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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kent 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 15,657 100.0     Households 7,674 100.0
In labor force 9,733 62.2   Less than $10,000 763 9.9
     Civilian labor force 9,721 62.1   $10,000 to $14,999 500 6.5
          Employed 9,294 59.4   $15,000 to $24,999 1,107 14.4
          Unemployed 427 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,022 13.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,351 17.6
     Armed Forces 12 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,563 20.4
Not in labor force 5,924 37.8   $75,000 to $99,999 664 8.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 417 5.4
   Females 16 years and over 8,295 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 90 1.2
In labor force 4,730 57.0   $200,000 or more 197 2.6
     Civilian labor force 4,730 57.0   Median household income (dollars) 39,869 (X)
          Employed 4,552 54.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,055 100.0   With earnings 5,735 74.7
All parents in family in labor force 718 68.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,497 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,843 37.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,908 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 9,062 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 217 2.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 6,658 73.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,254 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,031 11.4   With public assistance income 146 1.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 42 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,412 (X)
Walked 720 7.9   With retirement income 1,860 24.2
Other means 184 2.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 21,080 (X)
Worked at home 427 4.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.6 (X)        
          Families 5,161 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 9,294 100.0   Less than $10,000 332 6.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 237 4.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,941 31.6   $15,000 to $24,999 563 10.9
Service occupations 1,673 18.0   $25,000 to $34,999 644 12.5
Sales and office occupations 2,109 22.7    $35,000 to $49,999 1,003 19.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 372 4.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,254 24.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,020 11.0   $75,000 to $99,999 559 10.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,179 12.7   $100,000 to $149,999 320 6.2
        150,000 to $199,999 77 1.5
        $200,000 or more 172 3.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,708 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 581 6.3   Per capita income (dollars) 21,573 (X)
Construction 908 9.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,140 12.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,899 (X)
Wholesale trade 240 2.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,513 (X)
Retail trade 892 9.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 303 3.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 150 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 422 4.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 674 7.3     Families 478 9.3
Educational, health and social services 2,228 24.0   With related children under 18 years 324 14.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 761 8.2        With related children under 5 years 146 22.3
Other services (except public administration) 475 5.1        
Public administration 520 5.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 249 33.2
        With related children under 18 years 229 41.9
             With related children under 5 years 98 62.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,342 13.0
Private wage and salary workers 6,792 73.1   18 years and over 1,652 11.7
Government workers 1,392 15.0        65 years and over 292 8.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,052 11.3   Related children under 18 years 657 17.0
Unpaid family workers 58 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 449 15.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 878 24.2
             
 
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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