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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kalamazoo 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 187,445 100.0     Households 93,495 100.0
In labor force 129,426 69.0   Less than $10,000 7,861 8.4
     Civilian labor force 129,340 69.0   $10,000 to $14,999 6,151 6.6
          Employed 120,740 64.4   $15,000 to $24,999 12,662 13.5
          Unemployed 8,600 4.6   $25,000 to $34,999 11,822 12.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 16,185 17.3
     Armed Forces 86 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 18,686 20.0
Not in labor force 58,019 31.0   $75,000 to $99,999 9,477 10.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 7,156 7.7
   Females 16 years and over 98,168 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,776 1.9
In labor force 62,310 63.5   $200,000 or more 1,719 1.8
     Civilian labor force 62,299 63.5   Median household income (dollars) 42,022 (X)
          Employed 58,280 59.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 17,821 100.0   With earnings 77,268 82.6
All parents in family in labor force 11,912 66.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 53,307 (X)
        With Social Security income 21,565 23.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,350 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 118,232 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,858 3.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 98,095 83.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,681 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 10,630 9.0   With public assistance income 2,679 2.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 1,578 1.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,376 (X)
Walked 3,460 2.9   With retirement income 14,611 15.6
Other means 778 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,251 (X)
Worked at home 3,691 3.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.7 (X)        
          Families 58,270 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 120,740 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,447 4.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,053 3.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 41,904 34.7   $15,000 to $24,999 5,286 9.1
Service occupations 18,733 15.5   $25,000 to $34,999 6,350 10.9
Sales and office occupations 31,383 26.0    $35,000 to $49,999 10,137 17.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 790 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 14,621 25.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 9,357 7.7   $75,000 to $99,999 8,135 14.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 18,573 15.4   $100,000 to $149,999 6,221 10.7
        150,000 to $199,999 1,561 2.7
        $200,000 or more 1,459 2.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 53,953 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,303 1.1   Per capita income (dollars) 21,739 (X)
Construction 6,747 5.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 24,648 20.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 39,611 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,740 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,965 (X)
Retail trade 14,169 11.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,814 3.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 2,453 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 6,948 5.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 8,501 7.0     Families 3,812 6.5
Educational, health and social services 29,148 24.1   With related children under 18 years 3,227 10.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 10,446 8.7        With related children under 5 years 1,659 14.5
Other services (except public administration) 5,667 4.7        
Public administration 3,156 2.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,557 25.4
        With related children under 18 years 2,362 32.1
             With related children under 5 years 1,187 43.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 27,483 12.0
Private wage and salary workers 98,913 81.9   18 years and over 20,253 11.8
Government workers 14,621 12.1        65 years and over 1,618 6.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 6,872 5.7   Related children under 18 years 6,887 12.3
Unpaid family workers 334 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 4,684 11.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 15,063 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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