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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Lowell, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over79,637100.0
In labor force51,14264.2
Civilian labor force
51,08464.1
Employed
47,73559.9
Unemployed
3,3494.2
Percent of civilian labor force
6.6(X)
Armed Forces
580.1
Not in labor force28,49535.8
Females 16 years and over41,126100.0
In labor force23,66257.5
Civilian labor force
23,65857.5
Employed
22,21254.0
Own children under 6 years8,626100.0
All parents in family in labor force5,38862.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over46,764100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone34,49473.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled7,32415.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,6033.4
Walked2,1394.6
Other means6131.3
Worked at home5911.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over47,735100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations13,54628.4
Service occupations7,63716.0
Sales and office occupations11,62624.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations340.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,0938.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations10,79922.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining760.2
Construction2,4935.2
Manufacturing11,57224.2
Wholesale trade1,4713.1
Retail trade4,82910.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,9214.0
Information1,6553.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,1474.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4,6319.7
Educational, health and social services9,49019.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,4317.2
Other services (except public administration)2,0444.3
Public administration1,9754.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers39,45382.7
Government workers6,60013.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,6073.4
Unpaid family workers750.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households37,992100.0
Less than $10,0004,85812.8
$10,000 to $14,9992,7337.2
$15,000 to $24,9994,57212.0
$25,000 to $34,9994,90012.9
$35,000 to $49,9996,51917.2
$50,000 to $74,9997,74320.4
$75,000 to $99,9993,5879.4
$100,000 to $149,9992,2595.9
$150,000 to $199,9995121.3
$200,000 or more3090.8
Median household income (dollars)39,192(X)
With earnings29,83778.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
50,626(X)
With Social Security income8,80123.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,491(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3,1298.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,600(X)
With public assistance income2,1945.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,688(X)
With retirement income4,87412.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,020(X)
Families24,247100.0
Less than $10,0002,0798.6
$10,000 to $14,9991,2565.2
$15,000 to $24,9992,70811.2
$25,000 to $34,9992,97212.3
$35,000 to $49,9994,26517.6
$50,000 to $74,9995,67323.4
$75,000 to $99,9992,81211.6
$100,000 to $149,9991,8407.6
$150,000 to $199,9994251.8
$200,000 or more2170.9
Median family income (dollars)45,901(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,557(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers33,554(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,399(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,299(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.6
With related children under 18 years2,730(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
With related children under 5 years
1,273(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.2
Families with female householder, no husband present2,135(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.3
With related children under 18 years1,960(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.8
With related children under 5 years
983(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.5
Individuals17,066(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.8
18 years and over10,487(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.2
65 years and over
1,420(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.0
Related children under 18 years6,429(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
4,819(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,326(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.6
(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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