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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lackawanna 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 172,253 100.0     Households 86,204 100.0
In labor force 101,831 59.1   Less than $10,000 10,022 11.6
     Civilian labor force 101,732 59.1   $10,000 to $14,999 8,079 9.4
          Employed 96,290 55.9   $15,000 to $24,999 13,614 15.8
          Unemployed 5,442 3.2   $25,000 to $34,999 11,958 13.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 14,628 17.0
     Armed Forces 99 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 15,001 17.4
Not in labor force 70,422 40.9   $75,000 to $99,999 6,840 7.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 4,029 4.7
   Females 16 years and over 92,721 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 901 1.0
In labor force 48,200 52.0   $200,000 or more 1,132 1.3
     Civilian labor force 48,200 52.0   Median household income (dollars) 34,438 (X)
          Employed 46,001 49.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 12,851 100.0   With earnings 61,555 71.4
All parents in family in labor force 7,683 59.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,508 (X)
        With Social Security income 32,711 37.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,013 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 94,532 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 4,127 4.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 76,144 80.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,368 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 11,547 12.2   With public assistance income 2,264 2.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 833 0.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,583 (X)
Walked 3,490 3.7   With retirement income 18,034 20.9
Other means 607 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,200 (X)
Worked at home 1,911 2.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.8 (X)        
          Families 56,012 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 96,290 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,648 4.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,733 4.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 28,497 29.6   $15,000 to $24,999 7,172 12.8
Service occupations 14,994 15.6   $25,000 to $34,999 7,848 14.0
Sales and office occupations 28,025 29.1    $35,000 to $49,999 11,218 20.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 176 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 12,743 22.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 7,890 8.2   $75,000 to $99,999 6,173 11.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 16,708 17.4   $100,000 to $149,999 3,644 6.5
        150,000 to $199,999 812 1.4
        $200,000 or more 1,021 1.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,949 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 466 0.5   Per capita income (dollars) 18,710 (X)
Construction 4,976 5.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 15,159 15.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 33,215 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,480 3.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,428 (X)
Retail trade 12,886 13.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5,308 5.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 2,671 2.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 6,340 6.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 5,820 6.0     Families 3,932 7.0
Educational, health and social services 23,289 24.2   With related children under 18 years 2,859 11.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 6,442 6.7        With related children under 5 years 1,338 15.5
Other services (except public administration) 5,160 5.4        
Public administration 4,293 4.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,123 22.3
        With related children under 18 years 1,842 37.5
             With related children under 5 years 926 53.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 21,802 10.6
Private wage and salary workers 78,864 81.9   18 years and over 15,582 9.7
Government workers 11,526 12.0        65 years and over 4,256 10.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,561 5.8   Related children under 18 years 5,978 13.2
Unpaid family workers 339 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 4,256 12.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 9,472 25.0
             
 
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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