U.S. Beacon June 24, 2024

Pontiac, IL

Livingston County, Illinois

Latitude: 40.880003     Longitude: -88.630385
Population 11,457 (2005)
Elevation of Pontiac, Illinois: 642 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1761015, place: Pontiac city, Illinois)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 9,445 (100%)
In labor force: 5,174 (54.78%)
--Civilian labor force: 5,167 (54.71%)
----Employed: 4,915 (52.04%)
----Unemployed: 252 (2.67%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 4.9%
--Armed Forces: 7 (0.07%)
Not in labor force: 4,271 (45.22%)
Females 16 years and over: 4,242 (44.91%)
In labor force: 2,475 (26.2%)
--Civilian labor force: 2,475 (26.2%)
----Employed: 2,350 (24.88%)
Own children under 6 years: 817 (8.65%)
All parents in family in labor force: 546 (5.78%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 4,870 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 3,831 (78.67%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 523 (10.74%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 85 (1.75%)
Walked: 229 (4.7%)
Other means: 37 (0.76%)
Worked at home: 165 (3.39%)
Mean travel time to work: 15.9 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 4,915 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 1,103 (22.44%)
Service occupations: 1,058 (21.53%)
Sales and office occupations: 1,147 (23.34%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 13 (0.26%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 379 (7.71%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 1,215 (24.72%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 66 (1.34%)
Construction: 221 (4.5%)
Manufacturing: 1,161 (23.62%)
Wholesale trade.: 88 (1.79%)
Retail trade: 460 (9.36%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 204 (4.15%)
Information: 100 (2.03%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 250 (5.09%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 273 (5.55%)
Educational, health and social services: 988 (20.1%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 330 (6.71%)
Other services (except public administration): 240 (4.88%)
Public administration: 534 (10.86%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 3,780 (76.91%)
Government workers: 806 (16.4%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 308 (6.27%)
Unpaid family workers: 21 (0.43%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 4,154 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 414 (9.97%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 323 (7.78%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 605 (14.56%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 581 (13.99%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 918 (22.1%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 730 (17.57%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 347 (8.35%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 194 (4.67%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 29 (0.7%)
$200,000 or more: 13 (0.31%)
Median household income: $37,593

With earnings: 3,312 (79.73%)
--Mean earnings: $43,814
With Social Security income: 1,086 (26.14%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,121
With Supplemental Security Income: 181 (4.36%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,656
With public assistance income: 85 (2.05%)
--Mean public assistance income: $3,914
With retirement income: 563 (13.55%)
--Mean retirement income: $12,034

Families: 2,673 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 121 (4.53%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 146 (5.46%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 285 (10.66%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 403 (15.08%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 627 (23.46%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 568 (21.25%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 326 (12.2%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 160 (5.99%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 24 (0.9%)
$200,000 or more: 13 (0.49%)
Median family income: $43,231

Per capita income: $16,863

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $35,709
Female full-time, year-round workers: $22,302

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 217 (8.12%)
--With related children under 18 years: 161 (6.02%)
----With related children under 5 years: 100 (3.74%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 85 (3.18%)
--With related children under 18 years: 72 (2.69%)
----With related children under 5 years: 36 (1.35%)
Individuals: 1,162 (43.47%)
--18 years and over: 789 (29.52%)
----65 years and over: 118 (4.41%)
--Related children under 18 years: 358 (13.39%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 252 (9.43%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 419 (15.68%)

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