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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Louis city
[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 268,036 100.0     Households 147,286 100.0
In labor force 162,229 60.5   Less than $10,000 28,384 19.3
     Civilian labor force 162,106 60.5   $10,000 to $14,999 13,927 9.5
          Employed 143,850 53.7   $15,000 to $24,999 26,238 17.8
          Unemployed 18,256 6.8   $25,000 to $34,999 21,352 14.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 11.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 22,803 15.5
     Armed Forces 123 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 19,692 13.4
Not in labor force 105,807 39.5   $75,000 to $99,999 8,130 5.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 4,406 3.0
   Females 16 years and over 144,981 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,120 0.8
In labor force 81,540 56.2   $200,000 or more 1,234 0.8
     Civilian labor force 81,518 56.2   Median household income (dollars) 27,156 (X)
          Employed 72,722 50.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 25,590 100.0   With earnings 108,426 73.6
All parents in family in labor force 16,603 64.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 39,058 (X)
        With Social Security income 40,779 27.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,019 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 140,747 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 10,927 7.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 96,984 68.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,974 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 19,094 13.6   With public assistance income 11,960 8.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 15,074 10.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,474 (X)
Walked 5,685 4.0   With retirement income 23,075 15.7
Other means 1,455 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,267 (X)
Worked at home 2,455 1.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.1 (X)        
          Families 77,784 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 143,850 100.0   Less than $10,000 11,199 14.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 5,956 7.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 42,687 29.7   $15,000 to $24,999 12,607 16.2
Service occupations 31,722 22.1   $25,000 to $34,999 11,277 14.5
Sales and office occupations 38,151 26.5    $35,000 to $49,999 12,887 16.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 212 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 13,213 17.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 8,900 6.2   $75,000 to $99,999 5,895 7.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 22,178 15.4   $100,000 to $149,999 3,237 4.2
        150,000 to $199,999 733 0.9
        $200,000 or more 780 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,585 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 419 0.3   Per capita income (dollars) 16,108 (X)
Construction 5,652 3.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 17,220 12.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,106 (X)
Wholesale trade 4,062 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,987 (X)
Retail trade 13,903 9.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 8,405 5.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 4,587 3.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 9,470 6.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 13,991 9.7     Families 16,169 20.8
Educational, health and social services 33,767 23.5   With related children under 18 years 13,232 29.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 15,045 10.5        With related children under 5 years 6,539 35.7
Other services (except public administration) 8,486 5.9        
Public administration 8,843 6.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 11,503 36.4
        With related children under 18 years 10,173 45.5
             With related children under 5 years 4,939 56.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 83,388 24.6
Private wage and salary workers 116,916 81.3   18 years and over 51,032 20.3
Government workers 20,846 14.5        65 years and over 7,885 17.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,750 4.0   Related children under 18 years 31,732 36.4
Unpaid family workers 338 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 22,932 35.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 25,870 28.0
             
 
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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