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King County, Washington Economic Statistics

King county washington dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics





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Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over1,389,714100.0
In labor force974,76770.1
Civilian labor force
972,79070.0
Employed
929,20566.9
Unemployed
43,5853.1
Percent of civilian labor force
4.5(X)
Armed Forces
1,9770.1
Not in labor force414,94729.9
Females 16 years and over704,650100.0
In labor force447,82363.6
Civilian labor force
447,57363.5
Employed
428,17660.8
Own children under 6 years121,581100.0
All parents in family in labor force69,79757.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over911,677100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone626,57668.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled109,57312.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)87,2989.6
Walked33,1373.6
Other means14,6781.6
Worked at home40,4154.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)26.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over929,205100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations403,28743.4
Service occupations119,77012.9
Sales and office occupations244,90326.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2,4720.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations64,4676.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations94,30610.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4,0110.4
Construction52,5465.7
Manufacturing116,83212.6
Wholesale trade39,7834.3
Retail trade110,21211.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities49,6605.3
Information51,3375.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing67,5657.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services124,01913.3
Educational, health and social services164,45917.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services75,2838.1
Other services (except public administration)43,0514.6
Public administration30,4473.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers747,19680.4
Government workers120,28812.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business59,7196.4
Unpaid family workers2,0020.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households711,235100.0
Less than $10,00045,5346.4
$10,000 to $14,99930,1464.2
$15,000 to $24,99966,4149.3
$25,000 to $34,99977,32010.9
$35,000 to $49,999111,22415.6
$50,000 to $74,999150,54821.2
$75,000 to $99,99996,88513.6
$100,000 to $149,99981,61311.5
$150,000 to $199,99924,4793.4
$200,000 or more27,0723.8
Median household income (dollars)53,157(X)
With earnings603,73984.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
68,908(X)
With Social Security income135,91519.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,422(X)
With Supplemental Security Income21,4263.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,440(X)
With public assistance income19,6832.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,778(X)
With retirement income101,85114.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,249(X)
Families423,511100.0
Less than $10,00014,8783.5
$10,000 to $14,9999,9752.4
$15,000 to $24,99926,6766.3
$25,000 to $34,99935,6128.4
$35,000 to $49,99959,16514.0
$50,000 to $74,99998,77723.3
$75,000 to $99,99972,45917.1
$100,000 to $149,99964,08915.1
$150,000 to $199,99919,9904.7
$200,000 or more21,8905.2
Median family income (dollars)66,035(X)
Per capita income (dollars)29,521(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers45,802(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers34,321(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families22,597(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.3
With related children under 18 years17,362(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.0
With related children under 5 years
8,740(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.3
Families with female householder, no husband present10,831(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.4
With related children under 18 years9,768(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.4
With related children under 5 years
4,713(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.7
Individuals142,546(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
18 years and over104,592(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.9
65 years and over
12,937(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.4
Related children under 18 years35,875(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
24,985(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over68,046(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.1
(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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