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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: San Luis Obispo 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 200,572 100.0     Households 92,732 100.0
In labor force 116,868 58.3   Less than $10,000 8,382 9.0
     Civilian labor force 116,580 58.1   $10,000 to $14,999 6,115 6.6
          Employed 109,669 54.7   $15,000 to $24,999 11,515 12.4
          Unemployed 6,911 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 11,970 12.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 15,133 16.3
     Armed Forces 288 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 18,718 20.2
Not in labor force 83,704 41.7   $75,000 to $99,999 9,735 10.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 7,258 7.8
   Females 16 years and over 97,747 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,945 2.1
In labor force 53,543 54.8   $200,000 or more 1,961 2.1
     Civilian labor force 53,459 54.7   Median household income (dollars) 42,428 (X)
          Employed 50,218 51.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 14,241 100.0   With earnings 71,270 76.9
All parents in family in labor force 7,688 54.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 52,444 (X)
        With Social Security income 27,091 29.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,768 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 107,807 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,887 4.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 79,633 73.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,521 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 14,513 13.5   With public assistance income 2,157 2.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 1,069 1.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 4,191 (X)
Walked 3,984 3.7   With retirement income 18,796 20.3
Other means 2,580 2.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 20,301 (X)
Worked at home 6,028 5.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.1 (X)        
          Families 58,954 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 109,669 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,394 4.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,300 3.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 37,581 34.3   $15,000 to $24,999 5,422 9.2
Service occupations 20,573 18.8   $25,000 to $34,999 7,049 12.0
Sales and office occupations 27,793 25.3    $35,000 to $49,999 10,503 17.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 2,281 2.1   $50,000 to $74,999 14,231 24.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 10,732 9.8   $75,000 to $99,999 7,836 13.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 10,709 9.8   $100,000 to $149,999 5,901 10.0
        150,000 to $199,999 1,658 2.8
        $200,000 or more 1,660 2.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 52,447 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 4,134 3.8   Per capita income (dollars) 21,864 (X)
Construction 8,642 7.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 7,772 7.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 40,726 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,721 2.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,450 (X)
Retail trade 13,561 12.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4,975 4.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 2,907 2.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 5,545 5.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 10,336 9.4     Families 3,991 6.8
Educational, health and social services 23,923 21.8   With related children under 18 years 2,799 9.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 12,500 11.4        With related children under 5 years 1,356 13.5
Other services (except public administration) 5,883 5.4        
Public administration 6,770 6.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,592 19.2
        With related children under 18 years 1,314 24.7
             With related children under 5 years 629 42.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 29,775 12.8
Private wage and salary workers 72,892 66.5   18 years and over 23,563 13.1
Government workers 22,572 20.6        65 years and over 2,029 5.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 13,679 12.5   Related children under 18 years 5,896 11.4
Unpaid family workers 526 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 4,175 10.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 16,754 30.7
             
 
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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