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Mercer county kentucky dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over16,275100.0
In labor force10,21362.8
Civilian labor force
10,19262.6
Employed
9,82160.3
Unemployed
3712.3
Percent of civilian labor force
3.6(X)
Armed Forces
210.1
Not in labor force6,06237.2
Females 16 years and over8,523100.0
In labor force4,67854.9
Civilian labor force
4,67854.9
Employed
4,52053.0
Own children under 6 years1,532100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,06169.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over9,610100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone7,86181.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,26913.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)00.0
Walked1381.4
Other means230.2
Worked at home3193.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over9,821100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations2,43024.7
Service occupations1,31913.4
Sales and office occupations2,30423.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1441.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,23112.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,39324.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3894.0
Construction8388.5
Manufacturing2,56626.1
Wholesale trade2032.1
Retail trade98910.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5615.7
Information1942.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4294.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4464.5
Educational, health and social services1,67117.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6376.5
Other services (except public administration)4164.2
Public administration4824.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers7,62977.7
Government workers1,36413.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7888.0
Unpaid family workers400.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households8,441100.0
Less than $10,00088910.5
$10,000 to $14,9996697.9
$15,000 to $24,9991,32015.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,28915.3
$35,000 to $49,9991,42516.9
$50,000 to $74,9991,71320.3
$75,000 to $99,9997318.7
$100,000 to $149,9992733.2
$150,000 to $199,999530.6
$200,000 or more790.9
Median household income (dollars)35,555(X)
With earnings6,54377.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,455(X)
With Social Security income2,74432.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,529(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4845.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,420(X)
With public assistance income2883.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,029(X)
With retirement income1,66119.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,264(X)
Families6,108100.0
Less than $10,0003836.3
$10,000 to $14,9993135.1
$15,000 to $24,99976912.6
$25,000 to $34,99995415.6
$35,000 to $49,9991,12718.5
$50,000 to $74,9991,54025.2
$75,000 to $99,99967711.1
$100,000 to $149,9992383.9
$150,000 to $199,999530.9
$200,000 or more540.9
Median family income (dollars)43,121(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,972(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers33,657(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,418(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families609(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.0
With related children under 18 years418(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.7
With related children under 5 years
208(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
Families with female householder, no husband present254(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.2
With related children under 18 years222(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.1
With related children under 5 years
121(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)63.7
Individuals2,669(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.9
18 years and over1,785(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.4
65 years and over
352(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.0
Related children under 18 years867(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
614(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over668(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.2
(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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