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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataOhio

Economic Statistics

Akron, Ohio,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over167,304100.0
In labor force107,26464.1
Civilian labor force
107,19464.1
Employed
99,31059.4
Unemployed
7,8844.7
Percent of civilian labor force
7.4(X)
Armed Forces
700.0
Not in labor force60,04035.9
Females 16 years and over88,887100.0
In labor force51,86858.4
Civilian labor force
51,85058.3
Employed
48,00054.0
Own children under 6 years17,550100.0
All parents in family in labor force11,69166.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over97,019100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone78,34380.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled10,57610.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)3,2073.3
Walked2,2182.3
Other means7520.8
Worked at home1,9232.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over99,310100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations25,86126.0
Service occupations18,13418.3
Sales and office occupations28,09228.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations790.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7,6787.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations19,46619.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1070.1
Construction5,2125.2
Manufacturing18,48218.6
Wholesale trade3,3013.3
Retail trade12,10612.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5,5205.6
Information2,4902.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5,7425.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,0948.2
Educational, health and social services20,03020.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services9,0689.1
Other services (except public administration)4,9615.0
Public administration4,1974.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers82,32782.9
Government workers12,71012.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4,1214.1
Unpaid family workers1520.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households90,143100.0
Less than $10,00012,28213.6
$10,000 to $14,9997,5398.4
$15,000 to $24,99915,04816.7
$25,000 to $34,99914,07515.6
$35,000 to $49,99915,10016.8
$50,000 to $74,99915,76417.5
$75,000 to $99,9995,7736.4
$100,000 to $149,9993,0403.4
$150,000 to $199,9996800.8
$200,000 or more8420.9
Median household income (dollars)31,835(X)
With earnings69,06976.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,565(X)
With Social Security income23,71426.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,986(X)
With Supplemental Security Income5,7076.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,051(X)
With public assistance income5,7936.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,709(X)
With retirement income16,02017.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,692(X)
Families54,104100.0
Less than $10,0005,2599.7
$10,000 to $14,9993,0705.7
$15,000 to $24,9997,70314.2
$25,000 to $34,9997,85614.5
$35,000 to $49,99910,25118.9
$50,000 to $74,99911,64821.5
$75,000 to $99,9994,6548.6
$100,000 to $149,9992,4854.6
$150,000 to $199,9995581.0
$200,000 or more6201.1
Median family income (dollars)39,381(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,596(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,898(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers24,121(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families7,595(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.0
With related children under 18 years6,269(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.8
With related children under 5 years
3,404(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.7
Families with female householder, no husband present5,475(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.2
With related children under 18 years4,961(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.6
With related children under 5 years
2,698(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.0
Individuals36,975(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.5
18 years and over23,055(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.6
65 years and over
2,778(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
Related children under 18 years13,664(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
9,012(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over12,047(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.4
(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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