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Economic Statistics

Houghton county michigan dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over29,160100.0
In labor force16,57056.8
Civilian labor force
16,52356.7
Employed
15,21952.2
Unemployed
1,3044.5
Percent of civilian labor force
7.9(X)
Armed Forces
470.2
Not in labor force12,59043.2
Females 16 years and over13,601100.0
In labor force7,39054.3
Civilian labor force
7,38854.3
Employed
7,07852.0
Own children under 6 years2,271100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,27055.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over14,918100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone10,81472.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,65911.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)1150.8
Walked1,63110.9
Other means1320.9
Worked at home5673.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)15.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over15,219100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,24234.4
Service occupations3,24721.3
Sales and office occupations3,84325.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1030.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,2568.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,52810.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2091.4
Construction8875.8
Manufacturing1,0927.2
Wholesale trade2071.4
Retail trade2,04213.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3102.0
Information2611.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7054.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6334.2
Educational, health and social services6,09640.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,51810.0
Other services (except public administration)7014.6
Public administration5583.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers10,39668.3
Government workers3,82525.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9506.2
Unpaid family workers480.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households13,793100.0
Less than $10,0002,16315.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,3559.8
$15,000 to $24,9992,50418.2
$25,000 to $34,9992,11315.3
$35,000 to $49,9992,22616.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,10115.2
$75,000 to $99,9997195.2
$100,000 to $149,9994433.2
$150,000 to $199,9991080.8
$200,000 or more610.4
Median household income (dollars)28,817(X)
With earnings10,01372.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
37,091(X)
With Social Security income4,56833.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,690(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4623.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,460(X)
With public assistance income5163.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,775(X)
With retirement income2,84220.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,263(X)
Families8,250100.0
Less than $10,0005026.1
$10,000 to $14,9994375.3
$15,000 to $24,9991,29915.7
$25,000 to $34,9991,39016.8
$35,000 to $49,9991,72220.9
$50,000 to $74,9991,71520.8
$75,000 to $99,9996517.9
$100,000 to $149,9993884.7
$150,000 to $199,999961.2
$200,000 or more500.6
Median family income (dollars)38,635(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,078(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,200(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,468(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families816(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.9
With related children under 18 years574(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
With related children under 5 years
350(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.6
Families with female householder, no husband present310(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.0
With related children under 18 years278(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.9
With related children under 5 years
154(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.6
Individuals5,563(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.8
18 years and over4,278(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.0
65 years and over
702(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.4
Related children under 18 years1,256(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
799(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,973(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.3
(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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