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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Maryland

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over4,085,942100.0
In labor force2,769,52567.8
Civilian labor force
2,737,35967.0
Employed
2,608,45763.8
Unemployed
128,9023.2
Percent of civilian labor force
4.7(X)
Armed Forces
32,1660.8
Not in labor force1,316,41732.2
Females 16 years and over2,150,812100.0
In labor force1,351,03462.8
Civilian labor force
1,344,22462.5
Employed
1,280,03759.5
Own children under 6 years402,876100.0
All parents in family in labor force260,31664.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over2,591,670100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone1,910,91773.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled320,99212.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)187,2467.2
Walked64,8522.5
Other means20,9600.8
Worked at home86,7033.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)31.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over2,608,457100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,076,23341.3
Service occupations363,83313.9
Sales and office occupations688,72826.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations6,8860.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations224,3558.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations248,4229.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining16,1780.6
Construction181,2806.9
Manufacturing189,3277.3
Wholesale trade72,6212.8
Retail trade273,33910.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities127,2944.9
Information103,3514.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing186,1597.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services323,83412.4
Educational, health and social services538,35020.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services177,3416.8
Other services (except public administration)145,4245.6
Public administration273,95910.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers1,880,60472.1
Government workers581,61122.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business140,7695.4
Unpaid family workers5,4730.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households1,981,795100.0
Less than $10,000137,1996.9
$10,000 to $14,99983,3284.2
$15,000 to $24,999188,1049.5
$25,000 to $34,999212,13510.7
$35,000 to $49,999305,98715.4
$50,000 to $74,999427,18021.6
$75,000 to $99,999268,55813.6
$100,000 to $149,999230,28511.6
$150,000 to $199,99969,1023.5
$200,000 or more59,9173.0
Median household income (dollars)52,868(X)
With earnings1,660,63183.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
66,315(X)
With Social Security income446,56022.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,170(X)
With Supplemental Security Income66,9193.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,361(X)
With public assistance income47,6432.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,729(X)
With retirement income370,94518.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
21,370(X)
Families1,368,647100.0
Less than $10,00055,9964.1
$10,000 to $14,99936,2352.6
$15,000 to $24,999101,3307.4
$25,000 to $34,999127,8509.3
$35,000 to $49,999200,87014.7
$50,000 to $74,999316,59623.1
$75,000 to $99,999218,98316.0
$100,000 to $149,999197,79014.5
$150,000 to $199,99960,5524.4
$200,000 or more52,4453.8
Median family income (dollars)61,876(X)
Per capita income (dollars)25,614(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers41,640(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers32,155(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families83,232(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.1
With related children under 18 years64,063(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.7
With related children under 5 years
30,328(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.7
Families with female householder, no husband present49,841(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.4
With related children under 18 years43,754(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.4
With related children under 5 years
20,403(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.6
Individuals438,676(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
18 years and over296,799(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.7
65 years and over
48,854(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
Related children under 18 years135,892(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
95,561(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over160,929(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.2
(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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