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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over9,693,040100.0
In labor force6,000,51261.9
Civilian labor force
5,992,88661.8
Employed
5,653,50058.3
Unemployed
339,3863.5
Percent of civilian labor force
5.7(X)
Armed Forces
7,6260.1
Not in labor force3,692,52838.1
Females 16 years and over5,094,133100.0
In labor force2,818,83255.3
Civilian labor force
2,817,74155.3
Employed
2,660,72052.2
Own children under 6 years845,915100.0
All parents in family in labor force508,87060.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over5,556,311100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone4,247,83676.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled577,36410.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)289,6995.2
Walked229,7254.1
Other means47,0410.8
Worked at home164,6463.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over5,653,500100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,841,17532.6
Service occupations838,13714.8
Sales and office occupations1,525,13127.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations26,7220.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations500,8988.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations921,43716.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining73,4591.3
Construction339,3636.0
Manufacturing906,39816.0
Wholesale trade201,0843.6
Retail trade684,17912.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities304,3355.4
Information148,8412.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing372,1486.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services478,9378.5
Educational, health and social services1,237,09021.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services397,8717.0
Other services (except public administration)274,0284.8
Public administration235,7674.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers4,657,37282.4
Government workers639,08811.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business339,6316.0
Unpaid family workers17,4090.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households4,779,186100.0
Less than $10,000465,8609.7
$10,000 to $14,999333,3817.0
$15,000 to $24,999657,26613.8
$25,000 to $34,999633,95313.3
$35,000 to $49,999809,16516.9
$50,000 to $74,999929,86319.5
$75,000 to $99,999457,4809.6
$100,000 to $149,999317,1716.6
$150,000 to $199,99984,1731.8
$200,000 or more90,8741.9
Median household income (dollars)40,106(X)
With earnings3,667,23876.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
54,209(X)
With Social Security income1,451,38630.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,717(X)
With Supplemental Security Income203,8514.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,523(X)
With public assistance income149,2033.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,848(X)
With retirement income940,18419.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,663(X)
Families3,225,707100.0
Less than $10,000167,0905.2
$10,000 to $14,999124,4733.9
$15,000 to $24,999352,86710.9
$25,000 to $34,999410,48912.7
$35,000 to $49,999586,01118.2
$50,000 to $74,999756,69823.5
$75,000 to $99,999396,38812.3
$100,000 to $149,999278,3068.6
$150,000 to $199,99974,5202.3
$200,000 or more78,8652.4
Median family income (dollars)49,184(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,880(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,051(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,687(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families250,296(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
With related children under 18 years188,366(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.1
With related children under 5 years
88,081(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.3
Families with female householder, no husband present134,560(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
With related children under 18 years118,782(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.9
With related children under 5 years
55,163(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.4
Individuals1,304,117(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.0
18 years and over882,372(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.8
65 years and over
164,095(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.1
Related children under 18 years408,079(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
291,913(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over473,182(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.8
(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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