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Owensboro, KY

Daviess County, Kentucky

Latitude: 37.757748     Longitude: -87.118390
Population 55,459 (2005)



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2158620, place: Owensboro city, Kentucky)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 42,718 (100%)
In labor force: 26,372 (61.74%)
--Civilian labor force: 26,331 (61.64%)
----Employed: 24,523 (57.41%)
----Unemployed: 1,808 (4.23%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 6.9%
--Armed Forces: 41 (0.1%)
Not in labor force: 16,346 (38.26%)
Females 16 years and over: 23,160 (54.22%)
In labor force: 12,390 (29%)
--Civilian labor force: 12,378 (28.98%)
----Employed: 11,634 (27.23%)
Own children under 6 years: 4,172 (9.77%)
All parents in family in labor force: 2,554 (5.98%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 24,097 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 20,516 (85.14%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 2,446 (10.15%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 116 (0.48%)
Walked: 460 (1.91%)
Other means: 188 (0.78%)
Worked at home: 371 (1.54%)
Mean travel time to work: 16.5 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 24,523 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 7,201 (29.36%)
Service occupations: 4,058 (16.55%)
Sales and office occupations: 5,916 (24.12%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 84 (0.34%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 2,531 (10.32%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 4,733 (19.3%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 301 (1.23%)
Construction: 1,823 (7.43%)
Manufacturing: 4,529 (18.47%)
Wholesale trade.: 791 (3.23%)
Retail trade: 3,044 (12.41%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 1,275 (5.2%)
Information: 553 (2.26%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 1,324 (5.4%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 1,260 (5.14%)
Educational, health and social services: 5,460 (22.26%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 2,164 (8.82%)
Other services (except public administration): 1,276 (5.2%)
Public administration: 723 (2.95%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 20,506 (83.62%)
Government workers: 2,789 (11.37%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 1,126 (4.59%)
Unpaid family workers: 102 (0.42%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 22,778 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 3,250 (14.27%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 2,168 (9.52%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 3,538 (15.53%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 3,351 (14.71%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 3,885 (17.06%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 3,905 (17.14%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,546 (6.79%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 691 (3.03%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 110 (0.48%)
$200,000 or more: 334 (1.47%)
Median household income: $31,867

With earnings: 17,036 (74.79%)
--Mean earnings: $42,277
With Social Security income: 7,158 (31.43%)
--Mean Social Security income: $10,633
With Supplemental Security Income: 1,295 (5.69%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,413
With public assistance income: 910 (4%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,957
With retirement income: 4,410 (19.36%)
--Mean retirement income: $12,325

Families: 14,256 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 1,196 (8.39%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 841 (5.9%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 1,779 (12.48%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 2,037 (14.29%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 2,873 (20.15%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 3,219 (22.58%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,290 (9.05%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 622 (4.36%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 104 (0.73%)
$200,000 or more: 295 (2.07%)
Median family income: $41,333

Per capita income: $17,968

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $33,429
Female full-time, year-round workers: $21,457

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 1,745 (12.24%)
--With related children under 18 years: 1,351 (9.48%)
----With related children under 5 years: 772 (5.42%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 969 (6.8%)
--With related children under 18 years: 891 (6.25%)
----With related children under 5 years: 529 (3.71%)
Individuals: 8,333 (58.45%)
--18 years and over: 5,637 (39.54%)
----65 years and over: 1,015 (7.12%)
--Related children under 18 years: 2,593 (18.19%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 1,582 (11.1%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 3,070 (21.53%)

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