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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Maricopa 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 2,327,675 100.0     Households 1,133,048 100.0
In labor force 1,504,252 64.6   Less than $10,000 77,072 6.8
     Civilian labor force 1,498,223 64.4   $10,000 to $14,999 59,431 5.2
          Employed 1,427,292 61.3   $15,000 to $24,999 138,318 12.2
          Unemployed 70,931 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 148,972 13.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 197,855 17.5
     Armed Forces 6,029 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 234,729 20.7
Not in labor force 823,423 35.4   $75,000 to $99,999 126,525 11.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 95,166 8.4
   Females 16 years and over 1,174,825 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 26,506 2.3
In labor force 669,111 57.0   $200,000 or more 28,474 2.5
     Civilian labor force 668,136 56.9   Median household income (dollars) 45,358 (X)
          Employed 636,228 54.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 271,851 100.0   With earnings 925,479 81.7
All parents in family in labor force 144,360 53.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 58,635 (X)
        With Social Security income 274,917 24.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,193 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 1,406,442 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 34,023 3.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,050,341 74.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,743 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 214,231 15.2   With public assistance income 24,866 2.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 29,461 2.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,609 (X)
Walked 28,888 2.1   With retirement income 184,942 16.3
Other means 31,802 2.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,403 (X)
Worked at home 51,719 3.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.1 (X)        
          Families 768,800 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,427,292 100.0   Less than $10,000 33,686 4.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 27,277 3.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 483,582 33.9   $15,000 to $24,999 79,557 10.3
Service occupations 208,498 14.6   $25,000 to $34,999 91,345 11.9
Sales and office occupations 423,504 29.7    $35,000 to $49,999 134,638 17.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 5,327 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 175,689 22.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 149,539 10.5   $75,000 to $99,999 101,209 13.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 156,842 11.0   $100,000 to $149,999 78,848 10.3
        150,000 to $199,999 22,381 2.9
        $200,000 or more 24,170 3.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 51,827 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 9,151 0.6   Per capita income (dollars) 22,251 (X)
Construction 123,255 8.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 165,409 11.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,858 (X)
Wholesale trade 53,869 3.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 28,703 (X)
Retail trade 172,636 12.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 72,752 5.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 45,209 3.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 135,494 9.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 164,602 11.5     Families 61,519 8.0
Educational, health and social services 229,895 16.1   With related children under 18 years 50,191 12.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 127,600 8.9        With related children under 5 years 30,023 16.2
Other services (except public administration) 64,336 4.5        
Public administration 63,084 4.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 23,604 20.5
        With related children under 18 years 21,247 26.0
             With related children under 5 years 11,234 37.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 355,668 11.7
Private wage and salary workers 1,167,499 81.8   18 years and over 226,957 10.2
Government workers 172,780 12.1        65 years and over 25,852 7.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 83,895 5.9   Related children under 18 years 123,779 15.4
Unpaid family workers 3,118 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 81,377 14.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 112,453 20.1
             
 
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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