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Economic Statistics

Chelsea, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over26,394100.0
In labor force14,21253.8
Civilian labor force
14,21253.8
Employed
13,17349.9
Unemployed
1,0393.9
Percent of civilian labor force
7.3(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force12,18246.2
Females 16 years and over13,085100.0
In labor force6,45249.3
Civilian labor force
6,45249.3
Employed
5,88745.0
Own children under 6 years3,102100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,69554.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over12,574100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone6,01047.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,20817.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)3,13324.9
Walked8246.6
Other means1381.1
Worked at home2612.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)30.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over13,173100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations2,36117.9
Service occupations3,32425.2
Sales and office occupations3,33025.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1080.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9667.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,08423.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining670.5
Construction6264.8
Manufacturing1,98915.1
Wholesale trade6174.7
Retail trade1,2829.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8596.5
Information2632.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9437.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,60412.2
Educational, health and social services2,18516.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,40310.7
Other services (except public administration)7765.9
Public administration5594.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers11,04183.8
Government workers1,67212.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4293.3
Unpaid family workers310.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,908100.0
Less than $10,0002,25518.9
$10,000 to $14,9999948.3
$15,000 to $24,9991,77214.9
$25,000 to $34,9991,61713.6
$35,000 to $49,9991,81515.2
$50,000 to $74,9991,84915.5
$75,000 to $99,9998166.9
$100,000 to $149,9995894.9
$150,000 to $199,999950.8
$200,000 or more1060.9
Median household income (dollars)30,161(X)
With earnings8,51971.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,963(X)
With Social Security income2,88224.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,433(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,45512.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,953(X)
With public assistance income8647.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,274(X)
With retirement income1,47612.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,300(X)
Families7,686100.0
Less than $10,0001,07314.0
$10,000 to $14,9995156.7
$15,000 to $24,9991,24316.2
$25,000 to $34,9991,25716.4
$35,000 to $49,9991,11714.5
$50,000 to $74,9991,25916.4
$75,000 to $99,9996788.8
$100,000 to $149,9994085.3
$150,000 to $199,999510.7
$200,000 or more851.1
Median family income (dollars)32,130(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,628(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers27,280(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,010(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,582(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.6
With related children under 18 years1,194(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
With related children under 5 years
613(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.4
Families with female householder, no husband present851(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.1
With related children under 18 years703(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.0
With related children under 5 years
337(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.5
Individuals7,921(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.3
18 years and over5,206(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.1
65 years and over
705(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.9
Related children under 18 years2,665(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,950(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,381(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.9
(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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