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Mercer county illinois dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over13,344100.0
In labor force8,53464.0
Civilian labor force
8,53263.9
Employed
8,03160.2
Unemployed
5013.8
Percent of civilian labor force
5.9(X)
Armed Forces
20.0
Not in labor force4,81036.0
Females 16 years and over6,884100.0
In labor force3,98457.9
Civilian labor force
3,98457.9
Employed
3,81255.4
Own children under 6 years1,118100.0
All parents in family in labor force75967.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over7,881100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone6,53382.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled7629.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)00.0
Walked1451.8
Other means991.3
Worked at home3424.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over8,031100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations2,15926.9
Service occupations1,21615.1
Sales and office occupations1,82322.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1261.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations95411.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,75321.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4765.9
Construction7809.7
Manufacturing1,34916.8
Wholesale trade2833.5
Retail trade93711.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6007.5
Information1602.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3934.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3194.0
Educational, health and social services1,47118.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4445.5
Other services (except public administration)4475.6
Public administration3724.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers6,06175.5
Government workers1,10113.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business81110.1
Unpaid family workers580.7
INCOME IN 1999
Households6,590100.0
Less than $10,0004937.5
$10,000 to $14,9993695.6
$15,000 to $24,99997114.7
$25,000 to $34,99996014.6
$35,000 to $49,9991,22218.5
$50,000 to $74,9991,64825.0
$75,000 to $99,9995558.4
$100,000 to $149,9992724.1
$150,000 to $199,999540.8
$200,000 or more460.7
Median household income (dollars)40,893(X)
With earnings5,19078.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,479(X)
With Social Security income2,12732.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,000(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2624.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,632(X)
With public assistance income1382.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,404(X)
With retirement income1,50722.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,222(X)
Families4,908100.0
Less than $10,0002194.5
$10,000 to $14,9991402.9
$15,000 to $24,99952410.7
$25,000 to $34,99969514.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,03621.1
$50,000 to $74,9991,43929.3
$75,000 to $99,99952710.7
$100,000 to $149,9992615.3
$150,000 to $199,999280.6
$200,000 or more390.8
Median family income (dollars)47,192(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,645(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,138(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,227(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families286(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.8
With related children under 18 years194(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
With related children under 5 years
82(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
Families with female householder, no husband present116(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.4
With related children under 18 years111(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.1
With related children under 5 years
35(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.7
Individuals1,304(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
18 years and over875(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.0
65 years and over
216(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
Related children under 18 years405(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
317(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over389(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
(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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