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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataVirginia

Economic Statistics

Chesapeake, Virginia,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over148,512100.0
In labor force102,47069.0
Civilian labor force
96,29264.8
Employed
92,37662.2
Unemployed
3,9162.6
Percent of civilian labor force
4.1(X)
Armed Forces
6,1784.2
Not in labor force46,04231.0
Females 16 years and over77,726100.0
In labor force49,06663.1
Civilian labor force
48,32362.2
Employed
46,25559.5
Own children under 6 years16,285100.0
All parents in family in labor force10,51164.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over96,977100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone81,39583.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled10,20110.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)8540.9
Walked1,1121.1
Other means1,1151.1
Worked at home2,3002.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over92,376100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations32,84435.6
Service occupations12,62713.7
Sales and office occupations25,43727.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2430.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations10,61611.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations10,60911.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4730.5
Construction7,3908.0
Manufacturing9,88710.7
Wholesale trade3,0113.3
Retail trade10,53011.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5,4335.9
Information2,7983.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6,2436.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,7939.5
Educational, health and social services19,73121.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services5,4265.9
Other services (except public administration)4,4624.8
Public administration8,1998.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers64,99070.4
Government workers23,35825.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,7944.1
Unpaid family workers2340.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households69,835100.0
Less than $10,0003,9765.7
$10,000 to $14,9993,1344.5
$15,000 to $24,9996,7029.6
$25,000 to $34,9997,81911.2
$35,000 to $49,99912,61418.1
$50,000 to $74,99917,69325.3
$75,000 to $99,9999,57413.7
$100,000 to $149,9996,2819.0
$150,000 to $199,9991,1341.6
$200,000 or more9081.3
Median household income (dollars)50,743(X)
With earnings60,69886.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
56,300(X)
With Social Security income14,49220.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,759(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,2073.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,117(X)
With public assistance income1,5462.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,314(X)
With retirement income14,60820.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,346(X)
Families54,267100.0
Less than $10,0002,1333.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,5842.9
$15,000 to $24,9994,2367.8
$25,000 to $34,9995,50810.1
$35,000 to $49,9999,48517.5
$50,000 to $74,99915,11527.9
$75,000 to $99,9998,54815.8
$100,000 to $149,9995,76310.6
$150,000 to $199,9991,0461.9
$200,000 or more8491.6
Median family income (dollars)56,302(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,949(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers39,204(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,391(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,336(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.1
With related children under 18 years2,749(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.7
With related children under 5 years
1,315(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
Families with female householder, no husband present2,181(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.1
With related children under 18 years2,038(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.9
With related children under 5 years
983(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.5
Individuals14,259(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.3
18 years and over8,635(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.2
65 years and over
1,524(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.0
Related children under 18 years5,430(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,788(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,597(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
(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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