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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Multnomah 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 529,051 100.0     Households 272,356 100.0
In labor force 365,188 69.0   Less than $10,000 25,259 9.3
     Civilian labor force 364,954 69.0   $10,000 to $14,999 16,483 6.1
          Employed 341,522 64.6   $15,000 to $24,999 35,269 12.9
          Unemployed 23,432 4.4   $25,000 to $34,999 37,134 13.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 47,338 17.4
     Armed Forces 234 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 55,219 20.3
Not in labor force 163,863 31.0   $75,000 to $99,999 27,060 9.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 18,468 6.8
   Females 16 years and over 270,185 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 4,695 1.7
In labor force 169,766 62.8   $200,000 or more 5,431 2.0
     Civilian labor force 169,679 62.8   Median household income (dollars) 41,278 (X)
          Employed 160,153 59.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 47,088 100.0   With earnings 225,003 82.6
All parents in family in labor force 28,696 60.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 52,793 (X)
        With Social Security income 58,556 21.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,442 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 335,182 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 10,270 3.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 220,006 65.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,604 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 40,282 12.0   With public assistance income 11,478 4.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 37,300 11.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,624 (X)
Walked 15,284 4.6   With retirement income 38,458 14.1
Other means 7,835 2.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,316 (X)
Worked at home 14,475 4.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.8 (X)        
          Families 153,832 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 341,522 100.0   Less than $10,000 7,827 5.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 5,751 3.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 121,910 35.7   $15,000 to $24,999 15,295 9.9
Service occupations 51,454 15.1   $25,000 to $34,999 18,394 12.0
Sales and office occupations 92,576 27.1    $35,000 to $49,999 27,358 17.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 1,371 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 37,194 24.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 25,890 7.6   $75,000 to $99,999 19,756 12.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 48,321 14.1   $100,000 to $149,999 14,169 9.2
        150,000 to $199,999 3,744 2.4
        $200,000 or more 4,344 2.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 51,118 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2,034 0.6   Per capita income (dollars) 22,606 (X)
Construction 19,912 5.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 43,188 12.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,036 (X)
Wholesale trade 16,193 4.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 29,337 (X)
Retail trade 40,163 11.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 19,689 5.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 10,239 3.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 24,105 7.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 38,792 11.4     Families 12,593 8.2
Educational, health and social services 65,361 19.1   With related children under 18 years 10,132 12.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 31,290 9.2        With related children under 5 years 5,511 16.9
Other services (except public administration) 18,610 5.4        
Public administration 11,946 3.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 6,446 22.8
        With related children under 18 years 5,821 30.7
             With related children under 5 years 2,976 43.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 81,711 12.7
Private wage and salary workers 274,389 80.3   18 years and over 58,590 11.7
Government workers 40,562 11.9        65 years and over 6,935 9.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 25,687 7.5   Related children under 18 years 21,733 15.4
Unpaid family workers 884 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 14,544 14.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 38,482 21.4
             
 
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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