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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Arapahoe 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 372,885 100.0     Households 190,961 100.0
In labor force 273,207 73.3   Less than $10,000 8,595 4.5
     Civilian labor force 271,402 72.8   $10,000 to $14,999 6,498 3.4
          Employed 262,629 70.4   $15,000 to $24,999 16,851 8.8
          Unemployed 8,773 2.4   $25,000 to $34,999 22,759 11.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 32,637 17.1
     Armed Forces 1,805 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 43,109 22.6
Not in labor force 99,678 26.7   $75,000 to $99,999 26,258 13.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 20,952 11.0
   Females 16 years and over 191,294 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 5,945 3.1
In labor force 127,602 66.7   $200,000 or more 7,357 3.9
     Civilian labor force 127,293 66.5   Median household income (dollars) 53,570 (X)
          Employed 123,371 64.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 38,731 100.0   With earnings 169,387 88.7
All parents in family in labor force 23,862 61.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 68,084 (X)
        With Social Security income 32,555 17.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,786 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 260,271 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 4,203 2.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 205,191 78.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,624 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 28,303 10.9   With public assistance income 3,187 1.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 8,380 3.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,758 (X)
Walked 4,081 1.6   With retirement income 26,599 13.9
Other means 2,395 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,925 (X)
Worked at home 11,921 4.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.1 (X)        
          Families 126,468 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 262,629 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,262 2.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,449 1.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 104,002 39.6   $15,000 to $24,999 7,806 6.2
Service occupations 30,692 11.7   $25,000 to $34,999 11,227 8.9
Sales and office occupations 82,218 31.3    $35,000 to $49,999 19,984 15.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 158 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 30,769 24.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 22,908 8.7   $75,000 to $99,999 21,349 16.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 22,651 8.6   $100,000 to $149,999 17,729 14.0
        150,000 to $199,999 5,162 4.1
        $200,000 or more 6,731 5.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 63,875 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,905 0.7   Per capita income (dollars) 28,147 (X)
Construction 18,865 7.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 17,497 6.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 41,601 (X)
Wholesale trade 11,052 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 31,612 (X)
Retail trade 31,888 12.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 14,780 5.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 19,479 7.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 30,049 11.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 34,766 13.2     Families 5,282 4.2
Educational, health and social services 41,262 15.7   With related children under 18 years 4,404 6.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 18,094 6.9        With related children under 5 years 2,281 8.7
Other services (except public administration) 12,217 4.7        
Public administration 10,775 4.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,465 12.9
        With related children under 18 years 2,310 16.8
             With related children under 5 years 1,067 26.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 27,987 5.8
Private wage and salary workers 215,540 82.1   18 years and over 18,582 5.2
Government workers 29,243 11.1        65 years and over 2,051 5.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 17,186 6.5   Related children under 18 years 8,944 7.0
Unpaid family workers 660 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 6,064 6.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 10,187 11.4
             
 
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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