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Polk County, Iowa Economic Statistics

Polk county iowa dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics





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Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over288,558100.0
In labor force210,96173.1
Civilian labor force
210,65373.0
Employed
200,66269.5
Unemployed
9,9913.5
Percent of civilian labor force
4.7(X)
Armed Forces
3080.1
Not in labor force77,59726.9
Females 16 years and over151,061100.0
In labor force102,42767.8
Civilian labor force
102,38467.8
Employed
98,15065.0
Own children under 6 years32,775100.0
All parents in family in labor force22,72469.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over198,183100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone162,53982.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled20,61310.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)3,6851.9
Walked3,9972.0
Other means1,1840.6
Worked at home6,1653.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over200,662100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations72,43936.1
Service occupations27,32113.6
Sales and office occupations62,22831.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations4510.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations15,3977.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations22,82611.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,1090.6
Construction11,8815.9
Manufacturing17,7988.9
Wholesale trade8,3474.2
Retail trade24,41712.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities10,2295.1
Information7,2723.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing30,54015.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services19,0739.5
Educational, health and social services36,85418.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services14,3567.2
Other services (except public administration)9,0754.5
Public administration9,7114.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers165,23582.3
Government workers25,30212.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9,7614.9
Unpaid family workers3640.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households149,316100.0
Less than $10,0009,7606.5
$10,000 to $14,9997,3064.9
$15,000 to $24,99917,70411.9
$25,000 to $34,99919,49213.1
$35,000 to $49,99926,56317.8
$50,000 to $74,99933,61922.5
$75,000 to $99,99917,33511.6
$100,000 to $149,99911,1997.5
$150,000 to $199,9992,8621.9
$200,000 or more3,4762.3
Median household income (dollars)46,116(X)
With earnings126,88885.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
57,762(X)
With Social Security income32,94122.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,017(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4,2312.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,579(X)
With public assistance income4,0982.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,852(X)
With retirement income20,32913.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,805(X)
Families97,182100.0
Less than $10,0003,2823.4
$10,000 to $14,9992,4652.5
$15,000 to $24,9998,3048.5
$25,000 to $34,99910,11710.4
$35,000 to $49,99916,76417.3
$50,000 to $74,99925,99326.7
$75,000 to $99,99914,76715.2
$100,000 to $149,9999,84810.1
$150,000 to $199,9992,5602.6
$200,000 or more3,0823.2
Median family income (dollars)56,560(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,654(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,182(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers28,000(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,146(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.3
With related children under 18 years4,256(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.3
With related children under 5 years
2,548(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
Families with female householder, no husband present2,697(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.6
With related children under 18 years2,501(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
With related children under 5 years
1,504(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.6
Individuals29,051(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.9
18 years and over19,296(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.1
65 years and over
2,482(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.4
Related children under 18 years9,043(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
5,542(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over11,705(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.3
(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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