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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Chicopee, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over43,773100.0
In labor force27,29862.4
Civilian labor force
27,11261.9
Employed
25,80458.9
Unemployed
1,3083.0
Percent of civilian labor force
4.8(X)
Armed Forces
1860.4
Not in labor force16,47537.6
Females 16 years and over23,422100.0
In labor force13,28556.7
Civilian labor force
13,25756.6
Employed
12,62353.9
Own children under 6 years3,356100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,09362.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over25,440100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone20,87982.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,90711.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)3631.4
Walked7002.8
Other means2400.9
Worked at home3511.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over25,804100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,89222.8
Service occupations4,31216.7
Sales and office occupations7,06727.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations400.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,4479.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations6,04623.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining560.2
Construction1,0714.2
Manufacturing5,75722.3
Wholesale trade9423.7
Retail trade3,52313.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,6996.6
Information6672.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,4895.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,3465.2
Educational, health and social services4,96719.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,8957.3
Other services (except public administration)1,3075.1
Public administration1,0854.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers20,91681.1
Government workers3,92115.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9553.7
Unpaid family workers120.0
INCOME IN 1999
Households23,115100.0
Less than $10,0002,51710.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,8117.8
$15,000 to $24,9993,31014.3
$25,000 to $34,9993,66515.9
$35,000 to $49,9994,32318.7
$50,000 to $74,9994,39119.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,9718.5
$100,000 to $149,9998583.7
$150,000 to $199,9991310.6
$200,000 or more1380.6
Median household income (dollars)35,672(X)
With earnings16,88873.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,435(X)
With Social Security income7,84133.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,534(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,3555.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,337(X)
With public assistance income9684.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,228(X)
With retirement income5,07622.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,156(X)
Families14,251100.0
Less than $10,0009466.6
$10,000 to $14,9995724.0
$15,000 to $24,9991,64011.5
$25,000 to $34,9992,17115.2
$35,000 to $49,9992,82919.9
$50,000 to $74,9993,47924.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,64811.6
$100,000 to $149,9997475.2
$150,000 to $199,9991020.7
$200,000 or more1170.8
Median family income (dollars)44,136(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,646(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,585(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers25,975(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,367(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.6
With related children under 18 years1,088(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
With related children under 5 years
399(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.3
Families with female householder, no husband present832(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.2
With related children under 18 years733(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.9
With related children under 5 years
280(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.2
Individuals6,608(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.3
18 years and over4,120(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.8
65 years and over
869(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
Related children under 18 years2,320(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,851(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,179(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.4
(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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