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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Washington

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over4,553,591100.0
In labor force3,027,73466.5
Civilian labor force
2,979,82465.4
Employed
2,793,72261.4
Unemployed
186,1024.1
Percent of civilian labor force
6.2(X)
Armed Forces
47,9101.1
Not in labor force1,525,85733.5
Females 16 years and over2,310,313100.0
In labor force1,384,34959.9
Civilian labor force
1,378,21259.7
Employed
1,294,09356.0
Own children under 6 years454,165100.0
All parents in family in labor force261,56057.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over2,785,479100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone2,040,83373.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled357,74212.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)136,2784.9
Walked89,7393.2
Other means40,0571.4
Worked at home120,8304.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over2,793,722100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations993,19835.6
Service occupations416,05614.9
Sales and office occupations723,25625.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations43,4951.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations263,7679.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations353,95012.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining68,9762.5
Construction194,8717.0
Manufacturing348,64612.5
Wholesale trade113,5264.1
Retail trade338,77212.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities150,9855.4
Information95,6693.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing170,6226.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services272,4669.8
Educational, health and social services541,21419.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services221,6567.9
Other services (except public administration)135,3794.8
Public administration140,9405.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers2,125,02976.1
Government workers459,72216.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business199,8277.2
Unpaid family workers9,1440.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households2,272,261100.0
Less than $10,000171,8637.6
$10,000 to $14,999124,8485.5
$15,000 to $24,999265,13111.7
$25,000 to $34,999284,63012.5
$35,000 to $49,999389,43417.1
$50,000 to $74,999486,39221.4
$75,000 to $99,999264,49811.6
$100,000 to $149,999188,5138.3
$150,000 to $199,99947,6152.1
$200,000 or more49,3372.2
Median household income (dollars)45,776(X)
With earnings1,862,10281.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
57,172(X)
With Social Security income521,17622.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,914(X)
With Supplemental Security Income84,7503.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,466(X)
With public assistance income86,7413.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,579(X)
With retirement income389,58717.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,241(X)
Families1,509,395100.0
Less than $10,00067,8414.5
$10,000 to $14,99952,6493.5
$15,000 to $24,999137,1829.1
$25,000 to $34,999169,35711.2
$35,000 to $49,999259,60117.2
$50,000 to $74,999370,45824.5
$75,000 to $99,999215,12414.3
$100,000 to $149,999156,73810.4
$150,000 to $199,99940,0592.7
$200,000 or more40,3862.7
Median family income (dollars)53,760(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,973(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers40,687(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,021(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families110,663(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.3
With related children under 18 years88,838(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
With related children under 5 years
46,276(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
Families with female householder, no husband present52,290(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.1
With related children under 18 years48,358(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.8
With related children under 5 years
24,089(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.6
Individuals612,370(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.6
18 years and over409,479(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.6
65 years and over
47,967(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.5
Related children under 18 years193,569(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
132,344(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over232,590(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.6
(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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