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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Berkshire 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 108,466 100.0     Households 55,874 100.0
In labor force 68,806 63.4   Less than $10,000 5,523 9.9
     Civilian labor force 68,792 63.4   $10,000 to $14,999 4,169 7.5
          Employed 65,253 60.2   $15,000 to $24,999 8,005 14.3
          Unemployed 3,539 3.3   $25,000 to $34,999 7,575 13.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 9,186 16.4
     Armed Forces 14 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 10,947 19.6
Not in labor force 39,660 36.6   $75,000 to $99,999 5,042 9.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 3,494 6.3
   Females 16 years and over 57,473 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 883 1.6
In labor force 33,514 58.3   $200,000 or more 1,050 1.9
     Civilian labor force 33,514 58.3   Median household income (dollars) 39,047 (X)
          Employed 32,015 55.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 8,180 100.0   With earnings 41,911 75.0
All parents in family in labor force 5,554 67.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 51,431 (X)
        With Social Security income 18,391 32.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,429 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 64,058 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,735 4.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 50,702 79.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,525 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 6,213 9.7   With public assistance income 1,487 2.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 938 1.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,191 (X)
Walked 3,392 5.3   With retirement income 11,658 20.9
Other means 493 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,179 (X)
Worked at home 2,320 3.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.2 (X)        
          Families 35,225 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 65,253 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,460 4.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,221 3.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 22,893 35.1   $15,000 to $24,999 3,762 10.7
Service occupations 12,232 18.7   $25,000 to $34,999 4,711 13.4
Sales and office occupations 16,331 25.0    $35,000 to $49,999 6,380 18.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 293 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 8,876 25.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 5,722 8.8   $75,000 to $99,999 4,244 12.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7,782 11.9   $100,000 to $149,999 2,942 8.4
        150,000 to $199,999 793 2.3
        $200,000 or more 836 2.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 50,162 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 735 1.1   Per capita income (dollars) 21,807 (X)
Construction 4,289 6.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 8,441 12.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,692 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,396 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,504 (X)
Retail trade 8,377 12.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,823 2.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,842 2.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3,393 5.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 4,662 7.1     Families 2,279 6.5
Educational, health and social services 18,094 27.7   With related children under 18 years 1,841 11.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 6,558 10.1        With related children under 5 years 950 18.1
Other services (except public administration) 3,339 5.1        
Public administration 2,304 3.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,418 23.5
        With related children under 18 years 1,335 33.2
             With related children under 5 years 693 55.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 12,204 9.5
Private wage and salary workers 51,298 78.6   18 years and over 8,332 8.4
Government workers 8,570 13.1        65 years and over 1,636 7.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,225 8.0   Related children under 18 years 3,580 12.3
Unpaid family workers 160 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,487 11.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 5,295 19.4
             
 
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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