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Bennington county vermont dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over29,302100.0
In labor force19,58466.8
Civilian labor force
19,58266.8
Employed
18,68063.7
Unemployed
9023.1
Percent of civilian labor force
4.6(X)
Armed Forces
20.0
Not in labor force9,71833.2
Females 16 years and over15,546100.0
In labor force9,59661.7
Civilian labor force
9,59661.7
Employed
9,17159.0
Own children under 6 years2,414100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,55264.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over18,320100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone13,92276.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,15111.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)1300.7
Walked9345.1
Other means1991.1
Worked at home9845.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over18,680100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,05632.4
Service occupations3,03316.2
Sales and office occupations4,40423.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1220.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,96610.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,09916.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2951.6
Construction1,4067.5
Manufacturing3,15216.9
Wholesale trade4172.2
Retail trade2,71814.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4462.4
Information4962.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7303.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,0075.4
Educational, health and social services4,42823.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,97410.6
Other services (except public administration)1,0695.7
Public administration5422.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers14,25676.3
Government workers2,28312.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,10711.3
Unpaid family workers340.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,822100.0
Less than $10,0001,3779.3
$10,000 to $14,9999396.3
$15,000 to $24,9992,21715.0
$25,000 to $34,9992,01913.6
$35,000 to $49,9992,71018.3
$50,000 to $74,9992,84319.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,2908.7
$100,000 to $149,9998515.7
$150,000 to $199,9992992.0
$200,000 or more2771.9
Median household income (dollars)39,926(X)
With earnings11,73379.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
47,653(X)
With Social Security income4,65931.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,733(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6524.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,416(X)
With public assistance income7254.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,026(X)
With retirement income2,64217.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,398(X)
Families9,960100.0
Less than $10,0004804.8
$10,000 to $14,9994434.4
$15,000 to $24,9991,14111.5
$25,000 to $34,9991,36813.7
$35,000 to $49,9991,97019.8
$50,000 to $74,9992,26022.7
$75,000 to $99,9991,10211.1
$100,000 to $149,9997127.1
$150,000 to $199,9992442.4
$200,000 or more2402.4
Median family income (dollars)46,565(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,193(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,982(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,632(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families700(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.0
With related children under 18 years553(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
With related children under 5 years
251(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.5
Families with female householder, no husband present424(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.5
With related children under 18 years384(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.8
With related children under 5 years
186(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)59.8
Individuals3,588(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.0
18 years and over2,351(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.7
65 years and over
438(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.9
Related children under 18 years1,158(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
793(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,396(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.8
(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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