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Economic Statistics

New Britain, Connecticut,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over56,041100.0
In labor force34,88662.3
Civilian labor force
34,86762.2
Employed
31,74956.7
Unemployed
3,1185.6
Percent of civilian labor force
8.9(X)
Armed Forces
190.0
Not in labor force21,15537.7
Females 16 years and over29,603100.0
In labor force17,05457.6
Civilian labor force
17,05457.6
Employed
15,72053.1
Own children under 6 years4,984100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,14263.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over31,071100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone23,99477.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,79612.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,0743.5
Walked1,4304.6
Other means3991.3
Worked at home3781.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over31,749100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,08925.5
Service occupations6,26819.7
Sales and office occupations7,99425.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations650.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,4137.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations6,92021.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1170.4
Construction1,6695.3
Manufacturing6,19419.5
Wholesale trade1,0353.3
Retail trade3,80812.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9973.1
Information9623.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,4627.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,2487.1
Educational, health and social services6,65221.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,5908.2
Other services (except public administration)1,5975.0
Public administration1,4184.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers26,52383.5
Government workers3,98812.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,2093.8
Unpaid family workers290.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households28,596100.0
Less than $10,0003,47712.2
$10,000 to $14,9992,2487.9
$15,000 to $24,9994,55215.9
$25,000 to $34,9994,35515.2
$35,000 to $49,9994,70416.4
$50,000 to $74,9995,14818.0
$75,000 to $99,9992,3368.2
$100,000 to $149,9991,2524.4
$150,000 to $199,9992180.8
$200,000 or more3061.1
Median household income (dollars)34,185(X)
With earnings21,38574.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,449(X)
With Social Security income8,52829.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,562(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,5695.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,909(X)
With public assistance income2,2838.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,349(X)
With retirement income5,52419.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,000(X)
Families17,108100.0
Less than $10,0001,5188.9
$10,000 to $14,9999725.7
$15,000 to $24,9992,35813.8
$25,000 to $34,9992,40314.0
$35,000 to $49,9992,87016.8
$50,000 to $74,9993,68921.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,86510.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,0906.4
$150,000 to $199,9991390.8
$200,000 or more2041.2
Median family income (dollars)41,056(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,404(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers34,848(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,873(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,271(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
With related children under 18 years1,792(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.3
With related children under 5 years
903(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.9
Families with female householder, no husband present1,531(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.5
With related children under 18 years1,324(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.2
With related children under 5 years
670(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.2
Individuals11,278(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.4
18 years and over7,010(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.5
65 years and over
933(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.9
Related children under 18 years4,158(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,049(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,599(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
(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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