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Economic Statistics

Melrose, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over21,747100.0
In labor force15,00869.0
Civilian labor force
14,99969.0
Employed
14,70067.6
Unemployed
2991.4
Percent of civilian labor force
2.0(X)
Armed Forces
90.0
Not in labor force6,73931.0
Females 16 years and over11,669100.0
In labor force7,31162.7
Civilian labor force
7,31162.7
Employed
7,13461.1
Own children under 6 years2,141100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,41165.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over14,524100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone10,26570.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,1507.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,13314.7
Walked4803.3
Other means870.6
Worked at home4092.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over14,700100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,14448.6
Service occupations1,57510.7
Sales and office occupations3,97327.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations60.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9656.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,0377.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining60.0
Construction8045.5
Manufacturing1,1758.0
Wholesale trade4663.2
Retail trade1,2748.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7505.1
Information9296.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,66211.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,38816.2
Educational, health and social services3,08221.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6964.7
Other services (except public administration)5974.1
Public administration8715.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers11,57778.8
Government workers2,20515.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8986.1
Unpaid family workers200.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households10,971100.0
Less than $10,0006736.1
$10,000 to $14,9994694.3
$15,000 to $24,9998848.1
$25,000 to $34,9998758.0
$35,000 to $49,9991,38612.6
$50,000 to $74,9992,26520.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,85816.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,66215.1
$150,000 to $199,9995324.8
$200,000 or more3673.3
Median household income (dollars)62,811(X)
With earnings8,79680.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
76,366(X)
With Social Security income3,31330.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,646(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3943.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,967(X)
With public assistance income1791.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,401(X)
With retirement income2,22720.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,898(X)
Families7,101100.0
Less than $10,000951.3
$10,000 to $14,999921.3
$15,000 to $24,9993084.3
$25,000 to $34,9993985.6
$35,000 to $49,99980611.4
$50,000 to $74,9991,67823.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,46720.7
$100,000 to $149,9991,52821.5
$150,000 to $199,9994236.0
$200,000 or more3064.3
Median family income (dollars)78,144(X)
Per capita income (dollars)30,347(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers50,644(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers39,517(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families113(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)1.6
With related children under 18 years84(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.5
With related children under 5 years
34(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.4
Families with female householder, no husband present35(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.3
With related children under 18 years35(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.1
With related children under 5 years
13(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
Individuals897(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.3
18 years and over734(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.5
65 years and over
300(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.1
Related children under 18 years158(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
122(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over556(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.5
(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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