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Economic Statistics

Suffolk, Virginia,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over47,731100.0
In labor force30,34563.6
Civilian labor force
28,93360.6
Employed
27,51957.7
Unemployed
1,4143.0
Percent of civilian labor force
4.9(X)
Armed Forces
1,4123.0
Not in labor force17,38636.4
Females 16 years and over25,477100.0
In labor force14,32456.2
Civilian labor force
14,08955.3
Employed
13,44252.8
Own children under 6 years5,244100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,52767.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over28,372100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone22,81580.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,90013.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)3301.2
Walked3661.3
Other means4801.7
Worked at home4811.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over27,519100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,49230.9
Service occupations3,78413.8
Sales and office occupations6,95425.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1030.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,09611.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,09018.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2410.9
Construction2,2658.2
Manufacturing4,86317.7
Wholesale trade9573.5
Retail trade3,16611.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,7256.3
Information5842.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,3264.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,0237.4
Educational, health and social services5,42619.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,5585.7
Other services (except public administration)1,1414.1
Public administration2,2448.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers20,07572.9
Government workers6,05922.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,2774.6
Unpaid family workers1080.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households23,290100.0
Less than $10,0002,60711.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,5356.6
$15,000 to $24,9992,86112.3
$25,000 to $34,9992,94412.6
$35,000 to $49,9993,98517.1
$50,000 to $74,9995,01421.5
$75,000 to $99,9992,2489.7
$100,000 to $149,9991,4986.4
$150,000 to $199,9992931.3
$200,000 or more3051.3
Median household income (dollars)41,115(X)
With earnings18,84080.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
50,428(X)
With Social Security income6,10626.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,120(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,5006.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,718(X)
With public assistance income8173.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,501(X)
With retirement income4,81420.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,341(X)
Families17,760100.0
Less than $10,0001,2937.3
$10,000 to $14,9998674.9
$15,000 to $24,9991,94811.0
$25,000 to $34,9992,08911.8
$35,000 to $49,9993,23018.2
$50,000 to $74,9994,37124.6
$75,000 to $99,9992,06111.6
$100,000 to $149,9991,3497.6
$150,000 to $199,9992741.5
$200,000 or more2781.6
Median family income (dollars)47,342(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,836(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,852(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,777(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,914(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.8
With related children under 18 years1,533(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.6
With related children under 5 years
597(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.4
Families with female householder, no husband present1,381(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.4
With related children under 18 years1,206(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.7
With related children under 5 years
448(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.3
Individuals8,264(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
18 years and over5,021(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
65 years and over
761(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
Related children under 18 years3,158(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,338(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,026(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.8
(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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