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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washoe 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 263,862 100.0     Households 132,192 100.0
In labor force 180,963 68.6   Less than $10,000 8,965 6.8
     Civilian labor force 180,679 68.5   $10,000 to $14,999 6,906 5.2
          Employed 171,723 65.1   $15,000 to $24,999 16,045 12.1
          Unemployed 8,956 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 16,663 12.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 23,264 17.6
     Armed Forces 284 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 28,445 21.5
Not in labor force 82,899 31.4   $75,000 to $99,999 14,870 11.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 10,732 8.1
   Females 16 years and over 130,908 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 2,733 2.1
In labor force 82,539 63.1   $200,000 or more 3,569 2.7
     Civilian labor force 82,480 63.0   Median household income (dollars) 45,815 (X)
          Employed 78,627 60.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 26,534 100.0   With earnings 112,304 85.0
All parents in family in labor force 16,105 60.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 57,451 (X)
        With Social Security income 28,912 21.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,229 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 168,922 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,743 2.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 127,276 75.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,695 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 23,257 13.8   With public assistance income 2,812 2.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 5,394 3.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,563 (X)
Walked 5,352 3.2   With retirement income 19,872 15.0
Other means 2,708 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 20,189 (X)
Worked at home 4,935 2.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.2 (X)        
          Families 84,518 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 171,723 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,179 3.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,887 3.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 50,683 29.5   $15,000 to $24,999 7,927 9.4
Service occupations 34,103 19.9   $25,000 to $34,999 9,141 10.8
Sales and office occupations 49,555 28.9    $35,000 to $49,999 14,879 17.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 345 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 20,996 24.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 16,257 9.5   $75,000 to $99,999 11,551 13.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 20,780 12.1   $100,000 to $149,999 8,957 10.6
        150,000 to $199,999 2,124 2.5
        $200,000 or more 2,877 3.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 54,283 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,292 0.8   Per capita income (dollars) 24,277 (X)
Construction 13,008 7.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 12,903 7.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,226 (X)
Wholesale trade 7,361 4.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,953 (X)
Retail trade 20,332 11.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 10,344 6.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 4,184 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 10,584 6.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 15,966 9.3     Families 5,629 6.7
Educational, health and social services 27,041 15.7   With related children under 18 years 4,652 10.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 34,406 20.0        With related children under 5 years 2,815 15.0
Other services (except public administration) 6,855 4.0        
Public administration 7,447 4.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,426 18.9
        With related children under 18 years 2,244 24.4
             With related children under 5 years 1,335 41.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 33,318 10.0
Private wage and salary workers 138,568 80.7   18 years and over 22,632 9.0
Government workers 23,077 13.4        65 years and over 2,150 6.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 9,634 5.6   Related children under 18 years 10,018 12.2
Unpaid family workers 444 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 6,220 10.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 13,613 18.6
             
 
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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