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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Blair 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 103,379 100.0     Households 51,622 100.0
In labor force 61,655 59.6   Less than $10,000 5,940 11.5
     Civilian labor force 61,589 59.6   $10,000 to $14,999 4,903 9.5
          Employed 57,756 55.9   $15,000 to $24,999 8,458 16.4
          Unemployed 3,833 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 7,845 15.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 9,967 19.3
     Armed Forces 66 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 8,934 17.3
Not in labor force 41,724 40.4   $75,000 to $99,999 3,182 6.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,588 3.1
   Females 16 years and over 54,717 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 408 0.8
In labor force 28,395 51.9   $200,000 or more 397 0.8
     Civilian labor force 28,393 51.9   Median household income (dollars) 32,861 (X)
          Employed 26,638 48.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 8,464 100.0   With earnings 38,087 73.8
All parents in family in labor force 5,154 60.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,564 (X)
        With Social Security income 17,405 33.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,738 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 56,733 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,718 5.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 46,626 82.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,609 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,897 10.4   With public assistance income 1,553 3.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 258 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,566 (X)
Walked 2,080 3.7   With retirement income 9,266 17.9
Other means 492 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,240 (X)
Worked at home 1,380 2.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.2 (X)        
          Families 35,267 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 57,756 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,060 5.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,038 5.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 14,775 25.6   $15,000 to $24,999 5,017 14.2
Service occupations 9,469 16.4   $25,000 to $34,999 5,563 15.8
Sales and office occupations 15,439 26.7    $35,000 to $49,999 7,895 22.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 469 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 7,693 21.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 6,354 11.0   $75,000 to $99,999 2,832 8.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 11,250 19.5   $100,000 to $149,999 1,436 4.1
        150,000 to $199,999 370 1.0
        $200,000 or more 363 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 40,160 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 949 1.6   Per capita income (dollars) 16,743 (X)
Construction 3,529 6.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,159 15.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,968 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,595 4.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,828 (X)
Retail trade 8,391 14.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4,091 7.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,243 2.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,495 4.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,100 5.4     Families 3,201 9.1
Educational, health and social services 12,603 21.8   With related children under 18 years 2,425 14.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 4,488 7.8        With related children under 5 years 1,087 18.2
Other services (except public administration) 2,924 5.1        
Public administration 2,189 3.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,654 29.3
        With related children under 18 years 1,453 42.9
             With related children under 5 years 630 53.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 15,840 12.6
Private wage and salary workers 47,557 82.3   18 years and over 10,700 11.1
Government workers 6,599 11.4        65 years and over 1,783 8.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,420 5.9   Related children under 18 years 4,946 17.2
Unpaid family workers 180 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,497 16.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 5,773 26.6
             
 
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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