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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over30,162100.0
In labor force19,14263.5
Civilian labor force
19,14263.5
Employed
17,53658.1
Unemployed
1,6065.3
Percent of civilian labor force
8.4(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force11,02036.5
Females 16 years and over15,998100.0
In labor force9,10056.9
Civilian labor force
9,10056.9
Employed
8,43652.7
Own children under 6 years2,848100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,82564.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over17,129100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone13,15176.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,28013.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)3782.2
Walked6814.0
Other means2781.6
Worked at home3612.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over17,536100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,77727.2
Service occupations2,98117.0
Sales and office occupations4,50925.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations110.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,5048.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,75421.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining260.1
Construction7584.3
Manufacturing4,08623.3
Wholesale trade6043.4
Retail trade2,29513.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5343.0
Information5593.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7634.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,1026.3
Educational, health and social services3,95222.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3427.7
Other services (except public administration)6733.8
Public administration8424.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers14,30581.6
Government workers2,57514.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6443.7
Unpaid family workers120.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,982100.0
Less than $10,0001,89812.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,1637.8
$15,000 to $24,9992,15614.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,89412.6
$35,000 to $49,9992,66017.8
$50,000 to $74,9992,92819.5
$75,000 to $99,9991,2908.6
$100,000 to $149,9998085.4
$150,000 to $199,9991130.8
$200,000 or more720.5
Median household income (dollars)37,004(X)
With earnings11,17074.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
47,040(X)
With Social Security income4,59830.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,573(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,2208.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,948(X)
With public assistance income8775.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,133(X)
With retirement income2,67217.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
10,736(X)
Families9,456100.0
Less than $10,0007057.5
$10,000 to $14,9994745.0
$15,000 to $24,9991,32614.0
$25,000 to $34,9991,11611.8
$35,000 to $49,9991,77618.8
$50,000 to $74,9992,21723.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,01210.7
$100,000 to $149,9996947.3
$150,000 to $199,999670.7
$200,000 or more690.7
Median family income (dollars)43,291(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,256(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,855(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,558(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,141(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.1
With related children under 18 years930(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.5
With related children under 5 years
368(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
Families with female householder, no husband present738(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.0
With related children under 18 years690(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.1
With related children under 5 years
285(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.7
Individuals5,627(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.0
18 years and over3,514(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
65 years and over
593(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
Related children under 18 years2,060(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,568(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,815(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.1
(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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