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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataArkansas

Economic Statistics

Little Rock, Arkansas,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over143,404100.0
In labor force94,60566.0
Civilian labor force
94,34465.8
Employed
88,68061.8
Unemployed
5,6643.9
Percent of civilian labor force
6.0(X)
Armed Forces
2610.2
Not in labor force48,79934.0
Females 16 years and over77,344100.0
In labor force47,46261.4
Civilian labor force
47,42661.3
Employed
44,37357.4
Own children under 6 years14,595100.0
All parents in family in labor force9,17762.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over87,711100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone71,03181.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled11,14712.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,6241.9
Walked1,3411.5
Other means6800.8
Worked at home1,8882.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over88,680100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations36,87741.6
Service occupations12,25813.8
Sales and office occupations25,72529.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1090.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5,0255.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations8,6869.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3410.4
Construction3,5404.0
Manufacturing6,7337.6
Wholesale trade3,0613.5
Retail trade10,00611.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4,2014.7
Information4,7825.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7,2518.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,3749.4
Educational, health and social services22,89025.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6,1887.0
Other services (except public administration)5,0795.7
Public administration6,2347.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers66,07874.5
Government workers18,19420.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4,2584.8
Unpaid family workers1500.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households77,521100.0
Less than $10,0008,41610.9
$10,000 to $14,9995,2676.8
$15,000 to $24,99911,62615.0
$25,000 to $34,99910,82014.0
$35,000 to $49,99912,56716.2
$50,000 to $74,99913,18417.0
$75,000 to $99,9996,6838.6
$100,000 to $149,9994,9926.4
$150,000 to $199,9991,7212.2
$200,000 or more2,2452.9
Median household income (dollars)37,572(X)
With earnings64,19782.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
52,841(X)
With Social Security income16,96521.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,243(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3,1574.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,759(X)
With public assistance income2,0632.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,030(X)
With retirement income11,04314.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,329(X)
Families47,155100.0
Less than $10,0003,4837.4
$10,000 to $14,9992,2634.8
$15,000 to $24,9995,73412.2
$25,000 to $34,9995,62411.9
$35,000 to $49,9997,52916.0
$50,000 to $74,9999,27619.7
$75,000 to $99,9995,50811.7
$100,000 to $149,9994,2889.1
$150,000 to $199,9991,4243.0
$200,000 or more2,0264.3
Median family income (dollars)47,446(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,209(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,689(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,802(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,238(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
With related children under 18 years4,284(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.2
With related children under 5 years
2,267(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.2
Families with female householder, no husband present3,496(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.9
With related children under 18 years3,223(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.2
With related children under 5 years
1,682(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.3
Individuals25,621(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.3
18 years and over16,090(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
65 years and over
1,853(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.0
Related children under 18 years9,189(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,134(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over8,091(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.6
(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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