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Mercer county pennsylvania dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over95,664100.0
In labor force55,55158.1
Civilian labor force
55,49558.0
Employed
52,14254.5
Unemployed
3,3533.5
Percent of civilian labor force
6.0(X)
Armed Forces
560.1
Not in labor force40,11341.9
Females 16 years and over50,100100.0
In labor force25,87751.7
Civilian labor force
25,86851.6
Employed
24,61349.1
Own children under 6 years7,765100.0
All parents in family in labor force4,75861.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over51,120100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone42,53483.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled4,7259.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)1770.3
Walked1,6113.2
Other means4280.8
Worked at home1,6453.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over52,142100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations14,39227.6
Service occupations9,00117.3
Sales and office occupations13,20325.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3190.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,2818.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations10,94621.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining8501.6
Construction2,6425.1
Manufacturing10,50120.1
Wholesale trade1,9843.8
Retail trade6,97013.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,5945.0
Information8351.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,1794.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,4254.7
Educational, health and social services12,36223.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,0367.7
Other services (except public administration)2,5885.0
Public administration2,1764.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers42,59181.7
Government workers5,77411.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,5286.8
Unpaid family workers2490.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households46,755100.0
Less than $10,0004,4869.6
$10,000 to $14,9993,6137.7
$15,000 to $24,9997,97417.1
$25,000 to $34,9997,52716.1
$35,000 to $49,9998,73218.7
$50,000 to $74,9998,62918.5
$75,000 to $99,9993,2466.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,6143.5
$150,000 to $199,9994300.9
$200,000 or more5041.1
Median household income (dollars)34,666(X)
With earnings34,44173.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
43,973(X)
With Social Security income16,26734.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,159(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,3034.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,514(X)
With public assistance income1,4933.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,791(X)
With retirement income11,32524.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,910(X)
Families32,494100.0
Less than $10,0001,8135.6
$10,000 to $14,9991,3574.2
$15,000 to $24,9994,46213.7
$25,000 to $34,9995,29516.3
$35,000 to $49,9996,85321.1
$50,000 to $74,9997,46623.0
$75,000 to $99,9992,9609.1
$100,000 to $149,9991,4954.6
$150,000 to $199,9994001.2
$200,000 or more3931.2
Median family income (dollars)41,776(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,636(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers33,743(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,842(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,850(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.8
With related children under 18 years2,219(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
With related children under 5 years
1,056(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
Families with female householder, no husband present1,605(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.0
With related children under 18 years1,494(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.1
With related children under 5 years
745(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)63.8
Individuals13,092(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.5
18 years and over8,229(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.5
65 years and over
1,460(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.2
Related children under 18 years4,717(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,347(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,899(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.6
(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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