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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataConnecticut

Economic Statistics

Shelton, Connecticut,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over30,135100.0
In labor force21,05069.9
Civilian labor force
21,04169.8
Employed
20,37267.6
Unemployed
6692.2
Percent of civilian labor force
3.2(X)
Armed Forces
90.0
Not in labor force9,08530.1
Females 16 years and over15,822100.0
In labor force9,84362.2
Civilian labor force
9,84362.2
Employed
9,64961.0
Own children under 6 years2,783100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,98671.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over20,043100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone17,46187.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,4857.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)3091.5
Walked1850.9
Other means700.3
Worked at home5332.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over20,372100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,34341.0
Service occupations2,43411.9
Sales and office occupations5,53727.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations100.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,8379.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,21110.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining390.2
Construction1,2836.3
Manufacturing3,75418.4
Wholesale trade7773.8
Retail trade2,57012.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6063.0
Information5592.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,7218.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,17410.7
Educational, health and social services4,15620.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,1935.9
Other services (except public administration)8574.2
Public administration6833.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers16,69081.9
Government workers2,26611.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,3686.7
Unpaid family workers480.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,180100.0
Less than $10,0005684.0
$10,000 to $14,9994553.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,0257.2
$25,000 to $34,9991,2178.6
$35,000 to $49,9991,59811.3
$50,000 to $74,9993,22922.8
$75,000 to $99,9992,36916.7
$100,000 to $149,9992,42417.1
$150,000 to $199,9997785.5
$200,000 or more5173.6
Median household income (dollars)67,292(X)
With earnings11,82783.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
80,418(X)
With Social Security income3,95427.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,899(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3152.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,611(X)
With public assistance income2661.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,040(X)
With retirement income2,76919.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,736(X)
Families10,557100.0
Less than $10,0001981.9
$10,000 to $14,999960.9
$15,000 to $24,9994924.7
$25,000 to $34,9997487.1
$35,000 to $49,9991,17211.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,52123.9
$75,000 to $99,9992,07819.7
$100,000 to $149,9992,15120.4
$150,000 to $199,9996726.4
$200,000 or more4294.1
Median family income (dollars)75,523(X)
Per capita income (dollars)29,893(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers50,210(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers36,815(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families259(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.5
With related children under 18 years160(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.3
With related children under 5 years
84(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.9
Families with female householder, no husband present76(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.2
With related children under 18 years69(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
With related children under 5 years
38(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
Individuals1,208(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.2
18 years and over904(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.2
65 years and over
276(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.5
Related children under 18 years281(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
187(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over483(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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