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Economic Statistics

Alaska

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over458,054100.0
In labor force326,59671.3
Civilian labor force
309,48567.6
Employed
281,53261.5
Unemployed
27,9536.1
Percent of civilian labor force
9.0(X)
Armed Forces
17,1113.7
Not in labor force131,45828.7
Females 16 years and over220,694100.0
In labor force145,42265.9
Civilian labor force
142,89064.7
Employed
132,49860.0
Own children under 6 years54,369100.0
All parents in family in labor force32,46359.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over290,597100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone193,16566.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled45,01215.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)5,2361.8
Walked21,2987.3
Other means13,9084.8
Worked at home11,9784.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over281,532100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations96,83934.4
Service occupations43,94015.6
Sales and office occupations73,55026.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations4,1681.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations32,70211.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations30,33310.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining13,7744.9
Construction20,5347.3
Manufacturing9,2203.3
Wholesale trade7,2152.6
Retail trade32,63811.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities25,0438.9
Information7,6522.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing12,9344.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services21,3227.6
Educational, health and social services61,16521.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services24,0998.6
Other services (except public administration)15,8665.6
Public administration30,07010.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers182,84064.9
Government workers75,33026.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business22,5208.0
Unpaid family workers8420.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households221,804100.0
Less than $10,00012,4585.6
$10,000 to $14,99910,9955.0
$15,000 to $24,99922,91710.3
$25,000 to $34,99925,02511.3
$35,000 to $49,99935,51916.0
$50,000 to $74,99948,91222.1
$75,000 to $99,99930,37113.7
$100,000 to $149,99925,38111.4
$150,000 to $199,9996,0782.7
$200,000 or more4,1481.9
Median household income (dollars)51,571(X)
With earnings198,60089.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
57,171(X)
With Social Security income30,28213.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,273(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6,8543.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,259(X)
With public assistance income19,2308.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,436(X)
With retirement income32,55514.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
21,037(X)
Families153,611100.0
Less than $10,0005,6643.7
$10,000 to $14,9995,0973.3
$15,000 to $24,99913,4528.8
$25,000 to $34,99915,33010.0
$35,000 to $49,99923,19715.1
$50,000 to $74,99936,29923.6
$75,000 to $99,99924,82516.2
$100,000 to $149,99921,26713.8
$150,000 to $199,9995,1043.3
$200,000 or more3,3762.2
Median family income (dollars)59,036(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,660(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers41,257(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers31,151(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families10,270(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.7
With related children under 18 years8,812(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
With related children under 5 years
4,854(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.4
Families with female householder, no husband present4,686(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.0
With related children under 18 years4,407(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.7
With related children under 5 years
2,428(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.8
Individuals57,602(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.4
18 years and over35,561(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.3
65 years and over
2,330(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.8
Related children under 18 years20,792(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
14,298(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over20,113(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
(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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