Prince George's County Planning Department

Employment

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Resident Labor Force Status (2000 U.S. Census)

Total persons 16 years and over: 608,651
Persons in labor force: 431,120
Percent of total persons: 70.8
Percent of males 16+: 73.8
Percent of females 16+: 68.3

Total Civilian Labor Force: 431,110

Employed: 424,422
Unemployed: 25,067
Percent unemployed: 4.1
In Armed Forces: 6,698
Not in labor force: 177,531

Class of Worker

Private wage & salary workers: 258,760
Federal government: 74,032
State & local government: 49,892
Self-employed: 23,409
Unpaid family workers: 497

Means of Commuting to Work

Drive alone: 66.8%
Drive in car pools: 16.2%
Use public transportation: 11.9%
Walk or work at home: 2.2%
Use other means: 0.9%

Average travel time to work: 35.9 minutes

Industry of Employed Residents

Agriculture, forestry and mining: 635
Construction: 23,612
Manufacturing: 13,369
Transportation: 26,753
Wholesale trade: 8,119
Retail trade: 37,447
Finance, insurance and real estate: 24,058
Public administration:63,450
Information 20,297
Professional Management and Scientific 50,505
Education, Health and Social Services 79,934

Other services: 50,850



Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census 2000, Summary File 3

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Cooperative Forecast Round 7.2 Employment.