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Economic Statistics

New castle county delaware dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over389,036100.0
In labor force263,44067.7
Civilian labor force
262,89167.6
Employed
249,32064.1
Unemployed
13,5713.5
Percent of civilian labor force
5.2(X)
Armed Forces
5490.1
Not in labor force125,59632.3
Females 16 years and over203,704100.0
In labor force127,25062.5
Civilian labor force
127,10762.4
Employed
121,10459.5
Own children under 6 years37,527100.0
All parents in family in labor force24,80166.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over245,134100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone193,56479.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled26,84210.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)9,4423.9
Walked6,7482.8
Other means2,1100.9
Worked at home6,4282.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over249,320100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations97,39039.1
Service occupations33,43013.4
Sales and office occupations70,90628.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations6620.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations20,2938.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations26,63910.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,2310.5
Construction15,1186.1
Manufacturing32,86213.2
Wholesale trade6,6342.7
Retail trade25,77410.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities11,9574.8
Information5,1062.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing35,99514.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services27,21410.9
Educational, health and social services49,17619.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services18,0767.3
Other services (except public administration)10,4584.2
Public administration9,7193.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers210,13684.3
Government workers29,04111.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9,7773.9
Unpaid family workers3660.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households188,974100.0
Less than $10,00011,9446.3
$10,000 to $14,9997,7854.1
$15,000 to $24,99918,7619.9
$25,000 to $34,99920,44010.8
$35,000 to $49,99929,90415.8
$50,000 to $74,99941,05821.7
$75,000 to $99,99926,27213.9
$100,000 to $149,99921,87311.6
$150,000 to $199,9996,0883.2
$200,000 or more4,8492.6
Median household income (dollars)52,419(X)
With earnings157,86183.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
65,254(X)
With Social Security income45,81324.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,397(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6,1533.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,489(X)
With public assistance income4,4432.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,488(X)
With retirement income35,73818.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,286(X)
Families127,997100.0
Less than $10,0004,8153.8
$10,000 to $14,9993,1412.5
$15,000 to $24,9999,3287.3
$25,000 to $34,99911,8489.3
$35,000 to $49,99918,51114.5
$50,000 to $74,99930,76524.0
$75,000 to $99,99921,75117.0
$100,000 to $149,99918,45314.4
$150,000 to $199,9995,3364.2
$200,000 or more4,0493.2
Median family income (dollars)62,144(X)
Per capita income (dollars)25,413(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers42,541(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers31,829(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families7,184(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.6
With related children under 18 years5,736(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
With related children under 5 years
2,859(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.8
Families with female householder, no husband present4,456(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
With related children under 18 years3,991(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.8
With related children under 5 years
1,897(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.8
Individuals40,710(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
18 years and over27,739(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.7
65 years and over
4,092(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.4
Related children under 18 years12,446(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
8,580(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over16,710(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.9
(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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