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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wicomico 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 66,207 100.0     Households 32,231 100.0
In labor force 44,815 67.7   Less than $10,000 2,886 9.0
     Civilian labor force 44,683 67.5   $10,000 to $14,999 2,387 7.4
          Employed 42,211 63.8   $15,000 to $24,999 4,770 14.8
          Unemployed 2,472 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 4,451 13.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,780 17.9
     Armed Forces 132 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 6,349 19.7
Not in labor force 21,392 32.3   $75,000 to $99,999 2,914 9.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,809 5.6
   Females 16 years and over 35,458 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 456 1.4
In labor force 22,182 62.6   $200,000 or more 429 1.3
     Civilian labor force 22,182 62.6   Median household income (dollars) 39,035 (X)
          Employed 20,913 59.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,903 100.0   With earnings 26,319 81.7
All parents in family in labor force 4,249 72.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 49,274 (X)
        With Social Security income 8,561 26.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,995 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 41,621 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,108 3.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 32,808 78.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,981 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,173 12.4   With public assistance income 942 2.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 664 1.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,691 (X)
Walked 1,048 2.5   With retirement income 5,352 16.6
Other means 481 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,302 (X)
Worked at home 1,447 3.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.9 (X)        
          Families 21,893 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 42,211 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,087 5.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,116 5.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 13,020 30.8   $15,000 to $24,999 2,659 12.1
Service occupations 7,271 17.2   $25,000 to $34,999 2,832 12.9
Sales and office occupations 11,267 26.7    $35,000 to $49,999 4,060 18.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 383 0.9   $50,000 to $74,999 5,147 23.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,222 10.0   $75,000 to $99,999 2,554 11.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 6,048 14.3   $100,000 to $149,999 1,625 7.4
        150,000 to $199,999 420 1.9
        $200,000 or more 393 1.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,129 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 937 2.2   Per capita income (dollars) 19,171 (X)
Construction 3,046 7.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 6,130 14.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,481 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,617 3.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,548 (X)
Retail trade 5,211 12.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,823 4.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,095 2.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,907 4.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,437 5.8     Families 1,905 8.7
Educational, health and social services 10,176 24.1   With related children under 18 years 1,538 13.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,612 8.6        With related children under 5 years 778 18.3
Other services (except public administration) 1,866 4.4        
Public administration 2,354 5.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,205 26.8
        With related children under 18 years 1,079 32.6
             With related children under 5 years 588 46.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 10,463 12.8
Private wage and salary workers 31,952 75.7   18 years and over 7,161 11.8
Government workers 7,656 18.1        65 years and over 894 8.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,456 5.8   Related children under 18 years 3,210 15.6
Unpaid family workers 147 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,240 14.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 4,167 26.4
             
 
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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