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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataVirginia

Economic Statistics

Petersburg, Virginia

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over26,200100.0
In labor force14,81456.5
Civilian labor force
14,46355.2
Employed
13,17050.3
Unemployed
1,2934.9
Percent of civilian labor force
8.9(X)
Armed Forces
3511.3
Not in labor force11,38643.5
Females 16 years and over14,557100.0
In labor force7,72253.0
Civilian labor force
7,61052.3
Employed
6,99348.0
Own children under 6 years2,335100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,69072.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over13,176100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone9,67673.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,46618.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)4313.3
Walked2822.1
Other means1751.3
Worked at home1461.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over13,170100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,27724.9
Service occupations2,90022.0
Sales and office occupations2,87221.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations220.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations8896.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,21024.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining740.6
Construction5564.2
Manufacturing2,29317.4
Wholesale trade4233.2
Retail trade1,41110.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6925.3
Information1911.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5724.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8636.6
Educational, health and social services3,34425.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,0948.3
Other services (except public administration)5193.9
Public administration1,1388.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers9,09269.0
Government workers3,59327.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4453.4
Unpaid family workers400.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households13,795100.0
Less than $10,0002,31116.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,2669.2
$15,000 to $24,9992,34817.0
$25,000 to $34,9992,10915.3
$35,000 to $49,9992,26516.4
$50,000 to $74,9992,07615.0
$75,000 to $99,9998185.9
$100,000 to $149,9993822.8
$150,000 to $199,9991100.8
$200,000 or more1100.8
Median household income (dollars)28,851(X)
With earnings10,33374.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
37,080(X)
With Social Security income4,40331.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,569(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,2088.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,929(X)
With public assistance income6704.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,191(X)
With retirement income3,39124.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,712(X)
Families8,527100.0
Less than $10,00097011.4
$10,000 to $14,9997458.7
$15,000 to $24,9991,36916.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,29915.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,49217.5
$50,000 to $74,9991,50917.7
$75,000 to $99,9996858.0
$100,000 to $149,9993023.5
$150,000 to $199,999821.0
$200,000 or more740.9
Median family income (dollars)33,955(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,989(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers27,859(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,882(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,421(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.7
With related children under 18 years1,138(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.4
With related children under 5 years
546(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.2
Families with female householder, no husband present929(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.8
With related children under 18 years821(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.6
With related children under 5 years
397(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.4
Individuals6,461(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
18 years and over4,240(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.1
65 years and over
807(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
Related children under 18 years2,191(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,506(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,049(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.6
(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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