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Letcher county kentucky dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over20,112100.0
In labor force8,72743.4
Civilian labor force
8,71643.3
Employed
7,75838.6
Unemployed
9584.8
Percent of civilian labor force
11.0(X)
Armed Forces
110.1
Not in labor force11,38556.6
Females 16 years and over10,397100.0
In labor force3,72335.8
Civilian labor force
3,71935.8
Employed
3,40032.7
Own children under 6 years1,673100.0
All parents in family in labor force66439.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over7,582100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone6,20381.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled98513.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)600.8
Walked1301.7
Other means731.0
Worked at home1311.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over7,758100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,85823.9
Service occupations1,16215.0
Sales and office occupations1,84323.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations761.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,64521.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,17415.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,35217.4
Construction4756.1
Manufacturing3945.1
Wholesale trade1732.2
Retail trade1,25916.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4375.6
Information1622.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1952.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3965.1
Educational, health and social services1,87224.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3194.1
Other services (except public administration)3564.6
Public administration3684.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers5,90676.1
Government workers1,37517.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4545.9
Unpaid family workers230.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households10,054100.0
Less than $10,0002,30022.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,42514.2
$15,000 to $24,9992,09420.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,19511.9
$35,000 to $49,9991,28612.8
$50,000 to $74,9991,20612.0
$75,000 to $99,9993373.4
$100,000 to $149,9991331.3
$150,000 to $199,999560.6
$200,000 or more220.2
Median household income (dollars)21,110(X)
With earnings6,07660.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
34,728(X)
With Social Security income3,66936.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,845(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,55915.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,218(X)
With public assistance income8268.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,253(X)
With retirement income1,78517.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
10,248(X)
Families7,467100.0
Less than $10,0001,16115.5
$10,000 to $14,99999413.3
$15,000 to $24,9991,60121.4
$25,000 to $34,99994512.7
$35,000 to $49,9991,13315.2
$50,000 to $74,9991,11114.9
$75,000 to $99,9993314.4
$100,000 to $149,9991251.7
$150,000 to $199,999560.7
$200,000 or more100.1
Median family income (dollars)24,869(X)
Per capita income (dollars)11,984(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,488(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers17,902(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,769(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.7
With related children under 18 years1,148(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.0
With related children under 5 years
461(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.3
Families with female householder, no husband present570(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.8
With related children under 18 years456(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)66.4
With related children under 5 years
145(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)70.0
Individuals6,771(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.1
18 years and over4,624(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.3
65 years and over
643(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.2
Related children under 18 years2,117(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,600(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,287(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.0
(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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