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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kent 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 429,573 100.0     Households 213,124 100.0
In labor force 302,688 70.5   Less than $10,000 14,330 6.7
     Civilian labor force 302,528 70.4   $10,000 to $14,999 10,524 4.9
          Employed 289,158 67.3   $15,000 to $24,999 25,890 12.1
          Unemployed 13,370 3.1   $25,000 to $34,999 26,810 12.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 38,359 18.0
     Armed Forces 160 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 48,092 22.6
Not in labor force 126,885 29.5   $75,000 to $99,999 24,731 11.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 15,997 7.5
   Females 16 years and over 221,659 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 4,040 1.9
In labor force 141,126 63.7   $200,000 or more 4,351 2.0
     Civilian labor force 141,106 63.7   Median household income (dollars) 45,980 (X)
          Employed 134,640 60.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 51,216 100.0   With earnings 180,633 84.8
All parents in family in labor force 31,798 62.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 57,565 (X)
        With Social Security income 46,423 21.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,043 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 284,236 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 6,556 3.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 236,947 83.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,410 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 27,040 9.5   With public assistance income 5,952 2.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 3,260 1.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,689 (X)
Walked 5,945 2.1   With retirement income 28,788 13.5
Other means 2,542 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,597 (X)
Worked at home 8,502 3.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.7 (X)        
          Families 145,276 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 289,158 100.0   Less than $10,000 5,788 4.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 4,355 3.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 89,900 31.1   $15,000 to $24,999 12,602 8.7
Service occupations 38,398 13.3   $25,000 to $34,999 15,451 10.6
Sales and office occupations 77,454 26.8    $35,000 to $49,999 25,985 17.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 1,292 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 37,937 26.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 22,349 7.7   $75,000 to $99,999 21,197 14.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 59,765 20.7   $100,000 to $149,999 14,355 9.9
        150,000 to $199,999 3,689 2.5
        $200,000 or more 3,917 2.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 54,770 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,618 0.6   Per capita income (dollars) 21,629 (X)
Construction 16,099 5.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 68,610 23.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 39,878 (X)
Wholesale trade 15,790 5.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,364 (X)
Retail trade 38,064 13.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 9,855 3.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 5,682 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 17,411 6.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 22,654 7.8     Families 9,172 6.3
Educational, health and social services 54,439 18.8   With related children under 18 years 7,470 9.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 20,390 7.1        With related children under 5 years 4,029 12.0
Other services (except public administration) 12,794 4.4        
Public administration 5,752 2.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 5,234 22.0
        With related children under 18 years 4,783 27.7
             With related children under 5 years 2,566 40.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 49,832 8.9
Private wage and salary workers 253,052 87.5   18 years and over 32,744 8.1
Government workers 21,555 7.5        65 years and over 4,188 7.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 13,892 4.8   Related children under 18 years 16,114 10.2
Unpaid family workers 659 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 10,741 9.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 18,730 19.0
             
 
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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