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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Economic Statistics

Alton, Illinois

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over23,383100.0
In labor force14,10760.3
Civilian labor force
14,08360.2
Employed
13,04455.8
Unemployed
1,0394.4
Percent of civilian labor force
7.4(X)
Armed Forces
240.1
Not in labor force9,27639.7
Females 16 years and over12,782100.0
In labor force7,06555.3
Civilian labor force
7,04755.1
Employed
6,59051.6
Own children under 6 years2,336100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,60568.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over12,777100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone10,39481.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,47211.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)3342.6
Walked2692.1
Other means1100.9
Worked at home1981.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over13,044100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,32725.5
Service occupations2,90422.3
Sales and office occupations3,41926.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations220.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9757.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,39718.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining550.4
Construction5644.3
Manufacturing1,96415.1
Wholesale trade3382.6
Retail trade1,56912.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6885.3
Information2892.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7215.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,1228.6
Educational, health and social services3,33625.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,34110.3
Other services (except public administration)6665.1
Public administration3913.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers11,00884.4
Government workers1,51811.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4673.6
Unpaid family workers510.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households12,520100.0
Less than $10,0002,00116.0
$10,000 to $14,9991,2239.8
$15,000 to $24,9991,89515.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,68113.4
$35,000 to $49,9992,39319.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,10116.8
$75,000 to $99,9996725.4
$100,000 to $149,9994243.4
$150,000 to $199,999400.3
$200,000 or more900.7
Median household income (dollars)31,213(X)
With earnings9,13272.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
38,957(X)
With Social Security income3,88231.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,678(X)
With Supplemental Security Income9067.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,806(X)
With public assistance income6965.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,205(X)
With retirement income2,42519.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,030(X)
Families7,646100.0
Less than $10,0007539.8
$10,000 to $14,9995837.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,04313.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,05613.8
$35,000 to $49,9991,61421.1
$50,000 to $74,9991,55720.4
$75,000 to $99,9995727.5
$100,000 to $149,9993574.7
$150,000 to $199,999360.5
$200,000 or more751.0
Median family income (dollars)37,910(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,817(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers33,083(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,485(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,124(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.7
With related children under 18 years963(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.0
With related children under 5 years
467(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.1
Families with female householder, no husband present737(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.9
With related children under 18 years704(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.7
With related children under 5 years
318(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)54.7
Individuals5,533(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
18 years and over3,480(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
65 years and over
595(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
Related children under 18 years2,027(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,455(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,787(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.0
(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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