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Providence county rhode island dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over488,469100.0
In labor force303,88962.2
Civilian labor force
303,54362.1
Employed
284,61858.3
Unemployed
18,9253.9
Percent of civilian labor force
6.2(X)
Armed Forces
3460.1
Not in labor force184,58037.8
Females 16 years and over260,456100.0
In labor force147,84156.8
Civilian labor force
147,82156.8
Employed
138,42253.1
Own children under 6 years44,910100.0
All parents in family in labor force27,05760.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over276,324100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone213,89577.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled32,64611.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)9,1693.3
Walked12,4624.5
Other means3,0351.1
Worked at home5,1171.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over284,618100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations88,72331.2
Service occupations44,84215.8
Sales and office occupations77,80627.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations4190.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations21,2337.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations51,59518.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6410.2
Construction14,1845.0
Manufacturing52,62718.5
Wholesale trade10,4593.7
Retail trade34,34712.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities10,7893.8
Information6,4002.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing19,9667.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services22,5277.9
Educational, health and social services64,86122.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services22,1397.8
Other services (except public administration)13,4574.7
Public administration12,2214.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers235,47782.7
Government workers35,22512.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business13,2494.7
Unpaid family workers6670.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households239,926100.0
Less than $10,00032,16013.4
$10,000 to $14,99919,0507.9
$15,000 to $24,99933,21313.8
$25,000 to $34,99929,70212.4
$35,000 to $49,99937,52315.6
$50,000 to $74,99944,29918.5
$75,000 to $99,99922,0049.2
$100,000 to $149,99914,7366.1
$150,000 to $199,9993,6701.5
$200,000 or more3,5691.5
Median household income (dollars)36,950(X)
With earnings181,04575.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
51,018(X)
With Social Security income67,66128.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,009(X)
With Supplemental Security Income14,8766.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,474(X)
With public assistance income14,3066.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,286(X)
With retirement income37,99815.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,438(X)
Families153,637100.0
Less than $10,00012,1077.9
$10,000 to $14,9998,2195.3
$15,000 to $24,99917,93111.7
$25,000 to $34,99917,46711.4
$35,000 to $49,99925,88716.8
$50,000 to $74,99934,42222.4
$75,000 to $99,99918,62012.1
$100,000 to $149,99912,8928.4
$150,000 to $199,9993,1712.1
$200,000 or more2,9211.9
Median family income (dollars)46,694(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,255(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,336(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,322(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families18,306(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
With related children under 18 years15,185(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.0
With related children under 5 years
7,567(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.1
Families with female householder, no husband present11,644(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.0
With related children under 18 years10,816(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.6
With related children under 5 years
5,466(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.2
Individuals92,164(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.5
18 years and over58,795(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.1
65 years and over
10,837(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
Related children under 18 years32,606(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
23,115(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over30,968(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.2
(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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