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Kings County, New York Economic Statistics

Kings county new york dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics





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Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over1,877,751100.0
In labor force1,039,51255.4
Civilian labor force
1,038,55855.3
Employed
927,03049.4
Unemployed
111,5285.9
Percent of civilian labor force
10.7(X)
Armed Forces
9540.1
Not in labor force838,23944.6
Females 16 years and over1,024,675100.0
In labor force512,08350.0
Civilian labor force
511,90350.0
Employed
454,84344.4
Own children under 6 years200,196100.0
All parents in family in labor force93,08746.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over901,027100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone202,07022.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled72,2318.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)517,63557.4
Walked78,9338.8
Other means9,4951.1
Worked at home20,6632.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)43.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over927,030100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations301,56932.5
Service occupations187,46120.2
Sales and office occupations256,89127.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations5010.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations67,0247.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations113,58412.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5710.1
Construction44,6964.8
Manufacturing68,4287.4
Wholesale trade29,0233.1
Retail trade83,9269.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities66,4537.2
Information41,6394.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing94,82510.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services96,82910.4
Educational, health and social services239,46725.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services64,8077.0
Other services (except public administration)52,9235.7
Public administration43,4434.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers707,74076.3
Government workers171,08518.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business45,9715.0
Unpaid family workers2,2340.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households881,006100.0
Less than $10,000169,84919.3
$10,000 to $14,99974,2808.4
$15,000 to $24,999114,57113.0
$25,000 to $34,999107,09512.2
$35,000 to $49,999126,40214.3
$50,000 to $74,999136,96215.5
$75,000 to $99,99968,8137.8
$100,000 to $149,99953,9886.1
$150,000 to $199,99914,6631.7
$200,000 or more14,3831.6
Median household income (dollars)32,135(X)
With earnings650,53273.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
51,618(X)
With Social Security income191,36721.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,197(X)
With Supplemental Security Income84,6269.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,657(X)
With public assistance income80,6229.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,761(X)
With retirement income102,99411.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,559(X)
Families588,870100.0
Less than $10,00088,63315.1
$10,000 to $14,99947,3828.0
$15,000 to $24,99977,42613.1
$25,000 to $34,99972,73812.4
$35,000 to $49,99985,88314.6
$50,000 to $74,99998,63516.7
$75,000 to $99,99952,2378.9
$100,000 to $149,99942,6817.2
$150,000 to $199,99911,7982.0
$200,000 or more11,4571.9
Median family income (dollars)36,188(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,775(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers34,317(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,516(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families129,694(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.0
With related children under 18 years99,005(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.1
With related children under 5 years
48,203(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.7
Families with female householder, no husband present67,730(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.1
With related children under 18 years57,796(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.2
With related children under 5 years
25,745(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.2
Individuals610,476(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.1
18 years and over389,221(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.8
65 years and over
59,068(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.5
Related children under 18 years218,490(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
156,235(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over137,335(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.2
(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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