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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Arkansas

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over2,072,068100.0
In labor force1,255,82860.6
Civilian labor force
1,249,54660.3
Employed
1,173,39956.6
Unemployed
76,1473.7
Percent of civilian labor force
6.1(X)
Armed Forces
6,2820.3
Not in labor force816,24039.4
Females 16 years and over1,077,083100.0
In labor force585,70854.4
Civilian labor force
584,83854.3
Employed
547,26950.8
Own children under 6 years206,090100.0
All parents in family in labor force123,84760.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over1,160,101100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone927,21379.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled163,62614.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)5,1270.4
Walked21,9151.9
Other means12,1091.0
Worked at home30,1112.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over1,173,399100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations325,16927.7
Service occupations165,70114.1
Sales and office occupations294,36025.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations17,9231.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations124,03310.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations246,21321.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining43,6653.7
Construction82,6117.0
Manufacturing227,18719.4
Wholesale trade38,3403.3
Retail trade152,55413.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities69,6115.9
Information25,8912.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing56,4604.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services63,0755.4
Educational, health and social services230,49119.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services74,1276.3
Other services (except public administration)58,6295.0
Public administration50,7584.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers901,64076.8
Government workers175,36014.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business91,9427.8
Unpaid family workers4,4570.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households1,042,807100.0
Less than $10,000139,26213.4
$10,000 to $14,99989,9018.6
$15,000 to $24,999174,09316.7
$25,000 to $34,999156,91015.0
$35,000 to $49,999182,88117.5
$50,000 to $74,999170,24516.3
$75,000 to $99,99967,0956.4
$100,000 to $149,99939,5743.8
$150,000 to $199,99910,1181.0
$200,000 or more12,7281.2
Median household income (dollars)32,182(X)
With earnings800,78976.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,936(X)
With Social Security income316,69830.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,470(X)
With Supplemental Security Income60,4495.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,636(X)
With public assistance income30,0232.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,188(X)
With retirement income169,54016.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,469(X)
Families736,063100.0
Less than $10,00056,0587.6
$10,000 to $14,99947,5846.5
$15,000 to $24,999111,12715.1
$25,000 to $34,999113,28915.4
$35,000 to $49,999145,85519.8
$50,000 to $74,999146,86020.0
$75,000 to $99,99960,1408.2
$100,000 to $149,99935,4574.8
$150,000 to $199,9998,7181.2
$200,000 or more10,9751.5
Median family income (dollars)38,663(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,904(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,784(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,270(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families88,478(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.0
With related children under 18 years66,975(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.1
With related children under 5 years
32,816(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.7
Families with female householder, no husband present42,523(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.7
With related children under 18 years38,037(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.7
With related children under 5 years
18,591(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.7
Individuals411,777(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
18 years and over265,456(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.8
65 years and over
49,096(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.8
Related children under 18 years142,406(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
97,837(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over115,751(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.1
(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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