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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nassau 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 1,041,416 100.0     Households 447,803 100.0
In labor force 655,809 63.0   Less than $10,000 20,271 4.5
     Civilian labor force 655,363 62.9   $10,000 to $14,999 14,643 3.3
          Employed 631,188 60.6   $15,000 to $24,999 29,569 6.6
          Unemployed 24,175 2.3   $25,000 to $34,999 31,386 7.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 50,414 11.3
     Armed Forces 446 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 86,575 19.3
Not in labor force 385,607 37.0   $75,000 to $99,999 70,246 15.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 80,261 17.9
   Females 16 years and over 549,918 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 30,612 6.8
In labor force 303,308 55.2   $200,000 or more 33,826 7.6
     Civilian labor force 303,261 55.1   Median household income (dollars) 72,030 (X)
          Employed 291,893 53.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 100,881 100.0   With earnings 368,341 82.3
All parents in family in labor force 52,497 52.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 93,100 (X)
        With Social Security income 139,302 31.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 13,631 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 619,586 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 13,600 3.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 429,777 69.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,394 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 53,115 8.6   With public assistance income 5,913 1.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 97,411 15.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 4,435 (X)
Walked 16,760 2.7   With retirement income 91,113 20.3
Other means 4,131 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 22,013 (X)
Worked at home 18,392 3.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 34.3 (X)        
          Families 349,694 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 631,188 100.0   Less than $10,000 7,572 2.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 6,066 1.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 258,582 41.0   $15,000 to $24,999 16,312 4.7
Service occupations 86,282 13.7   $25,000 to $34,999 20,823 6.0
Sales and office occupations 192,016 30.4    $35,000 to $49,999 36,603 10.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 487 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 70,244 20.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 44,353 7.0   $75,000 to $99,999 61,188 17.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 49,468 7.8   $100,000 to $149,999 72,349 20.7
        150,000 to $199,999 27,776 7.9
        $200,000 or more 30,761 8.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 81,246 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 635 0.1   Per capita income (dollars) 32,151 (X)
Construction 32,466 5.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 40,795 6.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 52,340 (X)
Wholesale trade 26,665 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 37,446 (X)
Retail trade 68,138 10.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 38,099 6.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 25,825 4.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 72,942 11.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 74,934 11.9     Families 12,207 3.5
Educational, health and social services 153,386 24.3   With related children under 18 years 8,550 4.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 35,480 5.6        With related children under 5 years 3,647 5.4
Other services (except public administration) 29,052 4.6        
Public administration 32,771 5.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 4,928 10.6
        With related children under 18 years 4,009 17.2
             With related children under 5 years 1,530 22.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 68,631 5.2
Private wage and salary workers 485,369 76.9   18 years and over 49,097 5.0
Government workers 108,083 17.1        65 years and over 10,757 5.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 36,324 5.8   Related children under 18 years 18,836 5.8
Unpaid family workers 1,412 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 13,906 5.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 25,062 17.2
             
 
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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