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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataFlorida

Economic Statistics

West Palm Beach, Florida

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over66,212100.0
In labor force40,04060.5
Civilian labor force
39,95660.3
Employed
37,81357.1
Unemployed
2,1433.2
Percent of civilian labor force
5.4(X)
Armed Forces
840.1
Not in labor force26,17239.5
Females 16 years and over33,820100.0
In labor force18,28554.1
Civilian labor force
18,25454.0
Employed
17,18850.8
Own children under 6 years5,044100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,34966.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over37,043100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone28,17176.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled5,10113.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,0242.8
Walked1,0552.8
Other means8572.3
Worked at home8352.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over37,813100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations12,15132.1
Service occupations8,46122.4
Sales and office occupations9,70225.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2970.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,4229.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,78010.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4051.1
Construction2,9097.7
Manufacturing2,2335.9
Wholesale trade1,1052.9
Retail trade4,17011.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,5774.2
Information1,1723.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,3618.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4,77312.6
Educational, health and social services7,17519.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,62712.2
Other services (except public administration)2,2035.8
Public administration2,1035.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers30,26480.0
Government workers4,98113.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,5046.6
Unpaid family workers640.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households34,679100.0
Less than $10,0004,43512.8
$10,000 to $14,9992,6807.7
$15,000 to $24,9994,64713.4
$25,000 to $34,9994,76013.7
$35,000 to $49,9995,81216.8
$50,000 to $74,9995,84916.9
$75,000 to $99,9992,5097.2
$100,000 to $149,9992,2786.6
$150,000 to $199,9996041.7
$200,000 or more1,1053.2
Median household income (dollars)36,774(X)
With earnings27,00177.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
50,283(X)
With Social Security income9,45227.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,253(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,5184.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,261(X)
With public assistance income1,1603.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,149(X)
With retirement income4,45112.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,735(X)
Families18,451100.0
Less than $10,0001,7539.5
$10,000 to $14,9991,2086.5
$15,000 to $24,9992,25312.2
$25,000 to $34,9992,26012.2
$35,000 to $49,9993,18417.3
$50,000 to $74,9993,35018.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,6709.1
$100,000 to $149,9991,4978.1
$150,000 to $199,9995092.8
$200,000 or more7674.2
Median family income (dollars)42,074(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,188(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,221(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,473(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,675(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.5
With related children under 18 years2,099(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.7
With related children under 5 years
1,074(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.2
Families with female householder, no husband present1,620(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.9
With related children under 18 years1,388(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.3
With related children under 5 years
712(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)58.2
Individuals14,933(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.9
18 years and over9,998(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
65 years and over
1,864(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.8
Related children under 18 years4,800(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,327(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,426(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.0
(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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