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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Economic Statistics

La Mesa, California

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over44,882100.0
In labor force29,40365.5
Civilian labor force
28,61463.8
Employed
27,21260.6
Unemployed
1,4023.1
Percent of civilian labor force
4.9(X)
Armed Forces
7891.8
Not in labor force15,47934.5
Females 16 years and over24,054100.0
In labor force14,27659.3
Civilian labor force
14,18659.0
Employed
13,53556.3
Own children under 6 years3,658100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,34664.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over27,472100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone22,17980.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,80110.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)7012.6
Walked3201.2
Other means4561.7
Worked at home1,0153.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over27,212100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations10,07537.0
Service occupations4,12315.2
Sales and office occupations8,40630.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations380.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,3528.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,2188.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining360.1
Construction1,8126.7
Manufacturing1,9757.3
Wholesale trade8423.1
Retail trade3,46812.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,0713.9
Information9393.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,2108.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,36312.4
Educational, health and social services6,29523.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,4298.9
Other services (except public administration)1,1684.3
Public administration1,6045.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers20,08973.8
Government workers4,97118.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,0827.7
Unpaid family workers700.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households24,126100.0
Less than $10,0001,9298.0
$10,000 to $14,9991,4245.9
$15,000 to $24,9993,01612.5
$25,000 to $34,9993,44014.3
$35,000 to $49,9994,52918.8
$50,000 to $74,9995,44722.6
$75,000 to $99,9992,3269.6
$100,000 to $149,9991,4966.2
$150,000 to $199,9993571.5
$200,000 or more1620.7
Median household income (dollars)41,693(X)
With earnings18,72577.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
49,113(X)
With Social Security income6,33726.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,156(X)
With Supplemental Security Income9303.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,615(X)
With public assistance income5132.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,791(X)
With retirement income4,51118.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,601(X)
Families13,535100.0
Less than $10,0003932.9
$10,000 to $14,9995594.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,3409.9
$25,000 to $34,9991,63912.1
$35,000 to $49,9992,76220.4
$50,000 to $74,9993,55426.3
$75,000 to $99,9991,75012.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,1948.8
$150,000 to $199,9992521.9
$200,000 or more920.7
Median family income (dollars)50,398(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,372(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,215(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,413(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families709(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.2
With related children under 18 years584(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.8
With related children under 5 years
232(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.9
Families with female householder, no husband present334(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
With related children under 18 years297(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.9
With related children under 5 years
88(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
Individuals5,062(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.4
18 years and over3,884(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.0
65 years and over
531(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.2
Related children under 18 years1,097(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
825(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,753(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.2
(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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