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Economic Statistics

Pierce county washington dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over531,215100.0
In labor force352,67766.4
Civilian labor force
335,83063.2
Employed
314,15859.1
Unemployed
21,6724.1
Percent of civilian labor force
6.5(X)
Armed Forces
16,8473.2
Not in labor force178,53833.6
Females 16 years and over270,468100.0
In labor force160,11959.2
Civilian labor force
157,80658.3
Employed
147,24054.4
Own children under 6 years57,236100.0
All parents in family in labor force33,81959.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over324,285100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone247,59776.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled43,16613.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)8,7842.7
Walked9,4122.9
Other means3,7631.2
Worked at home11,5633.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over314,158100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations94,54630.1
Service occupations51,12616.3
Sales and office occupations84,10526.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,6830.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations35,33411.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations47,36415.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3,1261.0
Construction24,3407.7
Manufacturing39,51112.6
Wholesale trade13,9194.4
Retail trade39,40812.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities21,5556.9
Information7,1382.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing18,2125.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services23,0957.4
Educational, health and social services65,25620.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services24,2757.7
Other services (except public administration)15,9605.1
Public administration18,3635.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers237,90375.7
Government workers55,57717.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business19,7366.3
Unpaid family workers9420.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households260,897100.0
Less than $10,00018,6397.1
$10,000 to $14,99913,8415.3
$15,000 to $24,99930,63911.7
$25,000 to $34,99934,32413.2
$35,000 to $49,99946,52117.8
$50,000 to $74,99958,73422.5
$75,000 to $99,99930,98911.9
$100,000 to $149,99919,1307.3
$150,000 to $199,9994,0811.6
$200,000 or more3,9991.5
Median household income (dollars)45,204(X)
With earnings214,99882.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
53,458(X)
With Social Security income57,02321.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,558(X)
With Supplemental Security Income11,4364.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,598(X)
With public assistance income12,3644.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,804(X)
With retirement income49,14018.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,143(X)
Families181,466100.0
Less than $10,0008,3384.6
$10,000 to $14,9996,3433.5
$15,000 to $24,99916,9929.4
$25,000 to $34,99921,61911.9
$35,000 to $49,99932,24617.8
$50,000 to $74,99946,27025.5
$75,000 to $99,99926,26014.5
$100,000 to $149,99916,5479.1
$150,000 to $199,9993,5041.9
$200,000 or more3,3471.8
Median family income (dollars)52,098(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,948(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers38,510(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers28,580(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families13,574(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.5
With related children under 18 years11,399(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
With related children under 5 years
5,796(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.8
Families with female householder, no husband present7,096(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.9
With related children under 18 years6,734(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.6
With related children under 5 years
3,329(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.9
Individuals71,316(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
18 years and over45,846(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
65 years and over
4,953(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.2
Related children under 18 years24,421(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
16,734(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over24,867(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.9
(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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