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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Methuen, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over33,991100.0
In labor force21,74864.0
Civilian labor force
21,74364.0
Employed
20,81061.2
Unemployed
9332.7
Percent of civilian labor force
4.3(X)
Armed Forces
50.0
Not in labor force12,24336.0
Females 16 years and over18,079100.0
In labor force10,50358.1
Civilian labor force
10,50358.1
Employed
9,99955.3
Own children under 6 years3,244100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,92459.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over20,471100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone17,38384.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,9409.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)3181.6
Walked2911.4
Other means1740.8
Worked at home3651.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over20,810100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,48736.0
Service occupations2,67112.8
Sales and office occupations5,64927.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations180.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,7788.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,20715.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining440.2
Construction1,0405.0
Manufacturing4,50721.7
Wholesale trade6673.2
Retail trade2,47711.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8874.3
Information7433.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,2335.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,9929.6
Educational, health and social services3,98119.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,0845.2
Other services (except public administration)9354.5
Public administration1,2205.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers16,75780.5
Government workers2,87013.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,1195.4
Unpaid family workers640.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households16,527100.0
Less than $10,0001,4278.6
$10,000 to $14,9998755.3
$15,000 to $24,9991,6189.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,73710.5
$35,000 to $49,9992,66316.1
$50,000 to $74,9993,61121.8
$75,000 to $99,9992,38414.4
$100,000 to $149,9991,6289.9
$150,000 to $199,9993762.3
$200,000 or more2081.3
Median household income (dollars)49,627(X)
With earnings12,71877.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
61,419(X)
With Social Security income5,14331.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,111(X)
With Supplemental Security Income7484.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,184(X)
With public assistance income4642.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,335(X)
With retirement income3,29119.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,509(X)
Families11,623100.0
Less than $10,0005294.6
$10,000 to $14,9993032.6
$15,000 to $24,9998217.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,1469.9
$35,000 to $49,9991,78915.4
$50,000 to $74,9992,98425.7
$75,000 to $99,9992,14218.4
$100,000 to $149,9991,39512.0
$150,000 to $199,9993743.2
$200,000 or more1401.2
Median family income (dollars)59,831(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,305(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers41,693(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers31,864(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families675(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.8
With related children under 18 years533(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
With related children under 5 years
279(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.3
Families with female householder, no husband present351(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
With related children under 18 years344(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.9
With related children under 5 years
150(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.8
Individuals3,201(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.4
18 years and over2,140(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.5
65 years and over
497(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.7
Related children under 18 years1,026(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
730(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,095(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.9
(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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