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Economic Statistics

Connecticut

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over40,389100.0
In labor force28,33770.2
Civilian labor force
28,30070.1
Employed
27,11867.1
Unemployed
1,1822.9
Percent of civilian labor force
4.2(X)
Armed Forces
370.1
Not in labor force12,05229.8
Females 16 years and over21,341100.0
In labor force13,77464.5
Civilian labor force
13,77464.5
Employed
13,16361.7
Own children under 6 years3,544100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,36866.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over26,737100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone23,03986.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,8376.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)8543.2
Walked2901.1
Other means1070.4
Worked at home6102.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over27,118100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations10,70739.5
Service occupations3,26512.0
Sales and office occupations7,52427.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations300.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,3148.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,27812.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining420.2
Construction1,6666.1
Manufacturing4,77917.6
Wholesale trade9233.4
Retail trade3,15011.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,2854.7
Information9983.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,1648.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,94910.9
Educational, health and social services5,48820.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,6846.2
Other services (except public administration)1,0463.9
Public administration9443.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers22,37982.5
Government workers3,25112.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,4385.3
Unpaid family workers500.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households20,182100.0
Less than $10,0008054.0
$10,000 to $14,9997363.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,7438.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,5207.5
$35,000 to $49,9993,04015.1
$50,000 to $74,9994,68523.2
$75,000 to $99,9993,70718.4
$100,000 to $149,9992,75713.7
$150,000 to $199,9997223.6
$200,000 or more4672.3
Median household income (dollars)61,167(X)
With earnings16,60482.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
72,132(X)
With Social Security income5,75128.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,641(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4942.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,058(X)
With public assistance income4232.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,920(X)
With retirement income3,97619.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,993(X)
Families13,677100.0
Less than $10,0002161.6
$10,000 to $14,9992121.6
$15,000 to $24,9997465.5
$25,000 to $34,9998586.3
$35,000 to $49,9991,91314.0
$50,000 to $74,9993,38924.8
$75,000 to $99,9993,03222.2
$100,000 to $149,9992,35717.2
$150,000 to $199,9995934.3
$200,000 or more3612.6
Median family income (dollars)71,175(X)
Per capita income (dollars)28,773(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers48,368(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers36,770(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families327(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.4
With related children under 18 years218(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.4
With related children under 5 years
60(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.4
Families with female householder, no husband present166(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
With related children under 18 years151(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
With related children under 5 years
45(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.8
Individuals1,894(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.8
18 years and over1,419(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.7
65 years and over
387(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.4
Related children under 18 years456(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
377(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over897(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
(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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