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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Economic Statistics

Porterville, California

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over27,563100.0
In labor force16,15358.6
Civilian labor force
16,13558.5
Employed
14,15251.3
Unemployed
1,9837.2
Percent of civilian labor force
12.3(X)
Armed Forces
180.1
Not in labor force11,41041.4
Females 16 years and over14,272100.0
In labor force7,62653.4
Civilian labor force
7,62653.4
Employed
6,78947.6
Own children under 6 years4,348100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,49057.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over13,716100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone9,66870.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,81520.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)1751.3
Walked2902.1
Other means4143.0
Worked at home3542.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over14,152100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,74426.5
Service occupations2,49117.6
Sales and office occupations3,34423.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,50510.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,1488.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,92013.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,58811.2
Construction6494.6
Manufacturing1,0797.6
Wholesale trade7345.2
Retail trade1,76912.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5053.6
Information1330.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4643.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6654.7
Educational, health and social services3,98428.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services9546.7
Other services (except public administration)7285.1
Public administration9006.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers9,58767.7
Government workers3,56325.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9436.7
Unpaid family workers590.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,963100.0
Less than $10,0001,56313.1
$10,000 to $14,9991,1709.8
$15,000 to $24,9992,00416.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,65913.9
$35,000 to $49,9991,86015.5
$50,000 to $74,9992,14217.9
$75,000 to $99,9999778.2
$100,000 to $149,9994303.6
$150,000 to $199,999820.7
$200,000 or more760.6
Median household income (dollars)32,046(X)
With earnings9,33278.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,693(X)
With Social Security income2,94924.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,059(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,1579.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,997(X)
With public assistance income1,31811.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,772(X)
With retirement income1,98116.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,050(X)
Families9,308100.0
Less than $10,0001,04911.3
$10,000 to $14,9997988.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,52916.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,25713.5
$35,000 to $49,9991,50516.2
$50,000 to $74,9991,82519.6
$75,000 to $99,9998699.3
$100,000 to $149,9993433.7
$150,000 to $199,999680.7
$200,000 or more650.7
Median family income (dollars)35,136(X)
Per capita income (dollars)12,745(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,171(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,737(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,892(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.3
With related children under 18 years1,710(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.3
With related children under 5 years
1,035(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.0
Families with female householder, no husband present781(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.1
With related children under 18 years751(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.2
With related children under 5 years
476(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)66.4
Individuals9,921(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.7
18 years and over5,238(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.9
65 years and over
218(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.4
Related children under 18 years4,538(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,078(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,964(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.0
(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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