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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Northampton 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 212,133 100.0     Households 101,631 100.0
In labor force 134,103 63.2   Less than $10,000 7,328 7.2
     Civilian labor force 134,006 63.2   $10,000 to $14,999 6,267 6.2
          Employed 127,810 60.2   $15,000 to $24,999 12,059 11.9
          Unemployed 6,196 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 12,913 12.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 17,341 17.1
     Armed Forces 97 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 22,608 22.2
Not in labor force 78,030 36.8   $75,000 to $99,999 11,802 11.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 8,066 7.9
   Females 16 years and over 110,577 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,792 1.8
In labor force 62,269 56.3   $200,000 or more 1,455 1.4
     Civilian labor force 62,255 56.3   Median household income (dollars) 45,234 (X)
          Employed 59,557 53.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 17,712 100.0   With earnings 79,169 77.9
All parents in family in labor force 10,762 60.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 56,950 (X)
        With Social Security income 31,519 31.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,233 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 125,671 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,277 3.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 103,372 82.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,965 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 12,105 9.6   With public assistance income 1,943 1.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 1,414 1.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,998 (X)
Walked 5,113 4.1   With retirement income 21,312 21.0
Other means 727 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,567 (X)
Worked at home 2,940 2.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.2 (X)        
          Families 71,507 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 127,810 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,694 3.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,131 3.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 40,191 31.4   $15,000 to $24,999 6,105 8.5
Service occupations 17,939 14.0   $25,000 to $34,999 8,550 12.0
Sales and office occupations 34,571 27.0    $35,000 to $49,999 12,729 17.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 297 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 18,773 26.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 11,723 9.2   $75,000 to $99,999 10,326 14.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 23,089 18.1   $100,000 to $149,999 7,214 10.1
        150,000 to $199,999 1,660 2.3
        $200,000 or more 1,325 1.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 53,955 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 774 0.6   Per capita income (dollars) 21,399 (X)
Construction 7,811 6.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 26,489 20.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 39,449 (X)
Wholesale trade 4,334 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,750 (X)
Retail trade 14,630 11.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 6,899 5.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 3,996 3.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 7,221 5.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 9,935 7.8     Families 4,059 5.7
Educational, health and social services 28,649 22.4   With related children under 18 years 2,927 8.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 7,666 6.0        With related children under 5 years 1,305 10.8
Other services (except public administration) 5,586 4.4        
Public administration 3,820 3.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,003 20.5
        With related children under 18 years 1,835 30.0
             With related children under 5 years 812 42.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 20,404 7.9
Private wage and salary workers 107,678 84.2   18 years and over 14,091 7.2
Government workers 13,413 10.5        65 years and over 2,886 7.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 6,402 5.0   Related children under 18 years 5,960 9.8
Unpaid family workers 317 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 4,169 9.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 7,610 18.5
             
 
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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