Selected Data Tables for Baby Boomers 26 to 44 years old:1990


Table 1  --  Colorado
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URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE                  | NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
      Total population            1,135,949| Native population                 1,076,430
Urban population                    939,640|      Percent born in State of
    Percent of total population        82.7|        residence                       34.4
Rural population                    196,309| Foreign-born population              59,519
    Percent of total population        17.3|    Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990     26,673
  Farm population                    13,441|
                                           | LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT                     | Speak a language other than
Less than 9th grade                  22,922|  English                            115,583
9th to 12th  grade, no diploma       82,989|     Do not speak English
High school graduate                274,557|       "very well"                    39,034
Some college, no degree             303,579|    Speak Spanish                     74,123
Associates degree                    99,583|       Do not speak English
Bachelor's degree                   247,325|       "very well"                    24,419
Graduate or professional degree     104,994|    Speak Asian or Pacific Island
                                                      language                    14,474
Percent high school graduate               |       Do not speak English
  or higher                            90.7|        "very well"                    8,573
Percent bachelor's degree                  |
  or higher                            31.0| ANCESTRY
                                           |   Total ancestries reported       1,471,205
                                           | Arab                                  2,950
RESIDENCE IN 1985                          | Austrian                              5,651
Lived in same house                 381,458| Belgian                               2,053
Lived in different house in U.S.    728,437| Canadian                              2,157
  Same State                        521,878| Czech                                12,044
    Same county                     336,820| Danish                               14,630
    Different county                185,058| Dutch                                33,172
  Different State                   206,559| English                             184,126
Lived abroad                         26,054| Finnish                               3,375
                                           | French (except Basque)               52,000
                                           | French Canadian                      10,226
                                           | German                              369,281
                                           | Greek                                 4,392
DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN                     | Hungarian                             6,725
  NONINSTITUTIONAL PERSONS                 | Irish                               189,884
With a mobility or self-care               | Italian                              54,800
 limitation                          28,719| Lithuanian                            3,085
  With a mobility limitation         13,592| Norwegian                            28,314
  With a self-care limitation        21,111| Polish                               32,299
With a work disability               70,517| Portuguese                            1,734
    In the labor force               42,722| Romanian                              1,408
  Prevented from working             21,869| Russian                              14,925
                                           | Scotch-Irish                         26,443
                                           | Scottish                             36,553
                                           | Slovak                                8,673
CHILDREN EVER BORN                         | Subsaharan African                    1,662
  PER 1,000 WOMEN                          | Swedish                              44,041
Women 26 to 34 years old              1,296| Swiss                                 7,005
Women 35 to 44 years old              1,814| Ukrainian                             2,924
                                           | United States or American            27,585
                                           | Welsh                                14,896
                                           | West Indian (excluding Hispanic)
VETERAN STATUS                             |   origin groups)                        825
Civilian veterans 26 to 44                 | Yugoslavian                           3,024
  years old                         141,168| Other ancestries                    268,343

