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Economic Statistics

Laurel county kentucky dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over40,701100.0
In labor force22,89856.3
Civilian labor force
22,88456.2
Employed
21,65253.2
Unemployed
1,2323.0
Percent of civilian labor force
5.4(X)
Armed Forces
140.0
Not in labor force17,80343.7
Females 16 years and over21,101100.0
In labor force10,39649.3
Civilian labor force
10,39649.3
Employed
9,89246.9
Own children under 6 years4,292100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,27553.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over21,180100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone17,17781.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,82513.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)700.3
Walked3831.8
Other means1920.9
Worked at home5332.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over21,652100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,96122.9
Service occupations2,99613.8
Sales and office occupations6,07328.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1450.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,59212.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,88522.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5332.5
Construction1,8298.4
Manufacturing3,50216.2
Wholesale trade1,0384.8
Retail trade3,27115.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,5627.2
Information6723.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,0855.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,1405.3
Educational, health and social services3,82417.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,5217.0
Other services (except public administration)7973.7
Public administration8784.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers16,65776.9
Government workers3,09714.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,8338.5
Unpaid family workers650.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households20,375100.0
Less than $10,0003,62517.8
$10,000 to $14,9992,08910.3
$15,000 to $24,9993,69918.2
$25,000 to $34,9993,22715.8
$35,000 to $49,9993,42316.8
$50,000 to $74,9992,48512.2
$75,000 to $99,9999994.9
$100,000 to $149,9994732.3
$150,000 to $199,9991750.9
$200,000 or more1800.9
Median household income (dollars)27,015(X)
With earnings14,83372.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
38,243(X)
With Social Security income6,23530.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,879(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,0189.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,284(X)
With public assistance income9654.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,824(X)
With retirement income3,08415.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,565(X)
Families15,415100.0
Less than $10,0001,88512.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,2698.2
$15,000 to $24,9992,87318.6
$25,000 to $34,9992,59916.9
$35,000 to $49,9992,90118.8
$50,000 to $74,9992,22214.4
$75,000 to $99,9999346.1
$100,000 to $149,9994372.8
$150,000 to $199,9991511.0
$200,000 or more1440.9
Median family income (dollars)31,318(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,165(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers27,965(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers19,757(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,747(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.8
With related children under 18 years1,953(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.7
With related children under 5 years
927(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.8
Families with female householder, no husband present987(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.1
With related children under 18 years883(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)57.6
With related children under 5 years
428(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)74.4
Individuals11,028(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.3
18 years and over7,146(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.5
65 years and over
1,147(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.1
Related children under 18 years3,763(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,577(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,214(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.7
(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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