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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMississippi

Economic Statistics

Jackson, Mississippi,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over137,200100.0
In labor force85,34962.2
Civilian labor force
85,19862.1
Employed
77,63256.6
Unemployed
7,5665.5
Percent of civilian labor force
8.9(X)
Armed Forces
1510.1
Not in labor force51,85137.8
Females 16 years and over75,129100.0
In labor force44,11658.7
Civilian labor force
44,09058.7
Employed
40,20553.5
Own children under 6 years15,654100.0
All parents in family in labor force10,66868.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over76,046100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone58,71277.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled13,03217.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)9161.2
Walked1,5572.0
Other means6300.8
Worked at home1,1991.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over77,632100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations24,34031.4
Service occupations14,30918.4
Sales and office occupations22,32628.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1700.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5,8487.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations10,63913.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4230.5
Construction4,1135.3
Manufacturing6,1427.9
Wholesale trade2,5783.3
Retail trade9,25311.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4,0365.2
Information2,9343.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5,6007.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6,0017.7
Educational, health and social services19,18024.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services7,0479.1
Other services (except public administration)4,7056.1
Public administration5,6207.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers54,98970.8
Government workers18,30623.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4,1485.3
Unpaid family workers1890.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households67,782100.0
Less than $10,00011,41516.8
$10,000 to $14,9995,9018.7
$15,000 to $24,99910,93416.1
$25,000 to $34,9999,61714.2
$35,000 to $49,99910,75615.9
$50,000 to $74,99910,08114.9
$75,000 to $99,9994,1586.1
$100,000 to $149,9992,5613.8
$150,000 to $199,9998081.2
$200,000 or more1,5512.3
Median household income (dollars)30,414(X)
With earnings54,48780.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,314(X)
With Social Security income16,54924.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,134(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4,8617.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,777(X)
With public assistance income3,2834.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,397(X)
With retirement income9,81714.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,415(X)
Families44,825100.0
Less than $10,0005,73912.8
$10,000 to $14,9993,5307.9
$15,000 to $24,9996,56414.6
$25,000 to $34,9995,94913.3
$35,000 to $49,9997,43316.6
$50,000 to $74,9997,90617.6
$75,000 to $99,9993,4717.7
$100,000 to $149,9992,2255.0
$150,000 to $199,9996791.5
$200,000 or more1,3293.0
Median family income (dollars)36,003(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,116(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,166(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,328(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families8,789(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
With related children under 18 years7,240(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.0
With related children under 5 years
3,525(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.8
Families with female householder, no husband present6,508(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.5
With related children under 18 years5,771(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.9
With related children under 5 years
2,791(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.5
Individuals41,775(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.5
18 years and over24,247(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
65 years and over
2,974(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
Related children under 18 years17,291(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
12,234(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over10,046(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.9
(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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