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Bronx county new york dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over975,755100.0
In labor force500,71651.3
Civilian labor force
500,34551.3
Employed
428,65443.9
Unemployed
71,6917.3
Percent of civilian labor force
14.3(X)
Armed Forces
3710.0
Not in labor force475,03948.7
Females 16 years and over539,550100.0
In labor force253,89447.1
Civilian labor force
253,85547.0
Employed
215,62240.0
Own children under 6 years117,477100.0
All parents in family in labor force56,75348.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over415,075100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone112,15927.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled38,7269.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)222,83553.7
Walked30,0767.2
Other means3,5230.8
Worked at home7,7561.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)43.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over428,654100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations114,02326.6
Service occupations105,01524.5
Sales and office occupations123,69328.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3360.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations33,0547.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations52,53312.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4570.1
Construction19,1024.5
Manufacturing26,7506.2
Wholesale trade12,3292.9
Retail trade42,6489.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities29,0706.8
Information15,3503.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing37,2128.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services36,7998.6
Educational, health and social services129,50930.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services31,1347.3
Other services (except public administration)26,1336.1
Public administration22,1615.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers324,21575.6
Government workers86,86720.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business16,5723.9
Unpaid family workers1,0000.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households463,242100.0
Less than $10,000109,17723.6
$10,000 to $14,99940,0018.6
$15,000 to $24,99963,87413.8
$25,000 to $34,99960,95913.2
$35,000 to $49,99965,02814.0
$50,000 to $74,99965,91114.2
$75,000 to $99,99930,0296.5
$100,000 to $149,99919,6184.2
$150,000 to $199,9994,3510.9
$200,000 or more4,2940.9
Median household income (dollars)27,611(X)
With earnings326,78470.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
44,116(X)
With Social Security income103,42922.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,902(X)
With Supplemental Security Income46,92610.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,295(X)
With public assistance income67,73814.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,867(X)
With retirement income56,26912.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,202(X)
Families317,248100.0
Less than $10,00064,98920.5
$10,000 to $14,99925,5738.1
$15,000 to $24,99943,69113.8
$25,000 to $34,99941,82513.2
$35,000 to $49,99945,47814.3
$50,000 to $74,99948,42715.3
$75,000 to $99,99923,9567.6
$100,000 to $149,99916,4075.2
$150,000 to $199,9993,5471.1
$200,000 or more3,3551.1
Median family income (dollars)30,682(X)
Per capita income (dollars)13,959(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,178(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers29,429(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families88,848(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.0
With related children under 18 years74,405(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.5
With related children under 5 years
34,379(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.9
Families with female householder, no husband present61,791(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.2
With related children under 18 years54,867(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)52.6
With related children under 5 years
24,496(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.5
Individuals395,263(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.7
18 years and over234,919(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.0
65 years and over
26,660(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.3
Related children under 18 years158,355(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
115,823(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over80,669(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.8
(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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