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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Providence 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 488,469 100.0     Households 239,926 100.0
In labor force 303,889 62.2   Less than $10,000 32,160 13.4
     Civilian labor force 303,543 62.1   $10,000 to $14,999 19,050 7.9
          Employed 284,618 58.3   $15,000 to $24,999 33,213 13.8
          Unemployed 18,925 3.9   $25,000 to $34,999 29,702 12.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 37,523 15.6
     Armed Forces 346 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 44,299 18.5
Not in labor force 184,580 37.8   $75,000 to $99,999 22,004 9.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 14,736 6.1
   Females 16 years and over 260,456 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 3,670 1.5
In labor force 147,841 56.8   $200,000 or more 3,569 1.5
     Civilian labor force 147,821 56.8   Median household income (dollars) 36,950 (X)
          Employed 138,422 53.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 44,910 100.0   With earnings 181,045 75.5
All parents in family in labor force 27,057 60.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 51,018 (X)
        With Social Security income 67,661 28.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,009 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 276,324 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 14,876 6.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 213,895 77.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,474 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 32,646 11.8   With public assistance income 14,306 6.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 9,169 3.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 4,286 (X)
Walked 12,462 4.5   With retirement income 37,998 15.8
Other means 3,035 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,438 (X)
Worked at home 5,117 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.0 (X)        
          Families 153,637 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 284,618 100.0   Less than $10,000 12,107 7.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 8,219 5.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 88,723 31.2   $15,000 to $24,999 17,931 11.7
Service occupations 44,842 15.8   $25,000 to $34,999 17,467 11.4
Sales and office occupations 77,806 27.3    $35,000 to $49,999 25,887 16.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 419 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 34,422 22.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 21,233 7.5   $75,000 to $99,999 18,620 12.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 51,595 18.1   $100,000 to $149,999 12,892 8.4
        150,000 to $199,999 3,171 2.1
        $200,000 or more 2,921 1.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,694 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 641 0.2   Per capita income (dollars) 19,255 (X)
Construction 14,184 5.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 52,627 18.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,336 (X)
Wholesale trade 10,459 3.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,322 (X)
Retail trade 34,347 12.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 10,789 3.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 6,400 2.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 19,966 7.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 22,527 7.9     Families 18,306 11.9
Educational, health and social services 64,861 22.8   With related children under 18 years 15,185 19.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 22,139 7.8        With related children under 5 years 7,567 24.1
Other services (except public administration) 13,457 4.7        
Public administration 12,221 4.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 11,644 34.0
        With related children under 18 years 10,816 45.6
             With related children under 5 years 5,466 60.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 92,164 15.5
Private wage and salary workers 235,477 82.7   18 years and over 58,795 13.1
Government workers 35,225 12.4        65 years and over 10,837 12.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 13,249 4.7   Related children under 18 years 32,606 22.3
Unpaid family workers 667 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 23,115 21.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 30,968 26.2
             
 
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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