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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataKansas

Economic Statistics

Wichita, Kansas

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over260,390100.0
In labor force176,44867.8
Civilian labor force
175,14867.3
Employed
165,86863.7
Unemployed
9,2803.6
Percent of civilian labor force
5.3(X)
Armed Forces
1,3000.5
Not in labor force83,94232.2
Females 16 years and over133,769100.0
In labor force80,79260.4
Civilian labor force
80,54260.2
Employed
76,10356.9
Own children under 6 years30,983100.0
All parents in family in labor force18,78160.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over164,725100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone139,03684.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled16,74410.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,3700.8
Walked2,3571.4
Other means1,4160.9
Worked at home3,8022.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over165,868100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations52,47531.6
Service occupations23,65314.3
Sales and office occupations45,15627.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3380.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations17,71010.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations26,53616.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining8060.5
Construction9,7385.9
Manufacturing39,07423.6
Wholesale trade5,2423.2
Retail trade19,57811.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6,2783.8
Information3,9092.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9,2255.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services12,6997.7
Educational, health and social services32,57119.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services13,6568.2
Other services (except public administration)7,6094.6
Public administration5,4833.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers138,37083.4
Government workers18,80011.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8,3465.0
Unpaid family workers3520.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households139,127100.0
Less than $10,00012,4408.9
$10,000 to $14,9998,7136.3
$15,000 to $24,99919,75014.2
$25,000 to $34,99920,16414.5
$35,000 to $49,99924,81217.8
$50,000 to $74,99928,46420.5
$75,000 to $99,99913,2879.6
$100,000 to $149,9997,8875.7
$150,000 to $199,9991,6701.2
$200,000 or more1,9401.4
Median household income (dollars)39,939(X)
With earnings114,04882.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
49,736(X)
With Social Security income32,63423.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,124(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4,8283.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,161(X)
With public assistance income4,2933.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,643(X)
With retirement income20,45314.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,324(X)
Families88,473100.0
Less than $10,0004,4715.1
$10,000 to $14,9993,5234.0
$15,000 to $24,9999,28510.5
$25,000 to $34,99911,26912.7
$35,000 to $49,99916,46618.6
$50,000 to $74,99921,83924.7
$75,000 to $99,99911,64913.2
$100,000 to $149,9996,8307.7
$150,000 to $199,9991,4181.6
$200,000 or more1,7231.9
Median family income (dollars)49,247(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,647(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers36,457(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers25,844(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families7,397(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
With related children under 18 years6,156(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
With related children under 5 years
3,421(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
Families with female householder, no husband present3,975(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.3
With related children under 18 years3,622(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.5
With related children under 5 years
1,983(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.4
Individuals38,018(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
18 years and over24,405(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.9
65 years and over
3,005(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.6
Related children under 18 years13,074(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
8,571(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over12,898(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
(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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