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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nassau 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 44,957 100.0     Households 21,952 100.0
In labor force 28,726 63.9   Less than $10,000 1,646 7.5
     Civilian labor force 28,476 63.3   $10,000 to $14,999 1,188 5.4
          Employed 27,113 60.3   $15,000 to $24,999 2,514 11.5
          Unemployed 1,363 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 2,776 12.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,807 17.3
     Armed Forces 250 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 5,050 23.0
Not in labor force 16,231 36.1   $75,000 to $99,999 2,473 11.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,474 6.7
   Females 16 years and over 23,093 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 460 2.1
In labor force 12,798 55.4   $200,000 or more 564 2.6
     Civilian labor force 12,788 55.4   Median household income (dollars) 46,022 (X)
          Employed 12,118 52.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,899 100.0   With earnings 17,864 81.4
All parents in family in labor force 2,127 54.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 55,478 (X)
        With Social Security income 6,189 28.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,601 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 26,795 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 596 2.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 21,463 80.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,137 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,621 13.5   With public assistance income 354 1.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 56 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,050 (X)
Walked 292 1.1   With retirement income 4,537 20.7
Other means 439 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 23,199 (X)
Worked at home 924 3.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.2 (X)        
          Families 16,567 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 27,113 100.0   Less than $10,000 559 3.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 693 4.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 7,383 27.2   $15,000 to $24,999 1,566 9.5
Service occupations 3,963 14.6   $25,000 to $34,999 2,053 12.4
Sales and office occupations 7,293 26.9    $35,000 to $49,999 2,818 17.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 166 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 4,361 26.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,836 14.1   $75,000 to $99,999 2,262 13.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,472 16.5   $100,000 to $149,999 1,374 8.3
        150,000 to $199,999 376 2.3
        $200,000 or more 505 3.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 52,477 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 374 1.4   Per capita income (dollars) 22,836 (X)
Construction 2,920 10.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,413 12.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 37,027 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,149 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,443 (X)
Retail trade 3,015 11.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,120 7.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 529 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,916 7.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,007 7.4     Families 1,067 6.4
Educational, health and social services 3,841 14.2   With related children under 18 years 757 9.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,118 11.5        With related children under 5 years 317 10.9
Other services (except public administration) 1,091 4.0        
Public administration 1,620 6.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 426 22.6
        With related children under 18 years 370 27.6
             With related children under 5 years 125 29.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,192 9.1
Private wage and salary workers 20,952 77.3   18 years and over 3,570 8.4
Government workers 4,220 15.6        65 years and over 617 8.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,915 7.1   Related children under 18 years 1,523 10.9
Unpaid family workers 26 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,154 10.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,751 23.7
             
 
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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