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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Erie 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 218,948 100.0     Households 106,488 100.0
In labor force 137,485 62.8   Less than $10,000 10,749 10.1
     Civilian labor force 137,337 62.7   $10,000 to $14,999 8,442 7.9
          Employed 129,325 59.1   $15,000 to $24,999 16,307 15.3
          Unemployed 8,012 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 15,330 14.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 19,705 18.5
     Armed Forces 148 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 20,429 19.2
Not in labor force 81,463 37.2   $75,000 to $99,999 8,665 8.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 4,560 4.3
   Females 16 years and over 114,236 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,019 1.0
In labor force 64,956 56.9   $200,000 or more 1,282 1.2
     Civilian labor force 64,942 56.8   Median household income (dollars) 36,627 (X)
          Employed 61,650 54.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 20,386 100.0   With earnings 83,052 78.0
All parents in family in labor force 12,955 63.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,625 (X)
        With Social Security income 30,664 28.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,724 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 126,797 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 4,611 4.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 101,299 79.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,541 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 14,187 11.2   With public assistance income 3,839 3.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 1,781 1.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,520 (X)
Walked 5,409 4.3   With retirement income 19,232 18.1
Other means 1,245 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,134 (X)
Worked at home 2,876 2.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.5 (X)        
          Families 71,650 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 129,325 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,682 5.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 3,030 4.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 37,776 29.2   $15,000 to $24,999 9,093 12.7
Service occupations 21,122 16.3   $25,000 to $34,999 10,128 14.1
Sales and office occupations 33,126 25.6    $35,000 to $49,999 14,655 20.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 587 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 17,255 24.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 10,148 7.8   $75,000 to $99,999 7,817 10.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 26,566 20.5   $100,000 to $149,999 4,037 5.6
        150,000 to $199,999 919 1.3
        $200,000 or more 1,034 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,829 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,320 1.0   Per capita income (dollars) 17,932 (X)
Construction 6,113 4.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 30,731 23.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,465 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,305 2.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,886 (X)
Retail trade 15,642 12.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4,583 3.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 2,775 2.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 6,352 4.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 7,554 5.8     Families 5,888 8.2
Educational, health and social services 30,431 23.5   With related children under 18 years 4,951 13.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 10,948 8.5        With related children under 5 years 2,512 18.3
Other services (except public administration) 5,838 4.5        
Public administration 3,733 2.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 3,446 28.1
        With related children under 18 years 3,210 37.2
             With related children under 5 years 1,653 51.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 32,108 12.0
Private wage and salary workers 109,084 84.3   18 years and over 20,945 10.5
Government workers 12,955 10.0        65 years and over 2,864 7.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 6,903 5.3   Related children under 18 years 10,764 15.7
Unpaid family workers 383 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 7,755 15.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 12,261 25.7
             
 
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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