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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMichigan

Economic Statistics

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over149,929100.0
In labor force98,71665.8
Civilian labor force
98,64465.8
Employed
92,39261.6
Unemployed
6,2524.2
Percent of civilian labor force
6.3(X)
Armed Forces
720.0
Not in labor force51,21334.2
Females 16 years and over77,751100.0
In labor force47,21660.7
Civilian labor force
47,20960.7
Employed
44,09556.7
Own children under 6 years17,784100.0
All parents in family in labor force10,91561.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over90,663100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone69,39776.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled11,64912.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,1692.4
Walked3,5984.0
Other means1,4221.6
Worked at home2,4282.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over92,392100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations26,98129.2
Service occupations15,42716.7
Sales and office occupations23,04324.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations6160.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations6,2356.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations20,09021.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5470.6
Construction4,2844.6
Manufacturing20,66022.4
Wholesale trade4,0774.4
Retail trade11,68112.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,5552.8
Information2,0702.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4,8835.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services7,3848.0
Educational, health and social services19,78121.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services7,9818.6
Other services (except public administration)4,5514.9
Public administration1,9382.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers80,51687.1
Government workers7,5888.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4,0204.4
Unpaid family workers2680.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households73,336100.0
Less than $10,0007,87210.7
$10,000 to $14,9994,8606.6
$15,000 to $24,99910,85714.8
$25,000 to $34,99910,64214.5
$35,000 to $49,99913,54418.5
$50,000 to $74,99914,24419.4
$75,000 to $99,9996,4858.8
$100,000 to $149,9993,2904.5
$150,000 to $199,9998641.2
$200,000 or more6780.9
Median household income (dollars)37,224(X)
With earnings59,23780.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
47,215(X)
With Social Security income17,41323.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,576(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3,4954.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,160(X)
With public assistance income3,5844.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,656(X)
With retirement income10,18313.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,583(X)
Families44,934100.0
Less than $10,0003,3897.5
$10,000 to $14,9992,0024.5
$15,000 to $24,9995,63312.5
$25,000 to $34,9995,74012.8
$35,000 to $49,9998,64019.2
$50,000 to $74,99910,43923.2
$75,000 to $99,9995,07211.3
$100,000 to $149,9992,7366.1
$150,000 to $199,9997101.6
$200,000 or more5731.3
Median family income (dollars)44,224(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,661(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers33,050(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,382(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,327(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
With related children under 18 years4,481(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.3
With related children under 5 years
2,500(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.3
Families with female householder, no husband present3,270(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.6
With related children under 18 years2,934(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.7
With related children under 5 years
1,586(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.3
Individuals29,681(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
18 years and over19,141(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.0
65 years and over
2,120(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.4
Related children under 18 years10,014(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,755(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over10,654(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.5
(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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