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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 13,301 100.0     Households 6,865 100.0
In labor force 7,472 56.2   Less than $10,000 778 11.3
     Civilian labor force 7,436 55.9   $10,000 to $14,999 704 10.3
          Employed 7,129 53.6   $15,000 to $24,999 990 14.4
          Unemployed 307 2.3   $25,000 to $34,999 891 13.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,244 18.1
     Armed Forces 36 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 1,263 18.4
Not in labor force 5,829 43.8   $75,000 to $99,999 602 8.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 248 3.6
   Females 16 years and over 6,994 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 58 0.8
In labor force 3,577 51.1   $200,000 or more 87 1.3
     Civilian labor force 3,577 51.1   Median household income (dollars) 35,797 (X)
          Employed 3,456 49.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 982 100.0   With earnings 4,934 71.9
All parents in family in labor force 656 66.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,512 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,532 36.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,430 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 7,034 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 404 5.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 5,444 77.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,409 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,266 18.0   With public assistance income 349 5.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 6 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,041 (X)
Walked 132 1.9   With retirement income 1,840 26.8
Other means 42 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 24,630 (X)
Worked at home 144 2.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 37.1 (X)        
          Families 4,684 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 7,129 100.0   Less than $10,000 234 5.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 499 10.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,891 26.5   $15,000 to $24,999 654 14.0
Service occupations 1,164 16.3   $25,000 to $34,999 558 11.9
Sales and office occupations 1,842 25.8    $35,000 to $49,999 948 20.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 132 1.9   $50,000 to $74,999 953 20.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 952 13.4   $75,000 to $99,999 511 10.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,148 16.1   $100,000 to $149,999 191 4.1
        150,000 to $199,999 58 1.2
        $200,000 or more 78 1.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,357 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 210 2.9   Per capita income (dollars) 19,473 (X)
Construction 865 12.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 699 9.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,333 (X)
Wholesale trade 270 3.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,221 (X)
Retail trade 820 11.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 307 4.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 180 2.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 360 5.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 590 8.3     Families 526 11.2
Educational, health and social services 1,066 15.0   With related children under 18 years 402 19.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 560 7.9        With related children under 5 years 143 20.3
Other services (except public administration) 407 5.7        
Public administration 795 11.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 244 27.8
        With related children under 18 years 227 35.6
             With related children under 5 years 103 45.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,434 14.7
Private wage and salary workers 4,893 68.6   18 years and over 1,593 12.5
Government workers 1,632 22.9        65 years and over 396 12.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 604 8.5   Related children under 18 years 790 21.1
Unpaid family workers 0 0.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 573 19.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 724 24.5
             
 
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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