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Economic Statistics

Buffalo, New york,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over223,437100.0
In labor force130,51058.4
Civilian labor force
130,35958.3
Employed
114,06251.0
Unemployed
16,2977.3
Percent of civilian labor force
12.5(X)
Armed Forces
1510.1
Not in labor force92,92741.6
Females 16 years and over121,510100.0
In labor force66,96055.1
Civilian labor force
66,94755.1
Employed
59,26848.8
Own children under 6 years23,679100.0
All parents in family in labor force14,48661.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over110,640100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone72,31765.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled15,96114.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)13,62512.3
Walked5,9045.3
Other means9950.9
Worked at home1,8381.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over114,062100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations33,28729.2
Service occupations24,04921.1
Sales and office occupations30,77527.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1430.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations6,2455.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations19,56317.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1720.2
Construction3,6943.2
Manufacturing14,90613.1
Wholesale trade4,2573.7
Retail trade12,17210.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6,2235.5
Information2,9742.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6,5095.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services9,7748.6
Educational, health and social services32,38428.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services9,4878.3
Other services (except public administration)5,4984.8
Public administration6,0125.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers87,40376.6
Government workers22,18019.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4,3013.8
Unpaid family workers1780.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households122,672100.0
Less than $10,00026,04121.2
$10,000 to $14,99913,84811.3
$15,000 to $24,99922,27418.2
$25,000 to $34,99917,00513.9
$35,000 to $49,99917,02213.9
$50,000 to $74,99915,09012.3
$75,000 to $99,9996,3195.2
$100,000 to $149,9993,3142.7
$150,000 to $199,9997290.6
$200,000 or more1,0300.8
Median household income (dollars)24,536(X)
With earnings86,62170.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
36,982(X)
With Social Security income33,94627.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,294(X)
With Supplemental Security Income11,1399.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,249(X)
With public assistance income12,60810.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,417(X)
With retirement income21,08217.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,602(X)
Families67,408100.0
Less than $10,00010,71715.9
$10,000 to $14,9996,0859.0
$15,000 to $24,99911,23516.7
$25,000 to $34,9999,52414.1
$35,000 to $49,99910,52815.6
$50,000 to $74,99910,39415.4
$75,000 to $99,9995,0317.5
$100,000 to $149,9992,5603.8
$150,000 to $199,9995860.9
$200,000 or more7481.1
Median family income (dollars)30,614(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,991(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,938(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,982(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families15,478(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.0
With related children under 18 years13,264(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.9
With related children under 5 years
7,007(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.3
Families with female householder, no husband present11,198(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.6
With related children under 18 years10,244(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.3
With related children under 5 years
5,443(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)64.6
Individuals75,120(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.6
18 years and over45,920(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
65 years and over
5,158(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.0
Related children under 18 years28,772(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
19,672(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over23,984(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.2
(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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