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Economic Statistics

Roanoke, Virginia,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over75,372100.0
In labor force47,25862.7
Civilian labor force
47,17862.6
Employed
44,45559.0
Unemployed
2,7233.6
Percent of civilian labor force
5.8(X)
Armed Forces
800.1
Not in labor force28,11437.3
Females 16 years and over40,947100.0
In labor force23,66757.8
Civilian labor force
23,66757.8
Employed
22,52855.0
Own children under 6 years7,043100.0
All parents in family in labor force4,82468.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over43,694100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone34,82179.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled5,40512.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,3503.1
Walked7821.8
Other means5101.2
Worked at home8261.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over44,455100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations11,88226.7
Service occupations7,51616.9
Sales and office occupations13,48630.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations600.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,8528.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7,65917.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1220.3
Construction2,7626.2
Manufacturing5,83913.1
Wholesale trade1,6813.8
Retail trade7,16616.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,6075.9
Information1,1342.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,3457.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,2647.3
Educational, health and social services8,75119.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,1649.4
Other services (except public administration)2,3505.3
Public administration1,2702.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers37,31483.9
Government workers5,24411.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,8444.1
Unpaid family workers530.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households42,026100.0
Less than $10,0005,73213.6
$10,000 to $14,9993,8249.1
$15,000 to $24,9997,47117.8
$25,000 to $34,9996,72016.0
$35,000 to $49,9997,19317.1
$50,000 to $74,9996,48215.4
$75,000 to $99,9992,4975.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,1912.8
$150,000 to $199,9993870.9
$200,000 or more5291.3
Median household income (dollars)30,719(X)
With earnings32,09376.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
40,495(X)
With Social Security income12,72730.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,098(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,3425.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,807(X)
With public assistance income1,8094.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,534(X)
With retirement income6,96516.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,911(X)
Families24,415100.0
Less than $10,0002,1368.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,4666.0
$15,000 to $24,9993,54914.5
$25,000 to $34,9994,02116.5
$35,000 to $49,9994,73319.4
$50,000 to $74,9994,67919.2
$75,000 to $99,9992,0828.5
$100,000 to $149,9999734.0
$150,000 to $199,9993401.4
$200,000 or more4361.8
Median family income (dollars)37,826(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,468(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers28,465(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,591(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,155(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.9
With related children under 18 years2,623(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.7
With related children under 5 years
1,333(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.9
Families with female householder, no husband present2,170(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.5
With related children under 18 years2,014(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.4
With related children under 5 years
1,090(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.2
Individuals14,793(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
18 years and over9,551(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
65 years and over
1,672(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
Related children under 18 years5,108(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,383(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,954(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.9
(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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