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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Palm Beach 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 917,453 100.0     Households 474,295 100.0
In labor force 510,379 55.6   Less than $10,000 36,110 7.6
     Civilian labor force 510,046 55.6   $10,000 to $14,999 27,150 5.7
          Employed 484,760 52.8   $15,000 to $24,999 59,414 12.5
          Unemployed 25,286 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 60,280 12.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 76,861 16.2
     Armed Forces 333 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 89,733 18.9
Not in labor force 407,074 44.4   $75,000 to $99,999 47,767 10.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 41,057 8.7
   Females 16 years and over 481,587 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 14,025 3.0
In labor force 234,460 48.7   $200,000 or more 21,898 4.6
     Civilian labor force 234,392 48.7   Median household income (dollars) 45,062 (X)
          Employed 221,972 46.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 71,297 100.0   With earnings 330,826 69.8
All parents in family in labor force 41,021 57.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 62,680 (X)
        With Social Security income 182,717 38.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 13,438 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 475,572 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 14,129 3.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 378,759 79.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,993 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 56,747 11.9   With public assistance income 8,470 1.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 6,671 1.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,767 (X)
Walked 6,485 1.4   With retirement income 91,681 19.3
Other means 7,456 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 20,853 (X)
Worked at home 19,454 4.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.7 (X)        
          Families 306,002 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 484,760 100.0   Less than $10,000 13,427 4.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 10,525 3.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 166,564 34.4   $15,000 to $24,999 30,411 9.9
Service occupations 85,866 17.7   $25,000 to $34,999 35,133 11.5
Sales and office occupations 140,664 29.0    $35,000 to $49,999 50,903 16.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 3,953 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 65,028 21.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 46,850 9.7   $75,000 to $99,999 37,688 12.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 40,863 8.4   $100,000 to $149,999 33,106 10.8
        150,000 to $199,999 11,545 3.8
        $200,000 or more 18,236 6.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 53,701 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 5,554 1.1   Per capita income (dollars) 28,801 (X)
Construction 40,152 8.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 30,674 6.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,931 (X)
Wholesale trade 17,802 3.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 28,674 (X)
Retail trade 63,726 13.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 21,878 4.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 16,660 3.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 44,470 9.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 60,305 12.4     Families 21,045 6.9
Educational, health and social services 85,576 17.7   With related children under 18 years 14,939 11.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 49,689 10.3        With related children under 5 years 7,222 14.4
Other services (except public administration) 26,846 5.5        
Public administration 21,428 4.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 9,984 22.1
        With related children under 18 years 8,628 28.7
             With related children under 5 years 3,949 39.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 110,430 9.9
Private wage and salary workers 393,096 81.1   18 years and over 75,917 8.7
Government workers 56,979 11.8        65 years and over 16,979 6.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 33,040 6.8   Related children under 18 years 33,487 14.3
Unpaid family workers 1,645 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 23,833 13.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 38,626 16.9
             
 
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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