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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Newport News 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 135,532 100.0     Households 69,750 100.0
In labor force 92,586 68.3   Less than $10,000 7,268 10.4
     Civilian labor force 82,798 61.1   $10,000 to $14,999 5,061 7.3
          Employed 78,194 57.7   $15,000 to $24,999 10,074 14.4
          Unemployed 4,604 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 10,694 15.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 13,113 18.8
     Armed Forces 9,788 7.2   $50,000 to $74,999 13,711 19.7
Not in labor force 42,946 31.7   $75,000 to $99,999 5,700 8.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 3,029 4.3
   Females 16 years and over 71,280 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 542 0.8
In labor force 44,033 61.8   $200,000 or more 558 0.8
     Civilian labor force 42,461 59.6   Median household income (dollars) 36,597 (X)
          Employed 40,048 56.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 16,274 100.0   With earnings 57,890 83.0
All parents in family in labor force 10,600 65.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,732 (X)
        With Social Security income 14,712 21.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,705 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 86,282 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,735 3.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 67,921 78.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,434 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 11,186 13.0   With public assistance income 2,684 3.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2,404 2.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,202 (X)
Walked 2,287 2.7   With retirement income 13,914 19.9
Other means 1,067 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,189 (X)
Worked at home 1,417 1.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.0 (X)        
          Families 46,755 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 78,194 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,393 7.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,487 5.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 23,862 30.5   $15,000 to $24,999 6,121 13.1
Service occupations 13,764 17.6   $25,000 to $34,999 6,636 14.2
Sales and office occupations 21,555 27.6    $35,000 to $49,999 9,216 19.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 202 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 10,602 22.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 8,171 10.4   $75,000 to $99,999 4,744 10.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 10,640 13.6   $100,000 to $149,999 2,640 5.6
        150,000 to $199,999 478 1.0
        $200,000 or more 438 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,520 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 211 0.3   Per capita income (dollars) 17,843 (X)
Construction 5,506 7.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 11,946 15.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,275 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,777 2.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,310 (X)
Retail trade 9,992 12.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,988 3.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 2,028 2.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3,527 4.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 7,391 9.5     Families 5,285 11.3
Educational, health and social services 15,093 19.3   With related children under 18 years 4,637 17.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 7,786 10.0        With related children under 5 years 2,483 21.5
Other services (except public administration) 3,772 4.8        
Public administration 6,177 7.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 4,001 32.9
        With related children under 18 years 3,699 39.9
             With related children under 5 years 1,930 53.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 24,027 13.8
Private wage and salary workers 58,376 74.7   18 years and over 13,899 11.1
Government workers 16,419 21.0        65 years and over 1,693 9.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,256 4.2   Related children under 18 years 9,950 20.6
Unpaid family workers 143 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 6,588 19.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 6,520 20.4
             
 
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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