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Economic Statistics

Des Moines, Iowa,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over154,365100.0
In labor force108,41670.2
Civilian labor force
108,26370.1
Employed
100,95665.4
Unemployed
7,3074.7
Percent of civilian labor force
6.7(X)
Armed Forces
1530.1
Not in labor force45,94929.8
Females 16 years and over80,862100.0
In labor force52,88465.4
Civilian labor force
52,86665.4
Employed
49,73861.5
Own children under 6 years17,216100.0
All parents in family in labor force11,76768.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over99,490100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone78,51378.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled12,47012.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,4922.5
Walked2,8942.9
Other means7850.8
Worked at home2,3362.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over100,956100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations29,35729.1
Service occupations16,39316.2
Sales and office occupations31,35931.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2160.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9,5089.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations14,12314.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3350.3
Construction6,7746.7
Manufacturing9,7729.7
Wholesale trade3,7863.8
Retail trade12,47412.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5,4475.4
Information3,7113.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing13,45413.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,9878.9
Educational, health and social services18,16818.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services8,3458.3
Other services (except public administration)4,7674.7
Public administration4,9364.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers83,71782.9
Government workers12,47412.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4,6224.6
Unpaid family workers1430.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households80,621100.0
Less than $10,0007,2989.1
$10,000 to $14,9995,2466.5
$15,000 to $24,99911,81314.7
$25,000 to $34,99912,17715.1
$35,000 to $49,99915,33019.0
$50,000 to $74,99916,92921.0
$75,000 to $99,9996,7288.3
$100,000 to $149,9993,4484.3
$150,000 to $199,9997290.9
$200,000 or more9231.1
Median household income (dollars)38,408(X)
With earnings66,36882.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,533(X)
With Social Security income19,91224.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,427(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3,1934.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,517(X)
With public assistance income3,1523.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,793(X)
With retirement income11,49714.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,549(X)
Families49,031100.0
Less than $10,0002,3964.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,9283.9
$15,000 to $24,9995,83511.9
$25,000 to $34,9996,61113.5
$35,000 to $49,9999,77119.9
$50,000 to $74,99912,89326.3
$75,000 to $99,9995,50011.2
$100,000 to $149,9992,7565.6
$150,000 to $199,9995901.2
$200,000 or more7511.5
Median family income (dollars)46,590(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,467(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,712(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers25,832(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,892(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.9
With related children under 18 years3,244(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.5
With related children under 5 years
1,984(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.4
Families with female householder, no husband present2,086(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
With related children under 18 years1,919(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.4
With related children under 5 years
1,176(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.1
Individuals21,877(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.4
18 years and over14,337(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.9
65 years and over
1,755(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.6
Related children under 18 years7,079(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
4,349(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over8,504(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
(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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