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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lancaster 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 198,307 100.0     Households 99,254 100.0
In labor force 145,342 73.3   Less than $10,000 7,272 7.3
     Civilian labor force 144,818 73.0   $10,000 to $14,999 6,058 6.1
          Employed 139,561 70.4   $15,000 to $24,999 13,598 13.7
          Unemployed 5,257 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 13,880 14.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 17,803 17.9
     Armed Forces 524 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 21,553 21.7
Not in labor force 52,965 26.7   $75,000 to $99,999 9,782 9.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 6,322 6.4
   Females 16 years and over 100,018 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,521 1.5
In labor force 69,446 69.4   $200,000 or more 1,465 1.5
     Civilian labor force 69,347 69.3   Median household income (dollars) 41,850 (X)
          Employed 66,695 66.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 19,456 100.0   With earnings 85,507 86.1
All parents in family in labor force 14,024 72.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 50,073 (X)
        With Social Security income 20,195 20.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,443 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 138,151 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,783 2.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 111,416 80.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,721 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 14,090 10.2   With public assistance income 2,867 2.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 1,599 1.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,994 (X)
Walked 4,464 3.2   With retirement income 13,000 13.1
Other means 2,186 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,153 (X)
Worked at home 4,396 3.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 17.8 (X)        
          Families 61,372 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 139,561 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,162 3.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,935 3.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 50,227 36.0   $15,000 to $24,999 5,246 8.5
Service occupations 20,938 15.0   $25,000 to $34,999 6,796 11.1
Sales and office occupations 37,457 26.8    $35,000 to $49,999 11,360 18.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 444 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 17,225 28.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 11,761 8.4   $75,000 to $99,999 8,489 13.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 18,734 13.4   $100,000 to $149,999 5,568 9.1
        150,000 to $199,999 1,362 2.2
        $200,000 or more 1,229 2.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 53,676 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,403 1.0   Per capita income (dollars) 21,265 (X)
Construction 9,358 6.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 16,380 11.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 34,720 (X)
Wholesale trade 4,076 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,614 (X)
Retail trade 15,421 11.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5,974 4.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 3,843 2.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 10,945 7.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 12,449 8.9     Families 3,393 5.5
Educational, health and social services 33,131 23.7   With related children under 18 years 2,758 8.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 11,232 8.0        With related children under 5 years 1,544 11.6
Other services (except public administration) 5,928 4.2        
Public administration 9,421 6.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,936 21.9
        With related children under 18 years 1,770 28.5
             With related children under 5 years 919 39.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 22,722 9.5
Private wage and salary workers 103,620 74.2   18 years and over 16,600 9.2
Government workers 27,841 19.9        65 years and over 1,536 6.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 7,846 5.6   Related children under 18 years 5,707 9.9
Unpaid family workers 254 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,794 9.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 11,870 21.9
             
 
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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