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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: District of Columbia
[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 469,041 100.0     Households 248,590 100.0
In labor force 298,225 63.6   Less than $10,000 36,939 14.9
     Civilian labor force 294,952 62.9   $10,000 to $14,999 14,594 5.9
          Employed 263,108 56.1   $15,000 to $24,999 28,443 11.4
          Unemployed 31,844 6.8   $25,000 to $34,999 30,592 12.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 10.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 35,311 14.2
     Armed Forces 3,273 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 39,553 15.9
Not in labor force 170,816 36.4   $75,000 to $99,999 22,437 9.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 20,790 8.4
   Females 16 years and over 252,087 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 8,292 3.3
In labor force 151,760 60.2   $200,000 or more 11,639 4.7
     Civilian labor force 151,071 59.9   Median household income (dollars) 40,127 (X)
          Employed 134,470 53.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 34,987 100.0   With earnings 195,434 78.6
All parents in family in labor force 21,779 62.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 64,401 (X)
        With Social Security income 48,388 19.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,960 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 260,884 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 11,521 4.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 100,168 38.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,935 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 28,607 11.0   With public assistance income 13,664 5.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 86,493 33.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,307 (X)
Walked 30,785 11.8   With retirement income 44,597 17.9
Other means 4,901 1.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 26,348 (X)
Worked at home 9,930 3.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.7 (X)        
          Families 115,963 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 263,108 100.0   Less than $10,000 14,559 12.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 5,829 5.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 134,387 51.1   $15,000 to $24,999 12,770 11.0
Service occupations 42,308 16.1   $25,000 to $34,999 12,521 10.8
Sales and office occupations 59,966 22.8    $35,000 to $49,999 15,442 13.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 146 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 17,790 15.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 12,571 4.8   $75,000 to $99,999 11,792 10.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 13,730 5.2   $100,000 to $149,999 11,976 10.3
        150,000 to $199,999 5,209 4.5
        $200,000 or more 8,075 7.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,283 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 203 0.1   Per capita income (dollars) 28,659 (X)
Construction 10,337 3.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,024 1.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 40,513 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,385 0.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 36,361 (X)
Retail trade 15,678 6.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 9,521 3.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 16,846 6.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 19,388 7.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 49,564 18.8     Families 19,365 16.7
Educational, health and social services 47,312 18.0   With related children under 18 years 15,231 24.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 23,904 9.1        With related children under 5 years 7,662 29.5
Other services (except public administration) 24,445 9.3        
Public administration 39,501 15.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 14,272 30.0
        With related children under 18 years 12,184 37.3
             With related children under 5 years 6,186 47.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 109,500 20.2
Private wage and salary workers 180,815 68.7   18 years and over 74,133 17.2
Government workers 68,256 25.9        65 years and over 10,887 16.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 13,690 5.2   Related children under 18 years 34,350 31.1
Unpaid family workers 347 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 23,940 30.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 42,071 22.5
             
 
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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