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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Economic Statistics

Costa Mesa, California

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over85,946100.0
In labor force59,49369.2
Civilian labor force
59,45669.2
Employed
56,68165.9
Unemployed
2,7753.2
Percent of civilian labor force
4.7(X)
Armed Forces
370.0
Not in labor force26,45330.8
Females 16 years and over42,021100.0
In labor force25,90161.6
Civilian labor force
25,89361.6
Employed
24,67058.7
Own children under 6 years8,669100.0
All parents in family in labor force4,24248.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over55,630100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone41,00173.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled6,95112.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,6354.7
Walked1,3292.4
Other means1,6362.9
Worked at home2,0783.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over56,681100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations20,36135.9
Service occupations9,59116.9
Sales and office occupations16,91729.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1720.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,3517.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,2899.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1540.3
Construction3,8996.9
Manufacturing7,18412.7
Wholesale trade2,5604.5
Retail trade6,21311.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,5892.8
Information1,7353.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5,4129.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,42414.9
Educational, health and social services8,83415.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6,27411.1
Other services (except public administration)3,5546.3
Public administration8491.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers45,61380.5
Government workers5,1299.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5,79010.2
Unpaid family workers1490.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households39,207100.0
Less than $10,0002,3346.0
$10,000 to $14,9991,7274.4
$15,000 to $24,9993,96610.1
$25,000 to $34,9994,43711.3
$35,000 to $49,9996,74217.2
$50,000 to $74,9998,83422.5
$75,000 to $99,9994,88712.5
$100,000 to $149,9994,02010.3
$150,000 to $199,9991,2313.1
$200,000 or more1,0292.6
Median household income (dollars)50,732(X)
With earnings34,57488.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
62,904(X)
With Social Security income6,75617.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,901(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,1673.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,216(X)
With public assistance income9042.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,321(X)
With retirement income4,15110.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,648(X)
Families23,108100.0
Less than $10,0009003.9
$10,000 to $14,9998623.7
$15,000 to $24,9992,30310.0
$25,000 to $34,9992,52510.9
$35,000 to $49,9993,76816.3
$50,000 to $74,9995,14822.3
$75,000 to $99,9993,18313.8
$100,000 to $149,9992,79812.1
$150,000 to $199,9998863.8
$200,000 or more7353.2
Median family income (dollars)55,456(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,342(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers38,670(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers32,365(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,892(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.2
With related children under 18 years1,549(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.4
With related children under 5 years
843(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.3
Families with female householder, no husband present606(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
With related children under 18 years507(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.8
With related children under 5 years
214(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.3
Individuals13,393(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.6
18 years and over9,336(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.4
65 years and over
553(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.2
Related children under 18 years3,854(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,815(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,537(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
(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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