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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chesapeake 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 148,512 100.0     Households 69,835 100.0
In labor force 102,470 69.0   Less than $10,000 3,976 5.7
     Civilian labor force 96,292 64.8   $10,000 to $14,999 3,134 4.5
          Employed 92,376 62.2   $15,000 to $24,999 6,702 9.6
          Unemployed 3,916 2.6   $25,000 to $34,999 7,819 11.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 12,614 18.1
     Armed Forces 6,178 4.2   $50,000 to $74,999 17,693 25.3
Not in labor force 46,042 31.0   $75,000 to $99,999 9,574 13.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 6,281 9.0
   Females 16 years and over 77,726 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,134 1.6
In labor force 49,066 63.1   $200,000 or more 908 1.3
     Civilian labor force 48,323 62.2   Median household income (dollars) 50,743 (X)
          Employed 46,255 59.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 16,285 100.0   With earnings 60,698 86.9
All parents in family in labor force 10,511 64.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 56,300 (X)
        With Social Security income 14,492 20.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,759 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 96,977 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,207 3.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 81,395 83.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,117 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 10,201 10.5   With public assistance income 1,546 2.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 854 0.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,314 (X)
Walked 1,112 1.1   With retirement income 14,608 20.9
Other means 1,115 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,346 (X)
Worked at home 2,300 2.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.1 (X)        
          Families 54,267 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 92,376 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,133 3.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,584 2.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 32,844 35.6   $15,000 to $24,999 4,236 7.8
Service occupations 12,627 13.7   $25,000 to $34,999 5,508 10.1
Sales and office occupations 25,437 27.5    $35,000 to $49,999 9,485 17.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 243 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 15,115 27.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 10,616 11.5   $75,000 to $99,999 8,548 15.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 10,609 11.5   $100,000 to $149,999 5,763 10.6
        150,000 to $199,999 1,046 1.9
        $200,000 or more 849 1.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 56,302 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 473 0.5   Per capita income (dollars) 20,949 (X)
Construction 7,390 8.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,887 10.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 39,204 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,011 3.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,391 (X)
Retail trade 10,530 11.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5,433 5.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 2,798 3.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 6,243 6.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 8,793 9.5     Families 3,336 6.1
Educational, health and social services 19,731 21.4   With related children under 18 years 2,749 8.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 5,426 5.9        With related children under 5 years 1,315 11.3
Other services (except public administration) 4,462 4.8        
Public administration 8,199 8.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,181 23.1
        With related children under 18 years 2,038 28.9
             With related children under 5 years 983 41.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 14,259 7.3
Private wage and salary workers 64,990 70.4   18 years and over 8,635 6.2
Government workers 23,358 25.3        65 years and over 1,524 9.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,794 4.1   Related children under 18 years 5,430 9.7
Unpaid family workers 234 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,788 9.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,597 15.8
             
 
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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