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Economic Statistics

Massachusetts

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over5,010,241100.0
In labor force3,317,47966.2
Civilian labor force
3,312,03966.1
Employed
3,161,08763.1
Unemployed
150,9523.0
Percent of civilian labor force
4.6(X)
Armed Forces
5,4400.1
Not in labor force1,692,76233.8
Females 16 years and over2,640,235100.0
In labor force1,595,99860.4
Civilian labor force
1,595,03260.4
Employed
1,525,55257.8
Own children under 6 years461,589100.0
All parents in family in labor force280,37960.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over3,102,837100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone2,290,25873.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled279,1119.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)270,7428.7
Walked134,5664.3
Other means30,6561.0
Worked at home97,5043.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over3,161,087100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,298,70441.1
Service occupations444,29814.1
Sales and office occupations818,84425.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations6,6420.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations235,8767.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations356,72311.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining12,4400.4
Construction173,9405.5
Manufacturing405,36812.8
Wholesale trade103,3333.3
Retail trade353,01911.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities131,8204.2
Information118,4323.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing259,5388.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services365,56111.6
Educational, health and social services750,61023.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services214,0266.8
Other services (except public administration)138,6354.4
Public administration134,3654.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers2,528,64880.0
Government workers425,57313.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business201,2196.4
Unpaid family workers5,6470.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households2,444,588100.0
Less than $10,000214,7008.8
$10,000 to $14,999137,1875.6
$15,000 to $24,999248,20810.2
$25,000 to $34,999253,12510.4
$35,000 to $49,999355,19514.5
$50,000 to $74,999490,99820.1
$75,000 to $99,999312,74112.8
$100,000 to $149,999267,30010.9
$150,000 to $199,99980,6403.3
$200,000 or more84,4943.5
Median household income (dollars)50,502(X)
With earnings1,959,21180.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
68,437(X)
With Social Security income640,56126.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,085(X)
With Supplemental Security Income119,7434.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,632(X)
With public assistance income70,1832.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,894(X)
With retirement income403,76916.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,000(X)
Families1,587,537100.0
Less than $10,00071,1984.5
$10,000 to $14,99951,0863.2
$15,000 to $24,999124,0347.8
$25,000 to $34,999142,9489.0
$35,000 to $49,999225,47014.2
$50,000 to $74,999359,20222.6
$75,000 to $99,999251,23115.8
$100,000 to $149,999222,23414.0
$150,000 to $199,99968,1964.3
$200,000 or more71,9384.5
Median family income (dollars)61,664(X)
Per capita income (dollars)25,952(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers43,048(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers32,059(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families105,619(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.7
With related children under 18 years81,762(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.1
With related children under 5 years
38,672(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
Families with female householder, no husband present61,880(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.1
With related children under 18 years55,625(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.2
With related children under 5 years
26,564(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.4
Individuals573,421(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
18 years and over396,038(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
65 years and over
71,435(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.9
Related children under 18 years170,795(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
122,354(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over230,045(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.1
(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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