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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Philadelphia 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 1,174,798 100.0     Households 590,283 100.0
In labor force 656,935 55.9   Less than $10,000 109,237 18.5
     Civilian labor force 656,539 55.9   $10,000 to $14,999 49,035 8.3
          Employed 584,957 49.8   $15,000 to $24,999 89,059 15.1
          Unemployed 71,582 6.1   $25,000 to $34,999 79,532 13.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 10.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 91,683 15.5
     Armed Forces 396 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 92,326 15.6
Not in labor force 517,863 44.1   $75,000 to $99,999 42,495 7.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 25,092 4.3
   Females 16 years and over 644,826 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 5,639 1.0
In labor force 336,029 52.1   $200,000 or more 6,185 1.0
     Civilian labor force 335,877 52.1   Median household income (dollars) 30,746 (X)
          Employed 300,342 46.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 106,169 100.0   With earnings 423,937 71.8
All parents in family in labor force 62,708 59.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 44,963 (X)
        With Social Security income 168,488 28.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,404 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 569,761 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 46,740 7.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 280,315 49.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,529 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 73,156 12.8   With public assistance income 51,528 8.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 144,936 25.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,091 (X)
Walked 51,564 9.1   With retirement income 102,894 17.4
Other means 9,038 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,751 (X)
Worked at home 10,752 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.0 (X)        
          Families 355,253 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 584,957 100.0   Less than $10,000 45,268 12.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 22,920 6.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 184,361 31.5   $15,000 to $24,999 50,850 14.3
Service occupations 115,218 19.7   $25,000 to $34,999 49,317 13.9
Sales and office occupations 173,270 29.6    $35,000 to $49,999 58,804 16.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 652 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 67,333 19.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 38,309 6.5   $75,000 to $99,999 33,049 9.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 73,147 12.5   $100,000 to $149,999 19,164 5.4
        150,000 to $199,999 4,254 1.2
        $200,000 or more 4,294 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 37,036 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 760 0.1   Per capita income (dollars) 16,509 (X)
Construction 23,090 3.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 51,394 8.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 34,199 (X)
Wholesale trade 17,437 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 28,477 (X)
Retail trade 60,958 10.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 34,801 5.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 17,290 3.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 45,145 7.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 61,490 10.5     Families 65,259 18.4
Educational, health and social services 152,135 26.0   With related children under 18 years 51,146 26.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 47,253 8.1        With related children under 5 years 23,448 30.1
Other services (except public administration) 30,187 5.2        
Public administration 43,017 7.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 42,100 32.2
        With related children under 18 years 36,558 40.7
             With related children under 5 years 16,719 47.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 336,177 22.9
Private wage and salary workers 464,586 79.4   18 years and over 217,710 19.9
Government workers 96,354 16.5        65 years and over 34,678 16.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 22,672 3.9   Related children under 18 years 116,899 31.3
Unpaid family workers 1,345 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 85,800 30.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 102,598 31.6
             
 
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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