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Economic Statistics

Somerset county maine dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over39,982100.0
In labor force24,77462.0
Civilian labor force
24,75361.9
Employed
23,20558.0
Unemployed
1,5483.9
Percent of civilian labor force
6.3(X)
Armed Forces
210.1
Not in labor force15,20838.0
Females 16 years and over20,582100.0
In labor force11,61856.4
Civilian labor force
11,61656.4
Employed
10,97753.3
Own children under 6 years3,478100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,23264.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over22,767100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone17,59977.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,98313.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)390.2
Walked8553.8
Other means2351.0
Worked at home1,0564.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over23,205100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,54823.9
Service occupations3,60115.5
Sales and office occupations5,10622.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations5792.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,77412.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,59724.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,0614.6
Construction2,0758.9
Manufacturing5,46223.5
Wholesale trade6302.7
Retail trade2,89712.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9814.2
Information3271.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7693.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,0214.4
Educational, health and social services4,80020.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,2355.3
Other services (except public administration)1,1134.8
Public administration8343.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers17,99477.5
Government workers2,82412.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,31110.0
Unpaid family workers760.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households20,519100.0
Less than $10,0002,64312.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,8899.2
$15,000 to $24,9993,61917.6
$25,000 to $34,9993,35616.4
$35,000 to $49,9993,81118.6
$50,000 to $74,9993,17015.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,2726.2
$100,000 to $149,9995742.8
$150,000 to $199,999830.4
$200,000 or more1020.5
Median household income (dollars)30,731(X)
With earnings15,78876.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
38,543(X)
With Social Security income6,29230.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,100(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,2205.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,922(X)
With public assistance income1,2155.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,298(X)
With retirement income3,10615.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,575(X)
Families14,143100.0
Less than $10,0001,0167.2
$10,000 to $14,9999596.8
$15,000 to $24,9992,27616.1
$25,000 to $34,9992,47917.5
$35,000 to $49,9992,98721.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,68619.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,0707.6
$100,000 to $149,9995223.7
$150,000 to $199,999680.5
$200,000 or more800.6
Median family income (dollars)36,464(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,474(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,032(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,745(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,570(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
With related children under 18 years1,147(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.8
With related children under 5 years
528(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.1
Families with female householder, no husband present649(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.7
With related children under 18 years584(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.4
With related children under 5 years
289(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)61.2
Individuals7,471(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
18 years and over4,993(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
65 years and over
879(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.5
Related children under 18 years2,326(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,662(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,570(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.0
(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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