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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataFlorida

Economic Statistics

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over126,162100.0
In labor force77,37161.3
Civilian labor force
77,33161.3
Employed
72,44457.4
Unemployed
4,8873.9
Percent of civilian labor force
6.3(X)
Armed Forces
400.0
Not in labor force48,79138.7
Females 16 years and over59,741100.0
In labor force33,43156.0
Civilian labor force
33,43156.0
Employed
31,36252.5
Own children under 6 years8,472100.0
All parents in family in labor force4,91258.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over70,732100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone53,17675.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled7,97511.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)3,4804.9
Walked1,7072.4
Other means1,7262.4
Worked at home2,6683.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over72,444100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations24,18533.4
Service occupations14,53720.1
Sales and office occupations19,82327.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1830.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations6,5849.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7,1329.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2730.4
Construction4,9366.8
Manufacturing4,3996.1
Wholesale trade2,7763.8
Retail trade9,04712.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3,8795.4
Information2,4223.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7,0569.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services9,47113.1
Educational, health and social services11,26915.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services10,09913.9
Other services (except public administration)4,4446.1
Public administration2,3733.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers60,75683.9
Government workers6,9079.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4,5266.2
Unpaid family workers2550.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households68,510100.0
Less than $10,0008,09611.8
$10,000 to $14,9994,8267.0
$15,000 to $24,9999,87214.4
$25,000 to $34,9998,91813.0
$35,000 to $49,99910,60515.5
$50,000 to $74,99911,19816.3
$75,000 to $99,9995,1777.6
$100,000 to $149,9994,7236.9
$150,000 to $199,9992,0713.0
$200,000 or more3,0244.4
Median household income (dollars)37,887(X)
With earnings53,11377.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
58,162(X)
With Social Security income18,32426.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,356(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,7784.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,498(X)
With public assistance income1,7042.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,265(X)
With retirement income8,50312.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,301(X)
Families33,244100.0
Less than $10,0002,8548.6
$10,000 to $14,9991,8355.5
$15,000 to $24,9994,08912.3
$25,000 to $34,9994,17512.6
$35,000 to $49,9994,70314.1
$50,000 to $74,9996,05218.2
$75,000 to $99,9992,9518.9
$100,000 to $149,9992,9989.0
$150,000 to $199,9991,3544.1
$200,000 or more2,2336.7
Median family income (dollars)46,175(X)
Per capita income (dollars)27,798(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers34,478(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,230(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families4,601(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.8
With related children under 18 years3,630(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.5
With related children under 5 years
1,741(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.5
Families with female householder, no husband present2,557(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.2
With related children under 18 years2,264(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.0
With related children under 5 years
1,137(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)57.9
Individuals26,158(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.7
18 years and over17,746(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
65 years and over
2,521(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
Related children under 18 years8,177(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
5,852(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over9,898(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.3
(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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