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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sussex 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 108,225 100.0     Households 50,789 100.0
In labor force 76,705 70.9   Less than $10,000 1,967 3.9
     Civilian labor force 76,632 70.8   $10,000 to $14,999 1,589 3.1
          Employed 73,913 68.3   $15,000 to $24,999 3,450 6.8
          Unemployed 2,719 2.5   $25,000 to $34,999 3,956 7.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 7,088 14.0
     Armed Forces 73 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 11,734 23.1
Not in labor force 31,520 29.1   $75,000 to $99,999 9,053 17.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 8,014 15.8
   Females 16 years and over 55,164 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 2,375 4.7
In labor force 34,461 62.5   $200,000 or more 1,563 3.1
     Civilian labor force 34,453 62.5   Median household income (dollars) 65,266 (X)
          Employed 33,245 60.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 11,558 100.0   With earnings 44,573 87.8
All parents in family in labor force 6,128 53.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 75,797 (X)
        With Social Security income 10,734 21.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,860 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 72,728 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,307 2.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 61,033 83.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,853 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 6,836 9.4   With public assistance income 839 1.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 1,046 1.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,364 (X)
Walked 965 1.3   With retirement income 7,129 14.0
Other means 406 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,441 (X)
Worked at home 2,442 3.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 38.3 (X)        
          Families 38,912 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 73,913 100.0   Less than $10,000 736 1.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 550 1.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 27,375 37.0   $15,000 to $24,999 1,685 4.3
Service occupations 8,906 12.0   $25,000 to $34,999 2,456 6.3
Sales and office occupations 21,120 28.6    $35,000 to $49,999 4,992 12.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 163 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 9,687 24.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 7,910 10.7   $75,000 to $99,999 7,913 20.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8,439 11.4   $100,000 to $149,999 7,329 18.8
        150,000 to $199,999 2,183 5.6
        $200,000 or more 1,381 3.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 73,335 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 631 0.9   Per capita income (dollars) 26,992 (X)
Construction 6,118 8.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,840 13.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 50,395 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,094 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 33,750 (X)
Retail trade 9,682 13.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4,077 5.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 2,865 3.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 5,543 7.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 7,600 10.3     Families 1,073 2.8
Educational, health and social services 13,819 18.7   With related children under 18 years 829 3.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 4,298 5.8        With related children under 5 years 344 4.4
Other services (except public administration) 2,984 4.0        
Public administration 3,362 4.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 494 12.2
        With related children under 18 years 433 18.4
             With related children under 5 years 162 25.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,693 4.0
Private wage and salary workers 58,806 79.6   18 years and over 3,940 3.8
Government workers 10,514 14.2        65 years and over 654 5.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 4,366 5.9   Related children under 18 years 1,642 4.1
Unpaid family workers 227 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,188 4.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,235 13.5
             
 
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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