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Los angeles county california dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over7,122,525100.0
In labor force4,312,26460.5
Civilian labor force
4,307,76260.5
Employed
3,953,41555.5
Unemployed
354,3475.0
Percent of civilian labor force
8.2(X)
Armed Forces
4,5020.1
Not in labor force2,810,26139.5
Females 16 years and over3,656,757100.0
In labor force1,953,46253.4
Civilian labor force
1,952,73153.4
Employed
1,784,30348.8
Own children under 6 years815,809100.0
All parents in family in labor force397,24248.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over3,858,750100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone2,714,94470.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled582,02015.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)254,0916.6
Walked113,0042.9
Other means60,0481.6
Worked at home134,6433.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over3,953,415100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,355,97334.3
Service occupations580,80914.7
Sales and office occupations1,090,05927.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations6,6500.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations306,4507.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations613,47415.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining10,1880.3
Construction202,8295.1
Manufacturing586,62714.8
Wholesale trade184,3694.7
Retail trade416,39010.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities198,3755.0
Information213,5895.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing272,3046.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services455,06911.5
Educational, health and social services722,79218.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services332,7538.4
Other services (except public administration)233,1935.9
Public administration124,9373.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers3,097,86478.4
Government workers498,88212.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business341,2958.6
Unpaid family workers15,3740.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households3,136,279100.0
Less than $10,000330,00010.5
$10,000 to $14,999203,8196.5
$15,000 to $24,999398,29212.7
$25,000 to $34,999381,06612.2
$35,000 to $49,999472,30615.1
$50,000 to $74,999558,55017.8
$75,000 to $99,999318,52110.2
$100,000 to $149,999276,9728.8
$150,000 to $199,99987,8642.8
$200,000 or more108,8893.5
Median household income (dollars)42,189(X)
With earnings2,611,01483.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
61,373(X)
With Social Security income618,12119.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,098(X)
With Supplemental Security Income179,9525.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,031(X)
With public assistance income199,3286.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,946(X)
With retirement income380,51812.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,834(X)
Families2,154,311100.0
Less than $10,000166,3767.7
$10,000 to $14,999128,3036.0
$15,000 to $24,999267,90012.4
$25,000 to $34,999256,83211.9
$35,000 to $49,999323,69015.0
$50,000 to $74,999397,12218.4
$75,000 to $99,999242,75011.3
$100,000 to $149,999216,12410.0
$150,000 to $199,99969,4513.2
$200,000 or more85,7634.0
Median family income (dollars)46,452(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,683(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers36,299(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,981(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families311,226(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.4
With related children under 18 years258,769(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
With related children under 5 years
137,542(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.1
Families with female householder, no husband present127,232(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.5
With related children under 18 years111,843(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.1
With related children under 5 years
54,096(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.0
Individuals1,674,599(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.9
18 years and over1,034,454(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.3
65 years and over
93,555(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
Related children under 18 years626,757(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
445,284(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over404,978(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.5
(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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