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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bucks 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 461,356 100.0     Households 218,773 100.0
In labor force 320,110 69.4   Less than $10,000 9,443 4.3
     Civilian labor force 319,409 69.2   $10,000 to $14,999 7,909 3.6
          Employed 308,281 66.8   $15,000 to $24,999 17,651 8.1
          Unemployed 11,128 2.4   $25,000 to $34,999 21,109 9.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 32,515 14.9
     Armed Forces 701 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 49,834 22.8
Not in labor force 141,246 30.6   $75,000 to $99,999 32,980 15.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 29,982 13.7
   Females 16 years and over 238,411 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 9,175 4.2
In labor force 146,634 61.5   $200,000 or more 8,175 3.7
     Civilian labor force 146,526 61.5   Median household income (dollars) 59,727 (X)
          Employed 141,776 59.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 46,140 100.0   With earnings 185,082 84.6
All parents in family in labor force 27,502 59.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 73,968 (X)
        With Social Security income 54,017 24.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,766 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 303,586 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 5,879 2.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 251,994 83.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,214 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 25,277 8.3   With public assistance income 3,070 1.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 8,485 2.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,210 (X)
Walked 5,079 1.7   With retirement income 37,494 17.1
Other means 1,959 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,244 (X)
Worked at home 10,792 3.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.6 (X)        
          Families 161,840 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 308,281 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,457 2.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,618 1.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 118,482 38.4   $15,000 to $24,999 9,048 5.6
Service occupations 32,973 10.7   $25,000 to $34,999 12,380 7.6
Sales and office occupations 91,460 29.7    $35,000 to $49,999 22,484 13.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 559 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 40,429 25.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 27,802 9.0   $75,000 to $99,999 28,883 17.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 37,005 12.0   $100,000 to $149,999 26,852 16.6
        150,000 to $199,999 8,292 5.1
        $200,000 or more 7,397 4.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 68,727 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,465 0.5   Per capita income (dollars) 27,430 (X)
Construction 22,150 7.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 47,835 15.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 46,587 (X)
Wholesale trade 14,145 4.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 31,984 (X)
Retail trade 41,045 13.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 12,064 3.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 9,590 3.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 25,983 8.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 33,031 10.7     Families 5,076 3.1
Educational, health and social services 60,286 19.6   With related children under 18 years 3,430 4.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 16,522 5.4        With related children under 5 years 1,597 5.3
Other services (except public administration) 13,850 4.5        
Public administration 10,315 3.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,113 11.3
        With related children under 18 years 1,895 17.3
             With related children under 5 years 825 26.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 26,562 4.5
Private wage and salary workers 261,025 84.7   18 years and over 18,900 4.3
Government workers 28,378 9.2        65 years and over 3,861 5.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 18,183 5.9   Related children under 18 years 7,234 4.8
Unpaid family workers 695 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 5,127 4.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 10,383 13.5
             
 
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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