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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Lucie 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 154,078 100.0     Households 76,903 100.0
In labor force 82,208 53.4   Less than $10,000 6,960 9.1
     Civilian labor force 82,070 53.3   $10,000 to $14,999 5,378 7.0
          Employed 77,842 50.5   $15,000 to $24,999 11,942 15.5
          Unemployed 4,228 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 12,486 16.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 14,736 19.2
     Armed Forces 138 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 14,611 19.0
Not in labor force 71,870 46.6   $75,000 to $99,999 5,578 7.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 3,289 4.3
   Females 16 years and over 79,870 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 998 1.3
In labor force 38,521 48.2   $200,000 or more 925 1.2
     Civilian labor force 38,521 48.2   Median household income (dollars) 36,363 (X)
          Employed 36,289 45.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 11,877 100.0   With earnings 52,099 67.7
All parents in family in labor force 7,517 63.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,856 (X)
        With Social Security income 31,875 41.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,559 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 76,261 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,456 4.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 60,997 80.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,617 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 10,637 13.9   With public assistance income 2,201 2.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 790 1.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,264 (X)
Walked 776 1.0   With retirement income 19,974 26.0
Other means 1,124 1.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,013 (X)
Worked at home 1,937 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.9 (X)        
          Families 54,308 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 77,842 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,367 6.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,621 4.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 19,696 25.3   $15,000 to $24,999 7,130 13.1
Service occupations 13,821 17.8   $25,000 to $34,999 8,673 16.0
Sales and office occupations 22,403 28.8    $35,000 to $49,999 11,393 21.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 1,996 2.6   $50,000 to $74,999 11,996 22.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 10,621 13.6   $75,000 to $99,999 4,719 8.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 9,305 12.0   $100,000 to $149,999 2,758 5.1
        150,000 to $199,999 828 1.5
        $200,000 or more 823 1.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,381 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2,148 2.8   Per capita income (dollars) 18,790 (X)
Construction 8,476 10.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,948 6.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,047 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,853 3.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,684 (X)
Retail trade 12,882 16.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,866 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,670 2.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 4,521 5.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 6,423 8.3     Families 5,229 9.6
Educational, health and social services 14,260 18.3   With related children under 18 years 3,727 16.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 7,334 9.4        With related children under 5 years 1,704 19.7
Other services (except public administration) 4,066 5.2        
Public administration 4,395 5.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,520 31.7
        With related children under 18 years 2,297 40.0
             With related children under 5 years 1,104 54.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 25,464 13.4
Private wage and salary workers 61,869 79.5   18 years and over 16,509 11.2
Government workers 10,397 13.4        65 years and over 3,311 7.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,311 6.8   Related children under 18 years 8,563 20.5
Unpaid family workers 265 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 6,376 20.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 7,581 23.0
             
 
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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