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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Northampton 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 10,412 100.0     Households 5,319 100.0
In labor force 5,581 53.6   Less than $10,000 887 16.7
     Civilian labor force 5,566 53.5   $10,000 to $14,999 535 10.1
          Employed 5,177 49.7   $15,000 to $24,999 984 18.5
          Unemployed 389 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 755 14.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 857 16.1
     Armed Forces 15 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 720 13.5
Not in labor force 4,831 46.4   $75,000 to $99,999 269 5.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 144 2.7
   Females 16 years and over 5,582 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 75 1.4
In labor force 2,715 48.6   $200,000 or more 93 1.7
     Civilian labor force 2,715 48.6   Median household income (dollars) 28,276 (X)
          Employed 2,498 44.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 724 100.0   With earnings 3,702 69.6
All parents in family in labor force 478 66.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,683 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,212 41.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,049 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,069 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 445 8.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,603 71.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,899 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 816 16.1   With public assistance income 285 5.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 109 2.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,586 (X)
Walked 200 3.9   With retirement income 1,228 23.1
Other means 103 2.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,102 (X)
Worked at home 238 4.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.7 (X)        
          Families 3,558 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 5,177 100.0   Less than $10,000 313 8.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 324 9.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,401 27.1   $15,000 to $24,999 606 17.0
Service occupations 1,033 20.0   $25,000 to $34,999 534 15.0
Sales and office occupations 1,032 19.9    $35,000 to $49,999 683 19.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 341 6.6   $50,000 to $74,999 601 16.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 520 10.0   $75,000 to $99,999 229 6.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 850 16.4   $100,000 to $149,999 131 3.7
        150,000 to $199,999 65 1.8
        $200,000 or more 72 2.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,034 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 411 7.9   Per capita income (dollars) 16,591 (X)
Construction 359 6.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 634 12.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,842 (X)
Wholesale trade 187 3.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,839 (X)
Retail trade 498 9.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 332 6.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 62 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 211 4.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 240 4.6     Families 561 15.8
Educational, health and social services 1,242 24.0   With related children under 18 years 406 24.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 415 8.0        With related children under 5 years 214 35.7
Other services (except public administration) 291 5.6        
Public administration 295 5.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 325 39.1
        With related children under 18 years 273 49.0
             With related children under 5 years 142 67.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,633 20.5
Private wage and salary workers 3,597 69.5   18 years and over 1,750 17.8
Government workers 1,034 20.0        65 years and over 448 16.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 508 9.8   Related children under 18 years 863 29.2
Unpaid family workers 38 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 580 25.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 720 31.4
             
 
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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