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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Northumberland 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 10,238 100.0     Households 5,469 100.0
In labor force 5,095 49.8   Less than $10,000 746 13.6
     Civilian labor force 5,095 49.8   $10,000 to $14,999 380 6.9
          Employed 4,894 47.8   $15,000 to $24,999 667 12.2
          Unemployed 201 2.0   $25,000 to $34,999 713 13.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 888 16.2
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,103 20.2
Not in labor force 5,143 50.2   $75,000 to $99,999 407 7.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 360 6.6
   Females 16 years and over 5,480 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 100 1.8
In labor force 2,492 45.5   $200,000 or more 105 1.9
     Civilian labor force 2,492 45.5   Median household income (dollars) 38,129 (X)
          Employed 2,438 44.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 606 100.0   With earnings 3,707 67.8
All parents in family in labor force 396 65.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,706 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,437 44.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,590 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,815 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 206 3.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,909 81.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,402 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 470 9.8   With public assistance income 161 2.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 64 1.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,212 (X)
Walked 69 1.4   With retirement income 1,840 33.6
Other means 77 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 25,725 (X)
Worked at home 226 4.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.4 (X)        
          Families 3,775 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,894 100.0   Less than $10,000 196 5.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 192 5.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,470 30.0   $15,000 to $24,999 335 8.9
Service occupations 802 16.4   $25,000 to $34,999 466 12.3
Sales and office occupations 1,140 23.3    $35,000 to $49,999 737 19.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 188 3.8   $50,000 to $74,999 982 26.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 608 12.4   $75,000 to $99,999 375 9.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 686 14.0   $100,000 to $149,999 317 8.4
        150,000 to $199,999 88 2.3
        $200,000 or more 87 2.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 49,047 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 291 5.9   Per capita income (dollars) 22,917 (X)
Construction 473 9.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 497 10.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,151 (X)
Wholesale trade 222 4.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,116 (X)
Retail trade 588 12.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 139 2.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 115 2.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 187 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 362 7.4     Families 306 8.1
Educational, health and social services 1,018 20.8   With related children under 18 years 195 15.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 279 5.7        With related children under 5 years 88 19.3
Other services (except public administration) 401 8.2        
Public administration 322 6.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 155 34.8
        With related children under 18 years 116 40.1
             With related children under 5 years 59 57.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,505 12.3
Private wage and salary workers 3,296 67.3   18 years and over 1,111 11.1
Government workers 944 19.3        65 years and over 343 10.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 626 12.8   Related children under 18 years 387 17.0
Unpaid family workers 28 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 260 14.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 564 28.4
             
 
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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