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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Colorado

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over3,325,197100.0
In labor force2,331,89870.1
Civilian labor force
2,304,45469.3
Employed
2,205,19466.3
Unemployed
99,2603.0
Percent of civilian labor force
4.3(X)
Armed Forces
27,4440.8
Not in labor force993,29929.9
Females 16 years and over1,661,660100.0
In labor force1,057,94963.7
Civilian labor force
1,053,94163.4
Employed
1,008,43360.7
Own children under 6 years339,553100.0
All parents in family in labor force200,09658.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over2,191,626100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone1,646,45475.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled268,16812.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)69,5153.2
Walked65,6683.0
Other means33,6891.5
Worked at home108,1324.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over2,205,194100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations823,73137.4
Service occupations306,26813.9
Sales and office occupations599,50927.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations13,0690.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations232,02110.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations230,59610.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining44,6582.0
Construction200,1749.1
Manufacturing201,1699.1
Wholesale trade76,3393.5
Retail trade259,84511.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities107,1554.9
Information108,9554.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing169,2857.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services257,54811.7
Educational, health and social services374,48617.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services199,5139.0
Other services (except public administration)104,8854.8
Public administration101,1824.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers1,722,35078.1
Government workers305,80513.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business169,4157.7
Unpaid family workers7,6240.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households1,659,308100.0
Less than $10,000114,6586.9
$10,000 to $14,99982,5845.0
$15,000 to $24,999185,99711.2
$25,000 to $34,999208,98212.6
$35,000 to $49,999281,88917.0
$50,000 to $74,999351,66321.2
$75,000 to $99,999197,33911.9
$100,000 to $149,999150,5729.1
$150,000 to $199,99942,7072.6
$200,000 or more42,9172.6
Median household income (dollars)47,203(X)
With earnings1,422,90585.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
59,313(X)
With Social Security income330,02419.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,995(X)
With Supplemental Security Income49,7273.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,294(X)
With public assistance income41,0662.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,420(X)
With retirement income241,63014.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,342(X)
Families1,092,352100.0
Less than $10,00041,6273.8
$10,000 to $14,99933,4923.1
$15,000 to $24,99994,3128.6
$25,000 to $34,999119,03910.9
$35,000 to $49,999184,52116.9
$50,000 to $74,999261,98924.0
$75,000 to $99,999159,40214.6
$100,000 to $149,999125,38111.5
$150,000 to $199,99935,9153.3
$200,000 or more36,6743.4
Median family income (dollars)55,883(X)
Per capita income (dollars)24,049(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers38,446(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers29,324(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families67,614(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.2
With related children under 18 years54,061(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.2
With related children under 5 years
28,693(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
Families with female householder, no husband present31,283(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.6
With related children under 18 years28,478(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.1
With related children under 5 years
14,217(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.9
Individuals388,952(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
18 years and over267,338(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
65 years and over
29,661(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.4
Related children under 18 years115,626(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
78,587(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over156,428(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.8
(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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