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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Aroostook 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 59,545 100.0     Households 30,317 100.0
In labor force 34,867 58.6   Less than $10,000 4,751 15.7
     Civilian labor force 34,718 58.3   $10,000 to $14,999 3,051 10.1
          Employed 32,461 54.5   $15,000 to $24,999 5,428 17.9
          Unemployed 2,257 3.8   $25,000 to $34,999 4,677 15.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,391 17.8
     Armed Forces 149 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 4,645 15.3
Not in labor force 24,678 41.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,442 4.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 606 2.0
   Females 16 years and over 30,782 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 163 0.5
In labor force 16,055 52.2   $200,000 or more 163 0.5
     Civilian labor force 16,033 52.1   Median household income (dollars) 28,837 (X)
          Employed 15,267 49.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,391 100.0   With earnings 21,949 72.4
All parents in family in labor force 2,766 63.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,538 (X)
        With Social Security income 10,593 34.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,600 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 31,957 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,173 7.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 25,460 79.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,676 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,643 11.4   With public assistance income 2,085 6.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 159 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,812 (X)
Walked 1,263 4.0   With retirement income 4,964 16.4
Other means 277 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,891 (X)
Worked at home 1,155 3.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.3 (X)        
          Families 20,508 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 32,461 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,362 6.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,546 7.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 8,896 27.4   $15,000 to $24,999 3,424 16.7
Service occupations 5,599 17.2   $25,000 to $34,999 3,546 17.3
Sales and office occupations 7,717 23.8    $35,000 to $49,999 4,467 21.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 1,128 3.5   $50,000 to $74,999 4,017 19.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,236 10.0   $75,000 to $99,999 1,325 6.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,885 18.1   $100,000 to $149,999 544 2.7
        150,000 to $199,999 147 0.7
        $200,000 or more 130 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,044 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2,023 6.2   Per capita income (dollars) 15,033 (X)
Construction 1,612 5.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,074 12.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,747 (X)
Wholesale trade 867 2.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,300 (X)
Retail trade 4,416 13.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,075 6.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 525 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,021 3.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,085 6.4     Families 2,015 9.8
Educational, health and social services 8,745 26.9   With related children under 18 years 1,343 14.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,699 5.2        With related children under 5 years 599 19.7
Other services (except public administration) 1,709 5.3        
Public administration 1,610 5.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 829 34.0
        With related children under 18 years 725 43.2
             With related children under 5 years 347 59.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 10,313 14.3
Private wage and salary workers 23,897 73.6   18 years and over 7,541 13.5
Government workers 5,756 17.7        65 years and over 1,891 16.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,738 8.4   Related children under 18 years 2,603 16.2
Unpaid family workers 70 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,831 14.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 4,280 32.8
             
 
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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