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Economic Statistics

Wisconsin

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over4,157,030100.0
In labor force2,872,10469.1
Civilian labor force
2,869,23669.0
Employed
2,734,92565.8
Unemployed
134,3113.2
Percent of civilian labor force
4.7(X)
Armed Forces
2,8680.1
Not in labor force1,284,92630.9
Females 16 years and over2,127,011100.0
In labor force1,363,82564.1
Civilian labor force
1,363,38364.1
Employed
1,306,43261.4
Own children under 6 years399,076100.0
All parents in family in labor force273,02168.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over2,690,704100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone2,138,83279.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled267,4719.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)53,3402.0
Walked100,3013.7
Other means25,3650.9
Worked at home105,3953.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over2,734,925100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations857,20531.3
Service occupations383,61914.0
Sales and office occupations690,36025.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations25,7250.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations237,0868.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations540,93019.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining75,4182.8
Construction161,6255.9
Manufacturing606,84522.2
Wholesale trade87,9793.2
Retail trade317,88111.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities123,6574.5
Information60,1422.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing168,0606.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services179,5036.6
Educational, health and social services548,11120.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services198,5287.3
Other services (except public administration)111,0284.1
Public administration96,1483.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers2,217,49081.1
Government workers340,79212.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business167,2486.1
Unpaid family workers9,3950.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households2,086,304100.0
Less than $10,000148,9647.1
$10,000 to $14,999121,3665.8
$15,000 to $24,999264,89712.7
$25,000 to $34,999276,03313.2
$35,000 to $49,999377,74918.1
$50,000 to $74,999474,29922.7
$75,000 to $99,999226,37410.9
$100,000 to $149,999133,7196.4
$150,000 to $199,99930,5981.5
$200,000 or more32,3051.5
Median household income (dollars)43,791(X)
With earnings1,706,80381.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
53,084(X)
With Social Security income550,04426.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,811(X)
With Supplemental Security Income71,3593.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,330(X)
With public assistance income35,6951.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,533(X)
With retirement income327,57015.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,759(X)
Families1,395,037100.0
Less than $10,00049,3923.5
$10,000 to $14,99942,0553.0
$15,000 to $24,999127,5769.1
$25,000 to $34,999161,20911.6
$35,000 to $49,999260,42918.7
$50,000 to $74,999384,73527.6
$75,000 to $99,999196,61414.1
$100,000 to $149,999118,4088.5
$150,000 to $199,99927,0611.9
$200,000 or more27,5582.0
Median family income (dollars)52,911(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,271(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,062(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers25,865(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families78,188(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.6
With related children under 18 years61,837(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.8
With related children under 5 years
32,367(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
Families with female householder, no husband present41,608(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.7
With related children under 18 years38,464(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.4
With related children under 5 years
20,118(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.5
Individuals451,538(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.7
18 years and over301,372(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
65 years and over
49,245(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.4
Related children under 18 years143,963(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
100,127(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over181,580(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.0
(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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