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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pierce 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 28,905 100.0     Households 13,041 100.0
In labor force 22,165 76.7   Less than $10,000 679 5.2
     Civilian labor force 22,125 76.5   $10,000 to $14,999 512 3.9
          Employed 21,095 73.0   $15,000 to $24,999 1,476 11.3
          Unemployed 1,030 3.6   $25,000 to $34,999 1,607 12.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,298 17.6
     Armed Forces 40 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,616 27.7
Not in labor force 6,740 23.3   $75,000 to $99,999 1,618 12.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 913 7.0
   Females 16 years and over 14,781 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 165 1.3
In labor force 10,843 73.4   $200,000 or more 157 1.2
     Civilian labor force 10,828 73.3   Median household income (dollars) 49,551 (X)
          Employed 10,395 70.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,526 100.0   With earnings 11,388 87.3
All parents in family in labor force 1,935 76.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 54,678 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,720 20.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,711 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 20,818 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 250 1.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 15,644 75.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,013 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,415 11.6   With public assistance income 169 1.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 74 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,620 (X)
Walked 1,356 6.5   With retirement income 1,551 11.9
Other means 155 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,316 (X)
Worked at home 1,174 5.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.1 (X)        
          Families 9,071 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 21,095 100.0   Less than $10,000 155 1.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 157 1.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 6,352 30.1   $15,000 to $24,999 700 7.7
Service occupations 3,235 15.3   $25,000 to $34,999 929 10.2
Sales and office occupations 5,121 24.3    $35,000 to $49,999 1,560 17.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 316 1.5   $50,000 to $74,999 3,006 33.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,928 9.1   $75,000 to $99,999 1,462 16.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,143 19.6   $100,000 to $149,999 834 9.2
        150,000 to $199,999 135 1.5
        $200,000 or more 133 1.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 58,121 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,050 5.0   Per capita income (dollars) 20,172 (X)
Construction 1,420 6.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,128 19.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,781 (X)
Wholesale trade 437 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,193 (X)
Retail trade 2,467 11.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,050 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 390 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 994 4.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,189 5.6     Families 280 3.1
Educational, health and social services 4,568 21.7   With related children under 18 years 221 4.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,903 9.0        With related children under 5 years 114 6.8
Other services (except public administration) 815 3.9        
Public administration 684 3.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 92 10.8
        With related children under 18 years 84 14.9
             With related children under 5 years 39 26.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,652 7.7
Private wage and salary workers 16,223 76.9   18 years and over 2,159 8.4
Government workers 3,184 15.1        65 years and over 255 7.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,576 7.5   Related children under 18 years 440 5.0
Unpaid family workers 112 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 319 4.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,710 26.7
             
 
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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