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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pierce 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 3,715 100.0     Households 1,964 100.0
In labor force 2,174 58.5   Less than $10,000 295 15.0
     Civilian labor force 2,174 58.5   $10,000 to $14,999 192 9.8
          Employed 2,085 56.1   $15,000 to $24,999 431 21.9
          Unemployed 89 2.4   $25,000 to $34,999 351 17.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 346 17.6
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 230 11.7
Not in labor force 1,541 41.5   $75,000 to $99,999 52 2.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 48 2.4
   Females 16 years and over 1,928 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 13 0.7
In labor force 1,013 52.5   $200,000 or more 6 0.3
     Civilian labor force 1,013 52.5   Median household income (dollars) 26,524 (X)
          Employed 967 50.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 290 100.0   With earnings 1,463 74.5
All parents in family in labor force 223 76.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 31,818 (X)
        With Social Security income 790 40.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,474 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,040 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 54 2.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,331 65.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,026 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 170 8.3   With public assistance income 57 2.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,695 (X)
Walked 181 8.9   With retirement income 163 8.3
Other means 11 0.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,365 (X)
Worked at home 347 17.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 14.8 (X)        
          Families 1,286 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,085 100.0   Less than $10,000 76 5.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 90 7.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 771 37.0   $15,000 to $24,999 250 19.4
Service occupations 346 16.6   $25,000 to $34,999 235 18.3
Sales and office occupations 518 24.8    $35,000 to $49,999 294 22.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 76 3.6   $50,000 to $74,999 226 17.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 153 7.3   $75,000 to $99,999 50 3.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 221 10.6   $100,000 to $149,999 46 3.6
        150,000 to $199,999 13 1.0
        $200,000 or more 6 0.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,412 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 343 16.5   Per capita income (dollars) 14,055 (X)
Construction 109 5.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 79 3.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,037 (X)
Wholesale trade 126 6.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 16,946 (X)
Retail trade 191 9.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 110 5.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 49 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 100 4.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 177 8.5     Families 120 9.3
Educational, health and social services 523 25.1   With related children under 18 years 75 12.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 125 6.0        With related children under 5 years 33 21.2
Other services (except public administration) 87 4.2        
Public administration 66 3.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 42 26.3
        With related children under 18 years 36 34.0
             With related children under 5 years 19 48.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 571 12.5
Private wage and salary workers 1,365 65.5   18 years and over 429 12.4
Government workers 255 12.2        65 years and over 172 17.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 402 19.3   Related children under 18 years 137 12.4
Unpaid family workers 63 3.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 80 9.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 223 28.0
             
 
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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