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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Allegheny 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 1,032,364 100.0     Households 537,405 100.0
In labor force 630,964 61.1   Less than $10,000 57,641 10.7
     Civilian labor force 630,293 61.1   $10,000 to $14,999 39,913 7.4
          Employed 591,905 57.3   $15,000 to $24,999 79,179 14.7
          Unemployed 38,388 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 69,879 13.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 87,433 16.3
     Armed Forces 671 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 97,907 18.2
Not in labor force 401,400 38.9   $75,000 to $99,999 48,950 9.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 34,349 6.4
   Females 16 years and over 553,644 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 9,662 1.8
In labor force 302,930 54.7   $200,000 or more 12,492 2.3
     Civilian labor force 302,795 54.7   Median household income (dollars) 38,329 (X)
          Employed 284,751 51.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 83,595 100.0   With earnings 402,439 74.9
All parents in family in labor force 50,426 60.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 54,605 (X)
        With Social Security income 171,293 31.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,881 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 582,362 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 22,426 4.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 419,829 72.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,507 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 58,512 10.0   With public assistance income 16,587 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 61,085 10.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,788 (X)
Walked 24,006 4.1   With retirement income 107,858 20.1
Other means 4,345 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,763 (X)
Worked at home 14,585 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.3 (X)        
          Families 333,898 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 591,905 100.0   Less than $10,000 18,676 5.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 12,800 3.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 223,974 37.8   $15,000 to $24,999 36,282 10.9
Service occupations 93,411 15.8   $25,000 to $34,999 40,939 12.3
Sales and office occupations 170,055 28.7    $35,000 to $49,999 58,914 17.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 396 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 76,354 22.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 44,338 7.5   $75,000 to $99,999 41,490 12.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 59,731 10.1   $100,000 to $149,999 29,381 8.8
        150,000 to $199,999 8,445 2.5
        $200,000 or more 10,617 3.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 49,815 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,417 0.2   Per capita income (dollars) 22,491 (X)
Construction 32,142 5.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 53,523 9.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 38,804 (X)
Wholesale trade 20,413 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,492 (X)
Retail trade 70,520 11.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 35,514 6.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 19,145 3.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 50,452 8.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 66,081 11.2     Families 26,527 7.9
Educational, health and social services 144,665 24.4   With related children under 18 years 20,094 13.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 48,354 8.2        With related children under 5 years 9,433 16.6
Other services (except public administration) 30,169 5.1        
Public administration 19,510 3.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 16,495 25.3
        With related children under 18 years 14,535 37.2
             With related children under 5 years 6,845 52.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 139,505 11.2
Private wage and salary workers 500,723 84.6   18 years and over 97,230 10.0
Government workers 59,127 10.0        65 years and over 19,520 9.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 30,915 5.2   Related children under 18 years 41,339 14.9
Unpaid family workers 1,140 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 29,169 14.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 56,610 21.8
             
 
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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