U.S. Beacon January 29, 2020

Whiting, IN

Lake County, Indiana

Latitude: 41.676027     Longitude: -87.490460
Population 4,893 (2005)



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1884122, place: Whiting city, Indiana)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 3,920 (100%)
In labor force: 2,133 (54.41%)
--Civilian labor force: 2,133 (54.41%)
----Employed: 1,989 (50.74%)
----Unemployed: 144 (3.67%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 6.8%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 1,787 (45.59%)
Females 16 years and over: 2,022 (51.58%)
In labor force: 910 (23.21%)
--Civilian labor force: 910 (23.21%)
----Employed: 842 (21.48%)
Own children under 6 years: 334 (8.52%)
All parents in family in labor force: 161 (4.11%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 1,954 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 1,461 (74.77%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 225 (11.51%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 36 (1.84%)
Walked: 194 (9.93%)
Other means: 5 (0.26%)
Worked at home: 33 (1.69%)
Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 1,989 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 478 (24.03%)
Service occupations: 286 (14.38%)
Sales and office occupations: 542 (27.25%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 0 (0%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 235 (11.81%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 448 (22.52%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 9 (0.45%)
Construction: 114 (5.73%)
Manufacturing: 450 (22.62%)
Wholesale trade.: 132 (6.64%)
Retail trade: 193 (9.7%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 159 (7.99%)
Information: 28 (1.41%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 93 (4.68%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 98 (4.93%)
Educational, health and social services: 319 (16.04%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 220 (11.06%)
Other services (except public administration): 114 (5.73%)
Public administration: 60 (3.02%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 1,645 (82.7%)
Government workers: 241 (12.12%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 103 (5.18%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 2,098 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 225 (10.72%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 184 (8.77%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 327 (15.59%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 314 (14.97%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 395 (18.83%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 399 (19.02%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 122 (5.82%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 86 (4.1%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 30 (1.43%)
$200,000 or more: 16 (0.76%)
Median household income: $34,972

With earnings: 1,561 (74.4%)
--Mean earnings: $43,917
With Social Security income: 665 (31.7%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,344
With Supplemental Security Income: 132 (6.29%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,813
With public assistance income: 81 (3.86%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,014
With retirement income: 397 (18.92%)
--Mean retirement income: $11,794

Families: 1,299 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 68 (5.23%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 100 (7.7%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 163 (12.55%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 181 (13.93%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 274 (21.09%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 294 (22.63%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 110 (8.47%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 72 (5.54%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 30 (2.31%)
$200,000 or more: 7 (0.54%)
Median family income: $40,994

Per capita income: $17,518

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $33,565
Female full-time, year-round workers: $21,981

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 131 (10.08%)
--With related children under 18 years: 126 (9.7%)
----With related children under 5 years: 61 (4.7%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 78 (6%)
--With related children under 18 years: 78 (6%)
----With related children under 5 years: 40 (3.08%)
Individuals: 633 (48.73%)
--18 years and over: 373 (28.71%)
----65 years and over: 68 (5.23%)
--Related children under 18 years: 260 (20.02%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 197 (15.17%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 173 (13.32%)

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