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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIndiana

Economic Statistics

West Lafayette, Indiana

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over26,386100.0
In labor force15,35158.2
Civilian labor force
15,34158.1
Employed
13,72552.0
Unemployed
1,6166.1
Percent of civilian labor force
10.5(X)
Armed Forces
100.0
Not in labor force11,03541.8
Females 16 years and over11,198100.0
In labor force6,35856.8
Civilian labor force
6,35856.8
Employed
5,94953.1
Own children under 6 years908100.0
All parents in family in labor force42847.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over13,250100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone8,86066.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled9417.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)2561.9
Walked2,56119.3
Other means2722.1
Worked at home3602.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)14.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over13,725100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,23952.7
Service occupations2,32016.9
Sales and office occupations2,83020.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1541.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3572.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations8256.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1831.3
Construction2962.2
Manufacturing1,1338.3
Wholesale trade1311.0
Retail trade1,58211.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1130.8
Information3462.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3952.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services7275.3
Educational, health and social services6,44547.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,73912.7
Other services (except public administration)4022.9
Public administration2331.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers8,83664.4
Government workers4,39132.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4073.0
Unpaid family workers910.7
INCOME IN 1999
Households10,522100.0
Less than $10,0002,39322.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,17211.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,71416.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,0159.6
$35,000 to $49,9999799.3
$50,000 to $74,9991,12610.7
$75,000 to $99,9998728.3
$100,000 to $149,9997417.0
$150,000 to $199,9992782.6
$200,000 or more2322.2
Median household income (dollars)24,869(X)
With earnings9,11686.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,479(X)
With Social Security income1,53914.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
13,522(X)
With Supplemental Security Income760.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,239(X)
With public assistance income770.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,771(X)
With retirement income1,09510.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
25,050(X)
Families3,694100.0
Less than $10,0002677.2
$10,000 to $14,9991193.2
$15,000 to $24,9992526.8
$25,000 to $34,9991714.6
$35,000 to $49,99947212.8
$50,000 to $74,99967718.3
$75,000 to $99,99965217.7
$100,000 to $149,99962316.9
$150,000 to $199,9992526.8
$200,000 or more2095.7
Median family income (dollars)71,510(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,337(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers46,787(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,218(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families351(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.5
With related children under 18 years160(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.0
With related children under 5 years
115(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.2
Families with female householder, no husband present109(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.2
With related children under 18 years62(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.0
With related children under 5 years
43(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)70.5
Individuals9,099(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.3
18 years and over8,781(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.2
65 years and over
73(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.6
Related children under 18 years273(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
97(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over8,224(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.1
(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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