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Chester county pennsylvania dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over332,513100.0
In labor force229,63169.1
Civilian labor force
229,46969.0
Employed
221,25566.5
Unemployed
8,2142.5
Percent of civilian labor force
3.6(X)
Armed Forces
1620.0
Not in labor force102,88230.9
Females 16 years and over171,865100.0
In labor force104,24160.7
Civilian labor force
104,21960.6
Employed
100,87158.7
Own children under 6 years34,315100.0
All parents in family in labor force18,98755.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over218,153100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone176,07580.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled18,7268.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)5,7252.6
Walked5,5122.5
Other means1,4090.6
Worked at home10,7064.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over221,255100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations99,98545.2
Service occupations24,06610.9
Sales and office occupations58,17026.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2,2671.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations15,2086.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations21,5599.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4,4532.0
Construction12,3455.6
Manufacturing32,81014.8
Wholesale trade8,8114.0
Retail trade24,76911.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8,9754.1
Information6,6963.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing22,06410.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services30,58913.8
Educational, health and social services43,71519.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services12,0255.4
Other services (except public administration)8,9784.1
Public administration5,0252.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers186,71084.4
Government workers18,8918.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business15,0346.8
Unpaid family workers6200.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households158,025100.0
Less than $10,0006,6344.2
$10,000 to $14,9995,2773.3
$15,000 to $24,99911,2137.1
$25,000 to $34,99914,0698.9
$35,000 to $49,99921,08413.3
$50,000 to $74,99932,40720.5
$75,000 to $99,99924,09815.2
$100,000 to $149,99924,85115.7
$150,000 to $199,9998,8535.6
$200,000 or more9,5396.0
Median household income (dollars)65,295(X)
With earnings135,28385.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
83,314(X)
With Social Security income36,64223.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,950(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3,1942.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,234(X)
With public assistance income1,9351.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,068(X)
With retirement income26,57516.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,016(X)
Families114,091100.0
Less than $10,0002,2302.0
$10,000 to $14,9991,7951.6
$15,000 to $24,9995,2844.6
$25,000 to $34,9997,8516.9
$35,000 to $49,99913,16511.5
$50,000 to $74,99924,78321.7
$75,000 to $99,99920,44517.9
$100,000 to $149,99921,90519.2
$150,000 to $199,9997,9717.0
$200,000 or more8,6627.6
Median family income (dollars)76,916(X)
Per capita income (dollars)31,627(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers51,223(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers34,854(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,529(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.1
With related children under 18 years2,586(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.4
With related children under 5 years
1,285(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.7
Families with female householder, no husband present1,732(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.4
With related children under 18 years1,498(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.4
With related children under 5 years
691(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.1
Individuals22,032(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.2
18 years and over15,950(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.2
65 years and over
2,589(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.5
Related children under 18 years5,681(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
4,070(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over10,357(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.6
(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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