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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Economic Statistics

Altoona, Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over39,468100.0
In labor force23,39959.3
Civilian labor force
23,35659.2
Employed
21,21853.8
Unemployed
2,1385.4
Percent of civilian labor force
9.2(X)
Armed Forces
430.1
Not in labor force16,06940.7
Females 16 years and over21,305100.0
In labor force11,14952.3
Civilian labor force
11,14952.3
Employed
10,16247.7
Own children under 6 years3,578100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,21061.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over20,812100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone16,49679.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,67312.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)2171.0
Walked9624.6
Other means2271.1
Worked at home2371.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over21,218100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,14824.3
Service occupations4,18219.7
Sales and office occupations6,11228.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations320.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,17510.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,56916.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining530.2
Construction1,2595.9
Manufacturing2,46511.6
Wholesale trade9444.4
Retail trade3,35715.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,2656.0
Information5282.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,0324.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,3376.3
Educational, health and social services4,87223.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,12710.0
Other services (except public administration)1,0114.8
Public administration9684.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers17,43482.2
Government workers2,70012.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0384.9
Unpaid family workers460.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households20,091100.0
Less than $10,0002,99014.9
$10,000 to $14,9992,28011.3
$15,000 to $24,9993,64318.1
$25,000 to $34,9992,94414.7
$35,000 to $49,9993,49517.4
$50,000 to $74,9992,98314.8
$75,000 to $99,9991,0715.3
$100,000 to $149,9995092.5
$150,000 to $199,999690.3
$200,000 or more1070.5
Median household income (dollars)28,248(X)
With earnings14,33371.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
38,307(X)
With Social Security income7,00634.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,507(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,4067.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,708(X)
With public assistance income9244.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,226(X)
With retirement income3,34316.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
10,833(X)
Families12,724100.0
Less than $10,0001,0488.2
$10,000 to $14,9998726.9
$15,000 to $24,9992,06016.2
$25,000 to $34,9992,02915.9
$35,000 to $49,9992,72721.4
$50,000 to $74,9992,52319.8
$75,000 to $99,9998997.1
$100,000 to $149,9994353.4
$150,000 to $199,999470.4
$200,000 or more840.7
Median family income (dollars)36,758(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,213(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers28,851(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,242(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,637(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.9
With related children under 18 years1,302(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.8
With related children under 5 years
660(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.8
Families with female householder, no husband present964(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.9
With related children under 18 years841(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.3
With related children under 5 years
398(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)58.3
Individuals8,496(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.7
18 years and over5,714(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.5
65 years and over
710(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.0
Related children under 18 years2,681(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,783(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,282(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.0
(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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