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Economic Statistics

Alabama

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over3,450,542100.0
In labor force2,061,16959.7
Civilian labor force
2,047,10059.3
Employed
1,920,18955.6
Unemployed
126,9113.7
Percent of civilian labor force
6.2(X)
Armed Forces
14,0690.4
Not in labor force1,389,37340.3
Females 16 years and over1,816,176100.0
In labor force959,48852.8
Civilian labor force
957,38052.7
Employed
890,70249.0
Own children under 6 years336,150100.0
All parents in family in labor force196,16058.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over1,900,089100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone1,576,88283.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled234,02012.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)9,4960.5
Walked25,3601.3
Other means15,0280.8
Worked at home39,3032.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over1,920,189100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations566,32529.5
Service occupations259,10613.5
Sales and office occupations497,26225.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations14,8550.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations217,20011.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations365,44119.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining37,3101.9
Construction145,8097.6
Manufacturing352,56618.4
Wholesale trade70,0553.6
Retail trade233,74212.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities101,5885.3
Information42,7542.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing110,7435.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services136,5807.1
Educational, health and social services370,27419.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services122,3336.4
Other services (except public administration)97,5205.1
Public administration98,9155.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers1,496,53877.9
Government workers298,43415.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business119,3456.2
Unpaid family workers5,8720.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households1,737,385100.0
Less than $10,000250,52614.4
$10,000 to $14,999140,8808.1
$15,000 to $24,999257,39314.8
$25,000 to $34,999236,73213.6
$35,000 to $49,999286,61216.5
$50,000 to $74,999298,34717.2
$75,000 to $99,999134,1357.7
$100,000 to $149,99985,9874.9
$150,000 to $199,99922,1711.3
$200,000 or more24,6021.4
Median household income (dollars)34,135(X)
With earnings1,337,09777.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,719(X)
With Social Security income486,28728.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,374(X)
With Supplemental Security Income104,1736.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,686(X)
With public assistance income38,9642.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,108(X)
With retirement income311,58117.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,110(X)
Families1,223,185100.0
Less than $10,000103,2578.4
$10,000 to $14,99972,7495.9
$15,000 to $24,999160,92113.2
$25,000 to $34,999166,80013.6
$35,000 to $49,999223,07918.2
$50,000 to $74,999256,56621.0
$75,000 to $99,999120,7819.9
$100,000 to $149,99978,0026.4
$150,000 to $199,99919,9651.6
$200,000 or more21,0651.7
Median family income (dollars)41,657(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,189(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,383(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,518(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families153,113(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.5
With related children under 18 years113,695(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.2
With related children under 5 years
51,692(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.9
Families with female householder, no husband present85,644(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.6
With related children under 18 years73,882(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.6
With related children under 5 years
33,426(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)56.6
Individuals698,097(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.1
18 years and over460,216(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.3
65 years and over
86,276(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.5
Related children under 18 years233,961(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
164,899(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over196,748(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.3
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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