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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: New London 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 202,798 100.0     Households 99,864 100.0
In labor force 137,406 67.8   Less than $10,000 6,096 6.1
     Civilian labor force 130,591 64.4   $10,000 to $14,999 4,616 4.6
          Employed 125,194 61.7   $15,000 to $24,999 10,551 10.6
          Unemployed 5,397 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 11,399 11.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 16,486 16.5
     Armed Forces 6,815 3.4   $50,000 to $74,999 22,979 23.0
Not in labor force 65,392 32.2   $75,000 to $99,999 13,218 13.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 10,158 10.2
   Females 16 years and over 103,331 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 2,270 2.3
In labor force 63,849 61.8   $200,000 or more 2,091 2.1
     Civilian labor force 63,170 61.1   Median household income (dollars) 50,646 (X)
          Employed 60,733 58.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 19,064 100.0   With earnings 81,490 81.6
All parents in family in labor force 12,618 66.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 60,568 (X)
        With Social Security income 26,501 26.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,822 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 129,553 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,180 3.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 105,125 81.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,115 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 12,847 9.9   With public assistance income 3,132 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2,081 1.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,482 (X)
Walked 4,913 3.8   With retirement income 20,053 20.1
Other means 1,180 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,406 (X)
Worked at home 3,407 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.2 (X)        
          Families 67,679 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 125,194 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,920 2.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,747 2.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 44,572 35.6   $15,000 to $24,999 5,079 7.5
Service occupations 24,862 19.9   $25,000 to $34,999 6,979 10.3
Sales and office occupations 30,559 24.4    $35,000 to $49,999 10,812 16.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 524 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 17,565 26.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 11,175 8.9   $75,000 to $99,999 11,179 16.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 13,502 10.8   $100,000 to $149,999 8,686 12.8
        150,000 to $199,999 1,955 2.9
        $200,000 or more 1,757 2.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 59,857 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,056 0.8   Per capita income (dollars) 24,678 (X)
Construction 7,902 6.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 17,812 14.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 41,292 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,906 2.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 30,525 (X)
Retail trade 14,401 11.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5,903 4.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 2,859 2.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 5,401 4.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 9,780 7.8     Families 3,021 4.5
Educational, health and social services 26,027 20.8   With related children under 18 years 2,497 7.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 19,130 15.3        With related children under 5 years 1,382 10.8
Other services (except public administration) 4,983 4.0        
Public administration 7,034 5.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,927 17.7
        With related children under 18 years 1,811 24.1
             With related children under 5 years 973 39.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 15,780 6.4
Private wage and salary workers 98,471 78.7   18 years and over 10,711 5.8
Government workers 19,065 15.2        65 years and over 2,088 6.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 7,387 5.9   Related children under 18 years 4,791 7.8
Unpaid family workers 271 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,960 6.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 6,611 14.8
             
 
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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