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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Economic Statistics

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over82,784100.0
In labor force49,70960.0
Civilian labor force
49,69260.0
Employed
46,10055.7
Unemployed
3,5924.3
Percent of civilian labor force
7.2(X)
Armed Forces
170.0
Not in labor force33,07540.0
Females 16 years and over44,145100.0
In labor force24,08654.6
Civilian labor force
24,08654.6
Employed
22,18750.3
Own children under 6 years8,409100.0
All parents in family in labor force5,20661.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over45,221100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone32,18971.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled6,58714.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,7353.8
Walked3,3477.4
Other means5001.1
Worked at home8631.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over46,100100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations11,43724.8
Service occupations8,31118.0
Sales and office occupations12,72427.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations740.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,7378.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations9,81721.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1390.3
Construction2,4425.3
Manufacturing9,00919.5
Wholesale trade1,7313.8
Retail trade5,58312.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,1164.6
Information1,4313.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,5645.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,6928.0
Educational, health and social services9,13819.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,9718.6
Other services (except public administration)2,9436.4
Public administration1,3412.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers40,16287.1
Government workers3,9878.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,8794.1
Unpaid family workers720.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households42,051100.0
Less than $10,0005,20312.4
$10,000 to $14,9993,6898.8
$15,000 to $24,9997,45417.7
$25,000 to $34,9996,45315.3
$35,000 to $49,9997,30917.4
$50,000 to $74,9997,31317.4
$75,000 to $99,9992,5866.1
$100,000 to $149,9991,5883.8
$150,000 to $199,9991810.4
$200,000 or more2750.7
Median household income (dollars)32,016(X)
With earnings31,47874.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,331(X)
With Social Security income12,73130.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,002(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,6206.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,298(X)
With public assistance income2,1845.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,260(X)
With retirement income7,63018.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
11,327(X)
Families25,356100.0
Less than $10,0002,3059.1
$10,000 to $14,9991,5726.2
$15,000 to $24,9993,88515.3
$25,000 to $34,9993,96915.7
$35,000 to $49,9994,68818.5
$50,000 to $74,9995,32821.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,9897.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,2344.9
$150,000 to $199,9991570.6
$200,000 or more2290.9
Median family income (dollars)37,356(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,282(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,426(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,882(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,695(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.6
With related children under 18 years3,177(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.7
With related children under 5 years
1,659(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.6
Families with female householder, no husband present2,256(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.8
With related children under 18 years2,090(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.0
With related children under 5 years
1,054(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.7
Individuals18,882(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.5
18 years and over11,179(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.6
65 years and over
1,564(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.3
Related children under 18 years7,504(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
5,217(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,574(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.5
(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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