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Economic Statistics

Alaska

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over192,782100.0
In labor force143,35074.4
Civilian labor force
134,84769.9
Employed
125,73765.2
Unemployed
9,1104.7
Percent of civilian labor force
6.8(X)
Armed Forces
8,5034.4
Not in labor force49,43225.6
Females 16 years and over95,495100.0
In labor force65,20668.3
Civilian labor force
63,77666.8
Employed
60,13863.0
Own children under 6 years22,747100.0
All parents in family in labor force13,78560.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over131,228100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone97,59174.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled19,20714.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,6462.0
Walked3,4932.7
Other means3,4212.6
Worked at home4,8703.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over125,737100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations46,27136.8
Service occupations18,97015.1
Sales and office occupations35,83428.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations4320.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations12,1369.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations12,0949.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3,8863.1
Construction7,9956.4
Manufacturing2,5422.0
Wholesale trade4,4283.5
Retail trade15,32712.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities11,8099.4
Information4,0793.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7,6546.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services12,84510.2
Educational, health and social services24,53219.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services11,3429.0
Other services (except public administration)7,1565.7
Public administration12,1429.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers89,02370.8
Government workers27,64622.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8,8197.0
Unpaid family workers2490.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households95,080100.0
Less than $10,0003,9484.2
$10,000 to $14,9993,7744.0
$15,000 to $24,9998,9369.4
$25,000 to $34,99910,25110.8
$35,000 to $49,99915,19916.0
$50,000 to $74,99921,50622.6
$75,000 to $99,99913,59714.3
$100,000 to $149,99912,26612.9
$150,000 to $199,9993,2033.4
$200,000 or more2,4002.5
Median household income (dollars)55,546(X)
With earnings86,30690.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
62,232(X)
With Social Security income11,76012.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,604(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,8713.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,472(X)
With public assistance income6,6457.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,660(X)
With retirement income13,71314.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
21,491(X)
Families64,833100.0
Less than $10,0001,8142.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,7372.7
$15,000 to $24,9994,9697.7
$25,000 to $34,9995,7898.9
$35,000 to $49,9999,21914.2
$50,000 to $74,99915,42623.8
$75,000 to $99,99910,85916.7
$100,000 to $149,99910,34216.0
$150,000 to $199,9992,7024.2
$200,000 or more1,9763.0
Median family income (dollars)63,682(X)
Per capita income (dollars)25,287(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers41,267(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers31,747(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,293(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.1
With related children under 18 years2,935(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.4
With related children under 5 years
1,701(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
Families with female householder, no husband present1,791(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.0
With related children under 18 years1,731(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.0
With related children under 5 years
930(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.4
Individuals18,682(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.3
18 years and over11,821(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.6
65 years and over
865(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.4
Related children under 18 years6,441(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
4,355(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over7,306(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.2
(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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