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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lancaster 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 47,434 100.0     Households 23,227 100.0
In labor force 30,038 63.3   Less than $10,000 2,732 11.8
     Civilian labor force 30,024 63.3   $10,000 to $14,999 1,857 8.0
          Employed 28,110 59.3   $15,000 to $24,999 3,482 15.0
          Unemployed 1,914 4.0   $25,000 to $34,999 3,624 15.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,388 18.9
     Armed Forces 14 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 4,382 18.9
Not in labor force 17,396 36.7   $75,000 to $99,999 1,613 6.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 825 3.6
   Females 16 years and over 24,269 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 167 0.7
In labor force 14,301 58.9   $200,000 or more 157 0.7
     Civilian labor force 14,301 58.9   Median household income (dollars) 34,688 (X)
          Employed 13,309 54.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,262 100.0   With earnings 18,443 79.4
All parents in family in labor force 2,980 69.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,921 (X)
        With Social Security income 6,726 29.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,436 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 27,442 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,147 4.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 21,651 78.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,588 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,873 17.8   With public assistance income 595 2.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 113 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,888 (X)
Walked 298 1.1   With retirement income 3,796 16.3
Other means 185 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,929 (X)
Worked at home 322 1.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.0 (X)        
          Families 16,905 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 28,110 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,105 6.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 983 5.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,520 19.6   $15,000 to $24,999 2,351 13.9
Service occupations 3,015 10.7   $25,000 to $34,999 2,696 15.9
Sales and office occupations 6,942 24.7    $35,000 to $49,999 3,398 20.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 119 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 3,889 23.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,398 15.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,425 8.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8,116 28.9   $100,000 to $149,999 761 4.5
        150,000 to $199,999 156 0.9
        $200,000 or more 141 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 40,955 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 304 1.1   Per capita income (dollars) 16,276 (X)
Construction 2,662 9.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,107 32.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,176 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,178 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,238 (X)
Retail trade 3,570 12.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,032 3.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 419 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,348 4.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,282 4.6     Families 1,638 9.7
Educational, health and social services 3,939 14.0   With related children under 18 years 1,245 14.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,340 4.8        With related children under 5 years 480 15.0
Other services (except public administration) 1,080 3.8        
Public administration 849 3.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 990 28.4
        With related children under 18 years 852 33.3
             With related children under 5 years 338 39.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,599 12.8
Private wage and salary workers 23,342 83.0   18 years and over 5,012 11.4
Government workers 3,286 11.7        65 years and over 1,155 15.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,430 5.1   Related children under 18 years 2,503 16.5
Unpaid family workers 52 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,845 16.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,130 25.2
             
 
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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