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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataConnecticut

Economic Statistics

West Haven, Connecticut

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over41,578100.0
In labor force28,24067.9
Civilian labor force
28,23567.9
Employed
26,72564.3
Unemployed
1,5103.6
Percent of civilian labor force
5.3(X)
Armed Forces
50.0
Not in labor force13,33832.1
Females 16 years and over22,033100.0
In labor force13,81862.7
Civilian labor force
13,81862.7
Employed
13,14259.6
Own children under 6 years3,874100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,63067.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over26,166100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone20,78279.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,03211.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,2584.8
Walked6232.4
Other means1540.6
Worked at home3171.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over26,725100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,34927.5
Service occupations4,43816.6
Sales and office occupations8,30331.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations280.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,4749.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,13315.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining400.1
Construction1,4725.5
Manufacturing3,83614.4
Wholesale trade1,0063.8
Retail trade3,89714.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,5625.8
Information1,0614.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,6586.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,0757.8
Educational, health and social services6,04622.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,8316.9
Other services (except public administration)1,1174.2
Public administration1,1244.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers21,99982.3
Government workers3,60113.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0834.1
Unpaid family workers420.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households21,105100.0
Less than $10,0001,7368.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,3846.6
$15,000 to $24,9992,68312.7
$25,000 to $34,9992,69012.7
$35,000 to $49,9993,70117.5
$50,000 to $74,9994,52821.5
$75,000 to $99,9992,29610.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,6908.0
$150,000 to $199,9992211.0
$200,000 or more1760.8
Median household income (dollars)42,393(X)
With earnings16,97080.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
53,297(X)
With Social Security income5,90428.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,989(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6773.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,644(X)
With public assistance income1,0444.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,307(X)
With retirement income3,40016.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,772(X)
Families13,158100.0
Less than $10,0006044.6
$10,000 to $14,9994173.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,36010.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,67212.7
$35,000 to $49,9992,28017.3
$50,000 to $74,9993,25724.8
$75,000 to $99,9991,82913.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,42710.8
$150,000 to $199,9991851.4
$200,000 or more1271.0
Median family income (dollars)51,631(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,121(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers38,024(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,610(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families865(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.6
With related children under 18 years707(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
With related children under 5 years
366(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.1
Families with female householder, no husband present567(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
With related children under 18 years512(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.7
With related children under 5 years
245(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.5
Individuals4,474(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.8
18 years and over3,043(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
65 years and over
431(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.0
Related children under 18 years1,407(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
981(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,724(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.2
(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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