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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Penobscot 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 116,139 100.0     Households 58,135 100.0
In labor force 74,297 64.0   Less than $10,000 7,260 12.5
     Civilian labor force 74,022 63.7   $10,000 to $14,999 4,947 8.5
          Employed 69,846 60.1   $15,000 to $24,999 8,949 15.4
          Unemployed 4,176 3.6   $25,000 to $34,999 8,448 14.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 10,502 18.1
     Armed Forces 275 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 10,376 17.8
Not in labor force 41,842 36.0   $75,000 to $99,999 4,261 7.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,346 4.0
   Females 16 years and over 60,312 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 485 0.8
In labor force 35,344 58.6   $200,000 or more 561 1.0
     Civilian labor force 35,304 58.5   Median household income (dollars) 34,274 (X)
          Employed 33,453 55.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 8,720 100.0   With earnings 45,161 77.7
All parents in family in labor force 5,299 60.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 44,264 (X)
        With Social Security income 16,164 27.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,500 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 68,652 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,130 5.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 54,386 79.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,954 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 7,332 10.7   With public assistance income 3,351 5.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 591 0.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,374 (X)
Walked 3,129 4.6   With retirement income 9,454 16.3
Other means 590 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,927 (X)
Worked at home 2,624 3.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.7 (X)        
          Families 38,149 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 69,846 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,687 7.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,180 5.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 21,156 30.3   $15,000 to $24,999 4,886 12.8
Service occupations 11,641 16.7   $25,000 to $34,999 5,268 13.8
Sales and office occupations 18,728 26.8    $35,000 to $49,999 7,872 20.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 901 1.3   $50,000 to $74,999 8,563 22.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 6,844 9.8   $75,000 to $99,999 3,698 9.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 10,576 15.1   $100,000 to $149,999 2,078 5.4
        150,000 to $199,999 421 1.1
        $200,000 or more 496 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,206 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,607 2.3   Per capita income (dollars) 17,801 (X)
Construction 4,037 5.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 8,308 11.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,824 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,658 3.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,346 (X)
Retail trade 9,745 14.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,899 5.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,662 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,859 4.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,908 5.6     Families 3,712 9.7
Educational, health and social services 19,968 28.6   With related children under 18 years 2,682 14.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 4,785 6.9        With related children under 5 years 1,222 19.6
Other services (except public administration) 3,445 4.9        
Public administration 2,965 4.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,936 35.7
        With related children under 18 years 1,735 44.1
             With related children under 5 years 782 62.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 18,956 13.7
Private wage and salary workers 53,065 76.0   18 years and over 13,816 13.0
Government workers 11,600 16.6        65 years and over 1,996 11.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,010 7.2   Related children under 18 years 4,737 15.0
Unpaid family workers 171 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,310 13.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 8,328 28.7
             
 
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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