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Economic Statistics

Connecticut

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over23,606100.0
In labor force16,46769.8
Civilian labor force
16,45769.7
Employed
15,59166.0
Unemployed
8663.7
Percent of civilian labor force
5.3(X)
Armed Forces
100.0
Not in labor force7,13930.2
Females 16 years and over12,310100.0
In labor force7,71262.6
Civilian labor force
7,71262.6
Employed
7,28659.2
Own children under 6 years2,510100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,54761.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over15,263100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone13,38587.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,3879.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)780.5
Walked1791.2
Other means640.4
Worked at home1701.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)26.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over15,591100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,71730.3
Service occupations2,42615.6
Sales and office occupations3,91125.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations90.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,56710.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,96119.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining130.1
Construction9686.2
Manufacturing3,68423.6
Wholesale trade5193.3
Retail trade1,86311.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5843.7
Information5073.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing8415.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,2177.8
Educational, health and social services3,18120.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services8185.2
Other services (except public administration)6244.0
Public administration7725.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers12,97383.2
Government workers1,95812.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6354.1
Unpaid family workers250.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,821100.0
Less than $10,0005844.9
$10,000 to $14,9996475.5
$15,000 to $24,9991,23510.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,39611.8
$35,000 to $49,9991,84315.6
$50,000 to $74,9992,92924.8
$75,000 to $99,9991,83715.5
$100,000 to $149,9991,0128.6
$150,000 to $199,9991721.5
$200,000 or more1661.4
Median household income (dollars)51,247(X)
With earnings9,83083.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
59,230(X)
With Social Security income2,95125.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,426(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4243.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,498(X)
With public assistance income3933.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,561(X)
With retirement income1,99116.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,559(X)
Families8,288100.0
Less than $10,0002092.5
$10,000 to $14,9992332.8
$15,000 to $24,9996377.7
$25,000 to $34,99987110.5
$35,000 to $49,9991,29115.6
$50,000 to $74,9992,28527.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,56218.8
$100,000 to $149,99991911.1
$150,000 to $199,9991601.9
$200,000 or more1211.5
Median family income (dollars)59,216(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,757(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers42,103(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers29,971(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families408(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.9
With related children under 18 years359(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.0
With related children under 5 years
211(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.3
Families with female householder, no husband present274(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
With related children under 18 years274(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.7
With related children under 5 years
174(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.2
Individuals1,977(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.4
18 years and over1,135(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.1
65 years and over
203(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.0
Related children under 18 years776(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
516(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over641(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.6
(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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