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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Erie 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 62,321 100.0     Households 31,756 100.0
In labor force 39,502 63.4   Less than $10,000 2,151 6.8
     Civilian labor force 39,482 63.4   $10,000 to $14,999 2,150 6.8
          Employed 37,750 60.6   $15,000 to $24,999 4,376 13.8
          Unemployed 1,732 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 4,249 13.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,412 17.0
     Armed Forces 20 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 7,083 22.3
Not in labor force 22,819 36.6   $75,000 to $99,999 3,459 10.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,991 6.3
   Females 16 years and over 32,349 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 420 1.3
In labor force 18,878 58.4   $200,000 or more 465 1.5
     Civilian labor force 18,878 58.4   Median household income (dollars) 42,746 (X)
          Employed 18,149 56.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,493 100.0   With earnings 24,896 78.4
All parents in family in labor force 3,695 67.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 52,742 (X)
        With Social Security income 9,035 28.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,883 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 37,016 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,174 3.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 32,596 88.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,704 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,619 7.1   With public assistance income 632 2.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 176 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,025 (X)
Walked 549 1.5   With retirement income 6,868 21.6
Other means 225 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,646 (X)
Worked at home 851 2.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.8 (X)        
          Families 21,939 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 37,750 100.0   Less than $10,000 705 3.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 857 3.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 10,171 26.9   $15,000 to $24,999 2,375 10.8
Service occupations 6,083 16.1   $25,000 to $34,999 2,564 11.7
Sales and office occupations 9,200 24.4    $35,000 to $49,999 3,967 18.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 125 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 5,803 26.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,297 8.7   $75,000 to $99,999 3,059 13.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8,874 23.5   $100,000 to $149,999 1,810 8.3
        150,000 to $199,999 389 1.8
        $200,000 or more 410 1.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 51,756 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 548 1.5   Per capita income (dollars) 21,530 (X)
Construction 1,882 5.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,333 24.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 39,249 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,091 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,697 (X)
Retail trade 4,469 11.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,654 4.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 772 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,479 3.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,971 5.2     Families 1,318 6.0
Educational, health and social services 7,508 19.9   With related children under 18 years 1,037 9.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,875 10.3        With related children under 5 years 542 14.3
Other services (except public administration) 1,751 4.6        
Public administration 1,417 3.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 767 22.5
        With related children under 18 years 698 28.1
             With related children under 5 years 360 37.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 6,439 8.3
Private wage and salary workers 31,070 82.3   18 years and over 4,106 7.0
Government workers 4,611 12.2        65 years and over 756 6.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,934 5.1   Related children under 18 years 2,224 11.6
Unpaid family workers 135 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,463 10.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,083 16.6
             
 
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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