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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Worcester 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 38,103 100.0     Households 19,706 100.0
In labor force 23,122 60.7   Less than $10,000 1,589 8.1
     Civilian labor force 23,078 60.6   $10,000 to $14,999 1,283 6.5
          Employed 21,510 56.5   $15,000 to $24,999 2,695 13.7
          Unemployed 1,568 4.1   $25,000 to $34,999 2,776 14.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,798 19.3
     Armed Forces 44 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,930 19.9
Not in labor force 14,981 39.3   $75,000 to $99,999 1,907 9.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,060 5.4
   Females 16 years and over 19,709 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 301 1.5
In labor force 10,809 54.8   $200,000 or more 367 1.9
     Civilian labor force 10,805 54.8   Median household income (dollars) 40,650 (X)
          Employed 10,090 51.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,660 100.0   With earnings 15,047 76.4
All parents in family in labor force 1,808 68.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,962 (X)
        With Social Security income 6,977 35.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,962 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 21,177 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 609 3.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 16,845 79.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,054 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,183 10.3   With public assistance income 485 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 296 1.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,795 (X)
Walked 531 2.5   With retirement income 5,055 25.7
Other means 282 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,450 (X)
Worked at home 1,040 4.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.3 (X)        
          Families 13,404 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 21,510 100.0   Less than $10,000 604 4.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 601 4.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 6,299 29.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,487 11.1
Service occupations 4,560 21.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,710 12.8
Sales and office occupations 5,971 27.8    $35,000 to $49,999 2,720 20.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 198 0.9   $50,000 to $74,999 3,244 24.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,505 11.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,592 11.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,977 9.2   $100,000 to $149,999 884 6.6
        150,000 to $199,999 268 2.0
        $200,000 or more 294 2.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,293 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 463 2.2   Per capita income (dollars) 22,505 (X)
Construction 1,958 9.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,458 6.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,735 (X)
Wholesale trade 735 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,319 (X)
Retail trade 2,885 13.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 641 3.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 532 2.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,702 7.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,279 5.9     Families 962 7.2
Educational, health and social services 3,704 17.2   With related children under 18 years 753 13.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,817 17.7        With related children under 5 years 293 15.1
Other services (except public administration) 984 4.6        
Public administration 1,352 6.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 545 26.1
        With related children under 18 years 495 34.8
             With related children under 5 years 187 48.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,381 9.6
Private wage and salary workers 16,050 74.6   18 years and over 2,743 7.5
Government workers 3,479 16.2        65 years and over 580 6.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,907 8.9   Related children under 18 years 1,601 17.0
Unpaid family workers 74 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,232 17.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,260 15.1
             
 
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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