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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMissouri

Economic Statistics

Independence, Missouri

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over89,279100.0
In labor force58,37865.4
Civilian labor force
58,27965.3
Employed
55,38162.0
Unemployed
2,8983.2
Percent of civilian labor force
5.0(X)
Armed Forces
990.1
Not in labor force30,90134.6
Females 16 years and over47,389100.0
In labor force27,88658.8
Civilian labor force
27,87958.8
Employed
26,53056.0
Own children under 6 years8,539100.0
All parents in family in labor force5,34762.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over54,514100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone45,28283.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled6,70012.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)4600.8
Walked4950.9
Other means4430.8
Worked at home1,1342.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over55,381100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations14,34925.9
Service occupations7,77614.0
Sales and office occupations17,55331.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations720.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5,96810.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations9,66317.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1620.3
Construction4,1067.4
Manufacturing7,20613.0
Wholesale trade2,5434.6
Retail trade7,11712.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3,3576.1
Information2,7505.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4,7338.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4,2587.7
Educational, health and social services9,10416.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,4058.0
Other services (except public administration)3,2005.8
Public administration2,4404.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers46,40183.8
Government workers6,10511.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,7905.0
Unpaid family workers850.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households47,415100.0
Less than $10,0003,9108.2
$10,000 to $14,9993,1206.6
$15,000 to $24,9996,65614.0
$25,000 to $34,9997,76016.4
$35,000 to $49,9999,51820.1
$50,000 to $74,9999,44719.9
$75,000 to $99,9994,1768.8
$100,000 to $149,9992,1104.5
$150,000 to $199,9993720.8
$200,000 or more3460.7
Median household income (dollars)38,012(X)
With earnings36,98878.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,617(X)
With Social Security income14,09129.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,258(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,9864.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,433(X)
With public assistance income1,4233.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,156(X)
With retirement income9,40319.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,646(X)
Families30,725100.0
Less than $10,0001,3744.5
$10,000 to $14,9991,0773.5
$15,000 to $24,9993,19110.4
$25,000 to $34,9994,63415.1
$35,000 to $49,9996,63221.6
$50,000 to $74,9997,70225.1
$75,000 to $99,9993,71812.1
$100,000 to $149,9991,8526.0
$150,000 to $199,9992941.0
$200,000 or more2510.8
Median family income (dollars)45,876(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,384(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers34,138(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers25,948(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,971(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.4
With related children under 18 years1,612(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
With related children under 5 years
794(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.1
Families with female householder, no husband present1,172(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.5
With related children under 18 years1,052(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.4
With related children under 5 years
503(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.0
Individuals9,689(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
18 years and over6,479(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.6
65 years and over
1,140(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.7
Related children under 18 years3,105(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,070(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,687(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.7
(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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