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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMaryland

Economic Statistics

Gaithersburg, Maryland,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over40,802100.0
In labor force30,07073.7
Civilian labor force
29,90573.3
Employed
28,57870.0
Unemployed
1,3273.3
Percent of civilian labor force
4.4(X)
Armed Forces
1650.4
Not in labor force10,73226.3
Females 16 years and over21,300100.0
In labor force14,36667.4
Civilian labor force
14,28967.1
Employed
13,48863.3
Own children under 6 years5,082100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,88556.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over28,145100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone19,26268.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,77013.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)3,43012.2
Walked6462.3
Other means2090.7
Worked at home8282.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)31.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over28,578100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations13,88548.6
Service occupations4,25514.9
Sales and office occupations6,79623.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations170.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,8836.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,7426.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining500.2
Construction1,9456.8
Manufacturing1,6345.7
Wholesale trade4221.5
Retail trade2,8039.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8443.0
Information1,5605.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,1167.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services5,88920.6
Educational, health and social services4,41215.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,4968.7
Other services (except public administration)2,0307.1
Public administration2,3778.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers21,97576.9
Government workers4,95317.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,6245.7
Unpaid family workers260.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households19,686100.0
Less than $10,0007814.0
$10,000 to $14,9995132.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,3296.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,9339.8
$35,000 to $49,9993,26616.6
$50,000 to $74,9994,53323.0
$75,000 to $99,9993,04215.5
$100,000 to $149,9992,98015.1
$150,000 to $199,9997173.6
$200,000 or more5923.0
Median household income (dollars)59,879(X)
With earnings17,72690.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
70,405(X)
With Social Security income2,62313.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,675(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4122.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,708(X)
With public assistance income4172.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,431(X)
With retirement income2,36012.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
26,504(X)
Families12,830100.0
Less than $10,0003722.9
$10,000 to $14,9992592.0
$15,000 to $24,9998126.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,0688.3
$35,000 to $49,9991,86214.5
$50,000 to $74,9992,83322.1
$75,000 to $99,9992,17416.9
$100,000 to $149,9992,38918.6
$150,000 to $199,9996034.7
$200,000 or more4583.6
Median family income (dollars)66,669(X)
Per capita income (dollars)27,323(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers44,331(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers35,861(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families633(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.9
With related children under 18 years478(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.3
With related children under 5 years
275(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.6
Families with female householder, no husband present285(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.5
With related children under 18 years268(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.4
With related children under 5 years
140(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.9
Individuals3,718(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.1
18 years and over2,751(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.0
65 years and over
460(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.4
Related children under 18 years934(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
613(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,734(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
(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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