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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Suffolk 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 565,141 100.0     Households 278,776 100.0
In labor force 355,108 62.8   Less than $10,000 42,686 15.3
     Civilian labor force 354,808 62.8   $10,000 to $14,999 18,610 6.7
          Employed 329,791 58.4   $15,000 to $24,999 32,188 11.5
          Unemployed 25,017 4.4   $25,000 to $34,999 32,407 11.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 42,002 15.1
     Armed Forces 300 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 49,034 17.6
Not in labor force 210,033 37.2   $75,000 to $99,999 27,344 9.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 21,289 7.6
   Females 16 years and over 296,270 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 6,091 2.2
In labor force 174,974 59.1   $200,000 or more 7,125 2.6
     Civilian labor force 174,928 59.0   Median household income (dollars) 39,355 (X)
          Employed 163,427 55.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 42,396 100.0   With earnings 218,305 78.3
All parents in family in labor force 23,978 56.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 59,184 (X)
        With Social Security income 55,919 20.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,471 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 320,979 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 20,493 7.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 140,236 43.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,549 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 31,406 9.8   With public assistance income 11,411 4.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 99,335 30.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,883 (X)
Walked 37,865 11.8   With retirement income 32,640 11.7
Other means 4,821 1.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,858 (X)
Worked at home 7,316 2.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.0 (X)        
          Families 140,802 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 329,791 100.0   Less than $10,000 14,801 10.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 8,277 5.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 135,316 41.0   $15,000 to $24,999 16,126 11.5
Service occupations 59,487 18.0   $25,000 to $34,999 16,628 11.8
Sales and office occupations 86,419 26.2    $35,000 to $49,999 21,503 15.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 392 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 27,758 19.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 17,728 5.4   $75,000 to $99,999 15,754 11.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 30,449 9.2   $100,000 to $149,999 12,227 8.7
        150,000 to $199,999 3,631 2.6
        $200,000 or more 4,097 2.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,361 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 445 0.1   Per capita income (dollars) 22,766 (X)
Construction 13,406 4.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 21,414 6.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 37,174 (X)
Wholesale trade 7,039 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 32,176 (X)
Retail trade 28,959 8.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 15,896 4.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 14,018 4.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 33,879 10.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 47,438 14.4     Families 21,033 14.9
Educational, health and social services 84,064 25.5   With related children under 18 years 16,058 21.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 30,486 9.2        With related children under 5 years 7,602 23.8
Other services (except public administration) 15,582 4.7        
Public administration 17,165 5.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 12,893 28.8
        With related children under 18 years 11,117 37.3
             With related children under 5 years 5,130 45.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 124,918 19.0
Private wage and salary workers 270,102 81.9   18 years and over 90,558 17.4
Government workers 44,354 13.4        65 years and over 12,156 17.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 14,947 4.5   Related children under 18 years 33,712 24.9
Unpaid family workers 388 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 24,552 25.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 54,372 25.7
             
 
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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