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Economic Statistics

Bedford, Bedford virginia dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics,







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over5,070100.0
In labor force2,86556.5
Civilian labor force
2,84256.1
Employed
2,46548.6
Unemployed
3777.4
Percent of civilian labor force
13.3(X)
Armed Forces
230.5
Not in labor force2,20543.5
Females 16 years and over2,723100.0
In labor force1,39851.3
Civilian labor force
1,38951.0
Employed
1,19744.0
Own children under 6 years404100.0
All parents in family in labor force29673.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over2,421100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone1,79073.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled44018.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)70.3
Walked1034.3
Other means140.6
Worked at home672.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over2,465100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations55922.7
Service occupations41817.0
Sales and office occupations65626.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations00.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2008.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations63225.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining70.3
Construction1576.4
Manufacturing58923.9
Wholesale trade853.4
Retail trade34514.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities753.0
Information321.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1616.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1054.3
Educational, health and social services47219.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1978.0
Other services (except public administration)1606.5
Public administration803.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers1,94578.9
Government workers36614.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1546.2
Unpaid family workers00.0
INCOME IN 1999
Households2,520100.0
Less than $10,00046518.5
$10,000 to $14,9991987.9
$15,000 to $24,99947618.9
$25,000 to $34,99938615.3
$35,000 to $49,99945818.2
$50,000 to $74,99932713.0
$75,000 to $99,999793.1
$100,000 to $149,999853.4
$150,000 to $199,999321.3
$200,000 or more140.6
Median household income (dollars)28,792(X)
With earnings1,73168.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
35,052(X)
With Social Security income91136.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,857(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2168.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,467(X)
With public assistance income1546.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,385(X)
With retirement income49819.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
11,626(X)
Families1,597100.0
Less than $10,00019212.0
$10,000 to $14,999885.5
$15,000 to $24,99924815.5
$25,000 to $34,99927016.9
$35,000 to $49,99932620.4
$50,000 to $74,99928718.0
$75,000 to $99,999794.9
$100,000 to $149,999774.8
$150,000 to $199,999161.0
$200,000 or more140.9
Median family income (dollars)35,023(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,423(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers28,668(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers18,065(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families246(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.4
With related children under 18 years215(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.0
With related children under 5 years
93(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.8
Families with female householder, no husband present156(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.8
With related children under 18 years140(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.6
With related children under 5 years
52(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)59.8
Individuals1,160(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.7
18 years and over750(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.5
65 years and over
141(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
Related children under 18 years391(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
269(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over403(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.7
(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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