Table 2 -- Colorado LABOR FORCE STATUS | OCCUPATION | In labor force 980,795| Employed 916,953 Percent in labor force 86.3| Executive, administrative, Civilian labor force 962,210| and managerial occupation 137,824 Employed 916,953| Professional specialty Unemployed 45,257| occupations 163,597 Percent unemployed 4.7| Technicians and related Armed Forces 18,585| support occupations 47,534 Not in labor force 155,154| Sales occupations 102,228 | Administrative support Males 569,520| occupations, including clerical 146,770 In labor force 533,357| Private household occupations 2,578 Percent in labor force 93.7| Protective service occupations 14,574 Civilian labor force 517,113| Service occupations, except Employed 492,154| protective and household 87,226 Unemployed 24,959| Farming, forestry, and Percent unemployed 4.8| fishing occupations 17,792 Armed Forces 16,244| Precision production, craft, Not in labor force 36,163| and repair occupations 98,888 | Machine operators, assemblers Females 566,429| and inspectors 39,725 In labor force 447,438| Transportation and material Percent in labor force 79.0| moving occupations 32,592 Civilian labor force 445,097| Handlers, equipment cleaners, Employed 424,799| helpers, and laborers 25,625 Unemployed 20,298| Percent unemployed 4.6| Armed Forces 2,341| INDUSTRY Not in labor force 118,991| Employed 916,953 | Agriculture, forestry, and Females 566,429| fisheries 22,083 With own children under 6 years 167,177| Mining 13,651 Percent in labor force 65.2| Construction 60,888 With own children 6 to 17 years | Manufacturing, nondurable goods 42,199 only 181,036| Manufacturing, durable goods 84,175 Percent in labor force 80.3| Transportation 46,561 | Communications and other | public utilities 37,056 | Wholesale trade 42,042 Own children under 6 years in | Retail trade 130,484 families and subfamilies 233,266| Finance, insurance, and All parents present in | real estate 69,168 household in labor force 143,016| Business and repair services 54,274 | Personal services 29,494 | Entertainment and recreation | services 13,402 Own children 6 to 17 years | Health services 87,636 in families and subfamilies 420,065| Educational services 71,907 All parents present in | Other professional and household in labor force 304,907| related services 63,399 | Public administration 48,534 | COMMUTING TO WORK | CLASS OF WORKER Workers 918,216| Employed 916,953 Percent drove alone 76.3| Private wage and salary workers 665,814 Percent in carpools 12.7| Government workers 147,110 Percent using public transportation 2.8| Local government workers 70,633 Percent using other means 1.5| State government workers 37,080 Percent walked or worked at home 6.7| Federal government workers 39,397 | Self-employed workers 101,214 Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20| Unpaid family workers 2,815
Table 3 -- Colorado INCOME IN 1989 | POVERTY STATUS IN 1989 Households 617,918| All persons for whom poverty Less than $5,000 23,524| status is determined 1,124,296 $5,000 to $9,999 30,689| Below poverty level 97,353 $10,000 to $14,999 42,712| $15,000 to $24,999 112,420| Unrelated individuals 247,497 $25,000 to $34,999 114,652| Below poverty level 33,808 $35,000 to $49,999 136,444| $50,000 to $74,999 106,471| $75,000 to $99,999 29,811| All families 441,769 $100,000 to $149,999 14,266| Below poverty level 42,472 $150,000 or more 6,929| With related children under Median household income (dollars) 33,434| 18 years 345,245 | Below poverty level 40,024 Families 441,769| With related children under Less than $5,000 15,592| 5 years 156,744 $5,000 to $9,999 19,263| Below poverty level 19,917 $10,000 to $14,999 25,809| $15,000 to $24,999 67,989| Female householder families 68,728 $25,000 to $34,999 77,595| Below poverty level 22,641 $35,000 to $49,999 104,766| With related children under $50,000 to $74,999 87,712| 18 years 61,330 $75,000 to $99,999 24,913| Below poverty level 22,111 $100,000 to $149,999 12,208| With related children under $150,000 or more 5,922| 5 years 18,190 Median family income (dollars) 36,797| Below poverty level 9,550 | Nonfamily households 176,149| Percent below poverty level: Less than $5,000 7,932| ____________________________ $5,000 to $9,999 11,426| $10,000 to $14,999 16,903| All