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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Springfield, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over112,767100.0
In labor force66,30058.8
Civilian labor force
66,26258.8
Employed
60,65153.8
Unemployed
5,6115.0
Percent of civilian labor force
8.5(X)
Armed Forces
380.0
Not in labor force46,46741.2
Females 16 years and over61,140100.0
In labor force33,14554.2
Civilian labor force
33,14554.2
Employed
30,55150.0
Own children under 6 years13,257100.0
All parents in family in labor force7,89559.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over58,967100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone43,03173.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled8,42114.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)3,4015.8
Walked2,4544.2
Other means5050.9
Worked at home1,1552.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over60,651100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations16,44127.1
Service occupations13,07521.6
Sales and office occupations15,90526.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1770.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,2777.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations10,77617.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1670.3
Construction2,2843.8
Manufacturing8,49314.0
Wholesale trade2,1533.5
Retail trade7,07111.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3,4025.6
Information1,8213.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4,1126.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,8296.3
Educational, health and social services15,67725.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services5,2808.7
Other services (except public administration)2,8724.7
Public administration3,4905.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers47,03177.5
Government workers11,04518.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,4394.0
Unpaid family workers1360.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households57,178100.0
Less than $10,0009,67716.9
$10,000 to $14,9995,3599.4
$15,000 to $24,9999,22416.1
$25,000 to $34,9997,59413.3
$35,000 to $49,9998,65215.1
$50,000 to $74,9999,72717.0
$75,000 to $99,9994,1057.2
$100,000 to $149,9992,1303.7
$150,000 to $199,9993260.6
$200,000 or more3840.7
Median household income (dollars)30,417(X)
With earnings41,49572.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,738(X)
With Social Security income16,16128.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,928(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6,27711.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,554(X)
With public assistance income4,9108.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,208(X)
With retirement income8,90115.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,688(X)
Families36,753100.0
Less than $10,0004,68712.8
$10,000 to $14,9992,7207.4
$15,000 to $24,9995,63815.3
$25,000 to $34,9994,76313.0
$35,000 to $49,9995,87216.0
$50,000 to $74,9997,48120.4
$75,000 to $99,9993,3109.0
$100,000 to $149,9991,7644.8
$150,000 to $199,9992790.8
$200,000 or more2390.7
Median family income (dollars)36,285(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,232(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,396(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,536(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families7,100(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
With related children under 18 years6,340(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.4
With related children under 5 years
3,280(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.1
Families with female householder, no husband present5,164(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.1
With related children under 18 years4,897(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.5
With related children under 5 years
2,624(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.2
Individuals33,772(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.1
18 years and over19,135(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.5
65 years and over
2,090(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.7
Related children under 18 years14,349(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
9,788(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over8,693(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.8
(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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