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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DuPage 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 688,428 100.0     Households 326,011 100.0
In labor force 492,352 71.5   Less than $10,000 9,716 3.0
     Civilian labor force 492,214 71.5   $10,000 to $14,999 8,540 2.6
          Employed 476,172 69.2   $15,000 to $24,999 19,578 6.0
          Unemployed 16,042 2.3   $25,000 to $34,999 26,702 8.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 43,786 13.4
     Armed Forces 138 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 73,339 22.5
Not in labor force 196,076 28.5   $75,000 to $99,999 54,538 16.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 53,930 16.5
   Females 16 years and over 354,087 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 17,737 5.4
In labor force 224,150 63.3   $200,000 or more 18,145 5.6
     Civilian labor force 224,117 63.3   Median household income (dollars) 67,887 (X)
          Employed 216,809 61.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 77,858 100.0   With earnings 288,861 88.6
All parents in family in labor force 41,801 53.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 84,171 (X)
        With Social Security income 61,609 18.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,809 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 469,373 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 5,515 1.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 373,560 79.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,175 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 35,391 7.5   With public assistance income 3,605 1.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 31,612 6.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,401 (X)
Walked 8,476 1.8   With retirement income 42,196 12.9
Other means 3,735 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,030 (X)
Worked at home 16,599 3.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.0 (X)        
          Families 236,252 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 476,172 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,638 1.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,696 1.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 208,257 43.7   $15,000 to $24,999 9,018 3.8
Service occupations 44,807 9.4   $25,000 to $34,999 13,780 5.8
Sales and office occupations 143,957 30.2    $35,000 to $49,999 26,249 11.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 264 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 53,517 22.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 30,743 6.5   $75,000 to $99,999 46,148 19.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 48,144 10.1   $100,000 to $149,999 48,349 20.5
        150,000 to $199,999 16,011 6.8
        $200,000 or more 16,846 7.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 79,314 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 800 0.2   Per capita income (dollars) 31,315 (X)
Construction 25,308 5.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 71,402 15.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 52,372 (X)
Wholesale trade 25,410 5.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 35,450 (X)
Retail trade 55,298 11.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 26,374 5.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 19,161 4.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 46,314 9.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 63,254 13.3     Families 5,753 2.4
Educational, health and social services 81,608 17.1   With related children under 18 years 4,421 3.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 29,678 6.2        With related children under 5 years 2,010 3.9
Other services (except public administration) 20,541 4.3        
Public administration 11,024 2.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,279 9.2
        With related children under 18 years 2,061 13.8
             With related children under 5 years 856 22.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 32,163 3.6
Private wage and salary workers 409,621 86.0   18 years and over 22,345 3.4
Government workers 44,441 9.3        65 years and over 3,523 4.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 21,125 4.4   Related children under 18 years 9,321 3.9
Unpaid family workers 985 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 6,582 3.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 12,185 10.2
             
 
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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