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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataColorado

Economic Statistics

Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over26,829100.0
In labor force17,28864.4
Civilian labor force
17,28864.4
Employed
16,51361.5
Unemployed
7752.9
Percent of civilian labor force
4.5(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force9,54135.6
Females 16 years and over14,316100.0
In labor force8,23757.5
Civilian labor force
8,23757.5
Employed
7,80754.5
Own children under 6 years2,385100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,44660.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over16,183100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone12,33376.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,91211.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)7564.7
Walked3322.1
Other means1791.1
Worked at home6714.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over16,513100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,22231.6
Service occupations2,49315.1
Sales and office occupations4,94429.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations100.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,87811.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,96611.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1540.9
Construction1,5579.4
Manufacturing1,4428.7
Wholesale trade6163.7
Retail trade2,08612.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8355.1
Information6303.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,2207.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,08212.6
Educational, health and social services2,64216.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3778.3
Other services (except public administration)1,0516.4
Public administration8215.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers12,82077.6
Government workers2,35114.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,3077.9
Unpaid family workers350.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,653100.0
Less than $10,0001,1818.1
$10,000 to $14,9998215.6
$15,000 to $24,9992,01113.7
$25,000 to $34,9992,47616.9
$35,000 to $49,9992,69818.4
$50,000 to $74,9992,92420.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,2978.9
$100,000 to $149,9998826.0
$150,000 to $199,9992301.6
$200,000 or more1330.9
Median household income (dollars)38,983(X)
With earnings11,22976.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
50,157(X)
With Social Security income4,43430.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,339(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4473.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,255(X)
With public assistance income3702.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,739(X)
With retirement income2,92019.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,551(X)
Families8,512100.0
Less than $10,0003974.7
$10,000 to $14,9991702.0
$15,000 to $24,99986110.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,33515.7
$35,000 to $49,9991,69719.9
$50,000 to $74,9991,99323.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,02912.1
$100,000 to $149,9997258.5
$150,000 to $199,9991982.3
$200,000 or more1071.3
Median family income (dollars)47,512(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,636(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers36,711(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers28,370(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families500(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.9
With related children under 18 years403(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.1
With related children under 5 years
303(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
Families with female householder, no husband present239(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.2
With related children under 18 years223(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.2
With related children under 5 years
158(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.5
Individuals2,882(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.9
18 years and over2,056(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.0
65 years and over
493(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.2
Related children under 18 years788(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
327(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,348(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
(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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