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Economic Statistics

Kentucky

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over3,161,542100.0
In labor force1,926,73160.9
Civilian labor force
1,907,61460.3
Employed
1,798,26456.9
Unemployed
109,3503.5
Percent of civilian labor force
5.7(X)
Armed Forces
19,1170.6
Not in labor force1,234,81139.1
Females 16 years and over1,638,529100.0
In labor force891,71354.4
Civilian labor force
890,07154.3
Employed
838,66851.2
Own children under 6 years305,950100.0
All parents in family in labor force179,16758.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over1,781,733100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone1,429,05380.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled224,64312.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)21,5221.2
Walked42,4942.4
Other means15,8770.9
Worked at home48,1442.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over1,798,264100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations515,22528.7
Service occupations256,66514.3
Sales and office occupations457,43825.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations16,2700.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations198,66211.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations354,00419.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining59,7293.3
Construction129,6187.2
Manufacturing315,77417.6
Wholesale trade60,8543.4
Retail trade217,16412.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities108,7386.0
Information39,3032.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing97,3505.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services111,8786.2
Educational, health and social services365,60520.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services129,9737.2
Other services (except public administration)85,1504.7
Public administration77,1284.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers1,410,83778.5
Government workers259,78314.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business120,2886.7
Unpaid family workers7,3560.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households1,591,739100.0
Less than $10,000220,69213.9
$10,000 to $14,999133,9778.4
$15,000 to $24,999245,03415.4
$25,000 to $34,999219,94413.8
$35,000 to $49,999261,68416.4
$50,000 to $74,999274,53017.2
$75,000 to $99,999122,0087.7
$100,000 to $149,99973,2284.6
$150,000 to $199,99918,7571.2
$200,000 or more21,8851.4
Median household income (dollars)33,672(X)
With earnings1,217,19976.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,278(X)
With Social Security income454,20028.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,293(X)
With Supplemental Security Income114,3637.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,809(X)
With public assistance income60,0713.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,174(X)
With retirement income278,75717.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,795(X)
Families1,110,426100.0
Less than $10,00094,9008.5
$10,000 to $14,99970,5826.4
$15,000 to $24,999151,61913.7
$25,000 to $34,999152,86513.8
$35,000 to $49,999200,33518.0
$50,000 to $74,999231,38220.8
$75,000 to $99,999107,9959.7
$100,000 to $149,99965,2355.9
$150,000 to $199,99916,6831.5
$200,000 or more18,8301.7
Median family income (dollars)40,939(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,093(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,357(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,285(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families140,519(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
With related children under 18 years101,463(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.1
With related children under 5 years
46,375(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.6
Families with female householder, no husband present60,657(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.1
With related children under 18 years53,320(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.7
With related children under 5 years
24,661(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.9
Individuals621,096(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
18 years and over417,549(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.2
65 years and over
67,477(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.2
Related children under 18 years197,794(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
137,470(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over177,484(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.3
(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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