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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Somerset 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 64,519 100.0     Households 31,193 100.0
In labor force 36,667 56.8   Less than $10,000 3,505 11.2
     Civilian labor force 36,635 56.8   $10,000 to $14,999 3,067 9.8
          Employed 34,541 53.5   $15,000 to $24,999 5,774 18.5
          Unemployed 2,094 3.2   $25,000 to $34,999 5,369 17.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,954 19.1
     Armed Forces 32 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 5,094 16.3
Not in labor force 27,852 43.2   $75,000 to $99,999 1,413 4.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 647 2.1
   Females 16 years and over 32,413 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 167 0.5
In labor force 16,244 50.1   $200,000 or more 203 0.7
     Civilian labor force 16,242 50.1   Median household income (dollars) 30,911 (X)
          Employed 15,503 47.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,015 100.0   With earnings 22,523 72.2
All parents in family in labor force 3,041 60.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,990 (X)
        With Social Security income 11,199 35.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,909 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 34,049 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,517 4.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 26,981 79.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,555 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,211 12.4   With public assistance income 766 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 88 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,254 (X)
Walked 1,062 3.1   With retirement income 6,805 21.8
Other means 213 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,823 (X)
Worked at home 1,494 4.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.9 (X)        
          Families 22,142 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 34,541 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,324 6.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,251 5.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 8,540 24.7   $15,000 to $24,999 3,526 15.9
Service occupations 5,736 16.6   $25,000 to $34,999 4,237 19.1
Sales and office occupations 7,787 22.5    $35,000 to $49,999 5,056 22.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 464 1.3   $50,000 to $74,999 4,582 20.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,363 12.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,303 5.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7,651 22.2   $100,000 to $149,999 588 2.7
        150,000 to $199,999 146 0.7
        $200,000 or more 129 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,822 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,750 5.1   Per capita income (dollars) 15,178 (X)
Construction 2,721 7.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,848 16.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,621 (X)
Wholesale trade 953 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,319 (X)
Retail trade 4,229 12.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,931 5.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 606 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,588 4.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,786 5.2     Families 2,018 9.1
Educational, health and social services 6,650 19.3   With related children under 18 years 1,326 13.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,799 8.1        With related children under 5 years 601 18.4
Other services (except public administration) 1,940 5.6        
Public administration 1,740 5.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 694 28.6
        With related children under 18 years 562 44.0
             With related children under 5 years 272 67.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 9,037 11.8
Private wage and salary workers 27,401 79.3   18 years and over 6,187 10.5
Government workers 3,858 11.2        65 years and over 1,380 10.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,024 8.8   Related children under 18 years 2,781 15.8
Unpaid family workers 258 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,911 14.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,670 23.6
             
 
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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