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Economic Statistics

Luzerne county pennsylvania dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over260,412100.0
In labor force151,86958.3
Civilian labor force
151,74858.3
Employed
143,49255.1
Unemployed
8,2563.2
Percent of civilian labor force
5.4(X)
Armed Forces
1210.0
Not in labor force108,54341.7
Females 16 years and over137,006100.0
In labor force70,62151.5
Civilian labor force
70,59951.5
Employed
66,82748.8
Own children under 6 years18,871100.0
All parents in family in labor force11,34860.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over141,168100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone115,62981.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled15,71211.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,4621.0
Walked4,5773.2
Other means8850.6
Worked at home2,9032.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over143,492100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations39,81727.7
Service occupations21,77715.2
Sales and office occupations40,28228.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2830.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations14,0529.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations27,28119.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,0570.7
Construction8,5155.9
Manufacturing23,75416.6
Wholesale trade6,0754.2
Retail trade18,59513.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8,2605.8
Information4,9163.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing8,3225.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,9636.2
Educational, health and social services30,88221.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services9,9887.0
Other services (except public administration)6,3694.4
Public administration7,7965.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers117,66782.0
Government workers17,30712.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8,1315.7
Unpaid family workers3870.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households130,703100.0
Less than $10,00015,51611.9
$10,000 to $14,99912,1129.3
$15,000 to $24,99920,93416.0
$25,000 to $34,99918,67814.3
$35,000 to $49,99922,64917.3
$50,000 to $74,99923,02417.6
$75,000 to $99,9999,8287.5
$100,000 to $149,9995,4574.2
$150,000 to $199,9991,2200.9
$200,000 or more1,2851.0
Median household income (dollars)33,771(X)
With earnings93,94871.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,897(X)
With Social Security income48,05536.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,847(X)
With Supplemental Security Income5,8194.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,380(X)
With public assistance income3,4822.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,625(X)
With retirement income28,26121.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,428(X)
Families84,729100.0
Less than $10,0004,3725.2
$10,000 to $14,9994,3755.2
$15,000 to $24,99911,31213.4
$25,000 to $34,99912,26914.5
$35,000 to $49,99917,04120.1
$50,000 to $74,99919,46323.0
$75,000 to $99,9998,84710.4
$100,000 to $149,9994,8715.7
$150,000 to $199,9991,0871.3
$200,000 or more1,0921.3
Median family income (dollars)43,335(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,228(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,275(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,150(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families6,827(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.1
With related children under 18 years4,819(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.9
With related children under 5 years
2,291(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.2
Families with female householder, no husband present3,632(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.3
With related children under 18 years3,086(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.7
With related children under 5 years
1,512(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)58.4
Individuals34,136(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
18 years and over23,930(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.9
65 years and over
6,441(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.0
Related children under 18 years9,636(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,667(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over13,306(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.1
(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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