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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataKentucky

Economic Statistics

Owensboro, Kentucky

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over42,718100.0
In labor force26,37261.7
Civilian labor force
26,33161.6
Employed
24,52357.4
Unemployed
1,8084.2
Percent of civilian labor force
6.9(X)
Armed Forces
410.1
Not in labor force16,34638.3
Females 16 years and over23,160100.0
In labor force12,39053.5
Civilian labor force
12,37853.4
Employed
11,63450.2
Own children under 6 years4,172100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,55461.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over24,097100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone20,51685.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,44610.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)1160.5
Walked4601.9
Other means1880.8
Worked at home3711.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)16.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over24,523100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,20129.4
Service occupations4,05816.5
Sales and office occupations5,91624.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations840.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,53110.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,73319.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3011.2
Construction1,8237.4
Manufacturing4,52918.5
Wholesale trade7913.2
Retail trade3,04412.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,2755.2
Information5532.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,3245.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,2605.1
Educational, health and social services5,46022.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,1648.8
Other services (except public administration)1,2765.2
Public administration7232.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers20,50683.6
Government workers2,78911.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,1264.6
Unpaid family workers1020.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households22,778100.0
Less than $10,0003,25014.3
$10,000 to $14,9992,1689.5
$15,000 to $24,9993,53815.5
$25,000 to $34,9993,35114.7
$35,000 to $49,9993,88517.1
$50,000 to $74,9993,90517.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,5466.8
$100,000 to $149,9996913.0
$150,000 to $199,9991100.5
$200,000 or more3341.5
Median household income (dollars)31,867(X)
With earnings17,03674.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,277(X)
With Social Security income7,15831.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,633(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,2955.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,413(X)
With public assistance income9104.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,957(X)
With retirement income4,41019.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,325(X)
Families14,256100.0
Less than $10,0001,1968.4
$10,000 to $14,9998415.9
$15,000 to $24,9991,77912.5
$25,000 to $34,9992,03714.3
$35,000 to $49,9992,87320.2
$50,000 to $74,9993,21922.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,2909.0
$100,000 to $149,9996224.4
$150,000 to $199,9991040.7
$200,000 or more2952.1
Median family income (dollars)41,333(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,968(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers33,429(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,457(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,745(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
With related children under 18 years1,351(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
With related children under 5 years
772(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.1
Families with female householder, no husband present969(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.0
With related children under 18 years891(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.7
With related children under 5 years
529(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)63.9
Individuals8,333(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
18 years and over5,637(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.2
65 years and over
1,015(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.4
Related children under 18 years2,593(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,582(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,070(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.1
(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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