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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Yakima 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 159,645 100.0     Households 74,017 100.0
In labor force 99,238 62.2   Less than $10,000 8,127 11.0
     Civilian labor force 99,110 62.1   $10,000 to $14,999 5,528 7.5
          Employed 88,074 55.2   $15,000 to $24,999 12,036 16.3
          Unemployed 11,036 6.9   $25,000 to $34,999 11,488 15.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 11.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 12,671 17.1
     Armed Forces 128 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 13,557 18.3
Not in labor force 60,407 37.8   $75,000 to $99,999 5,449 7.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 3,515 4.7
   Females 16 years and over 81,276 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 706 1.0
In labor force 45,521 56.0   $200,000 or more 940 1.3
     Civilian labor force 45,503 56.0   Median household income (dollars) 34,828 (X)
          Employed 40,154 49.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 21,821 100.0   With earnings 59,079 79.8
All parents in family in labor force 12,679 58.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 44,906 (X)
        With Social Security income 19,459 26.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,108 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 86,583 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,958 5.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 67,144 77.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,311 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 12,434 14.4   With public assistance income 4,660 6.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 464 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,319 (X)
Walked 2,293 2.6   With retirement income 11,014 14.9
Other means 1,199 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,134 (X)
Worked at home 3,049 3.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.4 (X)        
          Families 54,921 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 88,074 100.0   Less than $10,000 4,072 7.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 3,155 5.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 24,126 27.4   $15,000 to $24,999 8,532 15.5
Service occupations 14,154 16.1   $25,000 to $34,999 8,307 15.1
Sales and office occupations 19,782 22.5    $35,000 to $49,999 10,083 18.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 8,189 9.3   $50,000 to $74,999 11,574 21.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 7,294 8.3   $75,000 to $99,999 4,762 8.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 14,529 16.5   $100,000 to $149,999 3,081 5.6
        150,000 to $199,999 609 1.1
        $200,000 or more 746 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 39,746 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 9,383 10.7   Per capita income (dollars) 15,606 (X)
Construction 4,670 5.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 10,193 11.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,620 (X)
Wholesale trade 6,687 7.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,541 (X)
Retail trade 10,017 11.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4,048 4.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,219 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3,202 3.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 4,682 5.3     Families 8,122 14.8
Educational, health and social services 19,355 22.0   With related children under 18 years 7,129 21.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 5,735 6.5        With related children under 5 years 4,059 28.0
Other services (except public administration) 4,264 4.8        
Public administration 4,619 5.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 3,293 38.3
        With related children under 18 years 3,106 46.2
             With related children under 5 years 1,643 58.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 43,070 19.7
Private wage and salary workers 66,632 75.7   18 years and over 23,816 15.9
Government workers 14,751 16.7        65 years and over 2,678 11.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 6,377 7.2   Related children under 18 years 18,745 27.2
Unpaid family workers 314 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 12,889 25.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 8,915 30.3
             
 
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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