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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kennebec 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 92,545 100.0     Households 47,738 100.0
In labor force 60,015 64.8   Less than $10,000 5,073 10.6
     Civilian labor force 59,848 64.7   $10,000 to $14,999 3,786 7.9
          Employed 57,050 61.6   $15,000 to $24,999 7,190 15.1
          Unemployed 2,798 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 6,881 14.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 9,222 19.3
     Armed Forces 167 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 9,240 19.4
Not in labor force 32,530 35.2   $75,000 to $99,999 3,579 7.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,936 4.1
   Females 16 years and over 48,498 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 378 0.8
In labor force 29,356 60.5   $200,000 or more 453 0.9
     Civilian labor force 29,339 60.5   Median household income (dollars) 36,498 (X)
          Employed 27,957 57.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 7,475 100.0   With earnings 37,079 77.7
All parents in family in labor force 5,280 70.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 44,841 (X)
        With Social Security income 13,556 28.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,035 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 56,351 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,417 5.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 44,606 79.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,998 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 6,435 11.4   With public assistance income 2,487 5.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 424 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,196 (X)
Walked 2,003 3.6   With retirement income 8,742 18.3
Other means 515 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,756 (X)
Worked at home 2,368 4.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.6 (X)        
          Families 31,420 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 57,050 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,782 5.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,523 4.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 18,951 33.2   $15,000 to $24,999 3,908 12.4
Service occupations 8,467 14.8   $25,000 to $34,999 4,488 14.3
Sales and office occupations 15,228 26.7    $35,000 to $49,999 6,704 21.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 430 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 7,595 24.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 6,145 10.8   $75,000 to $99,999 3,020 9.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7,829 13.7   $100,000 to $149,999 1,685 5.4
        150,000 to $199,999 332 1.1
        $200,000 or more 383 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 43,814 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 882 1.5   Per capita income (dollars) 18,520 (X)
Construction 3,942 6.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 6,450 11.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,279 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,381 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,032 (X)
Retail trade 7,461 13.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,868 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,543 2.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,593 4.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,123 5.5     Families 2,655 8.5
Educational, health and social services 14,425 25.3   With related children under 18 years 1,977 12.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,327 5.8        With related children under 5 years 853 17.2
Other services (except public administration) 2,574 4.5        
Public administration 5,481 9.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,365 28.3
        With related children under 18 years 1,274 35.5
             With related children under 5 years 558 57.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 12,637 11.1
Private wage and salary workers 39,858 69.9   18 years and over 8,868 10.3
Government workers 12,217 21.4        65 years and over 1,624 10.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 4,808 8.4   Related children under 18 years 3,592 13.2
Unpaid family workers 167 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,482 11.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 4,962 21.8
             
 
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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