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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIndiana

Economic Statistics

East Chicago, Indiana

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over23,594100.0
In labor force12,33152.3
Civilian labor force
12,32052.2
Employed
10,42144.2
Unemployed
1,8998.0
Percent of civilian labor force
15.4(X)
Armed Forces
110.0
Not in labor force11,26347.7
Females 16 years and over12,608100.0
In labor force5,96547.3
Civilian labor force
5,96547.3
Employed
5,06940.2
Own children under 6 years3,328100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,81054.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over10,146100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone7,40172.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,53515.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)3133.1
Walked5685.6
Other means1801.8
Worked at home1491.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over10,421100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,79817.3
Service occupations2,26321.7
Sales and office occupations2,48123.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations120.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9529.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,91528.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining240.2
Construction5335.1
Manufacturing2,47423.7
Wholesale trade2912.8
Retail trade1,05210.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4354.2
Information2502.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3303.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services7216.9
Educational, health and social services1,89418.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,30312.5
Other services (except public administration)4854.7
Public administration6296.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers8,52181.8
Government workers1,69116.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1941.9
Unpaid family workers150.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,689100.0
Less than $10,0002,41820.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,0919.3
$15,000 to $24,9992,01817.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,63614.0
$35,000 to $49,9991,78215.2
$50,000 to $74,9991,56513.4
$75,000 to $99,9996435.5
$100,000 to $149,9993322.8
$150,000 to $199,9991131.0
$200,000 or more910.8
Median household income (dollars)26,538(X)
With earnings8,17770.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
39,329(X)
With Social Security income3,62931.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,174(X)
With Supplemental Security Income9498.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,470(X)
With public assistance income1,0258.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,964(X)
With retirement income2,43920.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,714(X)
Families7,977100.0
Less than $10,0001,25015.7
$10,000 to $14,9996638.3
$15,000 to $24,9991,23715.5
$25,000 to $34,9991,13514.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,36317.1
$50,000 to $74,9991,26315.8
$75,000 to $99,9995867.3
$100,000 to $149,9993093.9
$150,000 to $199,999881.1
$200,000 or more831.0
Median family income (dollars)31,778(X)
Per capita income (dollars)13,517(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,588(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,678(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,793(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.5
With related children under 18 years1,527(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.8
With related children under 5 years
794(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.9
Families with female householder, no husband present1,252(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.1
With related children under 18 years1,118(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.0
With related children under 5 years
543(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)54.5
Individuals7,845(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.4
18 years and over4,567(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.4
65 years and over
685(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.6
Related children under 18 years3,250(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,270(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,596(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.7
(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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