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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Rhode Island

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over827,797100.0
In labor force534,35364.6
Civilian labor force
530,59064.1
Employed
500,73160.5
Unemployed
29,8593.6
Percent of civilian labor force
5.6(X)
Armed Forces
3,7630.5
Not in labor force293,44435.4
Females 16 years and over438,755100.0
In labor force257,34158.7
Civilian labor force
256,87958.5
Employed
242,49155.3
Own children under 6 years74,194100.0
All parents in family in labor force45,82061.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over490,905100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone393,32280.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled51,00410.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)12,1972.5
Walked18,7173.8
Other means4,6701.0
Worked at home10,9952.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over500,731100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations169,99433.9
Service occupations78,53915.7
Sales and office occupations135,75427.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,7150.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations38,4377.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations76,29215.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,3960.5
Construction27,2425.4
Manufacturing82,26016.4
Wholesale trade16,9653.4
Retail trade60,42612.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities19,4743.9
Information11,3462.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing34,6886.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services41,5508.3
Educational, health and social services115,23623.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services43,2308.6
Other services (except public administration)23,2994.7
Public administration22,6194.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers403,56780.6
Government workers69,09813.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business26,9745.4
Unpaid family workers1,0920.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households408,412100.0
Less than $10,00043,80010.7
$10,000 to $14,99928,6047.0
$15,000 to $24,99950,52412.4
$25,000 to $34,99948,42811.9
$35,000 to $49,99964,06815.7
$50,000 to $74,99982,35020.2
$75,000 to $99,99943,62310.7
$100,000 to $149,99931,1627.6
$150,000 to $199,9997,9141.9
$200,000 or more7,9391.9
Median household income (dollars)42,090(X)
With earnings316,01677.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
55,924(X)
With Social Security income113,93027.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,274(X)
With Supplemental Security Income21,0905.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,518(X)
With public assistance income18,5844.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,185(X)
With retirement income71,15317.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,955(X)
Families266,655100.0
Less than $10,00015,7215.9
$10,000 to $14,99911,3274.2
$15,000 to $24,99925,8349.7
$25,000 to $34,99927,98010.5
$35,000 to $49,99943,63216.4
$50,000 to $74,99964,14724.1
$75,000 to $99,99937,18413.9
$100,000 to $149,99927,14010.2
$150,000 to $199,9996,9022.6
$200,000 or more6,7882.5
Median family income (dollars)52,781(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,688(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,587(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,358(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families23,608(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.9
With related children under 18 years19,142(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.2
With related children under 5 years
9,600(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.6
Families with female householder, no husband present14,611(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.1
With related children under 18 years13,515(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.1
With related children under 5 years
6,821(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.4
Individuals120,548(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
18 years and over79,386(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.4
65 years and over
15,153(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.6
Related children under 18 years40,117(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
28,108(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over43,786(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.7
(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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