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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Somerville, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over67,455100.0
In labor force47,65670.6
Civilian labor force
47,62870.6
Employed
45,96768.1
Unemployed
1,6612.5
Percent of civilian labor force
3.5(X)
Armed Forces
280.0
Not in labor force19,79929.4
Females 16 years and over34,871100.0
In labor force23,03666.1
Civilian labor force
23,02766.0
Employed
22,28063.9
Own children under 6 years3,733100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,24160.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over44,977100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone20,36345.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled4,64810.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)13,12929.2
Walked4,2469.4
Other means1,5183.4
Worked at home1,0732.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over45,967100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations21,99747.9
Service occupations7,51416.3
Sales and office occupations10,21622.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations130.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,3125.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,9158.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining230.1
Construction1,6663.6
Manufacturing3,5547.7
Wholesale trade8841.9
Retail trade3,9608.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,4053.1
Information2,4005.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,5587.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,51818.5
Educational, health and social services12,12626.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,8478.4
Other services (except public administration)2,4175.3
Public administration1,6093.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers38,56383.9
Government workers4,91110.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,3775.2
Unpaid family workers1160.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households31,535100.0
Less than $10,0003,0979.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,8105.7
$15,000 to $24,9993,0559.7
$25,000 to $34,9993,45310.9
$35,000 to $49,9995,50717.5
$50,000 to $74,9996,72921.3
$75,000 to $99,9993,69411.7
$100,000 to $149,9993,0039.5
$150,000 to $199,9996842.2
$200,000 or more5031.6
Median household income (dollars)46,315(X)
With earnings26,52584.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
58,204(X)
With Social Security income6,10619.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,175(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,2884.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,239(X)
With public assistance income7052.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,095(X)
With retirement income3,38410.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
11,820(X)
Families14,953100.0
Less than $10,0008445.6
$10,000 to $14,9996254.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,4599.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,57610.5
$35,000 to $49,9992,79218.7
$50,000 to $74,9993,43423.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,99213.3
$100,000 to $149,9991,64911.0
$150,000 to $199,9993232.2
$200,000 or more2591.7
Median family income (dollars)51,243(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,628(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers36,333(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers31,418(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,254(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
With related children under 18 years865(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.0
With related children under 5 years
469(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
Families with female householder, no husband present612(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
With related children under 18 years474(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.6
With related children under 5 years
274(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.8
Individuals9,395(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.5
18 years and over7,726(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.0
65 years and over
1,063(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.6
Related children under 18 years1,548(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
973(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,516(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.8
(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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