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Benton County, Washington Economic Statistics

Benton county washington dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over105,052100.0
In labor force70,58367.2
Civilian labor force
70,52067.1
Employed
66,23363.0
Unemployed
4,2874.1
Percent of civilian labor force
6.1(X)
Armed Forces
630.1
Not in labor force34,46932.8
Females 16 years and over53,505100.0
In labor force31,95259.7
Civilian labor force
31,94059.7
Employed
30,25156.5
Own children under 6 years12,251100.0
All parents in family in labor force7,14958.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over65,348100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone52,38880.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled8,20212.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)6211.0
Walked1,0461.6
Other means7381.1
Worked at home2,3533.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over66,233100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations25,12937.9
Service occupations9,36314.1
Sales and office occupations15,84423.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,6242.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations6,66710.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7,60611.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,7444.1
Construction4,8487.3
Manufacturing4,9647.5
Wholesale trade2,0243.1
Retail trade7,69511.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4,1336.2
Information1,3042.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,5193.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services13,15919.9
Educational, health and social services12,49118.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,3886.6
Other services (except public administration)2,8864.4
Public administration3,0784.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers49,80775.2
Government workers11,89118.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4,2376.4
Unpaid family workers2980.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households52,816100.0
Less than $10,0003,2296.1
$10,000 to $14,9992,9845.6
$15,000 to $24,9996,29011.9
$25,000 to $34,9996,63112.6
$35,000 to $49,9998,68616.4
$50,000 to $74,99911,71322.2
$75,000 to $99,9997,30213.8
$100,000 to $149,9994,3948.3
$150,000 to $199,9998481.6
$200,000 or more7391.4
Median household income (dollars)47,044(X)
With earnings44,02583.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
54,833(X)
With Social Security income12,22523.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,953(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,7183.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,867(X)
With public assistance income2,3874.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,379(X)
With retirement income9,57018.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,536(X)
Families38,107100.0
Less than $10,0001,6894.4
$10,000 to $14,9991,3973.7
$15,000 to $24,9993,2928.6
$25,000 to $34,9994,40611.6
$35,000 to $49,9996,40116.8
$50,000 to $74,9999,36424.6
$75,000 to $99,9996,19316.3
$100,000 to $149,9993,95510.4
$150,000 to $199,9997892.1
$200,000 or more6211.6
Median family income (dollars)54,146(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,301(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers45,556(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,232(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,968(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
With related children under 18 years2,507(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.7
With related children under 5 years
1,480(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.2
Families with female householder, no husband present1,379(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.8
With related children under 18 years1,286(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.0
With related children under 5 years
736(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.8
Individuals14,517(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.3
18 years and over8,349(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
65 years and over
994(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.9
Related children under 18 years5,929(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,890(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,720(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.2
(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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