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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Queens 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 1,775,449 100.0     Households 782,646 100.0
In labor force 1,037,238 58.4   Less than $10,000 86,268 11.0
     Civilian labor force 1,036,895 58.4   $10,000 to $14,999 47,850 6.1
          Employed 956,784 53.9   $15,000 to $24,999 90,765 11.6
          Unemployed 80,111 4.5   $25,000 to $34,999 94,613 12.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 126,663 16.2
     Armed Forces 343 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 155,763 19.9
Not in labor force 738,211 41.6   $75,000 to $99,999 85,146 10.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 67,315 8.6
   Females 16 years and over 937,679 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 16,365 2.1
In labor force 483,133 51.5   $200,000 or more 11,898 1.5
     Civilian labor force 483,092 51.5   Median household income (dollars) 42,439 (X)
          Employed 443,422 47.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 157,700 100.0   With earnings 617,421 78.9
All parents in family in labor force 76,898 48.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 56,330 (X)
        With Social Security income 195,919 25.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,454 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 931,709 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 41,804 5.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 319,187 34.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,458 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 95,329 10.2   With public assistance income 33,951 4.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 441,177 47.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,968 (X)
Walked 52,776 5.7   With retirement income 114,167 14.6
Other means 6,567 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,760 (X)
Worked at home 16,673 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 42.2 (X)        
          Families 542,804 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 956,784 100.0   Less than $10,000 40,847 7.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 26,406 4.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 292,252 30.5   $15,000 to $24,999 57,844 10.7
Service occupations 186,613 19.5   $25,000 to $34,999 64,081 11.8
Sales and office occupations 276,015 28.8    $35,000 to $49,999 89,190 16.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 355 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 116,741 21.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 75,220 7.9   $75,000 to $99,999 69,020 12.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 126,329 13.2   $100,000 to $149,999 55,802 10.3
        150,000 to $199,999 13,422 2.5
        $200,000 or more 9,451 1.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 48,608 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 552 0.1   Per capita income (dollars) 19,222 (X)
Construction 51,610 5.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 75,346 7.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,576 (X)
Wholesale trade 34,670 3.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 31,628 (X)
Retail trade 96,859 10.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 79,700 8.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 37,281 3.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 97,854 10.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 96,231 10.1     Families 64,468 11.9
Educational, health and social services 197,065 20.6   With related children under 18 years 46,593 16.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 84,407 8.8        With related children under 5 years 20,945 17.9
Other services (except public administration) 63,837 6.7        
Public administration 41,372 4.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 26,648 21.9
        With related children under 18 years 21,880 31.4
             With related children under 5 years 8,811 37.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 321,102 14.6
Private wage and salary workers 757,583 79.2   18 years and over 225,935 13.2
Government workers 148,436 15.5        65 years and over 35,439 13.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 48,383 5.1   Related children under 18 years 92,860 18.8
Unpaid family workers 2,382 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 67,303 18.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 92,841 25.5
             
 
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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