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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Northumberland 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 76,577 100.0     Households 38,894 100.0
In labor force 44,146 57.6   Less than $10,000 4,608 11.8
     Civilian labor force 44,096 57.6   $10,000 to $14,999 4,120 10.6
          Employed 41,814 54.6   $15,000 to $24,999 6,749 17.4
          Unemployed 2,282 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 6,064 15.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 7,204 18.5
     Armed Forces 50 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 6,670 17.1
Not in labor force 32,431 42.4   $75,000 to $99,999 2,108 5.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 939 2.4
   Females 16 years and over 39,579 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 173 0.4
In labor force 20,290 51.3   $200,000 or more 259 0.7
     Civilian labor force 20,281 51.2   Median household income (dollars) 31,314 (X)
          Employed 19,248 48.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,628 100.0   With earnings 27,779 71.4
All parents in family in labor force 3,541 62.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,857 (X)
        With Social Security income 14,174 36.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,663 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 41,141 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,867 4.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 32,860 79.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,286 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,941 12.0   With public assistance income 842 2.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 128 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,129 (X)
Walked 1,713 4.2   With retirement income 8,390 21.6
Other means 434 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 10,950 (X)
Worked at home 1,065 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.4 (X)        
          Families 25,719 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 41,814 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,419 5.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,340 5.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 9,573 22.9   $15,000 to $24,999 3,882 15.1
Service occupations 7,139 17.1   $25,000 to $34,999 4,334 16.9
Sales and office occupations 9,531 22.8    $35,000 to $49,999 5,823 22.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 362 0.9   $50,000 to $74,999 5,792 22.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,124 9.9   $75,000 to $99,999 1,934 7.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 11,085 26.5   $100,000 to $149,999 854 3.3
        150,000 to $199,999 146 0.6
        $200,000 or more 195 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 39,551 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 860 2.1   Per capita income (dollars) 16,489 (X)
Construction 2,408 5.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,099 21.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,320 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,208 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,001 (X)
Retail trade 5,555 13.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,503 6.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 564 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,502 3.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,554 3.7     Families 2,233 8.7
Educational, health and social services 9,212 22.0   With related children under 18 years 1,587 13.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,675 6.4        With related children under 5 years 710 17.4
Other services (except public administration) 1,859 4.4        
Public administration 2,815 6.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,076 30.8
        With related children under 18 years 969 44.0
             With related children under 5 years 427 59.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 10,818 11.9
Private wage and salary workers 33,052 79.0   18 years and over 7,497 10.6
Government workers 5,963 14.3        65 years and over 2,005 11.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,639 6.3   Related children under 18 years 3,192 16.0
Unpaid family workers 160 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,336 15.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,967 23.8
             
 
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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