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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Westmoreland 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 298,300 100.0     Households 149,870 100.0
In labor force 177,124 59.4   Less than $10,000 13,471 9.0
     Civilian labor force 176,959 59.3   $10,000 to $14,999 12,028 8.0
          Employed 167,853 56.3   $15,000 to $24,999 23,795 15.9
          Unemployed 9,106 3.1   $25,000 to $34,999 21,403 14.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 25,722 17.2
     Armed Forces 165 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 28,908 19.3
Not in labor force 121,176 40.6   $75,000 to $99,999 12,785 8.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 8,013 5.3
   Females 16 years and over 156,616 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,863 1.2
In labor force 81,008 51.7   $200,000 or more 1,882 1.3
     Civilian labor force 81,008 51.7   Median household income (dollars) 37,106 (X)
          Employed 76,974 49.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 22,790 100.0   With earnings 109,814 73.3
All parents in family in labor force 13,439 59.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 49,824 (X)
        With Social Security income 52,637 35.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,871 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 165,205 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 6,310 4.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 139,872 84.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,569 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 14,364 8.7   With public assistance income 3,155 2.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 1,564 0.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,590 (X)
Walked 4,854 2.9   With retirement income 34,087 22.7
Other means 892 0.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,655 (X)
Worked at home 3,659 2.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.4 (X)        
          Families 104,996 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 167,853 100.0   Less than $10,000 4,315 4.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 4,210 4.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 51,777 30.8   $15,000 to $24,999 13,216 12.6
Service occupations 25,895 15.4   $25,000 to $34,999 15,247 14.5
Sales and office occupations 44,799 26.7    $35,000 to $49,999 20,346 19.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 434 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 25,205 24.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 16,283 9.7   $75,000 to $99,999 11,723 11.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 28,665 17.1   $100,000 to $149,999 7,384 7.0
        150,000 to $199,999 1,690 1.6
        $200,000 or more 1,660 1.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,996 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,434 0.9   Per capita income (dollars) 19,674 (X)
Construction 10,857 6.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 28,734 17.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,412 (X)
Wholesale trade 7,068 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,487 (X)
Retail trade 21,545 12.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 10,761 6.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 4,074 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 7,973 4.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 12,739 7.6     Families 6,541 6.2
Educational, health and social services 35,188 21.0   With related children under 18 years 4,679 10.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 13,424 8.0        With related children under 5 years 1,946 12.6
Other services (except public administration) 9,067 5.4        
Public administration 4,989 3.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 3,126 22.9
        With related children under 18 years 2,773 36.6
             With related children under 5 years 1,142 53.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 31,284 8.6
Private wage and salary workers 141,289 84.2   18 years and over 21,831 7.7
Government workers 16,315 9.7        65 years and over 5,161 8.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 9,737 5.8   Related children under 18 years 9,115 11.4
Unpaid family workers 512 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 6,673 11.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 11,132 20.2
             
 
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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