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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Piscataquis 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 13,811 100.0     Households 7,272 100.0
In labor force 7,922 57.4   Less than $10,000 1,076 14.8
     Civilian labor force 7,914 57.3   $10,000 to $14,999 777 10.7
          Employed 7,280 52.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,411 19.4
          Unemployed 634 4.6   $25,000 to $34,999 1,122 15.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,325 18.2
     Armed Forces 8 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,050 14.4
Not in labor force 5,889 42.6   $75,000 to $99,999 333 4.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 134 1.8
   Females 16 years and over 7,058 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 34 0.5
In labor force 3,612 51.2   $200,000 or more 10 0.1
     Civilian labor force 3,610 51.1   Median household income (dollars) 28,250 (X)
          Employed 3,351 47.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,002 100.0   With earnings 5,103 70.2
All parents in family in labor force 581 58.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,433 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,587 35.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,524 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 7,115 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 368 5.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 5,476 77.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,677 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 843 11.8   With public assistance income 375 5.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 10 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,858 (X)
Walked 441 6.2   With retirement income 1,285 17.7
Other means 68 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,191 (X)
Worked at home 277 3.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.1 (X)        
          Families 4,848 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 7,280 100.0   Less than $10,000 351 7.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 336 6.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,830 25.1   $15,000 to $24,999 917 18.9
Service occupations 1,069 14.7   $25,000 to $34,999 830 17.1
Sales and office occupations 1,584 21.8    $35,000 to $49,999 1,057 21.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 170 2.3   $50,000 to $74,999 903 18.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 913 12.5   $75,000 to $99,999 305 6.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,714 23.5   $100,000 to $149,999 112 2.3
        150,000 to $199,999 29 0.6
        $200,000 or more 8 0.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,852 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 330 4.5   Per capita income (dollars) 14,374 (X)
Construction 494 6.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,761 24.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,149 (X)
Wholesale trade 115 1.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,241 (X)
Retail trade 958 13.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 427 5.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 120 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 223 3.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 249 3.4     Families 543 11.2
Educational, health and social services 1,575 21.6   With related children under 18 years 366 16.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 394 5.4        With related children under 5 years 120 19.0
Other services (except public administration) 270 3.7        
Public administration 364 5.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 193 31.3
        With related children under 18 years 178 39.6
             With related children under 5 years 65 44.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,522 14.8
Private wage and salary workers 5,498 75.5   18 years and over 1,792 13.7
Government workers 1,092 15.0        65 years and over 397 13.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 668 9.2   Related children under 18 years 699 17.8
Unpaid family workers 22 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 552 17.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 891 28.2
             
 
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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