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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Schenectady 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 114,671 100.0     Households 59,732 100.0
In labor force 71,491 62.3   Less than $10,000 5,230 8.8
     Civilian labor force 71,350 62.2   $10,000 to $14,999 4,224 7.1
          Employed 67,713 59.0   $15,000 to $24,999 7,848 13.1
          Unemployed 3,637 3.2   $25,000 to $34,999 7,670 12.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 9,683 16.2
     Armed Forces 141 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 12,302 20.6
Not in labor force 43,180 37.7   $75,000 to $99,999 6,491 10.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 4,450 7.4
   Females 16 years and over 60,596 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 969 1.6
In labor force 34,251 56.5   $200,000 or more 865 1.4
     Civilian labor force 34,217 56.5   Median household income (dollars) 41,739 (X)
          Employed 32,714 54.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 10,651 100.0   With earnings 44,882 75.1
All parents in family in labor force 7,392 69.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 52,780 (X)
        With Social Security income 18,429 30.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,993 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 66,425 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,894 4.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 53,591 80.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,300 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,968 9.0   With public assistance income 1,666 2.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2,008 3.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,284 (X)
Walked 2,357 3.5   With retirement income 13,608 22.8
Other means 562 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,641 (X)
Worked at home 1,939 2.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.8 (X)        
          Families 38,307 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 67,713 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,948 5.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,542 4.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 24,747 36.5   $15,000 to $24,999 3,629 9.5
Service occupations 10,621 15.7   $25,000 to $34,999 4,092 10.7
Sales and office occupations 19,595 28.9    $35,000 to $49,999 6,314 16.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 62 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 9,702 25.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 5,104 7.5   $75,000 to $99,999 5,600 14.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7,584 11.2   $100,000 to $149,999 3,935 10.3
        150,000 to $199,999 929 2.4
        $200,000 or more 616 1.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 53,670 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 230 0.3   Per capita income (dollars) 21,992 (X)
Construction 3,802 5.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,732 8.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 38,840 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,998 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,339 (X)
Retail trade 8,422 12.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,734 4.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,715 2.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 4,527 6.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 6,457 9.5     Families 2,975 7.8
Educational, health and social services 17,853 26.4   With related children under 18 years 2,428 12.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 4,579 6.8        With related children under 5 years 1,406 18.7
Other services (except public administration) 3,238 4.8        
Public administration 6,426 9.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,814 26.0
        With related children under 18 years 1,664 35.5
             With related children under 5 years 988 53.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 15,560 10.9
Private wage and salary workers 50,151 74.1   18 years and over 9,943 9.3
Government workers 13,727 20.3        65 years and over 1,485 6.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,646 5.4   Related children under 18 years 5,431 15.7
Unpaid family workers 189 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,701 14.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 5,492 19.3
             
 
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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