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Economic Statistics

Yakima, Washington,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over53,108100.0
In labor force30,86258.1
Civilian labor force
30,84858.1
Employed
27,01850.9
Unemployed
3,8307.2
Percent of civilian labor force
12.4(X)
Armed Forces
140.0
Not in labor force22,24641.9
Females 16 years and over27,692100.0
In labor force14,14051.1
Civilian labor force
14,14051.1
Employed
12,27844.3
Own children under 6 years7,359100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,91953.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over26,439100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone20,21576.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,79814.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)3361.3
Walked8583.2
Other means5131.9
Worked at home7192.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over27,018100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,57228.0
Service occupations4,92218.2
Sales and office occupations6,25323.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,5325.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,2708.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,46916.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,3705.1
Construction1,6065.9
Manufacturing3,24712.0
Wholesale trade2,0047.4
Retail trade3,32412.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,0784.0
Information4801.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,0353.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,7296.4
Educational, health and social services6,24223.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,2758.4
Other services (except public administration)1,3995.2
Public administration1,2294.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers21,25278.7
Government workers4,04115.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,6786.2
Unpaid family workers470.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households26,706100.0
Less than $10,0003,85414.4
$10,000 to $14,9992,4209.1
$15,000 to $24,9994,94618.5
$25,000 to $34,9994,42616.6
$35,000 to $49,9994,08215.3
$50,000 to $74,9993,88514.5
$75,000 to $99,9991,4955.6
$100,000 to $149,9991,0203.8
$150,000 to $199,9992190.8
$200,000 or more3591.3
Median household income (dollars)29,475(X)
With earnings19,83374.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
40,689(X)
With Social Security income7,85029.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,725(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,8176.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,342(X)
With public assistance income1,7336.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,378(X)
With retirement income3,90114.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,639(X)
Families17,193100.0
Less than $10,0001,71410.0
$10,000 to $14,9991,0736.2
$15,000 to $24,9993,04317.7
$25,000 to $34,9992,82216.4
$35,000 to $49,9992,91917.0
$50,000 to $74,9993,14118.3
$75,000 to $99,9991,1676.8
$100,000 to $149,9998635.0
$150,000 to $199,9991921.1
$200,000 or more2591.5
Median family income (dollars)34,798(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,920(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,647(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,629(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,934(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.1
With related children under 18 years2,672(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.4
With related children under 5 years
1,741(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.8
Families with female householder, no husband present1,494(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.0
With related children under 18 years1,437(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.9
With related children under 5 years
819(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)66.7
Individuals15,708(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.4
18 years and over8,933(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.1
65 years and over
1,137(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.0
Related children under 18 years6,657(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
4,305(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,170(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.4
(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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