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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Brockton, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over70,803100.0
In labor force45,67064.5
Civilian labor force
45,62064.4
Employed
42,56060.1
Unemployed
3,0604.3
Percent of civilian labor force
6.7(X)
Armed Forces
500.1
Not in labor force25,13335.5
Females 16 years and over37,619100.0
In labor force22,75160.5
Civilian labor force
22,74560.5
Employed
21,37956.8
Own children under 6 years7,406100.0
All parents in family in labor force5,03468.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over41,523100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone30,28272.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled6,28515.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)3,1177.5
Walked9562.3
Other means4421.1
Worked at home4411.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over42,560100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations10,17823.9
Service occupations7,65418.0
Sales and office occupations12,75530.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations90.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,2917.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations8,67320.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining780.2
Construction2,0254.8
Manufacturing6,16314.5
Wholesale trade1,7474.1
Retail trade6,67015.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,3645.6
Information1,2863.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,0687.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,1097.3
Educational, health and social services9,11921.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,1377.4
Other services (except public administration)2,2605.3
Public administration1,5343.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers35,72383.9
Government workers5,17312.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,6173.8
Unpaid family workers470.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households33,672100.0
Less than $10,0004,04412.0
$10,000 to $14,9992,6117.8
$15,000 to $24,9994,16712.4
$25,000 to $34,9994,09512.2
$35,000 to $49,9995,61616.7
$50,000 to $74,9996,95420.7
$75,000 to $99,9993,51010.4
$100,000 to $149,9992,0166.0
$150,000 to $199,9994881.4
$200,000 or more1710.5
Median household income (dollars)39,507(X)
With earnings26,20777.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
50,715(X)
With Social Security income8,66825.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,046(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,8738.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,646(X)
With public assistance income1,8785.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,065(X)
With retirement income4,98114.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,709(X)
Families22,730100.0
Less than $10,0001,6787.4
$10,000 to $14,9991,2645.6
$15,000 to $24,9992,54111.2
$25,000 to $34,9992,68811.8
$35,000 to $49,9994,02917.7
$50,000 to $74,9995,32623.4
$75,000 to $99,9993,06613.5
$100,000 to $149,9991,5917.0
$150,000 to $199,9993831.7
$200,000 or more1640.7
Median family income (dollars)46,235(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,163(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers34,255(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,886(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,740(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.1
With related children under 18 years2,256(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.3
With related children under 5 years
1,076(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.2
Families with female householder, no husband present1,731(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.0
With related children under 18 years1,611(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.6
With related children under 5 years
847(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.9
Individuals13,390(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.5
18 years and over8,307(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.4
65 years and over
1,284(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.6
Related children under 18 years4,962(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,582(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,022(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
(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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