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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Virginia

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over5,529,980100.0
In labor force3,694,66366.8
Civilian labor force
3,563,77264.4
Employed
3,412,64761.7
Unemployed
151,1252.7
Percent of civilian labor force
4.2(X)
Armed Forces
130,8912.4
Not in labor force1,835,31733.2
Females 16 years and over2,854,288100.0
In labor force1,730,07260.6
Civilian labor force
1,709,93359.9
Employed
1,633,98957.2
Own children under 6 years531,130100.0
All parents in family in labor force329,96862.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over3,481,820100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone2,685,91477.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled441,09312.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)124,1663.6
Walked80,4872.3
Other means40,0931.2
Worked at home110,0673.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over3,412,647100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,304,90638.2
Service occupations468,17913.7
Sales and office occupations868,52725.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations16,3360.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations327,7339.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations426,96612.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining43,4251.3
Construction250,1557.3
Manufacturing387,10411.3
Wholesale trade93,4772.7
Retail trade389,43711.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities158,4774.6
Information130,5923.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing226,2226.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services395,68111.6
Educational, health and social services626,15618.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services245,9677.2
Other services (except public administration)183,6955.4
Public administration282,2598.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers2,547,99074.7
Government workers668,57519.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business188,0355.5
Unpaid family workers8,0470.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households2,700,335100.0
Less than $10,000214,0767.9
$10,000 to $14,999141,9485.3
$15,000 to $24,999308,53211.4
$25,000 to $34,999326,82112.1
$35,000 to $49,999444,68216.5
$50,000 to $74,999549,41220.3
$75,000 to $99,999307,10711.4
$100,000 to $149,999254,9489.4
$150,000 to $199,99980,0463.0
$200,000 or more72,7632.7
Median household income (dollars)46,677(X)
With earnings2,252,77783.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
59,822(X)
With Social Security income631,53023.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,868(X)
With Supplemental Security Income95,7163.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,770(X)
With public assistance income66,4922.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,242(X)
With retirement income507,87918.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,920(X)
Families1,859,983100.0
Less than $10,00084,7364.6
$10,000 to $14,99966,0863.6
$15,000 to $24,999177,5839.5
$25,000 to $34,999207,15211.1
$35,000 to $49,999308,16916.6
$50,000 to $74,999419,78222.6
$75,000 to $99,999249,75813.4
$100,000 to $149,999215,04411.6
$150,000 to $199,99969,4143.7
$200,000 or more62,2593.3
Median family income (dollars)54,169(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,975(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,764(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers28,035(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families129,890(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.0
With related children under 18 years98,963(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
With related children under 5 years
45,898(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.3
Families with female householder, no husband present71,397(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.0
With related children under 18 years63,280(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.8
With related children under 5 years
28,548(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.7
Individuals656,641(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.6
18 years and over447,109(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.7
65 years and over
71,545(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.5
Related children under 18 years202,174(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
142,391(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over235,697(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
(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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