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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Northampton 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 17,334 100.0     Households 8,678 100.0
In labor force 8,718 50.3   Less than $10,000 1,716 19.8
     Civilian labor force 8,706 50.2   $10,000 to $14,999 1,017 11.7
          Employed 7,954 45.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,386 16.0
          Unemployed 752 4.3   $25,000 to $34,999 1,157 13.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,382 15.9
     Armed Forces 12 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,141 13.1
Not in labor force 8,616 49.7   $75,000 to $99,999 471 5.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 291 3.4
   Females 16 years and over 9,219 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 43 0.5
In labor force 4,329 47.0   $200,000 or more 74 0.9
     Civilian labor force 4,329 47.0   Median household income (dollars) 26,652 (X)
          Employed 3,944 42.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,366 100.0   With earnings 5,977 68.9
All parents in family in labor force 843 61.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,195 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,166 36.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,618 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 7,789 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 882 10.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 6,125 78.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,059 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,284 16.5   With public assistance income 520 6.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 23 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,616 (X)
Walked 159 2.0   With retirement income 1,830 21.1
Other means 89 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,505 (X)
Worked at home 109 1.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.2 (X)        
          Families 5,998 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 7,954 100.0   Less than $10,000 705 11.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 559 9.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,776 22.3   $15,000 to $24,999 936 15.6
Service occupations 1,539 19.3   $25,000 to $34,999 829 13.8
Sales and office occupations 1,641 20.6    $35,000 to $49,999 1,135 18.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 219 2.8   $50,000 to $74,999 1,068 17.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 981 12.3   $75,000 to $99,999 408 6.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,798 22.6   $100,000 to $149,999 257 4.3
        150,000 to $199,999 34 0.6
        $200,000 or more 67 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,648 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 461 5.8   Per capita income (dollars) 15,413 (X)
Construction 677 8.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,755 22.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,970 (X)
Wholesale trade 310 3.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,183 (X)
Retail trade 831 10.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 315 4.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 46 0.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 134 1.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 277 3.5     Families 1,017 17.0
Educational, health and social services 1,717 21.6   With related children under 18 years 752 25.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 398 5.0        With related children under 5 years 298 31.1
Other services (except public administration) 368 4.6        
Public administration 665 8.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 649 41.2
        With related children under 18 years 531 50.2
             With related children under 5 years 244 61.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,503 21.3
Private wage and salary workers 5,711 71.8   18 years and over 2,904 18.3
Government workers 1,668 21.0        65 years and over 793 21.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 554 7.0   Related children under 18 years 1,583 29.8
Unpaid family workers 21 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,208 29.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,213 37.2
             
 
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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