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Merrimack county new hampshire dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over106,078100.0
In labor force74,11369.9
Civilian labor force
74,05669.8
Employed
70,85166.8
Unemployed
3,2053.0
Percent of civilian labor force
4.3(X)
Armed Forces
570.1
Not in labor force31,96530.1
Females 16 years and over54,657100.0
In labor force35,73565.4
Civilian labor force
35,72765.4
Employed
34,40963.0
Own children under 6 years9,392100.0
All parents in family in labor force6,28666.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over69,676100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone56,56281.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled7,43910.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)4440.6
Walked1,9722.8
Other means4400.6
Worked at home2,8194.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over70,851100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations25,49936.0
Service occupations8,96512.7
Sales and office occupations19,76027.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2650.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7,09910.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations9,26313.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5700.8
Construction5,1247.2
Manufacturing9,67213.7
Wholesale trade2,6673.8
Retail trade9,31613.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,3083.3
Information1,6272.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5,4237.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6,1208.6
Educational, health and social services15,73022.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,8565.4
Other services (except public administration)3,3234.7
Public administration5,1157.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers53,05174.9
Government workers12,12517.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5,4377.7
Unpaid family workers2380.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households51,892100.0
Less than $10,0003,1266.0
$10,000 to $14,9992,3634.6
$15,000 to $24,9995,63410.9
$25,000 to $34,9996,30812.2
$35,000 to $49,9999,23817.8
$50,000 to $74,99912,09823.3
$75,000 to $99,9996,89313.3
$100,000 to $149,9994,2348.2
$150,000 to $199,9991,0162.0
$200,000 or more9821.9
Median household income (dollars)48,522(X)
With earnings43,23683.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
57,448(X)
With Social Security income13,35625.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,604(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,6403.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,319(X)
With public assistance income1,4882.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,390(X)
With retirement income8,82817.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,278(X)
Families35,786100.0
Less than $10,0009722.7
$10,000 to $14,9999462.6
$15,000 to $24,9992,7677.7
$25,000 to $34,9993,76810.5
$35,000 to $49,9996,19217.3
$50,000 to $74,9999,71527.1
$75,000 to $99,9995,98916.7
$100,000 to $149,9993,63810.2
$150,000 to $199,9999242.6
$200,000 or more8752.4
Median family income (dollars)56,842(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,208(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,722(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,207(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,467(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.1
With related children under 18 years1,173(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.3
With related children under 5 years
579(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.0
Families with female householder, no husband present799(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
With related children under 18 years743(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.0
With related children under 5 years
373(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.9
Individuals7,721(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.9
18 years and over5,422(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.6
65 years and over
890(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.7
Related children under 18 years2,176(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,473(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,343(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.5
(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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