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Economic Statistics

Portage, Michigan,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over34,418100.0
In labor force24,47671.1
Civilian labor force
24,46671.1
Employed
23,56668.5
Unemployed
9002.6
Percent of civilian labor force
3.7(X)
Armed Forces
100.0
Not in labor force9,94228.9
Females 16 years and over18,086100.0
In labor force11,68864.6
Civilian labor force
11,68864.6
Employed
11,25662.2
Own children under 6 years3,601100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,28063.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over23,136100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone20,44488.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,5946.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)750.3
Walked1850.8
Other means1030.4
Worked at home7353.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over23,566100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations9,19239.0
Service occupations2,79711.9
Sales and office occupations6,70128.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations680.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,6837.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,12513.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1280.5
Construction1,2815.4
Manufacturing5,02321.3
Wholesale trade8873.8
Retail trade3,03112.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8863.8
Information4311.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,7077.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,7827.6
Educational, health and social services5,20622.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,4626.2
Other services (except public administration)9904.2
Public administration7523.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers19,30781.9
Government workers2,75711.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,4586.2
Unpaid family workers440.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households18,094100.0
Less than $10,0007724.3
$10,000 to $14,9998924.9
$15,000 to $24,9992,31012.8
$25,000 to $34,9992,14511.9
$35,000 to $49,9993,02616.7
$50,000 to $74,9993,89821.5
$75,000 to $99,9992,33312.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,89810.5
$150,000 to $199,9994172.3
$200,000 or more4032.2
Median household income (dollars)49,410(X)
With earnings15,10183.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
61,024(X)
With Social Security income4,28023.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
13,176(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4032.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,675(X)
With public assistance income2451.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,847(X)
With retirement income3,05616.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,545(X)
Families12,252100.0
Less than $10,0002742.2
$10,000 to $14,9992031.7
$15,000 to $24,9998907.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,1569.4
$35,000 to $49,9991,96616.0
$50,000 to $74,9993,23526.4
$75,000 to $99,9992,06116.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,70213.9
$150,000 to $199,9993893.2
$200,000 or more3763.1
Median family income (dollars)61,285(X)
Per capita income (dollars)25,414(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers42,377(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers29,399(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families375(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.1
With related children under 18 years323(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.0
With related children under 5 years
142(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.1
Families with female householder, no husband present253(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
With related children under 18 years249(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.8
With related children under 5 years
117(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.7
Individuals2,149(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.8
18 years and over1,526(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.6
65 years and over
216(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.2
Related children under 18 years581(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
405(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,041(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.4
(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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