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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Alameda 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 1,124,967 100.0     Households 523,787 100.0
In labor force 734,555 65.3   Less than $10,000 41,257 7.9
     Civilian labor force 733,194 65.2   $10,000 to $14,999 23,184 4.4
          Employed 692,833 61.6   $15,000 to $24,999 46,511 8.9
          Unemployed 40,361 3.6   $25,000 to $34,999 49,604 9.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 72,380 13.8
     Armed Forces 1,361 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 103,553 19.8
Not in labor force 390,412 34.7   $75,000 to $99,999 70,947 13.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 70,692 13.5
   Females 16 years and over 579,569 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 24,782 4.7
In labor force 344,311 59.4   $200,000 or more 20,877 4.0
     Civilian labor force 344,147 59.4   Median household income (dollars) 55,946 (X)
          Employed 325,208 56.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 110,819 100.0   With earnings 441,377 84.3
All parents in family in labor force 61,430 55.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 72,525 (X)
        With Social Security income 102,397 19.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,125 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 678,910 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 27,235 5.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 450,496 66.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,197 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 93,652 13.8   With public assistance income 22,240 4.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 72,174 10.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 4,899 (X)
Walked 21,919 3.2   With retirement income 77,931 14.9
Other means 16,728 2.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,768 (X)
Worked at home 23,941 3.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 30.8 (X)        
          Families 342,048 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 692,833 100.0   Less than $10,000 16,044 4.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 11,113 3.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 293,312 42.3   $15,000 to $24,999 24,639 7.2
Service occupations 82,773 11.9   $25,000 to $34,999 28,863 8.4
Sales and office occupations 182,205 26.3    $35,000 to $49,999 44,310 13.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 1,065 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 70,606 20.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 51,816 7.5   $75,000 to $99,999 53,118 15.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 81,662 11.8   $100,000 to $149,999 55,876 16.3
        150,000 to $199,999 20,378 6.0
        $200,000 or more 17,101 5.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 65,857 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,741 0.3   Per capita income (dollars) 26,680 (X)
Construction 38,919 5.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 98,523 14.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 47,425 (X)
Wholesale trade 28,368 4.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 36,921 (X)
Retail trade 74,749 10.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 40,129 5.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 33,258 4.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 46,876 6.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 102,423 14.8     Families 26,346 7.7
Educational, health and social services 126,941 18.3   With related children under 18 years 20,816 10.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 44,084 6.4        With related children under 5 years 9,474 11.7
Other services (except public administration) 31,219 4.5        
Public administration 25,603 3.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 13,122 19.8
        With related children under 18 years 11,329 26.0
             With related children under 5 years 4,853 33.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 156,804 11.0
Private wage and salary workers 537,795 77.6   18 years and over 108,583 10.1
Government workers 103,808 15.0        65 years and over 11,539 8.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 49,197 7.1   Related children under 18 years 46,683 13.5
Unpaid family workers 2,033 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 34,869 13.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 59,129 20.6
             
 
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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