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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Northwest Arctic Borough
[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 4,535 100.0     Households 1,778 100.0
In labor force 2,877 63.4   Less than $10,000 166 9.3
     Civilian labor force 2,874 63.4   $10,000 to $14,999 86 4.8
          Employed 2,427 53.5   $15,000 to $24,999 233 13.1
          Unemployed 447 9.9   $25,000 to $34,999 217 12.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 15.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 262 14.7
     Armed Forces 3 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 374 21.0
Not in labor force 1,658 36.6   $75,000 to $99,999 219 12.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 177 10.0
   Females 16 years and over 2,054 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 35 2.0
In labor force 1,281 62.4   $200,000 or more 9 0.5
     Civilian labor force 1,281 62.4   Median household income (dollars) 45,976 (X)
          Employed 1,134 55.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 821 100.0   With earnings 1,608 90.4
All parents in family in labor force 514 62.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,637 (X)
        With Social Security income 316 17.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,371 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,344 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 65 3.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 229 9.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,245 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 279 11.9   With public assistance income 312 17.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 12 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 4,787 (X)
Walked 1,188 50.7   With retirement income 239 13.4
Other means 531 22.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 9,724 (X)
Worked at home 105 4.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 8.9 (X)        
          Families 1,411 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,427 100.0   Less than $10,000 116 8.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 63 4.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 823 33.9   $15,000 to $24,999 191 13.5
Service occupations 461 19.0   $25,000 to $34,999 176 12.5
Sales and office occupations 481 19.8    $35,000 to $49,999 243 17.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 2 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 253 17.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 372 15.3   $75,000 to $99,999 178 12.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 288 11.9   $100,000 to $149,999 155 11.0
        150,000 to $199,999 33 2.3
        $200,000 or more 3 0.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,230 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 346 14.3   Per capita income (dollars) 15,286 (X)
Construction 109 4.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5 0.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 39,844 (X)
Wholesale trade 8 0.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 35,081 (X)
Retail trade 164 6.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 269 11.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 39 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 73 3.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 42 1.7     Families 211 15.0
Educational, health and social services 811 33.4   With related children under 18 years 194 17.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 80 3.3        With related children under 5 years 111 20.5
Other services (except public administration) 181 7.5        
Public administration 300 12.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 107 31.1
        With related children under 18 years 95 32.4
             With related children under 5 years 61 39.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,243 17.4
Private wage and salary workers 1,350 55.6   18 years and over 654 15.5
Government workers 995 41.0        65 years and over 37 10.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 80 3.3   Related children under 18 years 577 19.7
Unpaid family workers 2 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 410 18.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 286 28.5
             
 
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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