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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Holyoke, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over29,299100.0
In labor force15,96554.5
Civilian labor force
15,91954.3
Employed
14,84850.7
Unemployed
1,0713.7
Percent of civilian labor force
6.7(X)
Armed Forces
460.2
Not in labor force13,33445.5
Females 16 years and over16,135100.0
In labor force7,87948.8
Civilian labor force
7,86148.7
Employed
7,37245.7
Own children under 6 years3,524100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,67147.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over14,501100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone10,83674.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,01613.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)4673.2
Walked6914.8
Other means1971.4
Worked at home2942.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over14,848100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,51330.4
Service occupations2,76518.6
Sales and office occupations3,78225.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations160.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,0577.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,71518.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining360.2
Construction6224.2
Manufacturing2,44316.5
Wholesale trade4553.1
Retail trade1,88012.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6354.3
Information3002.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing8205.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8635.8
Educational, health and social services4,04227.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,0497.1
Other services (except public administration)7765.2
Public administration9276.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers11,10074.8
Government workers3,14721.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5843.9
Unpaid family workers170.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households15,000100.0
Less than $10,0002,85919.1
$10,000 to $14,9991,4319.5
$15,000 to $24,9992,08813.9
$25,000 to $34,9991,85912.4
$35,000 to $49,9992,31515.4
$50,000 to $74,9992,39416.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,1647.8
$100,000 to $149,9997044.7
$150,000 to $199,999960.6
$200,000 or more900.6
Median household income (dollars)30,441(X)
With earnings10,35669.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
43,496(X)
With Social Security income4,88632.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,784(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,85912.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,868(X)
With public assistance income1,67811.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,285(X)
With retirement income2,66017.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,809(X)
Families9,530100.0
Less than $10,0001,43515.1
$10,000 to $14,9998098.5
$15,000 to $24,9991,17712.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,22212.8
$35,000 to $49,9991,32813.9
$50,000 to $74,9991,77618.6
$75,000 to $99,99997110.2
$100,000 to $149,9996506.8
$150,000 to $199,999810.8
$200,000 or more810.8
Median family income (dollars)36,130(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,913(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers34,849(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,652(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,150(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.6
With related children under 18 years1,869(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.9
With related children under 5 years
1,012(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.2
Families with female householder, no husband present1,532(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.0
With related children under 18 years1,376(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.1
With related children under 5 years
760(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)71.0
Individuals10,082(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.4
18 years and over5,324(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.8
65 years and over
676(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
Related children under 18 years4,720(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,310(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,182(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.5
(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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