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Economic Statistics

Mount Vernon, Washington,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over19,560100.0
In labor force12,75965.2
Civilian labor force
12,56864.3
Employed
11,59359.3
Unemployed
9755.0
Percent of civilian labor force
7.8(X)
Armed Forces
1911.0
Not in labor force6,80134.8
Females 16 years and over10,197100.0
In labor force5,91858.0
Civilian labor force
5,87057.6
Employed
5,39752.9
Own children under 6 years2,452100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,35755.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over11,578100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone8,63474.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,90616.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)1431.2
Walked3022.6
Other means2031.8
Worked at home3903.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over11,593100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations2,94025.4
Service occupations1,86516.1
Sales and office occupations3,02326.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations7556.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,0008.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,01017.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining8327.2
Construction7136.2
Manufacturing1,65314.3
Wholesale trade7046.1
Retail trade1,51613.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5815.0
Information2972.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5214.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6805.9
Educational, health and social services2,02517.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,20210.4
Other services (except public administration)3943.4
Public administration4754.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers9,31380.3
Government workers1,61113.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6575.7
Unpaid family workers120.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households9,253100.0
Less than $10,0008639.3
$10,000 to $14,9996126.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,33514.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,48416.0
$35,000 to $49,9991,64617.8
$50,000 to $74,9991,90120.5
$75,000 to $99,9997788.4
$100,000 to $149,9994204.5
$150,000 to $199,9991211.3
$200,000 or more931.0
Median household income (dollars)37,999(X)
With earnings7,37379.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,667(X)
With Social Security income2,53127.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,330(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3613.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,778(X)
With public assistance income4254.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,011(X)
With retirement income1,63317.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,638(X)
Families6,203100.0
Less than $10,0003095.0
$10,000 to $14,9993245.2
$15,000 to $24,99972411.7
$25,000 to $34,9991,02616.5
$35,000 to $49,9991,13818.3
$50,000 to $74,9991,52224.5
$75,000 to $99,99967810.9
$100,000 to $149,9993004.8
$150,000 to $199,9991041.7
$200,000 or more781.3
Median family income (dollars)44,772(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,041(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers33,724(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,244(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families671(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.8
With related children under 18 years552(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
With related children under 5 years
358(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.8
Families with female householder, no husband present292(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.8
With related children under 18 years265(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.9
With related children under 5 years
183(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.0
Individuals4,054(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
18 years and over2,566(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.2
65 years and over
211(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.1
Related children under 18 years1,374(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
909(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,328(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.8
(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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