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Economic Statistics

Northampton, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over24,658100.0
In labor force17,00068.9
Civilian labor force
16,98968.9
Employed
16,29166.1
Unemployed
6982.8
Percent of civilian labor force
4.1(X)
Armed Forces
110.0
Not in labor force7,65831.1
Females 16 years and over14,299100.0
In labor force9,34865.4
Civilian labor force
9,34165.3
Employed
9,01063.0
Own children under 6 years1,260100.0
All parents in family in labor force97977.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over16,008100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone11,20670.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,1397.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)5073.2
Walked2,18813.7
Other means2621.6
Worked at home7064.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over16,291100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,17050.2
Service occupations2,41114.8
Sales and office occupations3,52121.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations250.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations8415.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,3238.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining310.2
Construction5013.1
Manufacturing1,3448.2
Wholesale trade4012.5
Retail trade1,4879.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3752.3
Information6393.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5873.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,3008.0
Educational, health and social services6,94542.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3228.1
Other services (except public administration)6984.3
Public administration6614.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers11,73472.0
Government workers3,12119.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,4308.8
Unpaid family workers60.0
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,863100.0
Less than $10,0001,24610.5
$10,000 to $14,9998166.9
$15,000 to $24,9991,28710.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,52612.9
$35,000 to $49,9992,00016.9
$50,000 to $74,9992,51721.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,0769.1
$100,000 to $149,9999107.7
$150,000 to $199,9992231.9
$200,000 or more2622.2
Median household income (dollars)41,808(X)
With earnings9,67781.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
56,195(X)
With Social Security income2,82123.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,923(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6915.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,785(X)
With public assistance income2452.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,350(X)
With retirement income1,88615.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,030(X)
Families5,906100.0
Less than $10,0002524.3
$10,000 to $14,9991592.7
$15,000 to $24,9993996.8
$25,000 to $34,99963010.7
$35,000 to $49,9991,05617.9
$50,000 to $74,9991,54726.2
$75,000 to $99,99975712.8
$100,000 to $149,99974812.7
$150,000 to $199,9991883.2
$200,000 or more1702.9
Median family income (dollars)56,844(X)
Per capita income (dollars)24,022(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,264(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,728(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families338(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.7
With related children under 18 years213(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.4
With related children under 5 years
73(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.2
Families with female householder, no husband present178(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
With related children under 18 years149(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.3
With related children under 5 years
44(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.7
Individuals2,508(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.8
18 years and over2,082(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.0
65 years and over
296(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.1
Related children under 18 years399(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
327(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,550(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
(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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