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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cook 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 4,129,256 100.0     Households 1,974,408 100.0
In labor force 2,620,175 63.5   Less than $10,000 192,689 9.8
     Civilian labor force 2,618,774 63.4   $10,000 to $14,999 107,043 5.4
          Employed 2,421,287 58.6   $15,000 to $24,999 215,908 10.9
          Unemployed 197,487 4.8   $25,000 to $34,999 230,787 11.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 316,575 16.0
     Armed Forces 1,401 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 390,779 19.8
Not in labor force 1,509,081 36.5   $75,000 to $99,999 222,453 11.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 181,938 9.2
   Females 16 years and over 2,165,520 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 53,986 2.7
In labor force 1,242,497 57.4   $200,000 or more 62,250 3.2
     Civilian labor force 1,242,238 57.4   Median household income (dollars) 45,922 (X)
          Employed 1,150,446 53.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 430,034 100.0   With earnings 1,605,978 81.3
All parents in family in labor force 234,200 54.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 63,427 (X)
        With Social Security income 468,754 23.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,580 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,371,161 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 98,477 5.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,490,277 62.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,640 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 290,936 12.3   With public assistance income 92,634 4.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 409,067 17.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,592 (X)
Walked 94,454 4.0   With retirement income 277,796 14.1
Other means 25,610 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,333 (X)
Worked at home 60,817 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.6 (X)        
          Families 1,278,745 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,421,287 100.0   Less than $10,000 86,610 6.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 50,237 3.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 852,442 35.2   $15,000 to $24,999 117,530 9.2
Service occupations 339,554 14.0   $25,000 to $34,999 134,606 10.5
Sales and office occupations 690,023 28.5    $35,000 to $49,999 198,780 15.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 1,942 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 277,726 21.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 171,534 7.1   $75,000 to $99,999 174,228 13.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 365,792 15.1   $100,000 to $149,999 145,531 11.4
        150,000 to $199,999 42,759 3.3
        $200,000 or more 50,738 4.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 53,784 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2,356 0.1   Per capita income (dollars) 23,227 (X)
Construction 119,355 4.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 342,422 14.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 40,690 (X)
Wholesale trade 92,706 3.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 31,298 (X)
Retail trade 244,344 10.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 162,465 6.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 82,835 3.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 219,831 9.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 306,482 12.7     Families 135,038 10.6
Educational, health and social services 454,951 18.8   With related children under 18 years 107,157 15.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 179,592 7.4        With related children under 5 years 55,050 18.5
Other services (except public administration) 120,337 5.0        
Public administration 93,611 3.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 75,126 25.2
        With related children under 18 years 65,428 33.8
             With related children under 5 years 31,868 43.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 713,040 13.5
Private wage and salary workers 2,007,044 82.9   18 years and over 448,853 11.5
Government workers 299,887 12.4        65 years and over 62,023 10.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 109,215 4.5   Related children under 18 years 257,928 18.9
Unpaid family workers 5,141 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 182,073 18.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 195,894 20.4
             
 
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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