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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cook 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 11,774 100.0     Households 5,899 100.0
In labor force 7,127 60.5   Less than $10,000 991 16.8
     Civilian labor force 7,107 60.4   $10,000 to $14,999 501 8.5
          Employed 6,727 57.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,197 20.3
          Unemployed 380 3.2   $25,000 to $34,999 917 15.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 945 16.0
     Armed Forces 20 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 832 14.1
Not in labor force 4,647 39.5   $75,000 to $99,999 311 5.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 156 2.6
   Females 16 years and over 6,221 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 28 0.5
In labor force 3,311 53.2   $200,000 or more 21 0.4
     Civilian labor force 3,305 53.1   Median household income (dollars) 27,582 (X)
          Employed 3,026 48.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,416 100.0   With earnings 4,570 77.5
All parents in family in labor force 788 55.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,143 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,840 31.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,650 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 6,616 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 410 7.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 5,299 80.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,094 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 871 13.2   With public assistance income 350 5.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 30 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,535 (X)
Walked 123 1.9   With retirement income 664 11.3
Other means 126 1.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,522 (X)
Worked at home 167 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.3 (X)        
          Families 4,315 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,727 100.0   Less than $10,000 472 10.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 337 7.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,547 23.0   $15,000 to $24,999 843 19.5
Service occupations 906 13.5   $25,000 to $34,999 712 16.5
Sales and office occupations 1,574 23.4    $35,000 to $49,999 809 18.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 132 2.0   $50,000 to $74,999 684 15.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 788 11.7   $75,000 to $99,999 277 6.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,780 26.5   $100,000 to $149,999 153 3.5
        150,000 to $199,999 23 0.5
        $200,000 or more 5 0.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,820 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 313 4.7   Per capita income (dollars) 13,465 (X)
Construction 500 7.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,785 26.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,262 (X)
Wholesale trade 206 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,703 (X)
Retail trade 879 13.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 336 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 80 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 199 3.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 228 3.4     Families 713 16.5
Educational, health and social services 1,189 17.7   With related children under 18 years 551 23.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 456 6.8        With related children under 5 years 209 23.8
Other services (except public administration) 264 3.9        
Public administration 292 4.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 419 45.3
        With related children under 18 years 369 55.0
             With related children under 5 years 144 58.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,221 20.7
Private wage and salary workers 5,290 78.6   18 years and over 1,945 17.6
Government workers 1,048 15.6        65 years and over 482 24.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 387 5.8   Related children under 18 years 1,236 27.9
Unpaid family workers 2 0.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 905 28.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 769 35.3
             
 
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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