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Economic Statistics

Lackawanna county pennsylvania dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over172,253100.0
In labor force101,83159.1
Civilian labor force
101,73259.1
Employed
96,29055.9
Unemployed
5,4423.2
Percent of civilian labor force
5.3(X)
Armed Forces
990.1
Not in labor force70,42240.9
Females 16 years and over92,721100.0
In labor force48,20052.0
Civilian labor force
48,20052.0
Employed
46,00149.6
Own children under 6 years12,851100.0
All parents in family in labor force7,68359.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over94,532100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone76,14480.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled11,54712.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)8330.9
Walked3,4903.7
Other means6070.6
Worked at home1,9112.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over96,290100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations28,49729.6
Service occupations14,99415.6
Sales and office occupations28,02529.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1760.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7,8908.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations16,70817.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4660.5
Construction4,9765.2
Manufacturing15,15915.7
Wholesale trade3,4803.6
Retail trade12,88613.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5,3085.5
Information2,6712.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6,3406.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services5,8206.0
Educational, health and social services23,28924.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6,4426.7
Other services (except public administration)5,1605.4
Public administration4,2934.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers78,86481.9
Government workers11,52612.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5,5615.8
Unpaid family workers3390.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households86,204100.0
Less than $10,00010,02211.6
$10,000 to $14,9998,0799.4
$15,000 to $24,99913,61415.8
$25,000 to $34,99911,95813.9
$35,000 to $49,99914,62817.0
$50,000 to $74,99915,00117.4
$75,000 to $99,9996,8407.9
$100,000 to $149,9994,0294.7
$150,000 to $199,9999011.0
$200,000 or more1,1321.3
Median household income (dollars)34,438(X)
With earnings61,55571.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
48,508(X)
With Social Security income32,71137.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,013(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4,1274.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,368(X)
With public assistance income2,2642.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,583(X)
With retirement income18,03420.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,200(X)
Families56,012100.0
Less than $10,0002,6484.7
$10,000 to $14,9992,7334.9
$15,000 to $24,9997,17212.8
$25,000 to $34,9997,84814.0
$35,000 to $49,99911,21820.0
$50,000 to $74,99912,74322.8
$75,000 to $99,9996,17311.0
$100,000 to $149,9993,6446.5
$150,000 to $199,9998121.4
$200,000 or more1,0211.8
Median family income (dollars)44,949(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,710(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers33,215(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,428(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,932(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.0
With related children under 18 years2,859(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.4
With related children under 5 years
1,338(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.5
Families with female householder, no husband present2,123(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.3
With related children under 18 years1,842(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.5
With related children under 5 years
926(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.6
Individuals21,802(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.6
18 years and over15,582(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
65 years and over
4,256(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.8
Related children under 18 years5,978(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
4,256(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over9,472(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.0
(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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