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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMississippi

Economic Statistics

Biloxi, Mississippi,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over39,638100.0
In labor force26,46166.8
Civilian labor force
21,79355.0
Employed
20,36651.4
Unemployed
1,4273.6
Percent of civilian labor force
6.5(X)
Armed Forces
4,66811.8
Not in labor force13,17733.2
Females 16 years and over19,769100.0
In labor force11,83159.8
Civilian labor force
10,64653.9
Employed
9,93150.2
Own children under 6 years4,357100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,81864.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over24,641100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone18,09273.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,19112.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)1810.7
Walked2,62710.7
Other means3341.4
Worked at home2160.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over20,366100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,74928.2
Service occupations5,03124.7
Sales and office occupations5,45326.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1700.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,0069.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,9579.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2621.3
Construction1,2556.2
Manufacturing1,2536.2
Wholesale trade5452.7
Retail trade2,58612.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6823.3
Information4112.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,0335.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,0695.2
Educational, health and social services3,73518.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services5,15625.3
Other services (except public administration)9214.5
Public administration1,4587.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers15,05473.9
Government workers4,11920.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,1345.6
Unpaid family workers590.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households19,606100.0
Less than $10,0002,34812.0
$10,000 to $14,9991,3687.0
$15,000 to $24,9993,13716.0
$25,000 to $34,9993,19616.3
$35,000 to $49,9993,61618.4
$50,000 to $74,9993,32116.9
$75,000 to $99,9991,4737.5
$100,000 to $149,9997303.7
$150,000 to $199,9991770.9
$200,000 or more2401.2
Median household income (dollars)34,106(X)
With earnings15,67379.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,509(X)
With Social Security income5,19326.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,684(X)
With Supplemental Security Income8974.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,667(X)
With public assistance income4802.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,962(X)
With retirement income4,19721.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,843(X)
Families12,490100.0
Less than $10,0008797.0
$10,000 to $14,9997666.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,71613.7
$25,000 to $34,9991,86214.9
$35,000 to $49,9992,53420.3
$50,000 to $74,9992,54920.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,1649.3
$100,000 to $149,9996545.2
$150,000 to $199,9991651.3
$200,000 or more2011.6
Median family income (dollars)40,685(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,809(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers28,046(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,267(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,397(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
With related children under 18 years1,156(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.9
With related children under 5 years
594(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.5
Families with female householder, no husband present870(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.8
With related children under 18 years770(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.6
With related children under 5 years
407(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.7
Individuals6,906(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.6
18 years and over4,456(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
65 years and over
690(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.7
Related children under 18 years2,377(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,543(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,331(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.8
(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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