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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bedford city
[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 5,070 100.0     Households 2,520 100.0
In labor force 2,865 56.5   Less than $10,000 465 18.5
     Civilian labor force 2,842 56.1   $10,000 to $14,999 198 7.9
          Employed 2,465 48.6   $15,000 to $24,999 476 18.9
          Unemployed 377 7.4   $25,000 to $34,999 386 15.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 13.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 458 18.2
     Armed Forces 23 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 327 13.0
Not in labor force 2,205 43.5   $75,000 to $99,999 79 3.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 85 3.4
   Females 16 years and over 2,723 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 32 1.3
In labor force 1,398 51.3   $200,000 or more 14 0.6
     Civilian labor force 1,389 51.0   Median household income (dollars) 28,792 (X)
          Employed 1,197 44.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 404 100.0   With earnings 1,731 68.7
All parents in family in labor force 296 73.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,052 (X)
        With Social Security income 911 36.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,857 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,421 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 216 8.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,790 73.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,467 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 440 18.2   With public assistance income 154 6.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 7 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,385 (X)
Walked 103 4.3   With retirement income 498 19.8
Other means 14 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,626 (X)
Worked at home 67 2.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.0 (X)        
          Families 1,597 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,465 100.0   Less than $10,000 192 12.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 88 5.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 559 22.7   $15,000 to $24,999 248 15.5
Service occupations 418 17.0   $25,000 to $34,999 270 16.9
Sales and office occupations 656 26.6    $35,000 to $49,999 326 20.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 287 18.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 200 8.1   $75,000 to $99,999 79 4.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 632 25.6   $100,000 to $149,999 77 4.8
        150,000 to $199,999 16 1.0
        $200,000 or more 14 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,023 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 7 0.3   Per capita income (dollars) 15,423 (X)
Construction 157 6.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 589 23.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,668 (X)
Wholesale trade 85 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,065 (X)
Retail trade 345 14.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 75 3.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 32 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 161 6.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 105 4.3     Families 246 15.4
Educational, health and social services 472 19.1   With related children under 18 years 215 28.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 197 8.0        With related children under 5 years 93 30.8
Other services (except public administration) 160 6.5        
Public administration 80 3.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 156 40.8
        With related children under 18 years 140 48.6
             With related children under 5 years 52 59.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,160 19.7
Private wage and salary workers 1,945 78.9   18 years and over 750 16.5
Government workers 366 14.8        65 years and over 141 11.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 154 6.2   Related children under 18 years 391 29.4
Unpaid family workers 0 0.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 269 27.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 403 30.7
             
 
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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