income: $28,073

Per capita income: $14,308

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $24,935
Female full-time, year-round workers: $18,311

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 236 (26.55%)
--With related children under 18 years: 213 (23.96%)
----With related children under 5 years: 116 (13.05%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 189 (21.26%)
--With related children under 18 years: 181 (20.36%)
----With related children under 5 years: 93 (10.46%)
Individuals: 1,152 (129.58%)
--18 years and over: 610 (68.62%)
----65 years and over: 144 (16.2%)
--Related children under 18 years: 539 (60.63%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 400 (44.99%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 246 (27.67%)

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