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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataVirginia

Economic Statistics

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over35,052100.0
In labor force20,81959.4
Civilian labor force
20,76359.2
Employed
18,83453.7
Unemployed
1,9295.5
Percent of civilian labor force
9.3(X)
Armed Forces
560.2
Not in labor force14,23340.6
Females 16 years and over18,614100.0
In labor force10,30455.4
Civilian labor force
10,27655.2
Employed
9,35150.2
Own children under 6 years2,310100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,35558.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over18,270100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone12,92170.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,83110.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)5973.3
Walked1,7459.6
Other means5082.8
Worked at home6683.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)14.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over18,834100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,86731.2
Service occupations3,74219.9
Sales and office occupations4,93326.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1390.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,0555.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,09816.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2491.3
Construction7854.2
Manufacturing2,56713.6
Wholesale trade3872.1
Retail trade2,57813.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3842.0
Information4482.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7313.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,3117.0
Educational, health and social services5,23027.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,86615.2
Other services (except public administration)7814.1
Public administration5172.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers14,35876.2
Government workers3,73919.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7073.8
Unpaid family workers300.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households13,156100.0
Less than $10,0001,99915.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,40110.6
$15,000 to $24,9992,19116.7
$25,000 to $34,9991,85714.1
$35,000 to $49,9992,04615.6
$50,000 to $74,9991,93414.7
$75,000 to $99,9998126.2
$100,000 to $149,9995944.5
$150,000 to $199,9991170.9
$200,000 or more2051.6
Median household income (dollars)29,949(X)
With earnings11,16884.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
39,020(X)
With Social Security income2,67720.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,029(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3682.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,775(X)
With public assistance income4213.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,203(X)
With retirement income1,36310.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
33,658(X)
Families6,584100.0
Less than $10,0004566.9
$10,000 to $14,9993775.7
$15,000 to $24,99985413.0
$25,000 to $34,99982712.6
$35,000 to $49,9991,13817.3
$50,000 to $74,9991,43621.8
$75,000 to $99,99973711.2
$100,000 to $149,9994897.4
$150,000 to $199,9991111.7
$200,000 or more1592.4
Median family income (dollars)45,159(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,898(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,951(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,910(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families754(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.5
With related children under 18 years603(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.7
With related children under 5 years
404(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.1
Families with female householder, no husband present428(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.0
With related children under 18 years362(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.1
With related children under 5 years
210(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.9
Individuals10,019(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.1
18 years and over8,829(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.4
65 years and over
365(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.4
Related children under 18 years1,111(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
611(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over7,597(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)56.6
(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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