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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Salem 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 49,884 100.0     Households 24,316 100.0
In labor force 31,471 63.1   Less than $10,000 1,867 7.7
     Civilian labor force 31,431 63.0   $10,000 to $14,999 1,404 5.8
          Employed 29,360 58.9   $15,000 to $24,999 2,887 11.9
          Unemployed 2,071 4.2   $25,000 to $34,999 2,876 11.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,093 16.8
     Armed Forces 40 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 5,399 22.2
Not in labor force 18,413 36.9   $75,000 to $99,999 3,196 13.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,060 8.5
   Females 16 years and over 26,124 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 273 1.1
In labor force 14,899 57.0   $200,000 or more 261 1.1
     Civilian labor force 14,877 56.9   Median household income (dollars) 45,573 (X)
          Employed 13,855 53.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,279 100.0   With earnings 18,965 78.0
All parents in family in labor force 2,797 65.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 55,632 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,398 30.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,862 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 28,748 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 987 4.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 24,089 83.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,076 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,712 9.4   With public assistance income 723 3.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 346 1.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,032 (X)
Walked 630 2.2   With retirement income 5,541 22.8
Other means 331 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,788 (X)
Worked at home 640 2.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.6 (X)        
          Families 17,494 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 29,360 100.0   Less than $10,000 811 4.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 535 3.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 8,331 28.4   $15,000 to $24,999 1,485 8.5
Service occupations 4,398 15.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,971 11.3
Sales and office occupations 7,275 24.8    $35,000 to $49,999 3,056 17.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 223 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 4,422 25.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,348 11.4   $75,000 to $99,999 2,880 16.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,785 19.7   $100,000 to $149,999 1,874 10.7
        150,000 to $199,999 239 1.4
        $200,000 or more 221 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 54,890 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 566 1.9   Per capita income (dollars) 20,874 (X)
Construction 1,934 6.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,769 16.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 41,860 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,256 4.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,209 (X)
Retail trade 3,587 12.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,925 10.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 436 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,560 5.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,011 6.8     Families 1,252 7.2
Educational, health and social services 5,868 20.0   With related children under 18 years 961 10.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,889 6.4        With related children under 5 years 474 15.9
Other services (except public administration) 1,200 4.1        
Public administration 1,359 4.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 818 26.2
        With related children under 18 years 726 34.0
             With related children under 5 years 356 49.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,980 9.5
Private wage and salary workers 23,426 79.8   18 years and over 3,786 8.0
Government workers 4,255 14.5        65 years and over 578 6.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,589 5.4   Related children under 18 years 2,137 13.3
Unpaid family workers 90 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,526 12.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,871 19.9
             
 
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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