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Economic Statistics

Dorchester county maryland dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over24,351100.0
In labor force15,14462.2
Civilian labor force
15,10762.0
Employed
14,22558.4
Unemployed
8823.6
Percent of civilian labor force
5.8(X)
Armed Forces
370.2
Not in labor force9,20737.8
Females 16 years and over13,053100.0
In labor force7,42956.9
Civilian labor force
7,42956.9
Employed
6,93153.1
Own children under 6 years1,872100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,39774.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over13,984100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone10,75976.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,09415.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)1391.0
Walked2822.0
Other means1771.3
Worked at home5333.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over14,225100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,31323.3
Service occupations2,27916.0
Sales and office occupations3,38523.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3492.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,84413.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,05521.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5874.1
Construction1,3359.4
Manufacturing2,78819.6
Wholesale trade5583.9
Retail trade1,64811.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7155.0
Information2351.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5493.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services7455.2
Educational, health and social services2,80419.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services8195.8
Other services (except public administration)6284.4
Public administration8145.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers10,42073.3
Government workers2,41617.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,3579.5
Unpaid family workers320.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households12,712100.0
Less than $10,0001,63612.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,0198.0
$15,000 to $24,9991,98415.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,85814.6
$35,000 to $49,9992,14316.9
$50,000 to $74,9992,34618.5
$75,000 to $99,9999767.7
$100,000 to $149,9994453.5
$150,000 to $199,9991241.0
$200,000 or more1811.4
Median household income (dollars)34,077(X)
With earnings9,66976.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
44,668(X)
With Social Security income4,16532.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,622(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6004.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,531(X)
With public assistance income4623.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,585(X)
With retirement income2,55120.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,151(X)
Families8,584100.0
Less than $10,0005776.7
$10,000 to $14,9994615.4
$15,000 to $24,9991,25014.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,21814.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,59918.6
$50,000 to $74,9991,94022.6
$75,000 to $99,9998509.9
$100,000 to $149,9994295.0
$150,000 to $199,9991171.4
$200,000 or more1431.7
Median family income (dollars)41,917(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,929(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,014(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,284(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families865(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.1
With related children under 18 years629(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
With related children under 5 years
210(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.8
Families with female householder, no husband present511(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.8
With related children under 18 years448(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.5
With related children under 5 years
146(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.9
Individuals4,153(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.8
18 years and over2,805(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
65 years and over
747(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.2
Related children under 18 years1,260(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
985(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,491(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.6
(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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