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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIdaho

Economic Statistics

Meridian, Idaho,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over23,919100.0
In labor force18,17576.0
Civilian labor force
18,06675.5
Employed
17,55473.4
Unemployed
5122.1
Percent of civilian labor force
2.8(X)
Armed Forces
1090.5
Not in labor force5,74424.0
Females 16 years and over12,376100.0
In labor force8,31267.2
Civilian labor force
8,30367.1
Employed
8,07365.2
Own children under 6 years4,662100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,68057.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over17,458100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone14,83084.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,76410.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)00.0
Walked700.4
Other means1340.8
Worked at home6603.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over17,554100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,52837.2
Service occupations2,34813.4
Sales and office occupations5,24029.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations500.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,7279.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,6619.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining660.4
Construction1,5558.9
Manufacturing3,04517.3
Wholesale trade7934.5
Retail trade2,31313.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7314.2
Information5953.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,2917.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,3427.6
Educational, health and social services3,05917.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,0716.1
Other services (except public administration)7954.5
Public administration8985.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers14,03980.0
Government workers2,16612.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,3207.5
Unpaid family workers290.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,753100.0
Less than $10,0005084.3
$10,000 to $14,9993703.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,0408.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,29811.0
$35,000 to $49,9992,18318.6
$50,000 to $74,9993,34028.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,72714.7
$100,000 to $149,9991,0248.7
$150,000 to $199,9991631.4
$200,000 or more1000.9
Median household income (dollars)53,276(X)
With earnings10,56589.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
58,505(X)
With Social Security income1,67814.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,161(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2742.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,966(X)
With public assistance income2031.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,404(X)
With retirement income1,29311.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,504(X)
Families9,516100.0
Less than $10,0003213.4
$10,000 to $14,9991481.6
$15,000 to $24,9996546.9
$25,000 to $34,9998879.3
$35,000 to $49,9991,87219.7
$50,000 to $74,9992,93430.8
$75,000 to $99,9991,52516.0
$100,000 to $149,9999439.9
$150,000 to $199,9991421.5
$200,000 or more900.9
Median family income (dollars)57,077(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,150(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers40,360(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,174(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families436(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.6
With related children under 18 years376(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.2
With related children under 5 years
178(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.9
Families with female householder, no husband present243(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.4
With related children under 18 years243(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.4
With related children under 5 years
103(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.3
Individuals1,926(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.6
18 years and over1,067(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.7
65 years and over
155(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.6
Related children under 18 years810(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
523(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over488(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.1
(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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