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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Delaware

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over610,289100.0
In labor force401,15265.7
Civilian labor force
397,36065.1
Employed
376,81161.7
Unemployed
20,5493.4
Percent of civilian labor force
5.2(X)
Armed Forces
3,7920.6
Not in labor force209,13734.3
Females 16 years and over319,154100.0
In labor force192,20160.2
Civilian labor force
191,56260.0
Employed
182,02357.0
Own children under 6 years57,950100.0
All parents in family in labor force37,81765.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over373,070100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone295,41379.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled42,99011.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)10,3542.8
Walked9,6372.6
Other means3,5851.0
Worked at home11,0913.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over376,811100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations132,85835.3
Service occupations54,91214.6
Sales and office occupations104,05927.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,9260.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations35,9509.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations47,10612.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4,0421.1
Construction27,8667.4
Manufacturing49,72013.2
Wholesale trade10,3842.8
Retail trade43,57811.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities18,0024.8
Information7,1551.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing43,78711.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services34,8859.3
Educational, health and social services73,05619.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services28,9797.7
Other services (except public administration)15,7524.2
Public administration19,6055.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers305,42181.1
Government workers52,04313.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business18,6865.0
Unpaid family workers6610.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households298,755100.0
Less than $10,00021,1257.1
$10,000 to $14,99915,2845.1
$15,000 to $24,99933,89811.3
$25,000 to $34,99936,36112.2
$35,000 to $49,99950,58216.9
$50,000 to $74,99963,66321.3
$75,000 to $99,99935,96812.0
$100,000 to $149,99928,1459.4
$150,000 to $199,9997,5492.5
$200,000 or more6,1802.1
Median household income (dollars)47,381(X)
With earnings242,76281.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
59,142(X)
With Social Security income80,45726.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,997(X)
With Supplemental Security Income10,5193.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,499(X)
With public assistance income8,0472.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,516(X)
With retirement income62,82721.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,871(X)
Families205,775100.0
Less than $10,0008,6594.2
$10,000 to $14,9996,4303.1
$15,000 to $24,99918,5839.0
$25,000 to $34,99923,01611.2
$35,000 to $49,99934,16916.6
$50,000 to $74,99949,32424.0
$75,000 to $99,99930,04714.6
$100,000 to $149,99923,86411.6
$150,000 to $199,9996,5543.2
$200,000 or more5,1292.5
Median family income (dollars)55,257(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,305(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers38,961(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers29,544(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families13,306(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.5
With related children under 18 years10,403(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.9
With related children under 5 years
5,419(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
Families with female householder, no husband present7,671(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.4
With related children under 18 years6,950(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.3
With related children under 5 years
3,413(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.1
Individuals69,901(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.2
18 years and over46,496(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.2
65 years and over
7,633(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.9
Related children under 18 years22,572(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
15,276(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over25,725(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
(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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