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Economic Statistics

Merced county california dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over145,720100.0
In labor force86,67859.5
Civilian labor force
86,66359.5
Employed
75,32151.7
Unemployed
11,3427.8
Percent of civilian labor force
13.1(X)
Armed Forces
150.0
Not in labor force59,04240.5
Females 16 years and over74,304100.0
In labor force37,86551.0
Civilian labor force
37,85750.9
Employed
32,13343.2
Own children under 6 years20,912100.0
All parents in family in labor force10,76151.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over73,346100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone53,45372.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled13,53518.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)5210.7
Walked2,1683.0
Other means1,3031.8
Worked at home2,3663.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)26.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over75,321100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations19,28525.6
Service occupations11,87615.8
Sales and office occupations16,56022.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations6,5298.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7,94610.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations13,12517.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining9,37812.5
Construction5,0816.7
Manufacturing9,78113.0
Wholesale trade3,3834.5
Retail trade8,07110.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3,6204.8
Information2,0342.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,5333.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4,5476.0
Educational, health and social services15,29620.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services5,1586.8
Other services (except public administration)3,2414.3
Public administration3,1984.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers56,47075.0
Government workers12,64116.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5,7787.7
Unpaid family workers4320.6
INCOME IN 1999
Households63,933100.0
Less than $10,0007,05711.0
$10,000 to $14,9995,0557.9
$15,000 to $24,9999,70715.2
$25,000 to $34,9999,66615.1
$35,000 to $49,99911,01217.2
$50,000 to $74,99911,83118.5
$75,000 to $99,9995,1978.1
$100,000 to $149,9992,9174.6
$150,000 to $199,9998121.3
$200,000 or more6791.1
Median household income (dollars)35,532(X)
With earnings51,91581.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
44,971(X)
With Social Security income15,36424.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,204(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4,9187.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,616(X)
With public assistance income5,7999.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
5,113(X)
With retirement income10,51316.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,703(X)
Families50,136100.0
Less than $10,0004,2478.5
$10,000 to $14,9993,3556.7
$15,000 to $24,9997,73115.4
$25,000 to $34,9997,63815.2
$35,000 to $49,9998,87117.7
$50,000 to $74,9999,79419.5
$75,000 to $99,9994,5089.0
$100,000 to $149,9992,6455.3
$150,000 to $199,9997471.5
$200,000 or more6001.2
Median family income (dollars)38,009(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,257(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,721(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,911(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families8,481(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.9
With related children under 18 years7,291(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.8
With related children under 5 years
4,031(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.3
Families with female householder, no husband present3,358(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.8
With related children under 18 years3,051(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.4
With related children under 5 years
1,694(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.5
Individuals45,059(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.7
18 years and over24,636(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.0
65 years and over
2,059(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.7
Related children under 18 years20,004(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
14,534(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over7,821(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.9
(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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