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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Atlantic 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 195,002 100.0     Households 95,025 100.0
In labor force 125,696 64.5   Less than $10,000 8,064 8.5
     Civilian labor force 125,456 64.3   $10,000 to $14,999 5,306 5.6
          Employed 116,051 59.5   $15,000 to $24,999 11,729 12.3
          Unemployed 9,405 4.8   $25,000 to $34,999 12,395 13.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 16,156 17.0
     Armed Forces 240 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 20,438 21.5
Not in labor force 69,306 35.5   $75,000 to $99,999 10,847 11.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 7,065 7.4
   Females 16 years and over 102,591 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,335 1.4
In labor force 60,558 59.0   $200,000 or more 1,690 1.8
     Civilian labor force 60,520 59.0   Median household income (dollars) 43,933 (X)
          Employed 56,720 55.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 18,672 100.0   With earnings 76,512 80.5
All parents in family in labor force 12,042 64.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 55,207 (X)
        With Social Security income 26,955 28.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,496 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 112,659 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,780 4.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 82,379 73.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,684 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 12,955 11.5   With public assistance income 2,828 3.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 8,668 7.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,815 (X)
Walked 4,945 4.4   With retirement income 16,143 17.0
Other means 1,522 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,827 (X)
Worked at home 2,190 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.7 (X)        
          Families 63,431 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 116,051 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,043 4.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,167 3.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 29,690 25.6   $15,000 to $24,999 6,410 10.1
Service occupations 35,142 30.3   $25,000 to $34,999 7,547 11.9
Sales and office occupations 30,149 26.0    $35,000 to $49,999 11,023 17.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 506 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 15,915 25.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 9,980 8.6   $75,000 to $99,999 8,798 13.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 10,584 9.1   $100,000 to $149,999 5,964 9.4
        150,000 to $199,999 1,175 1.9
        $200,000 or more 1,389 2.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 51,710 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 766 0.7   Per capita income (dollars) 21,034 (X)
Construction 7,600 6.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,946 4.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,397 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,742 2.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 28,059 (X)
Retail trade 12,304 10.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4,845 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,992 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 5,015 4.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 7,602 6.6     Families 4,810 7.6
Educational, health and social services 20,073 17.3   With related children under 18 years 3,671 10.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 37,202 32.1        With related children under 5 years 1,572 12.0
Other services (except public administration) 4,594 4.0        
Public administration 6,370 5.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,648 19.7
        With related children under 18 years 2,380 27.0
             With related children under 5 years 1,018 33.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 25,906 10.5
Private wage and salary workers 93,682 80.7   18 years and over 17,639 9.6
Government workers 16,701 14.4        65 years and over 3,419 10.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,462 4.7   Related children under 18 years 8,028 12.8
Unpaid family workers 206 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 6,084 13.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 9,354 20.2
             
 
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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