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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Economic Statistics

Bakersfield, California,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over175,535100.0
In labor force111,58863.6
Civilian labor force
111,45263.5
Employed
102,00158.1
Unemployed
9,4515.4
Percent of civilian labor force
8.5(X)
Armed Forces
1360.1
Not in labor force63,94736.4
Females 16 years and over91,796100.0
In labor force51,42056.0
Civilian labor force
51,37156.0
Employed
46,77251.0
Own children under 6 years24,406100.0
All parents in family in labor force13,55155.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over99,769100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone76,88577.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled15,58115.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,7251.7
Walked1,3161.3
Other means1,6621.7
Worked at home2,6002.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over102,001100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations32,62632.0
Service occupations17,91217.6
Sales and office occupations26,72926.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3,0243.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9,8879.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations11,82311.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining8,0037.8
Construction6,8106.7
Manufacturing5,4125.3
Wholesale trade5,0635.0
Retail trade11,59311.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5,1645.1
Information2,3362.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6,0095.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,1638.0
Educational, health and social services23,99323.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services7,4847.3
Other services (except public administration)5,0464.9
Public administration6,9256.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers73,15671.7
Government workers21,04520.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7,5077.4
Unpaid family workers2930.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households83,601100.0
Less than $10,0009,15410.9
$10,000 to $14,9995,9607.1
$15,000 to $24,99911,43013.7
$25,000 to $34,99910,23612.2
$35,000 to $49,99913,98516.7
$50,000 to $74,99915,74818.8
$75,000 to $99,9998,70410.4
$100,000 to $149,9995,9317.1
$150,000 to $199,9991,2581.5
$200,000 or more1,1951.4
Median household income (dollars)39,982(X)
With earnings68,33581.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
52,042(X)
With Social Security income17,98721.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,954(X)
With Supplemental Security Income5,6486.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,481(X)
With public assistance income5,6136.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,614(X)
With retirement income11,37013.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,278(X)
Families61,798100.0
Less than $10,0005,3068.6
$10,000 to $14,9993,7806.1
$15,000 to $24,9997,50312.1
$25,000 to $34,9996,80511.0
$35,000 to $49,99910,36816.8
$50,000 to $74,99913,06821.1
$75,000 to $99,9997,43212.0
$100,000 to $149,9995,2918.6
$150,000 to $199,9991,1781.9
$200,000 or more1,0671.7
Median family income (dollars)45,556(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,678(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers38,834(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,148(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families9,014(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.6
With related children under 18 years7,799(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.1
With related children under 5 years
4,479(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.4
Families with female householder, no husband present4,416(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.6
With related children under 18 years4,024(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.8
With related children under 5 years
2,043(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)58.3
Individuals43,781(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.0
18 years and over24,232(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.7
65 years and over
1,714(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
Related children under 18 years19,124(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
13,282(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over9,264(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.4
(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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