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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: King 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 1,389,714 100.0     Households 711,235 100.0
In labor force 974,767 70.1   Less than $10,000 45,534 6.4
     Civilian labor force 972,790 70.0   $10,000 to $14,999 30,146 4.2
          Employed 929,205 66.9   $15,000 to $24,999 66,414 9.3
          Unemployed 43,585 3.1   $25,000 to $34,999 77,320 10.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 111,224 15.6
     Armed Forces 1,977 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 150,548 21.2
Not in labor force 414,947 29.9   $75,000 to $99,999 96,885 13.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 81,613 11.5
   Females 16 years and over 704,650 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 24,479 3.4
In labor force 447,823 63.6   $200,000 or more 27,072 3.8
     Civilian labor force 447,573 63.5   Median household income (dollars) 53,157 (X)
          Employed 428,176 60.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 121,581 100.0   With earnings 603,739 84.9
All parents in family in labor force 69,797 57.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 68,908 (X)
        With Social Security income 135,915 19.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,422 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 911,677 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 21,426 3.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 626,576 68.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,440 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 109,573 12.0   With public assistance income 19,683 2.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 87,298 9.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,778 (X)
Walked 33,137 3.6   With retirement income 101,851 14.3
Other means 14,678 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,249 (X)
Worked at home 40,415 4.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.5 (X)        
          Families 423,511 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 929,205 100.0   Less than $10,000 14,878 3.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 9,975 2.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 403,287 43.4   $15,000 to $24,999 26,676 6.3
Service occupations 119,770 12.9   $25,000 to $34,999 35,612 8.4
Sales and office occupations 244,903 26.4    $35,000 to $49,999 59,165 14.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 2,472 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 98,777 23.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 64,467 6.9   $75,000 to $99,999 72,459 17.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 94,306 10.1   $100,000 to $149,999 64,089 15.1
        150,000 to $199,999 19,990 4.7
        $200,000 or more 21,890 5.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 66,035 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 4,011 0.4   Per capita income (dollars) 29,521 (X)
Construction 52,546 5.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 116,832 12.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 45,802 (X)
Wholesale trade 39,783 4.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 34,321 (X)
Retail trade 110,212 11.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 49,660 5.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 51,337 5.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 67,565 7.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 124,019 13.3     Families 22,597 5.3
Educational, health and social services 164,459 17.7   With related children under 18 years 17,362 8.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 75,283 8.1        With related children under 5 years 8,740 10.3
Other services (except public administration) 43,051 4.6        
Public administration 30,447 3.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 10,831 17.4
        With related children under 18 years 9,768 23.4
             With related children under 5 years 4,713 36.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 142,546 8.4
Private wage and salary workers 747,196 80.4   18 years and over 104,592 7.9
Government workers 120,288 12.9        65 years and over 12,937 7.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 59,719 6.4   Related children under 18 years 35,875 9.4
Unpaid family workers 2,002 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 24,985 9.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 68,046 16.1
             
 
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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