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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cook 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 4,252 100.0     Households 2,370 100.0
In labor force 2,843 66.9   Less than $10,000 201 8.5
     Civilian labor force 2,843 66.9   $10,000 to $14,999 187 7.9
          Employed 2,668 62.7   $15,000 to $24,999 364 15.4
          Unemployed 175 4.1   $25,000 to $34,999 372 15.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 430 18.1
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 472 19.9
Not in labor force 1,409 33.1   $75,000 to $99,999 192 8.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 101 4.3
   Females 16 years and over 2,124 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 31 1.3
In labor force 1,323 62.3   $200,000 or more 20 0.8
     Civilian labor force 1,323 62.3   Median household income (dollars) 36,640 (X)
          Employed 1,280 60.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 300 100.0   With earnings 1,937 81.7
All parents in family in labor force 214 71.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 39,837 (X)
        With Social Security income 690 29.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,459 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,597 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 49 2.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,760 67.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,304 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 350 13.5   With public assistance income 75 3.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 3 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,116 (X)
Walked 263 10.1   With retirement income 499 21.1
Other means 26 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,998 (X)
Worked at home 195 7.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.2 (X)        
          Families 1,441 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,668 100.0   Less than $10,000 58 4.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 85 5.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 873 32.7   $15,000 to $24,999 146 10.1
Service occupations 559 21.0   $25,000 to $34,999 209 14.5
Sales and office occupations 564 21.1    $35,000 to $49,999 276 19.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 49 1.8   $50,000 to $74,999 382 26.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 356 13.3   $75,000 to $99,999 165 11.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 267 10.0   $100,000 to $149,999 80 5.6
        150,000 to $199,999 24 1.7
        $200,000 or more 16 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,132 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 102 3.8   Per capita income (dollars) 21,775 (X)
Construction 293 11.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 165 6.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,211 (X)
Wholesale trade 28 1.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,650 (X)
Retail trade 341 12.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 161 6.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 53 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 61 2.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 158 5.9     Families 117 8.1
Educational, health and social services 442 16.6   With related children under 18 years 86 14.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 574 21.5        With related children under 5 years 49 25.7
Other services (except public administration) 93 3.5        
Public administration 197 7.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 42 31.8
        With related children under 18 years 42 39.3
             With related children under 5 years 25 62.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 517 10.1
Private wage and salary workers 1,574 59.0   18 years and over 386 9.5
Government workers 647 24.3        65 years and over 57 6.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 433 16.2   Related children under 18 years 124 12.2
Unpaid family workers 14 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 70 8.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 197 16.8
             
 
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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