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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Somerset 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 39,982 100.0     Households 20,519 100.0
In labor force 24,774 62.0   Less than $10,000 2,643 12.9
     Civilian labor force 24,753 61.9   $10,000 to $14,999 1,889 9.2
          Employed 23,205 58.0   $15,000 to $24,999 3,619 17.6
          Unemployed 1,548 3.9   $25,000 to $34,999 3,356 16.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,811 18.6
     Armed Forces 21 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,170 15.4
Not in labor force 15,208 38.0   $75,000 to $99,999 1,272 6.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 574 2.8
   Females 16 years and over 20,582 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 83 0.4
In labor force 11,618 56.4   $200,000 or more 102 0.5
     Civilian labor force 11,616 56.4   Median household income (dollars) 30,731 (X)
          Employed 10,977 53.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,478 100.0   With earnings 15,788 76.9
All parents in family in labor force 2,232 64.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,543 (X)
        With Social Security income 6,292 30.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,100 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 22,767 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,220 5.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 17,599 77.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,922 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,983 13.1   With public assistance income 1,215 5.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 39 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,298 (X)
Walked 855 3.8   With retirement income 3,106 15.1
Other means 235 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,575 (X)
Worked at home 1,056 4.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.2 (X)        
          Families 14,143 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 23,205 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,016 7.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 959 6.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,548 23.9   $15,000 to $24,999 2,276 16.1
Service occupations 3,601 15.5   $25,000 to $34,999 2,479 17.5
Sales and office occupations 5,106 22.0    $35,000 to $49,999 2,987 21.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 579 2.5   $50,000 to $74,999 2,686 19.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,774 12.0   $75,000 to $99,999 1,070 7.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,597 24.1   $100,000 to $149,999 522 3.7
        150,000 to $199,999 68 0.5
        $200,000 or more 80 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,464 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,061 4.6   Per capita income (dollars) 15,474 (X)
Construction 2,075 8.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,462 23.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,032 (X)
Wholesale trade 630 2.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,745 (X)
Retail trade 2,897 12.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 981 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 327 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 769 3.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,021 4.4     Families 1,570 11.1
Educational, health and social services 4,800 20.7   With related children under 18 years 1,147 16.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,235 5.3        With related children under 5 years 528 23.1
Other services (except public administration) 1,113 4.8        
Public administration 834 3.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 649 33.7
        With related children under 18 years 584 43.4
             With related children under 5 years 289 61.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,471 14.9
Private wage and salary workers 17,994 77.5   18 years and over 4,993 13.2
Government workers 2,824 12.2        65 years and over 879 12.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,311 10.0   Related children under 18 years 2,326 19.4
Unpaid family workers 76 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,662 18.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,570 28.0
             
 
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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