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Economic Statistics

Kern county california dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over473,552100.0
In labor force267,60356.5
Civilian labor force
264,15855.8
Employed
232,46149.1
Unemployed
31,6976.7
Percent of civilian labor force
12.0(X)
Armed Forces
3,4450.7
Not in labor force205,94943.5
Females 16 years and over231,265100.0
In labor force118,45751.2
Civilian labor force
118,06051.0
Employed
102,85644.5
Own children under 6 years63,292100.0
All parents in family in labor force32,11650.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over229,733100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone169,57873.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled42,22018.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)3,1361.4
Walked4,3981.9
Other means4,2171.8
Worked at home6,1842.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over232,461100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations62,70027.0
Service occupations40,98317.6
Sales and office occupations56,11724.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations15,5176.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations25,66011.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations31,48413.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining28,66412.3
Construction16,0956.9
Manufacturing13,9376.0
Wholesale trade11,2284.8
Retail trade24,88810.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities12,2875.3
Information4,1391.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing11,0574.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services17,5617.6
Educational, health and social services45,48319.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services16,5587.1
Other services (except public administration)11,6055.0
Public administration18,9598.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers165,41471.2
Government workers47,77720.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business18,0747.8
Unpaid family workers1,1960.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households208,786100.0
Less than $10,00025,14012.0
$10,000 to $14,99916,8658.1
$15,000 to $24,99932,60015.6
$25,000 to $34,99928,52913.7
$35,000 to $49,99933,38116.0
$50,000 to $74,99936,45717.5
$75,000 to $99,99918,4598.8
$100,000 to $149,99912,1815.8
$150,000 to $199,9992,6741.3
$200,000 or more2,5001.2
Median household income (dollars)35,446(X)
With earnings164,72978.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
47,609(X)
With Social Security income51,83024.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,877(X)
With Supplemental Security Income15,7387.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,428(X)
With public assistance income15,5727.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,471(X)
With retirement income33,29815.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,744(X)
Families157,723100.0
Less than $10,00014,4969.2
$10,000 to $14,99910,7506.8
$15,000 to $24,99923,72115.0
$25,000 to $34,99921,25313.5
$35,000 to $49,99925,85916.4
$50,000 to $74,99930,35819.2
$75,000 to $99,99915,79510.0
$100,000 to $149,99910,9146.9
$150,000 to $199,9992,3981.5
$200,000 or more2,1791.4
Median family income (dollars)39,403(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,760(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers38,097(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers25,876(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families26,467(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.8
With related children under 18 years22,329(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.9
With related children under 5 years
12,591(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.1
Families with female householder, no husband present11,561(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.3
With related children under 18 years10,456(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.7
With related children under 5 years
5,319(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.3
Individuals130,949(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.8
18 years and over72,736(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.2
65 years and over
6,310(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
Related children under 18 years57,003(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
39,795(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over24,647(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.6
(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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