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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cape May 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 81,988 100.0     Households 42,140 100.0
In labor force 49,201 60.0   Less than $10,000 3,152 7.5
     Civilian labor force 48,482 59.1   $10,000 to $14,999 2,810 6.7
          Employed 44,503 54.3   $15,000 to $24,999 6,118 14.5
          Unemployed 3,979 4.9   $25,000 to $34,999 5,631 13.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 7,020 16.7
     Armed Forces 719 0.9   $50,000 to $74,999 7,672 18.2
Not in labor force 32,787 40.0   $75,000 to $99,999 4,553 10.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 3,126 7.4
   Females 16 years and over 43,470 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 915 2.2
In labor force 23,659 54.4   $200,000 or more 1,143 2.7
     Civilian labor force 23,587 54.3   Median household income (dollars) 41,591 (X)
          Employed 21,299 49.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 6,042 100.0   With earnings 31,268 74.2
All parents in family in labor force 3,939 65.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 55,707 (X)
        With Social Security income 15,857 37.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,058 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 44,022 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,500 3.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 35,252 80.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,960 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,142 9.4   With public assistance income 1,029 2.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 810 1.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,408 (X)
Walked 1,900 4.3   With retirement income 10,008 23.7
Other means 661 1.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,071 (X)
Worked at home 1,257 2.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.2 (X)        
          Families 27,469 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 44,503 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,099 4.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 818 3.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 14,006 31.5   $15,000 to $24,999 3,030 11.0
Service occupations 9,403 21.1   $25,000 to $34,999 3,441 12.5
Sales and office occupations 12,164 27.3    $35,000 to $49,999 4,845 17.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 378 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 6,064 22.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,988 11.2   $75,000 to $99,999 3,821 13.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,564 8.0   $100,000 to $149,999 2,754 10.0
        150,000 to $199,999 732 2.7
        $200,000 or more 865 3.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 51,402 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 497 1.1   Per capita income (dollars) 24,172 (X)
Construction 4,041 9.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,595 3.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 39,340 (X)
Wholesale trade 933 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,621 (X)
Retail trade 5,869 13.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,911 4.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 927 2.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,834 6.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,334 7.5     Families 1,747 6.4
Educational, health and social services 9,491 21.3   With related children under 18 years 1,208 10.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 7,590 17.1        With related children under 5 years 506 12.2
Other services (except public administration) 2,121 4.8        
Public administration 3,360 7.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 801 19.5
        With related children under 18 years 710 27.3
             With related children under 5 years 323 37.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 8,549 8.6
Private wage and salary workers 31,845 71.6   18 years and over 5,837 7.6
Government workers 8,789 19.7        65 years and over 1,431 7.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,642 8.2   Related children under 18 years 2,612 11.7
Unpaid family workers 227 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,986 11.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,914 15.6
             
 
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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