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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kent 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 132,876 100.0     Households 67,341 100.0
In labor force 89,909 67.7   Less than $10,000 4,804 7.1
     Civilian labor force 89,689 67.5   $10,000 to $14,999 3,997 5.9
          Employed 85,788 64.6   $15,000 to $24,999 7,345 10.9
          Unemployed 3,901 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 7,678 11.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 11,466 17.0
     Armed Forces 220 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 15,643 23.2
Not in labor force 42,967 32.3   $75,000 to $99,999 8,464 12.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 5,257 7.8
   Females 16 years and over 70,371 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,355 2.0
In labor force 43,260 61.5   $200,000 or more 1,332 2.0
     Civilian labor force 43,226 61.4   Median household income (dollars) 47,617 (X)
          Employed 41,503 59.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 11,490 100.0   With earnings 53,259 79.1
All parents in family in labor force 7,556 65.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 59,377 (X)
        With Social Security income 19,502 29.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,508 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 83,793 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,068 4.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 72,530 86.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,770 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 7,333 8.8   With public assistance income 1,712 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 978 1.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 4,172 (X)
Walked 994 1.2   With retirement income 12,912 19.2
Other means 441 0.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,267 (X)
Worked at home 1,517 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.8 (X)        
          Families 45,088 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 85,788 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,451 3.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,201 2.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 28,620 33.4   $15,000 to $24,999 3,536 7.8
Service occupations 12,956 15.1   $25,000 to $34,999 4,396 9.7
Sales and office occupations 25,358 29.6    $35,000 to $49,999 7,884 17.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 207 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 12,298 27.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 6,664 7.8   $75,000 to $99,999 7,300 16.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 11,983 14.0   $100,000 to $149,999 4,614 10.2
        150,000 to $199,999 1,249 2.8
        $200,000 or more 1,159 2.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 57,491 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 299 0.3   Per capita income (dollars) 23,833 (X)
Construction 4,521 5.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 14,123 16.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 40,052 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,059 3.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 29,130 (X)
Retail trade 11,469 13.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4,426 5.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,932 2.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 7,073 8.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 6,107 7.1     Families 2,144 4.8
Educational, health and social services 17,765 20.7   With related children under 18 years 1,550 7.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 6,921 8.1        With related children under 5 years 791 10.0
Other services (except public administration) 4,084 4.8        
Public administration 4,009 4.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,149 17.8
        With related children under 18 years 1,068 27.6
             With related children under 5 years 493 39.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 10,862 6.6
Private wage and salary workers 70,067 81.7   18 years and over 7,765 6.1
Government workers 11,507 13.4        65 years and over 1,942 8.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 4,110 4.8   Related children under 18 years 2,987 7.9
Unpaid family workers 104 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,972 7.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 4,544 15.7
             
 
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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