COW: Class of worker

Out of Universe (designated as missing): b. N/A (less than 16 years old/unemployed who never worked/NILF who last worked more than 5 years ago)

1 employee of a private for profit company or business or of an individual, for wages, salary, or commissions 5,52041.6%
2 Employee of a private not-for-profit, tax-exempt, or charitable organization 7205.4%
3 Local government employee (city, county, etc.) 6615.0%
4 State government employee 3132.4%
5 Federal government employee 1341.0%
6 Self-employed in own not incorporated business, professional practice, or farm 5894.4%
7 Self-employed in own incorporated business, professional practice or farm 2551.9%
8 Working without pay in family business or farm 340.3%
9 Unemployed 510.4%
Missing Data
. - 4,99237.6%
Total 13,269 100%

Based upon 8,277 valid cases out of 13,269 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 2.04
  • median: 1.00
  • mode: 1.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 9
  • standard deviation: 1.84

Location: 30-30 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric


Source: This variable was taken from: American Community Survey (ACS): Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS), 2003.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.

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