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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMississippi

Economic Statistics

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over19,720100.0
In labor force11,81159.9
Civilian labor force
11,80659.9
Employed
10,78354.7
Unemployed
1,0235.2
Percent of civilian labor force
8.7(X)
Armed Forces
50.0
Not in labor force7,90940.1
Females 16 years and over11,091100.0
In labor force6,19955.9
Civilian labor force
6,19955.9
Employed
5,65050.9
Own children under 6 years2,221100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,55970.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over10,537100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone8,27178.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,75616.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)1971.9
Walked1101.0
Other means490.5
Worked at home1541.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over10,783100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,13829.1
Service occupations2,22820.7
Sales and office occupations2,42822.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1151.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations8718.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,00318.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2051.9
Construction7026.5
Manufacturing1,62215.0
Wholesale trade1971.8
Retail trade1,23811.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5254.9
Information1231.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4294.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6516.0
Educational, health and social services2,28721.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,65315.3
Other services (except public administration)3082.9
Public administration8437.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers8,00974.3
Government workers2,25420.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4914.6
Unpaid family workers290.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households10,316100.0
Less than $10,0001,69416.4
$10,000 to $14,9991,12210.9
$15,000 to $24,9991,77617.2
$25,000 to $34,9991,44214.0
$35,000 to $49,9991,50514.6
$50,000 to $74,9991,48114.4
$75,000 to $99,9996906.7
$100,000 to $149,9993853.7
$150,000 to $199,999820.8
$200,000 or more1391.3
Median household income (dollars)28,466(X)
With earnings7,87076.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
40,915(X)
With Social Security income2,98929.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,012(X)
With Supplemental Security Income7397.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,414(X)
With public assistance income5255.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,431(X)
With retirement income1,64916.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,858(X)
Families6,676100.0
Less than $10,00077311.6
$10,000 to $14,99966910.0
$15,000 to $24,9991,02515.4
$25,000 to $34,99993214.0
$35,000 to $49,9991,03915.6
$50,000 to $74,9991,16117.4
$75,000 to $99,9995828.7
$100,000 to $149,9993254.9
$150,000 to $199,999691.0
$200,000 or more1011.5
Median family income (dollars)34,380(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,174(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,420(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,728(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,288(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
With related children under 18 years1,111(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.5
With related children under 5 years
544(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.8
Families with female householder, no husband present993(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.3
With related children under 18 years900(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.5
With related children under 5 years
454(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)56.3
Individuals5,893(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.0
18 years and over3,356(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
65 years and over
605(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.5
Related children under 18 years2,502(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,798(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,302(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.5
(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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