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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lancaster 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 358,317 100.0     Households 172,780 100.0
In labor force 243,203 67.9   Less than $10,000 10,041 5.8
     Civilian labor force 243,015 67.8   $10,000 to $14,999 8,528 4.9
          Employed 235,686 65.8   $15,000 to $24,999 20,481 11.9
          Unemployed 7,329 2.0   $25,000 to $34,999 22,697 13.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 34,092 19.7
     Armed Forces 188 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 41,277 23.9
Not in labor force 115,114 32.1   $75,000 to $99,999 18,865 10.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 11,567 6.7
   Females 16 years and over 186,287 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 2,721 1.6
In labor force 110,702 59.4   $200,000 or more 2,511 1.5
     Civilian labor force 110,695 59.4   Median household income (dollars) 45,507 (X)
          Employed 107,098 57.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 38,390 100.0   With earnings 142,815 82.7
All parents in family in labor force 21,378 55.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 53,589 (X)
        With Social Security income 45,844 26.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,376 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 231,674 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 5,093 2.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 181,149 78.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,585 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 23,602 10.2   With public assistance income 3,073 1.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2,756 1.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,057 (X)
Walked 10,080 4.4   With retirement income 29,116 16.9
Other means 2,899 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,813 (X)
Worked at home 11,188 4.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.7 (X)        
          Families 124,865 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 235,686 100.0   Less than $10,000 4,136 3.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 3,363 2.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 66,270 28.1   $15,000 to $24,999 10,455 8.4
Service occupations 32,747 13.9   $25,000 to $34,999 14,374 11.5
Sales and office occupations 58,704 24.9    $35,000 to $49,999 25,616 20.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 2,520 1.1   $50,000 to $74,999 34,906 28.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 23,653 10.0   $75,000 to $99,999 16,916 13.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 51,792 22.0   $100,000 to $149,999 10,437 8.4
        150,000 to $199,999 2,391 1.9
        $200,000 or more 2,271 1.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 52,513 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 6,735 2.9   Per capita income (dollars) 20,398 (X)
Construction 18,242 7.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 53,028 22.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,922 (X)
Wholesale trade 10,734 4.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,085 (X)
Retail trade 30,563 13.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 10,157 4.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 4,388 1.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 10,432 4.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 15,674 6.7     Families 6,569 5.3
Educational, health and social services 42,794 18.2   With related children under 18 years 4,964 8.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 15,856 6.7        With related children under 5 years 2,767 11.5
Other services (except public administration) 12,332 5.2        
Public administration 4,751 2.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 3,060 21.1
        With related children under 18 years 2,700 27.9
             With related children under 5 years 1,384 43.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 35,553 7.8
Private wage and salary workers 198,321 84.1   18 years and over 21,813 6.5
Government workers 17,066 7.2        65 years and over 3,999 6.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 19,021 8.1   Related children under 18 years 13,261 10.8
Unpaid family workers 1,278 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 9,133 10.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 11,070 16.8
             
 
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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