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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mifflin 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 36,280 100.0     Households 18,446 100.0
In labor force 21,345 58.8   Less than $10,000 2,435 13.2
     Civilian labor force 21,343 58.8   $10,000 to $14,999 1,560 8.5
          Employed 20,466 56.4   $15,000 to $24,999 3,075 16.7
          Unemployed 877 2.4   $25,000 to $34,999 2,943 16.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,728 20.2
     Armed Forces 2 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 3,000 16.3
Not in labor force 14,935 41.2   $75,000 to $99,999 1,005 5.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 512 2.8
   Females 16 years and over 18,986 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 81 0.4
In labor force 9,481 49.9   $200,000 or more 107 0.6
     Civilian labor force 9,481 49.9   Median household income (dollars) 32,175 (X)
          Employed 9,125 48.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,432 100.0   With earnings 13,369 72.5
All parents in family in labor force 1,982 57.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,257 (X)
        With Social Security income 6,263 34.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,131 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 20,193 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 942 5.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 15,571 77.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,308 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,650 13.1   With public assistance income 565 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 58 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,237 (X)
Walked 808 4.0   With retirement income 3,423 18.6
Other means 177 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,584 (X)
Worked at home 929 4.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.1 (X)        
          Families 13,023 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 20,466 100.0   Less than $10,000 781 6.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 665 5.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,468 21.8   $15,000 to $24,999 2,013 15.5
Service occupations 2,847 13.9   $25,000 to $34,999 2,239 17.2
Sales and office occupations 4,422 21.6    $35,000 to $49,999 3,114 23.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 338 1.7   $50,000 to $74,999 2,695 20.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,999 9.8   $75,000 to $99,999 925 7.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 6,392 31.2   $100,000 to $149,999 424 3.3
        150,000 to $199,999 70 0.5
        $200,000 or more 97 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 38,486 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 888 4.3   Per capita income (dollars) 15,553 (X)
Construction 1,162 5.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 6,178 30.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,732 (X)
Wholesale trade 632 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,383 (X)
Retail trade 2,760 13.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 923 4.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 362 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 624 3.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 749 3.7     Families 1,126 8.6
Educational, health and social services 3,601 17.6   With related children under 18 years 771 12.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,067 5.2        With related children under 5 years 371 17.6
Other services (except public administration) 771 3.8        
Public administration 749 3.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 369 25.0
        With related children under 18 years 333 40.0
             With related children under 5 years 166 57.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,701 12.5
Private wage and salary workers 16,440 80.3   18 years and over 3,876 11.3
Government workers 2,127 10.4        65 years and over 890 12.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,750 8.6   Related children under 18 years 1,765 15.8
Unpaid family workers 149 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,175 14.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,985 28.9
             
 
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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