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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Merrimack 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 106,078 100.0     Households 51,892 100.0
In labor force 74,113 69.9   Less than $10,000 3,126 6.0
     Civilian labor force 74,056 69.8   $10,000 to $14,999 2,363 4.6
          Employed 70,851 66.8   $15,000 to $24,999 5,634 10.9
          Unemployed 3,205 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 6,308 12.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 9,238 17.8
     Armed Forces 57 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 12,098 23.3
Not in labor force 31,965 30.1   $75,000 to $99,999 6,893 13.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 4,234 8.2
   Females 16 years and over 54,657 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,016 2.0
In labor force 35,735 65.4   $200,000 or more 982 1.9
     Civilian labor force 35,727 65.4   Median household income (dollars) 48,522 (X)
          Employed 34,409 63.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 9,392 100.0   With earnings 43,236 83.3
All parents in family in labor force 6,286 66.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 57,448 (X)
        With Social Security income 13,356 25.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,604 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 69,676 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,640 3.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 56,562 81.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,319 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 7,439 10.7   With public assistance income 1,488 2.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 444 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,390 (X)
Walked 1,972 2.8   With retirement income 8,828 17.0
Other means 440 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,278 (X)
Worked at home 2,819 4.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.3 (X)        
          Families 35,786 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 70,851 100.0   Less than $10,000 972 2.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 946 2.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 25,499 36.0   $15,000 to $24,999 2,767 7.7
Service occupations 8,965 12.7   $25,000 to $34,999 3,768 10.5
Sales and office occupations 19,760 27.9    $35,000 to $49,999 6,192 17.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 265 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 9,715 27.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 7,099 10.0   $75,000 to $99,999 5,989 16.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 9,263 13.1   $100,000 to $149,999 3,638 10.2
        150,000 to $199,999 924 2.6
        $200,000 or more 875 2.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 56,842 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 570 0.8   Per capita income (dollars) 23,208 (X)
Construction 5,124 7.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,672 13.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 37,722 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,667 3.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,207 (X)
Retail trade 9,316 13.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,308 3.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,627 2.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 5,423 7.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 6,120 8.6     Families 1,467 4.1
Educational, health and social services 15,730 22.2   With related children under 18 years 1,173 6.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,856 5.4        With related children under 5 years 579 9.0
Other services (except public administration) 3,323 4.7        
Public administration 5,115 7.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 799 15.9
        With related children under 18 years 743 20.0
             With related children under 5 years 373 34.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,721 5.9
Private wage and salary workers 53,051 74.9   18 years and over 5,422 5.6
Government workers 12,125 17.1        65 years and over 890 5.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,437 7.7   Related children under 18 years 2,176 6.6
Unpaid family workers 238 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,473 5.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,343 14.5
             
 
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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