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661. Self-Employed Persons with Home-Based Businesses: 1997

[As of May (4,125 represents 4,125,000). For persons at work 16 years and over in nonagricultural industries who worked in home-based businesses as part of their primary job. Based on the Current Population Survey; see text Section 1, Population, and Appendix III]

 
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION BY
HOURS WORKED AT HOME MEAN HOURS
CHARACTERISTIC Total
8 hours or more Worked at work
Less at on
Total 1 than 35 hours home primary
(1,000) 8 hours Total or more job
 
  Total 4,125 30.4 69.6 29.3 23.0 37.3
 
SEX
 
Male 2,157 36.2 63.8 25.5 20.4 42.1
Female 1,968 24.2 75.8 33.5 25.9 31.9
 
RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN
 
White 3,868 30.5 69.5 29.0 22.9 36.9
Black 135 29.2 70.8 47.0 29.1 42.7
Hispanic origin 2 156 27.8 72.2 31.3 23.8 35.9
 
OCCUPATION
 
Managerial and professional 1,714 28.3 71.7 28.2 23.1 37.0
  Exec., admin., and managerial 1,014 28.3 71.7 29.0 23.8 39.6
  Professional 700 28.3 71.7 27.1 22.1 33.2
Technical, sales and administrative 3 1,016 33.4 66.6 22.5 19.5 32.0
  Sales 722 34.4 65.6 24.1 20.2 35.8
  Administrative support, including clerical 259 33.1 66.9 15.5 16.7 20.1
Service 616 12.0 88.0 58.3 36.9 42.1
Precision production, craft, and repair 564 50.1 49.9 15.1 14.8 41.9
Operators, fabricators, and laborers 215 36.1 63.9 22.4 20.0 38.0
 
INDUSTRY
 
Construction 726 49.5 50.5 14.3 14.3 44.3
Manufacturing 193 13.6 86.4 38.5 29.1 36.5
Transportation and public utilities 132 52.8 47.2 18.0 14.9 35.7
Wholesale trade 185 28.9 71.1 30.2 22.3 39.4
Retail trade 532 38.9 61.1 19.2 19.1 30.5
Finance, insurance, and real estate 291 22.5 77.5 23.6 20.9 34.5
Services 2,054 23.0 77.0 37.8 27.4 36.8



1 Includes persons who worked at home but did not report the number of hours worked. These persons are excluded from the distribution.
2 Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
3 Includes other occupations, not shown separately.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, News, USDL 98-93, March 11, 1998.

http://stats.bls.gov/newsrels.htm



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/661_self_employed_persons_with_home_based.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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