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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kent 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 95,895 100.0     Households 47,199 100.0
In labor force 64,387 67.1   Less than $10,000 3,724 7.9
     Civilian labor force 61,308 63.9   $10,000 to $14,999 3,112 6.6
          Employed 57,895 60.4   $15,000 to $24,999 6,472 13.7
          Unemployed 3,413 3.6   $25,000 to $34,999 6,551 13.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 9,007 19.1
     Armed Forces 3,079 3.2   $50,000 to $74,999 9,853 20.9
Not in labor force 31,508 32.9   $75,000 to $99,999 4,669 9.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,838 6.0
   Females 16 years and over 50,521 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 636 1.3
In labor force 30,631 60.6   $200,000 or more 337 0.7
     Civilian labor force 30,154 59.7   Median household income (dollars) 40,950 (X)
          Employed 28,477 56.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 10,117 100.0   With earnings 38,727 82.1
All parents in family in labor force 6,497 64.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 47,818 (X)
        With Social Security income 12,141 25.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,880 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 59,813 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,894 4.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 47,676 79.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,241 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 7,717 12.9   With public assistance income 1,580 3.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 467 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,479 (X)
Walked 1,361 2.3   With retirement income 10,341 21.9
Other means 735 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,014 (X)
Worked at home 1,857 3.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.7 (X)        
          Families 33,688 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 57,895 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,603 4.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,431 4.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 16,516 28.5   $15,000 to $24,999 4,017 11.9
Service occupations 9,838 17.0   $25,000 to $34,999 4,578 13.6
Sales and office occupations 15,554 26.9    $35,000 to $49,999 6,571 19.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 385 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 8,013 23.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 6,717 11.6   $75,000 to $99,999 4,179 12.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8,885 15.3   $100,000 to $149,999 2,466 7.3
        150,000 to $199,999 534 1.6
        $200,000 or more 296 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,504 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 934 1.6   Per capita income (dollars) 18,662 (X)
Construction 5,050 8.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 7,078 12.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,660 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,610 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,706 (X)
Retail trade 7,382 12.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,096 5.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 915 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3,677 6.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,808 6.6     Families 2,719 8.1
Educational, health and social services 11,179 19.3   With related children under 18 years 2,271 12.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 4,592 7.9        With related children under 5 years 1,216 16.4
Other services (except public administration) 2,312 4.0        
Public administration 6,262 10.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,564 23.7
        With related children under 18 years 1,461 30.2
             With related children under 5 years 791 40.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 13,083 10.7
Private wage and salary workers 41,440 71.6   18 years and over 7,922 8.9
Government workers 12,976 22.4        65 years and over 1,211 8.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,326 5.7   Related children under 18 years 4,995 14.8
Unpaid family workers 153 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,403 13.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,792 20.0
             
 
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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