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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dauphin 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 197,683 100.0     Households 102,667 100.0
In labor force 128,945 65.2   Less than $10,000 8,155 7.9
     Civilian labor force 128,611 65.1   $10,000 to $14,999 6,305 6.1
          Employed 122,805 62.1   $15,000 to $24,999 13,602 13.2
          Unemployed 5,806 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 14,702 14.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 18,078 17.6
     Armed Forces 334 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 21,201 20.7
Not in labor force 68,738 34.8   $75,000 to $99,999 10,595 10.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 6,613 6.4
   Females 16 years and over 104,314 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,689 1.6
In labor force 61,819 59.3   $200,000 or more 1,727 1.7
     Civilian labor force 61,739 59.2   Median household income (dollars) 41,507 (X)
          Employed 59,072 56.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 17,291 100.0   With earnings 82,238 80.1
All parents in family in labor force 11,191 64.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 53,354 (X)
        With Social Security income 26,679 26.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,378 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 121,202 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,586 3.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 95,162 78.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,533 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 14,825 12.2   With public assistance income 2,714 2.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2,864 2.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,056 (X)
Walked 4,180 3.4   With retirement income 21,072 20.5
Other means 996 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,923 (X)
Worked at home 3,175 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.1 (X)        
          Families 66,489 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 122,805 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,405 5.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,368 3.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 42,833 34.9   $15,000 to $24,999 6,679 10.0
Service occupations 17,254 14.0   $25,000 to $34,999 8,248 12.4
Sales and office occupations 35,345 28.8    $35,000 to $49,999 11,663 17.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 447 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 16,408 24.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 9,435 7.7   $75,000 to $99,999 8,928 13.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 17,491 14.2   $100,000 to $149,999 5,818 8.8
        150,000 to $199,999 1,506 2.3
        $200,000 or more 1,466 2.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 50,974 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 906 0.7   Per capita income (dollars) 22,134 (X)
Construction 6,249 5.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 13,604 11.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,676 (X)
Wholesale trade 4,536 3.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,878 (X)
Retail trade 12,942 10.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 8,322 6.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 3,480 2.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 10,245 8.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 9,802 8.0     Families 4,989 7.5
Educational, health and social services 23,314 19.0   With related children under 18 years 4,007 12.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 8,973 7.3        With related children under 5 years 1,990 16.7
Other services (except public administration) 5,653 4.6        
Public administration 14,779 12.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 3,026 23.3
        With related children under 18 years 2,770 30.3
             With related children under 5 years 1,341 41.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 23,706 9.7
Private wage and salary workers 92,570 75.4   18 years and over 15,235 8.2
Government workers 24,091 19.6        65 years and over 2,357 7.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,889 4.8   Related children under 18 years 8,270 13.9
Unpaid family workers 255 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 5,677 12.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 7,775 16.5
             
 
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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