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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Herkimer 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 50,728 100.0     Households 25,740 100.0
In labor force 31,374 61.8   Less than $10,000 2,929 11.4
     Civilian labor force 31,328 61.8   $10,000 to $14,999 2,621 10.2
          Employed 29,223 57.6   $15,000 to $24,999 4,296 16.7
          Unemployed 2,105 4.1   $25,000 to $34,999 3,665 14.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,946 19.2
     Armed Forces 46 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 4,542 17.6
Not in labor force 19,354 38.2   $75,000 to $99,999 1,781 6.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 730 2.8
   Females 16 years and over 26,500 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 132 0.5
In labor force 14,903 56.2   $200,000 or more 98 0.4
     Civilian labor force 14,903 56.2   Median household income (dollars) 32,924 (X)
          Employed 14,082 53.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,309 100.0   With earnings 18,951 73.6
All parents in family in labor force 2,972 69.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,531 (X)
        With Social Security income 8,786 34.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,855 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 28,622 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,278 5.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 22,132 77.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,323 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,570 12.5   With public assistance income 803 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 302 1.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,120 (X)
Walked 1,498 5.2   With retirement income 6,037 23.5
Other means 152 0.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,998 (X)
Worked at home 968 3.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.9 (X)        
          Families 17,210 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 29,223 100.0   Less than $10,000 919 5.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 996 5.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 8,224 28.1   $15,000 to $24,999 2,535 14.7
Service occupations 5,168 17.7   $25,000 to $34,999 2,589 15.0
Sales and office occupations 7,800 26.7    $35,000 to $49,999 3,844 22.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 276 0.9   $50,000 to $74,999 3,845 22.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,558 8.8   $75,000 to $99,999 1,633 9.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,197 17.8   $100,000 to $149,999 651 3.8
        150,000 to $199,999 113 0.7
        $200,000 or more 85 0.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 40,570 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 854 2.9   Per capita income (dollars) 16,141 (X)
Construction 1,612 5.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,889 16.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,908 (X)
Wholesale trade 738 2.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,518 (X)
Retail trade 3,566 12.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,020 3.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 563 1.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,181 7.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,344 4.6     Families 1,539 8.9
Educational, health and social services 7,388 25.3   With related children under 18 years 1,197 14.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,000 6.8        With related children under 5 years 552 18.5
Other services (except public administration) 1,521 5.2        
Public administration 1,547 5.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 614 23.2
        With related children under 18 years 561 31.3
             With related children under 5 years 250 41.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,921 12.5
Private wage and salary workers 21,838 74.7   18 years and over 5,461 11.4
Government workers 5,045 17.3        65 years and over 1,075 10.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,235 7.6   Related children under 18 years 2,364 15.6
Unpaid family workers 105 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,687 14.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,108 26.1
             
 
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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