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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kings 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 1,877,751 100.0     Households 881,006 100.0
In labor force 1,039,512 55.4   Less than $10,000 169,849 19.3
     Civilian labor force 1,038,558 55.3   $10,000 to $14,999 74,280 8.4
          Employed 927,030 49.4   $15,000 to $24,999 114,571 13.0
          Unemployed 111,528 5.9   $25,000 to $34,999 107,095 12.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 10.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 126,402 14.3
     Armed Forces 954 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 136,962 15.5
Not in labor force 838,239 44.6   $75,000 to $99,999 68,813 7.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 53,988 6.1
   Females 16 years and over 1,024,675 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 14,663 1.7
In labor force 512,083 50.0   $200,000 or more 14,383 1.6
     Civilian labor force 511,903 50.0   Median household income (dollars) 32,135 (X)
          Employed 454,843 44.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 200,196 100.0   With earnings 650,532 73.8
All parents in family in labor force 93,087 46.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 51,618 (X)
        With Social Security income 191,367 21.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,197 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 901,027 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 84,626 9.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 202,070 22.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,657 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 72,231 8.0   With public assistance income 80,622 9.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 517,635 57.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,761 (X)
Walked 78,933 8.8   With retirement income 102,994 11.7
Other means 9,495 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,559 (X)
Worked at home 20,663 2.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 43.2 (X)        
          Families 588,870 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 927,030 100.0   Less than $10,000 88,633 15.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 47,382 8.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 301,569 32.5   $15,000 to $24,999 77,426 13.1
Service occupations 187,461 20.2   $25,000 to $34,999 72,738 12.4
Sales and office occupations 256,891 27.7    $35,000 to $49,999 85,883 14.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 501 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 98,635 16.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 67,024 7.2   $75,000 to $99,999 52,237 8.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 113,584 12.3   $100,000 to $149,999 42,681 7.2
        150,000 to $199,999 11,798 2.0
        $200,000 or more 11,457 1.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,188 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 571 0.1   Per capita income (dollars) 16,775 (X)
Construction 44,696 4.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 68,428 7.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 34,317 (X)
Wholesale trade 29,023 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 30,516 (X)
Retail trade 83,926 9.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 66,453 7.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 41,639 4.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 94,825 10.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 96,829 10.4     Families 129,694 22.0
Educational, health and social services 239,467 25.8   With related children under 18 years 99,005 29.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 64,807 7.0        With related children under 5 years 48,203 33.7
Other services (except public administration) 52,923 5.7        
Public administration 43,443 4.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 67,730 35.1
        With related children under 18 years 57,796 44.2
             With related children under 5 years 25,745 53.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 610,476 25.1
Private wage and salary workers 707,740 76.3   18 years and over 389,221 21.8
Government workers 171,085 18.5        65 years and over 59,068 21.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 45,971 5.0   Related children under 18 years 218,490 34.0
Unpaid family workers 2,234 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 156,235 33.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 137,335 32.2
             
 
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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