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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Cambridge, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over89,303100.0
In labor force59,96567.1
Civilian labor force
59,90967.1
Employed
56,24163.0
Unemployed
3,6684.1
Percent of civilian labor force
6.1(X)
Armed Forces
560.1
Not in labor force29,33832.9
Females 16 years and over46,125100.0
In labor force29,69164.4
Civilian labor force
29,67064.3
Employed
27,88760.5
Own children under 6 years4,781100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,60254.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over54,959100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone19,23935.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,9425.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)13,77625.1
Walked13,40924.4
Other means2,6914.9
Worked at home2,9025.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over56,241100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations37,58166.8
Service occupations5,0118.9
Sales and office occupations10,02517.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations350.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,1872.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,4024.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining280.0
Construction9641.7
Manufacturing2,8795.1
Wholesale trade7361.3
Retail trade3,2975.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,0881.9
Information4,0387.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,5106.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services10,86119.3
Educational, health and social services21,90739.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,3275.9
Other services (except public administration)1,9753.5
Public administration1,6312.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers46,69783.0
Government workers6,04510.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,4156.1
Unpaid family workers840.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households42,635100.0
Less than $10,0004,69211.0
$10,000 to $14,9992,3295.5
$15,000 to $24,9994,35210.2
$25,000 to $34,9994,37910.3
$35,000 to $49,9996,16214.5
$50,000 to $74,9997,31417.2
$75,000 to $99,9995,04411.8
$100,000 to $149,9994,46410.5
$150,000 to $199,9991,6673.9
$200,000 or more2,2325.2
Median household income (dollars)47,979(X)
With earnings35,40983.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
68,961(X)
With Social Security income7,22116.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,386(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,6553.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,021(X)
With public assistance income9322.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,922(X)
With retirement income4,49810.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,865(X)
Families17,939100.0
Less than $10,0001,1276.3
$10,000 to $14,9996893.8
$15,000 to $24,9991,80910.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,81310.1
$35,000 to $49,9992,33413.0
$50,000 to $74,9992,89916.2
$75,000 to $99,9992,40713.4
$100,000 to $149,9992,42113.5
$150,000 to $199,9999355.2
$200,000 or more1,5058.4
Median family income (dollars)59,423(X)
Per capita income (dollars)31,156(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers43,825(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers38,489(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,562(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.7
With related children under 18 years1,068(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.6
With related children under 5 years
460(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.5
Families with female householder, no husband present728(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.4
With related children under 18 years595(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.3
With related children under 5 years
262(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.8
Individuals11,295(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.9
18 years and over9,242(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.5
65 years and over
1,166(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.9
Related children under 18 years1,979(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,354(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over6,462(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.7
(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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