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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bronx 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 975,755 100.0     Households 463,242 100.0
In labor force 500,716 51.3   Less than $10,000 109,177 23.6
     Civilian labor force 500,345 51.3   $10,000 to $14,999 40,001 8.6
          Employed 428,654 43.9   $15,000 to $24,999 63,874 13.8
          Unemployed 71,691 7.3   $25,000 to $34,999 60,959 13.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 14.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 65,028 14.0
     Armed Forces 371 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 65,911 14.2
Not in labor force 475,039 48.7   $75,000 to $99,999 30,029 6.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 19,618 4.2
   Females 16 years and over 539,550 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 4,351 0.9
In labor force 253,894 47.1   $200,000 or more 4,294 0.9
     Civilian labor force 253,855 47.0   Median household income (dollars) 27,611 (X)
          Employed 215,622 40.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 117,477 100.0   With earnings 326,784 70.5
All parents in family in labor force 56,753 48.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 44,116 (X)
        With Social Security income 103,429 22.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,902 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 415,075 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 46,926 10.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 112,159 27.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,295 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 38,726 9.3   With public assistance income 67,738 14.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 222,835 53.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,867 (X)
Walked 30,076 7.2   With retirement income 56,269 12.1
Other means 3,523 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,202 (X)
Worked at home 7,756 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 43.0 (X)        
          Families 317,248 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 428,654 100.0   Less than $10,000 64,989 20.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 25,573 8.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 114,023 26.6   $15,000 to $24,999 43,691 13.8
Service occupations 105,015 24.5   $25,000 to $34,999 41,825 13.2
Sales and office occupations 123,693 28.9    $35,000 to $49,999 45,478 14.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 336 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 48,427 15.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 33,054 7.7   $75,000 to $99,999 23,956 7.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 52,533 12.3   $100,000 to $149,999 16,407 5.2
        150,000 to $199,999 3,547 1.1
        $200,000 or more 3,355 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 30,682 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 457 0.1   Per capita income (dollars) 13,959 (X)
Construction 19,102 4.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 26,750 6.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,178 (X)
Wholesale trade 12,329 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 29,429 (X)
Retail trade 42,648 9.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 29,070 6.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 15,350 3.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 37,212 8.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 36,799 8.6     Families 88,848 28.0
Educational, health and social services 129,509 30.2   With related children under 18 years 74,405 36.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 31,134 7.3        With related children under 5 years 34,379 39.9
Other services (except public administration) 26,133 6.1        
Public administration 22,161 5.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 61,791 44.2
        With related children under 18 years 54,867 52.6
             With related children under 5 years 24,496 60.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 395,263 30.7
Private wage and salary workers 324,215 75.6   18 years and over 234,919 26.0
Government workers 86,867 20.3        65 years and over 26,660 21.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 16,572 3.9   Related children under 18 years 158,355 41.5
Unpaid family workers 1,000 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 115,823 41.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 80,669 36.8
             
 
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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