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Cook county illinois dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics





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Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over4,129,256100.0
In labor force2,620,17563.5
Civilian labor force
2,618,77463.4
Employed
2,421,28758.6
Unemployed
197,4874.8
Percent of civilian labor force
7.5(X)
Armed Forces
1,4010.0
Not in labor force1,509,08136.5
Females 16 years and over2,165,520100.0
In labor force1,242,49757.4
Civilian labor force
1,242,23857.4
Employed
1,150,44653.1
Own children under 6 years430,034100.0
All parents in family in labor force234,20054.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over2,371,161100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone1,490,27762.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled290,93612.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)409,06717.3
Walked94,4544.0
Other means25,6101.1
Worked at home60,8172.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)32.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over2,421,287100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations852,44235.2
Service occupations339,55414.0
Sales and office occupations690,02328.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,9420.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations171,5347.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations365,79215.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,3560.1
Construction119,3554.9
Manufacturing342,42214.1
Wholesale trade92,7063.8
Retail trade244,34410.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities162,4656.7
Information82,8353.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing219,8319.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services306,48212.7
Educational, health and social services454,95118.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services179,5927.4
Other services (except public administration)120,3375.0
Public administration93,6113.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers2,007,04482.9
Government workers299,88712.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business109,2154.5
Unpaid family workers5,1410.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households1,974,408100.0
Less than $10,000192,6899.8
$10,000 to $14,999107,0435.4
$15,000 to $24,999215,90810.9
$25,000 to $34,999230,78711.7
$35,000 to $49,999316,57516.0
$50,000 to $74,999390,77919.8
$75,000 to $99,999222,45311.3
$100,000 to $149,999181,9389.2
$150,000 to $199,99953,9862.7
$200,000 or more62,2503.2
Median household income (dollars)45,922(X)
With earnings1,605,97881.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
63,427(X)
With Social Security income468,75423.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,580(X)
With Supplemental Security Income98,4775.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,640(X)
With public assistance income92,6344.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,592(X)
With retirement income277,79614.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,333(X)
Families1,278,745100.0
Less than $10,00086,6106.8
$10,000 to $14,99950,2373.9
$15,000 to $24,999117,5309.2
$25,000 to $34,999134,60610.5
$35,000 to $49,999198,78015.5
$50,000 to $74,999277,72621.7
$75,000 to $99,999174,22813.6
$100,000 to $149,999145,53111.4
$150,000 to $199,99942,7593.3
$200,000 or more50,7384.0
Median family income (dollars)53,784(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,227(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers40,690(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers31,298(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families135,038(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.6
With related children under 18 years107,157(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.4
With related children under 5 years
55,050(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.5
Families with female householder, no husband present75,126(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.2
With related children under 18 years65,428(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.8
With related children under 5 years
31,868(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.2
Individuals713,040(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.5
18 years and over448,853(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.5
65 years and over
62,023(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.3
Related children under 18 years257,928(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
182,073(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over195,894(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.4
(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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