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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sussex 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 125,358 100.0     Households 62,582 100.0
In labor force 73,325 58.5   Less than $10,000 5,457 8.7
     Civilian labor force 73,161 58.4   $10,000 to $14,999 4,387 7.0
          Employed 69,596 55.5   $15,000 to $24,999 8,665 13.8
          Unemployed 3,565 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 9,370 15.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 11,671 18.6
     Armed Forces 164 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 12,752 20.4
Not in labor force 52,033 41.5   $75,000 to $99,999 5,027 8.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 3,434 5.5
   Females 16 years and over 64,929 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 825 1.3
In labor force 34,320 52.9   $200,000 or more 994 1.6
     Civilian labor force 34,301 52.8   Median household income (dollars) 39,208 (X)
          Employed 32,442 50.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 10,306 100.0   With earnings 46,174 73.8
All parents in family in labor force 6,519 63.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 47,744 (X)
        With Social Security income 22,503 36.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,785 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 68,123 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,472 4.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 54,173 79.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,723 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 8,431 12.4   With public assistance income 2,024 3.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 445 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,605 (X)
Walked 1,528 2.2   With retirement income 16,748 26.8
Other means 740 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,134 (X)
Worked at home 2,806 4.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.0 (X)        
          Families 44,090 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 69,596 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,241 5.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,858 4.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 18,952 27.2   $15,000 to $24,999 5,238 11.9
Service occupations 11,644 16.7   $25,000 to $34,999 6,590 14.9
Sales and office occupations 17,599 25.3    $35,000 to $49,999 9,087 20.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 879 1.3   $50,000 to $74,999 10,546 23.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 8,940 12.8   $75,000 to $99,999 4,117 9.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 11,582 16.6   $100,000 to $149,999 2,945 6.7
        150,000 to $199,999 684 1.6
        $200,000 or more 784 1.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,203 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,877 2.7   Per capita income (dollars) 20,328 (X)
Construction 7,698 11.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,780 14.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,811 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,140 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,625 (X)
Retail trade 10,422 15.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,949 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,134 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 4,115 5.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,863 5.6     Families 3,403 7.7
Educational, health and social services 12,701 18.2   With related children under 18 years 2,396 12.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 6,311 9.1        With related children under 5 years 1,344 18.8
Other services (except public administration) 2,982 4.3        
Public administration 3,624 5.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,651 25.1
        With related children under 18 years 1,498 31.1
             With related children under 5 years 725 44.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 16,108 10.5
Private wage and salary workers 53,845 77.4   18 years and over 10,835 9.1
Government workers 10,026 14.4        65 years and over 2,330 8.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,583 8.0   Related children under 18 years 5,131 15.0
Unpaid family workers 142 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,293 12.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 5,223 20.2
             
 
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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