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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Schuylkill 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 122,842 100.0     Households 60,500 100.0
In labor force 67,989 55.3   Less than $10,000 6,817 11.3
     Civilian labor force 67,889 55.3   $10,000 to $14,999 5,931 9.8
          Employed 63,902 52.0   $15,000 to $24,999 10,307 17.0
          Unemployed 3,987 3.2   $25,000 to $34,999 8,990 14.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 10,915 18.0
     Armed Forces 100 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 11,101 18.3
Not in labor force 54,853 44.7   $75,000 to $99,999 3,772 6.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,754 2.9
   Females 16 years and over 62,355 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 359 0.6
In labor force 30,567 49.0   $200,000 or more 554 0.9
     Civilian labor force 30,558 49.0   Median household income (dollars) 32,699 (X)
          Employed 28,783 46.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 8,617 100.0   With earnings 42,199 69.8
All parents in family in labor force 5,503 63.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,699 (X)
        With Social Security income 23,391 38.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,958 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 62,702 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,572 4.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 50,001 79.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,034 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 7,898 12.6   With public assistance income 1,146 1.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 282 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,404 (X)
Walked 2,514 4.0   With retirement income 13,903 23.0
Other means 376 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,222 (X)
Worked at home 1,631 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.9 (X)        
          Families 40,237 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 63,902 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,941 4.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,772 4.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 15,125 23.7   $15,000 to $24,999 5,944 14.8
Service occupations 9,188 14.4   $25,000 to $34,999 6,472 16.1
Sales and office occupations 14,585 22.8    $35,000 to $49,999 8,726 21.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 312 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 9,700 24.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 7,500 11.7   $75,000 to $99,999 3,381 8.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 17,192 26.9   $100,000 to $149,999 1,584 3.9
        150,000 to $199,999 312 0.8
        $200,000 or more 405 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,279 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,360 2.1   Per capita income (dollars) 17,230 (X)
Construction 4,195 6.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 16,596 26.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,387 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,324 3.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,598 (X)
Retail trade 7,840 12.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,101 4.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 937 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,419 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,304 5.2     Families 2,695 6.7
Educational, health and social services 12,491 19.5   With related children under 18 years 1,815 10.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,329 5.2        With related children under 5 years 820 13.1
Other services (except public administration) 2,977 4.7        
Public administration 3,029 4.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,206 21.0
        With related children under 18 years 1,054 34.1
             With related children under 5 years 478 50.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 13,612 9.5
Private wage and salary workers 52,320 81.9   18 years and over 9,882 8.8
Government workers 7,301 11.4        65 years and over 2,984 10.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 4,010 6.3   Related children under 18 years 3,534 11.6
Unpaid family workers 271 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,509 10.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 5,468 21.8
             
 
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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