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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Milwaukee 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 718,569 100.0     Households 377,983 100.0
In labor force 469,688 65.4   Less than $10,000 40,098 10.6
     Civilian labor force 469,257 65.3   $10,000 to $14,999 25,500 6.7
          Employed 436,878 60.8   $15,000 to $24,999 54,013 14.3
          Unemployed 32,379 4.5   $25,000 to $34,999 53,352 14.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 66,510 17.6
     Armed Forces 431 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 72,565 19.2
Not in labor force 248,881 34.6   $75,000 to $99,999 35,982 9.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 20,472 5.4
   Females 16 years and over 381,990 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 4,454 1.2
In labor force 233,201 61.0   $200,000 or more 5,037 1.3
     Civilian labor force 233,127 61.0   Median household income (dollars) 38,100 (X)
          Employed 217,614 57.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 74,650 100.0   With earnings 299,839 79.3
All parents in family in labor force 47,339 63.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 49,040 (X)
        With Social Security income 97,907 25.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,555 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 427,620 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 19,650 5.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 320,665 75.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,511 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 49,293 11.5   With public assistance income 12,119 3.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 29,454 6.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,023 (X)
Walked 15,857 3.7   With retirement income 61,666 16.3
Other means 3,395 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,758 (X)
Worked at home 8,956 2.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.9 (X)        
          Families 226,685 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 436,878 100.0   Less than $10,000 17,259 7.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 10,057 4.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 141,207 32.3   $15,000 to $24,999 25,386 11.2
Service occupations 67,739 15.5   $25,000 to $34,999 27,778 12.3
Sales and office occupations 118,936 27.2    $35,000 to $49,999 39,289 17.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 672 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 53,140 23.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 28,124 6.4   $75,000 to $99,999 29,217 12.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 80,200 18.4   $100,000 to $149,999 16,857 7.4
        150,000 to $199,999 3,608 1.6
        $200,000 or more 4,094 1.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,175 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,304 0.3   Per capita income (dollars) 19,939 (X)
Construction 17,516 4.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 80,675 18.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,844 (X)
Wholesale trade 14,061 3.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,463 (X)
Retail trade 45,561 10.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 23,270 5.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 12,892 3.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 33,529 7.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 40,676 9.3     Families 26,454 11.7
Educational, health and social services 97,952 22.4   With related children under 18 years 22,843 18.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 33,611 7.7        With related children under 5 years 12,288 23.9
Other services (except public administration) 18,804 4.3        
Public administration 17,027 3.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 18,405 30.7
        With related children under 18 years 17,068 38.8
             With related children under 5 years 9,109 50.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 139,747 15.3
Private wage and salary workers 362,732 83.0   18 years and over 82,363 12.2
Government workers 57,826 13.2        65 years and over 9,783 8.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 15,720 3.6   Related children under 18 years 56,102 23.3
Unpaid family workers 600 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 39,095 22.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 42,549 20.5
             
 
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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