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Economic Statistics

Connecticut

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over2,652,316100.0
In labor force1,765,31966.6
Civilian labor force
1,757,10866.2
Employed
1,664,44062.8
Unemployed
92,6683.5
Percent of civilian labor force
5.3(X)
Armed Forces
8,2110.3
Not in labor force886,99733.4
Females 16 years and over1,390,047100.0
In labor force839,49260.4
Civilian labor force
838,66560.3
Employed
796,38057.3
Own children under 6 years258,382100.0
All parents in family in labor force159,87661.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over1,640,823100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone1,312,70080.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled154,4009.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)65,8274.0
Walked44,3482.7
Other means12,1300.7
Worked at home51,4183.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over1,664,440100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations651,38539.1
Service occupations237,40614.3
Sales and office occupations440,28826.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3,4460.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations132,8788.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations199,03712.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining7,4450.4
Construction99,9136.0
Manufacturing246,60714.8
Wholesale trade53,2313.2
Retail trade185,63311.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities64,6623.9
Information55,2023.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing163,5689.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services168,33410.1
Educational, health and social services366,56822.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services111,4246.7
Other services (except public administration)74,4994.5
Public administration67,3544.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers1,330,36879.9
Government workers221,41213.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business108,9456.5
Unpaid family workers3,7150.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households1,302,227100.0
Less than $10,00091,7217.0
$10,000 to $14,99964,8955.0
$15,000 to $24,999126,1579.7
$25,000 to $34,999130,91610.1
$35,000 to $49,999188,02114.4
$50,000 to $74,999265,47020.4
$75,000 to $99,999172,56913.3
$100,000 to $149,999152,40511.7
$150,000 to $199,99948,5333.7
$200,000 or more61,5404.7
Median household income (dollars)53,935(X)
With earnings1,057,41781.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
74,838(X)
With Social Security income351,23527.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,180(X)
With Supplemental Security Income43,6183.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,708(X)
With public assistance income47,9143.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,511(X)
With retirement income229,67917.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,121(X)
Families885,747100.0
Less than $10,00033,4233.8
$10,000 to $14,99923,5932.7
$15,000 to $24,99963,2627.1
$25,000 to $34,99975,4138.5
$35,000 to $49,999120,13413.6
$50,000 to $74,999198,92422.5
$75,000 to $99,999141,98116.0
$100,000 to $149,999132,17714.9
$150,000 to $199,99942,4724.8
$200,000 or more54,3686.1
Median family income (dollars)65,521(X)
Per capita income (dollars)28,766(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers45,787(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers33,318(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families49,983(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.6
With related children under 18 years39,015(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
With related children under 5 years
19,314(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
Families with female householder, no husband present29,897(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
With related children under 18 years26,802(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.6
With related children under 5 years
13,097(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.2
Individuals259,514(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.9
18 years and over173,606(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.0
65 years and over
30,818(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.0
Related children under 18 years82,866(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
58,246(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over95,731(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.8
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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