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Economic Statistics

Portsmouth, Virginia,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over77,524100.0
In labor force48,16362.1
Civilian labor force
43,70556.4
Employed
40,35352.1
Unemployed
3,3524.3
Percent of civilian labor force
7.7(X)
Armed Forces
4,4585.8
Not in labor force29,36137.9
Females 16 years and over40,728100.0
In labor force22,87956.2
Civilian labor force
22,26054.7
Employed
20,48350.3
Own children under 6 years7,635100.0
All parents in family in labor force5,11767.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over43,922100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone31,99672.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled6,87315.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,3013.0
Walked1,4383.3
Other means1,1142.5
Worked at home1,2002.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over40,353100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations11,19327.7
Service occupations6,75616.7
Sales and office occupations11,22227.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations830.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5,18512.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,91414.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1530.4
Construction3,2578.1
Manufacturing5,65514.0
Wholesale trade1,2203.0
Retail trade4,79911.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,0775.1
Information1,0672.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,0965.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,2608.1
Educational, health and social services8,33920.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,8757.1
Other services (except public administration)2,4946.2
Public administration3,0617.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers27,96969.3
Government workers10,63826.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,7024.2
Unpaid family workers440.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households38,137100.0
Less than $10,0004,63312.1
$10,000 to $14,9992,8997.6
$15,000 to $24,9996,15816.1
$25,000 to $34,9995,98715.7
$35,000 to $49,9996,98218.3
$50,000 to $74,9997,00818.4
$75,000 to $99,9992,6426.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,3133.4
$150,000 to $199,9993020.8
$200,000 or more2130.6
Median household income (dollars)33,742(X)
With earnings29,42877.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
40,236(X)
With Social Security income10,74228.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,532(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,4796.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,696(X)
With public assistance income1,7654.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,513(X)
With retirement income9,02823.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,615(X)
Families25,628100.0
Less than $10,0002,2708.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,3395.2
$15,000 to $24,9993,72514.5
$25,000 to $34,9993,80114.8
$35,000 to $49,9995,02319.6
$50,000 to $74,9995,78222.6
$75,000 to $99,9992,2788.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,0304.0
$150,000 to $199,9992360.9
$200,000 or more1440.6
Median family income (dollars)39,577(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,507(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,122(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,375(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,412(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
With related children under 18 years2,879(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.6
With related children under 5 years
1,522(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.8
Families with female householder, no husband present2,551(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.2
With related children under 18 years2,309(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.0
With related children under 5 years
1,177(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.9
Individuals15,471(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.2
18 years and over9,107(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.9
65 years and over
1,444(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.7
Related children under 18 years6,114(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
4,144(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,896(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.5
(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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