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Economic Statistics

Mount Vernon, New york,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over52,875100.0
In labor force33,41863.2
Civilian labor force
33,40963.2
Employed
30,98058.6
Unemployed
2,4294.6
Percent of civilian labor force
7.3(X)
Armed Forces
90.0
Not in labor force19,45736.8
Females 16 years and over29,806100.0
In labor force17,78159.7
Civilian labor force
17,77259.6
Employed
16,61855.8
Own children under 6 years5,330100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,52166.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over30,158100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone15,47151.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,80812.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)8,28727.5
Walked1,6445.5
Other means3401.1
Worked at home6082.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)34.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over30,980100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations10,60434.2
Service occupations6,30220.3
Sales and office occupations8,78528.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations130.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,5488.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,7288.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining130.0
Construction1,7615.7
Manufacturing2,0036.5
Wholesale trade9943.2
Retail trade3,09910.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,8536.0
Information1,5004.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,6398.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,0159.7
Educational, health and social services9,69831.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,5234.9
Other services (except public administration)1,6515.3
Public administration1,2314.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers24,27078.3
Government workers5,26417.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,3954.5
Unpaid family workers510.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households25,722100.0
Less than $10,0003,06411.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,7456.8
$15,000 to $24,9993,04811.8
$25,000 to $34,9993,20212.4
$35,000 to $49,9993,87115.0
$50,000 to $74,9994,73718.4
$75,000 to $99,9992,5079.7
$100,000 to $149,9992,4419.5
$150,000 to $199,9997132.8
$200,000 or more3941.5
Median household income (dollars)41,128(X)
With earnings20,57880.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
56,971(X)
With Social Security income6,45025.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,010(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,6056.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,651(X)
With public assistance income1,5596.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,178(X)
With retirement income3,98115.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,409(X)
Families16,826100.0
Less than $10,0001,3458.0
$10,000 to $14,9997564.5
$15,000 to $24,9991,85611.0
$25,000 to $34,9992,08312.4
$35,000 to $49,9992,42914.4
$50,000 to $74,9993,46320.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,98011.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,97911.8
$150,000 to $199,9996013.6
$200,000 or more3342.0
Median family income (dollars)49,573(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,827(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers36,493(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers32,871(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,983(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.8
With related children under 18 years1,500(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
With related children under 5 years
742(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.1
Families with female householder, no husband present1,284(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.9
With related children under 18 years1,094(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.0
With related children under 5 years
557(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.3
Individuals9,618(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.2
18 years and over6,448(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.8
65 years and over
1,149(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.7
Related children under 18 years3,086(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,113(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,879(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.6
(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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