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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kings County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 95,979 100.0     Households 34,429 100.0
In labor force 49,044 51.1   Less than $10,000 3,262 9.5
     Civilian labor force 45,717 47.6   $10,000 to $14,999 2,658 7.7
          Employed 39,511 41.2   $15,000 to $24,999 5,752 16.7
          Unemployed 6,206 6.5   $25,000 to $34,999 5,138 14.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 13.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 6,020 17.5
     Armed Forces 3,327 3.5   $50,000 to $74,999 6,167 17.9
Not in labor force 46,935 48.9   $75,000 to $99,999 2,848 8.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,680 4.9
   Females 16 years and over 39,303 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 420 1.2
In labor force 20,789 52.9   $200,000 or more 484 1.4
     Civilian labor force 20,461 52.1   Median household income (dollars) 35,749 (X)
          Employed 17,352 44.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 11,569 100.0   With earnings 28,740 83.5
All parents in family in labor force 5,947 51.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 47,140 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,562 22.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,486 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 41,944 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,627 7.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 30,817 73.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,066 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 7,117 17.0   With public assistance income 2,613 7.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 678 1.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 4,124 (X)
Walked 1,398 3.3   With retirement income 5,269 15.3
Other means 836 2.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,607 (X)
Worked at home 1,098 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.8 (X)        
          Families 27,147 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 39,511 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,072 7.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,742 6.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 10,228 25.9   $15,000 to $24,999 4,560 16.8
Service occupations 7,777 19.7   $25,000 to $34,999 3,940 14.5
Sales and office occupations 9,014 22.8    $35,000 to $49,999 4,847 17.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 3,711 9.4   $50,000 to $74,999 5,271 19.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,378 8.5   $75,000 to $99,999 2,541 9.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,403 13.7   $100,000 to $149,999 1,508 5.6
        150,000 to $199,999 339 1.2
        $200,000 or more 327 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 38,111 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 5,726 14.5   Per capita income (dollars) 15,848 (X)
Construction 1,801 4.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,369 8.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,700 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,192 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,772 (X)
Retail trade 4,136 10.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,592 4.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 422 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,209 3.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,903 4.8     Families 4,285 15.8
Educational, health and social services 8,323 21.1   With related children under 18 years 3,871 22.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,667 6.8        With related children under 5 years 2,164 28.2
Other services (except public administration) 1,973 5.0        
Public administration 5,198 13.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,828 38.1
        With related children under 18 years 1,731 46.8
             With related children under 5 years 878 59.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 21,307 19.5
Private wage and salary workers 25,997 65.8   18 years and over 11,602 16.0
Government workers 10,522 26.6        65 years and over 810 8.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,757 7.0   Related children under 18 years 9,452 25.9
Unpaid family workers 235 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 6,517 24.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,503 28.1
             
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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