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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataWashington

Economic Statistics

Tacoma, Washington,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over148,628100.0
In labor force95,48864.2
Civilian labor force
94,11463.3
Employed
86,78758.4
Unemployed
7,3274.9
Percent of civilian labor force
7.8(X)
Armed Forces
1,3740.9
Not in labor force53,14035.8
Females 16 years and over77,264100.0
In labor force44,60957.7
Civilian labor force
44,40857.5
Employed
40,88152.9
Own children under 6 years15,094100.0
All parents in family in labor force9,54463.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over86,530100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone62,66072.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled12,05213.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)4,5475.3
Walked3,0053.5
Other means1,1001.3
Worked at home3,1663.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over86,787100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations25,35729.2
Service occupations16,21118.7
Sales and office occupations22,41625.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations4980.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations8,74310.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations13,56215.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining8040.9
Construction5,4766.3
Manufacturing10,83012.5
Wholesale trade3,5504.1
Retail trade10,28911.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5,5876.4
Information2,0022.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4,9925.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services7,0628.1
Educational, health and social services18,46521.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services7,9709.2
Other services (except public administration)4,8555.6
Public administration4,9055.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers67,02877.2
Government workers14,43416.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5,1175.9
Unpaid family workers2080.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households76,127100.0
Less than $10,0008,35411.0
$10,000 to $14,9995,4887.2
$15,000 to $24,99910,16713.4
$25,000 to $34,99910,90114.3
$35,000 to $49,99913,93718.3
$50,000 to $74,99914,76619.4
$75,000 to $99,9996,8048.9
$100,000 to $149,9994,0475.3
$150,000 to $199,9998291.1
$200,000 or more8341.1
Median household income (dollars)37,879(X)
With earnings60,04278.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
47,479(X)
With Social Security income17,72723.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,188(X)
With Supplemental Security Income5,0136.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,500(X)
With public assistance income5,0296.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,790(X)
With retirement income13,23817.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,419(X)
Families46,446100.0
Less than $10,0003,0536.6
$10,000 to $14,9992,4225.2
$15,000 to $24,9995,18011.2
$25,000 to $34,9996,00712.9
$35,000 to $49,9998,88419.1
$50,000 to $74,99910,88123.4
$75,000 to $99,9995,42911.7
$100,000 to $149,9993,2877.1
$150,000 to $199,9996651.4
$200,000 or more6381.4
Median family income (dollars)45,567(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,130(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,820(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,697(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,297(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.4
With related children under 18 years4,500(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.3
With related children under 5 years
2,296(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.6
Families with female householder, no husband present2,841(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.0
With related children under 18 years2,707(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.4
With related children under 5 years
1,319(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.3
Individuals29,887(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
18 years and over19,612(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.1
65 years and over
2,370(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
Related children under 18 years9,964(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,985(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over11,096(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.2
(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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