persons 8.7 $15,000 to $24,999 44,431| $25,000 to $34,999 37,057| $35,000 to $49,999 31,678| $50,000 to $74,999 18,759| Unrelated individuals 13.7 $75,000 to $99,999 4,898| $100,000 to $149,999 2,058| All families 9.6 $150,000 or more 1,007| With related children under Median nonfamily household | 18 years 11.6 income (dollars) 26,603| With related children under | 5 years 12.7 Per capita income (dollars) 22,206| | HOUSEHOLD TYPE IN 1989 | Female householder families 32.9 Households 617,918| With related children under With wage and salary income 582,073| 18 years 36.1 Mean wage and salary | With related children income (dollars) 36,655| under 5 years 52.5 With nonfarm self-emp. income 105,390| Mean nonfarm self-employment | income (dollars) 15,589| With farm self-employment income 12,114| Mean farm self-employment | income (dollars) 10,269| With Social Security income 17,919| Mean Social Security | income (dollars) 5,554| With public assistance income 27,367| Mean public assistance | income (dollars) 3,512| With retirement income 18,000| Mean retirement income (dollars) 7,126|
Table 4--Colorado Occupied housing units 612,571| VEHICLES AVAILABLE | Occupied housing units 612,571 YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT | None 25,815 1989 to March 1990 8,022| 1 190,738 1985 to 1988 69,846| 2 270,424 1980 to 1984 108,889| 3 or more 125,594 1970 to 1979 181,112| 1960 to 1969 79,197| MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED 1950 to 1959 67,114| MONTHLY OWNER COST 1940 to 1949 28,830| Specified owner-occupied 1939 or earlier 69,561| housing units 288,108 | With a mortgage 276,309 BEDROOMS | Less than $300 3,107 No bedrooms 9,471| $300 to $499 23,150 1 bedroom 75,586| $500 to $699 51,134 2 bedrooms 170,330| $700 to $999 113,444 3 bedrooms 218,198| $1,000 to $1,499 66,842 4 bedrooms 110,176| $1,500 to $1,999 12,960 5 or more bedrooms 28,810| $2,000 or more 5,672 | Median (dollars) 841 SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS | Not mortgaged 11,799 Lacking complete plumbing | Less than $100 603 facilities 2,139| $100 to $199 4,554 Lacking complete kitchen | $200 to $299 4,322 facilities 2,159| $300 to $399 1,440 Condominium housing units 44,408| $400 or more 880 | Median (dollars) 214 SOURCE OF WATER | Public system or private | SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS company 568,403| AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD Individual drilled well 38,626| INCOME IN 1989 Individual dug well 2,580| Specified owner-occupied Some other source 2,962| housing units 288,108 | Less than 20 percent 102,596 SEWAGE DISPOSAL | 20 to 24 percent 64,613 Public sewer 547,090| 25 to 29 percent 46,754 Septic tank or cesspool 63,159| 30 to 34 percent 27,217 Other means 2,322| 35 percent or more 46,024 | Not computed 904 | | | GROSS RENT HOUSE HEATING FUEL | Specified renter-occupied Utility gas 463,821| housing units 258,005 Bottled, tank, or LP gas 26,832| Less than $200 11,414 Electricity 87,236| $200 to $299 28,162 Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 1,344| $300 to $499 112,802 Coal or coke 1,949| $500 to $749 75,161 Wood 23,391| $750 to $999 16,998 Solor energy 2,228| $1,000 or more 4,844 Other fuel 4,099| No cash rent 8,624 No fuel used 1,671| Median (dollars) 447 | YEAR HOUSEHOLER MOVED INTO UNIT | GROSS RENT AS PERCENTAGE OF 1989 to March 1990 204,021| HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989 1985 to 1988 246,954| Specified renter-occupied 1980 to 1984 98,218| housing units 258,005 1970 to 1979 58,653| Less than 20 percent 88,638 1960 to 1969 2,805| 20 to 24 percent 43,066 1959 or earlier 1,920| 25 to 29 percent 31,832 | 30 to 34 percent 20,802 TELEPHONE | 35 percent or more 62,287 No telephone in unit 27,905| Not computed 11,380  


Notes: The user should note that these data are based on a sample, subject to sampling variability, and that there are limitations to many of these data. Please refer to the technical documentation for Summary Tape File 3 for a further explanation of sampling variability and limitations of the data.

Source: Selected Social Characteristics of Baby Boomers 26 to 44 years old: 1990 U. S. Census Bureau. 1990 CPH-L-160.

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