2000 Census - City of Minneapolis:
Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics

Subject Number Percent
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over 306,378 100%
In labor force 220,790 72.06%
Civilian labor force 220,668 72.02%
Employed 207,890 67.85%
Unemployed 12,778 4.17%
Percent of civilian labor force 5.80
Armed Forces
122
0.04%
Not in labor force 85,588 27.94%
Females 16 years and over 153,449 100%
In labor force 104,087 67.83%
Civilian labor force 104,045 67.80%
Employed 98,205 64.00%
Own children under 6 years 27,423 100%
All parents in family in labor force 16,429 59.91%
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 203,951 100%
Car, truck, or van - drove alone 125,583 61.58%
Car, truck, or van - carpooled 23,132 11.34%
Public transportation ( including taxicab) 29,681 14.55%
Walked 13,488 6.61%
Other means
5,131
2.52%
Worked at home
6,936
3.40%
Mean travel time to work (minutes)
21.70
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 207,890 100%
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations 85,409 41.08%
Service occupations 33,771 16.24%
Sales and office occupations 53,357 25.67%
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
283
0.14%
Construction, extraction and maintenance occupations 10,025 4.82%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 25,045 12.05%
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting and mining
435
0.21%
Construction
6,844
3.29%
Manufacturing 22,439 10.79%
Wholesale trade
5,393
2.59%
Retail trade 22,076 10.62%
Transportation and warehousing and utilities
9,758
4.69%
Information
7,402
3.56%
Finance, insurance, real estate and rental and leasing 17,929 8.62%
Professional,scientific,management,administrative and waste management services 28,446 13.68%
Educational, health and social services 47,442 22.82%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 22,867 11.00%
Other services (except public administration) 10,672 5.13%
Public administration
6,187
2.98%
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers 167,922 80.77%
Government workers 28,815 13.86%
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 10,730 5.16%
Unpaid family workers
423
0.20%
INCOME IN 1999
Households 162,382 100%
Less than $10,000 17,543 10.80%
$10,000 to $14,999 11,031 6.79%
$15,000 to $24,999 23,063 14.20%
$25,000 to $34,999 22,957 14.14%
$35,000 to $49,999 27,374 16.86%
$50,000 to $74,999 28,990 17.85%
$75,000 to $99,999 14,607 9.00%
$100,000 to $149,999 10,528 6.48%
$150,000 to $199,999
2,821
1.74%
$200,000 or more
3,468
2.14%
Subject Number Percent
Median household income (dollars) $37,974
With earning 138,014 84.99%
Mean earnings (dollars) $52,245
With Social Security income 27,882 17.17%
Mean Social Security income (dollars) $10,564
With Supplemental Security Income
6,610
4.07%
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
$6,345
With public assistance income 11,008 6.78%
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
$3,533
With retirement income 15,913 9.80%
Mean retirement income (dollars) $16,238
 
Families 74,543 100%
Less than $10,000
5,308
7.12%
$10,000 to $14,999
3,575
4.80%
$15,000 to $24,999
8,076
10.83%
$25,000 to $34,999
9,105
12.21%
$35,000 to $49,999 12,254 16.44%
$50,000 to $74,999 15,931 21.37%
$75,000 to $99,999
8,948
12.00%
$100,000 to $149,999
6,992
9.38%
$150,000 to $199,999
1,954
2.62%
$200,000 or more
2,400
3.22%
Median family income (dollars) $48,602
Per capita income (dollars) $22,685
Median earnings (dollars):
Male full-time, year-round workers $35,216
Female full-time, year-round workers $30,663
 
NUMBER BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
 
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families 8,868 11.90%
With related children under 18 years
7,614
18.76%
With related children under 5 years
4,140
22.28%
 
Families with female householder-no husband present
5,268
26.78%
With related children under 18 years
4,876
34.11%
With related children under 5 years
2,506
44.23%
Individuals 62,092 16.92%
18 years and over 41,615 14.59%
65 years and over
3,378
10.88%
Related children under 18 years 19,851 24.52%
Related children 5 to 17 years 13,963 24.51%
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 27,334 20.76%
NUMBER OF WHOM POVERTY STATUS IS DETERMINED
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families 74,543
With related children under 18 years 40,595
With related children under 5 years 18,580
Families with female householder-no husband present 19,668
With related children under 18 years 14,297
With related children under 5 years
5,666
Individuals 366,915
18 years and over 285,220
65 years and over 31,060
Related children under 18 years 80,942
Related children 5 to 17 years 56,965
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 131,697

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000.

Prepared by Minneapolis Planning Department, Research and Strategic Planning Division,

June, 2002

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011