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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Suffolk city
[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 47,731 100.0     Households 23,290 100.0
In labor force 30,345 63.6   Less than $10,000 2,607 11.2
     Civilian labor force 28,933 60.6   $10,000 to $14,999 1,535 6.6
          Employed 27,519 57.7   $15,000 to $24,999 2,861 12.3
          Unemployed 1,414 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 2,944 12.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,985 17.1
     Armed Forces 1,412 3.0   $50,000 to $74,999 5,014 21.5
Not in labor force 17,386 36.4   $75,000 to $99,999 2,248 9.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,498 6.4
   Females 16 years and over 25,477 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 293 1.3
In labor force 14,324 56.2   $200,000 or more 305 1.3
     Civilian labor force 14,089 55.3   Median household income (dollars) 41,115 (X)
          Employed 13,442 52.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,244 100.0   With earnings 18,840 80.9
All parents in family in labor force 3,527 67.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 50,428 (X)
        With Social Security income 6,106 26.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,120 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 28,372 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,500 6.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 22,815 80.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,718 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,900 13.7   With public assistance income 817 3.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 330 1.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,501 (X)
Walked 366 1.3   With retirement income 4,814 20.7
Other means 480 1.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,341 (X)
Worked at home 481 1.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.3 (X)        
          Families 17,760 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 27,519 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,293 7.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 867 4.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 8,492 30.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,948 11.0
Service occupations 3,784 13.8   $25,000 to $34,999 2,089 11.8
Sales and office occupations 6,954 25.3    $35,000 to $49,999 3,230 18.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 103 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 4,371 24.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,096 11.3   $75,000 to $99,999 2,061 11.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,090 18.5   $100,000 to $149,999 1,349 7.6
        150,000 to $199,999 274 1.5
        $200,000 or more 278 1.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,342 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 241 0.9   Per capita income (dollars) 18,836 (X)
Construction 2,265 8.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,863 17.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,852 (X)
Wholesale trade 957 3.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,777 (X)
Retail trade 3,166 11.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,725 6.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 584 2.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,326 4.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,023 7.4     Families 1,914 10.8
Educational, health and social services 5,426 19.7   With related children under 18 years 1,533 15.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,558 5.7        With related children under 5 years 597 16.4
Other services (except public administration) 1,141 4.1        
Public administration 2,244 8.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,381 35.4
        With related children under 18 years 1,206 41.7
             With related children under 5 years 448 48.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 8,264 13.2
Private wage and salary workers 20,075 72.9   18 years and over 5,021 11.1
Government workers 6,059 22.0        65 years and over 761 11.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,277 4.6   Related children under 18 years 3,158 18.2
Unpaid family workers 108 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,338 18.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,026 26.8
             
 
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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