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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

District of Columbia

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over469,041100.0
In labor force298,22563.6
Civilian labor force
294,95262.9
Employed
263,10856.1
Unemployed
31,8446.8
Percent of civilian labor force
10.8(X)
Armed Forces
3,2730.7
Not in labor force170,81636.4
Females 16 years and over252,087100.0
In labor force151,76060.2
Civilian labor force
151,07159.9
Employed
134,47053.3
Own children under 6 years34,987100.0
All parents in family in labor force21,77962.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over260,884100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone100,16838.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled28,60711.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)86,49333.2
Walked30,78511.8
Other means4,9011.9
Worked at home9,9303.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over263,108100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations134,38751.1
Service occupations42,30816.1
Sales and office occupations59,96622.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1460.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations12,5714.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations13,7305.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2030.1
Construction10,3373.9
Manufacturing4,0241.5
Wholesale trade2,3850.9
Retail trade15,6786.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9,5213.6
Information16,8466.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing19,3887.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services49,56418.8
Educational, health and social services47,31218.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services23,9049.1
Other services (except public administration)24,4459.3
Public administration39,50115.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers180,81568.7
Government workers68,25625.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business13,6905.2
Unpaid family workers3470.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households248,590100.0
Less than $10,00036,93914.9
$10,000 to $14,99914,5945.9
$15,000 to $24,99928,44311.4
$25,000 to $34,99930,59212.3
$35,000 to $49,99935,31114.2
$50,000 to $74,99939,55315.9
$75,000 to $99,99922,4379.0
$100,000 to $149,99920,7908.4
$150,000 to $199,9998,2923.3
$200,000 or more11,6394.7
Median household income (dollars)40,127(X)
With earnings195,43478.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
64,401(X)
With Social Security income48,38819.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
8,960(X)
With Supplemental Security Income11,5214.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,935(X)
With public assistance income13,6645.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,307(X)
With retirement income44,59717.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
26,348(X)
Families115,963100.0
Less than $10,00014,55912.6
$10,000 to $14,9995,8295.0
$15,000 to $24,99912,77011.0
$25,000 to $34,99912,52110.8
$35,000 to $49,99915,44213.3
$50,000 to $74,99917,79015.3
$75,000 to $99,99911,79210.2
$100,000 to $149,99911,97610.3
$150,000 to $199,9995,2094.5
$200,000 or more8,0757.0
Median family income (dollars)46,283(X)
Per capita income (dollars)28,659(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers40,513(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers36,361(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families19,365(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.7
With related children under 18 years15,231(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.5
With related children under 5 years
7,662(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.5
Families with female householder, no husband present14,272(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.0
With related children under 18 years12,184(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.3
With related children under 5 years
6,186(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.7
Individuals109,500(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.2
18 years and over74,133(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.2
65 years and over
10,887(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.4
Related children under 18 years34,350(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
23,940(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over42,071(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.5
(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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