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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Arlington 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 161,333 100.0     Households 86,474 100.0
In labor force 120,803 74.9   Less than $10,000 4,485 5.2
     Civilian labor force 117,328 72.7   $10,000 to $14,999 2,306 2.7
          Employed 114,040 70.7   $15,000 to $24,999 5,459 6.3
          Unemployed 3,288 2.0   $25,000 to $34,999 7,914 9.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 12,300 14.2
     Armed Forces 3,475 2.2   $50,000 to $74,999 18,604 21.5
Not in labor force 40,530 25.1   $75,000 to $99,999 12,292 14.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 13,327 15.4
   Females 16 years and over 80,303 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 5,062 5.9
In labor force 55,676 69.3   $200,000 or more 4,725 5.5
     Civilian labor force 55,053 68.6   Median household income (dollars) 63,001 (X)
          Employed 53,470 66.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 11,531 100.0   With earnings 76,171 88.1
All parents in family in labor force 7,064 61.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 78,025 (X)
        With Social Security income 11,847 13.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,585 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 116,046 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,598 1.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 63,726 54.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,707 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 13,339 11.5   With public assistance income 1,485 1.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 27,048 23.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,569 (X)
Walked 6,475 5.6   With retirement income 13,031 15.1
Other means 1,570 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 30,472 (X)
Worked at home 3,888 3.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.3 (X)        
          Families 39,903 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 114,040 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,311 3.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 765 1.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 69,912 61.3   $15,000 to $24,999 2,215 5.6
Service occupations 12,888 11.3   $25,000 to $34,999 3,212 8.0
Sales and office occupations 20,613 18.1    $35,000 to $49,999 4,434 11.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 105 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 6,951 17.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 6,645 5.8   $75,000 to $99,999 6,128 15.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,877 3.4   $100,000 to $149,999 8,050 20.2
        150,000 to $199,999 3,377 8.5
        $200,000 or more 3,460 8.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 78,877 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 188 0.2   Per capita income (dollars) 37,706 (X)
Construction 6,299 5.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,694 2.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 51,011 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,088 1.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 41,552 (X)
Retail trade 6,334 5.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,807 2.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 7,931 7.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 8,073 7.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 26,769 23.5     Families 1,987 5.0
Educational, health and social services 14,395 12.6   With related children under 18 years 1,359 7.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 9,402 8.2        With related children under 5 years 624 7.5
Other services (except public administration) 9,059 7.9        
Public administration 19,001 16.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 742 13.2
        With related children under 18 years 638 20.0
             With related children under 5 years 239 23.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 14,371 7.8
Private wage and salary workers 81,195 71.2   18 years and over 11,472 7.4
Government workers 27,418 24.0        65 years and over 1,145 7.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,244 4.6   Related children under 18 years 2,761 9.1
Unpaid family workers 183 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,973 9.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 7,712 11.4
             
 
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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