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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Los Angeles 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 7,122,525 100.0     Households 3,136,279 100.0
In labor force 4,312,264 60.5   Less than $10,000 330,000 10.5
     Civilian labor force 4,307,762 60.5   $10,000 to $14,999 203,819 6.5
          Employed 3,953,415 55.5   $15,000 to $24,999 398,292 12.7
          Unemployed 354,347 5.0   $25,000 to $34,999 381,066 12.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 472,306 15.1
     Armed Forces 4,502 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 558,550 17.8
Not in labor force 2,810,261 39.5   $75,000 to $99,999 318,521 10.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 276,972 8.8
   Females 16 years and over 3,656,757 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 87,864 2.8
In labor force 1,953,462 53.4   $200,000 or more 108,889 3.5
     Civilian labor force 1,952,731 53.4   Median household income (dollars) 42,189 (X)
          Employed 1,784,303 48.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 815,809 100.0   With earnings 2,611,014 83.3
All parents in family in labor force 397,242 48.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 61,373 (X)
        With Social Security income 618,121 19.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,098 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,858,750 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 179,952 5.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,714,944 70.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,031 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 582,020 15.1   With public assistance income 199,328 6.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 254,091 6.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 4,946 (X)
Walked 113,004 2.9   With retirement income 380,518 12.1
Other means 60,048 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,834 (X)
Worked at home 134,643 3.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.4 (X)        
          Families 2,154,311 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,953,415 100.0   Less than $10,000 166,376 7.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 128,303 6.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,355,973 34.3   $15,000 to $24,999 267,900 12.4
Service occupations 580,809 14.7   $25,000 to $34,999 256,832 11.9
Sales and office occupations 1,090,059 27.6    $35,000 to $49,999 323,690 15.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 6,650 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 397,122 18.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 306,450 7.8   $75,000 to $99,999 242,750 11.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 613,474 15.5   $100,000 to $149,999 216,124 10.0
        150,000 to $199,999 69,451 3.2
        $200,000 or more 85,763 4.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,452 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 10,188 0.3   Per capita income (dollars) 20,683 (X)
Construction 202,829 5.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 586,627 14.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,299 (X)
Wholesale trade 184,369 4.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 30,981 (X)
Retail trade 416,390 10.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 198,375 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 213,589 5.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 272,304 6.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 455,069 11.5     Families 311,226 14.4
Educational, health and social services 722,792 18.3   With related children under 18 years 258,769 19.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 332,753 8.4        With related children under 5 years 137,542 24.1
Other services (except public administration) 233,193 5.9        
Public administration 124,937 3.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 127,232 28.5
        With related children under 18 years 111,843 37.1
             With related children under 5 years 54,096 47.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,674,599 17.9
Private wage and salary workers 3,097,864 78.4   18 years and over 1,034,454 15.3
Government workers 498,882 12.6        65 years and over 93,555 10.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 341,295 8.6   Related children under 18 years 626,757 24.2
Unpaid family workers 15,374 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 445,284 23.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 404,978 25.5
             
 
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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