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Economic Statistics

Taunton, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over43,556100.0
In labor force29,69668.2
Civilian labor force
29,65568.1
Employed
28,39165.2
Unemployed
1,2642.9
Percent of civilian labor force
4.3(X)
Armed Forces
410.1
Not in labor force13,86031.8
Females 16 years and over22,843100.0
In labor force14,32062.7
Civilian labor force
14,31462.7
Employed
13,70360.0
Own children under 6 years4,443100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,08169.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over27,870100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone22,95582.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,28011.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)6752.4
Walked3531.3
Other means2991.1
Worked at home3081.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over28,391100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,45826.3
Service occupations4,68016.5
Sales and office occupations7,81527.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations480.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,7789.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,61219.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining690.2
Construction2,1897.7
Manufacturing4,73316.7
Wholesale trade1,5645.5
Retail trade4,30515.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,5225.4
Information6952.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,4725.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,7616.2
Educational, health and social services5,83420.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,9056.7
Other services (except public administration)1,0673.8
Public administration1,2754.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers22,91980.7
Government workers4,20714.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,2254.3
Unpaid family workers400.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households22,071100.0
Less than $10,0002,0249.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,2625.7
$15,000 to $24,9992,80612.7
$25,000 to $34,9992,70512.3
$35,000 to $49,9993,97218.0
$50,000 to $74,9995,07223.0
$75,000 to $99,9992,46711.2
$100,000 to $149,9991,4736.7
$150,000 to $199,9992030.9
$200,000 or more870.4
Median household income (dollars)42,932(X)
With earnings17,51279.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
52,516(X)
With Social Security income5,67425.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,312(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,3726.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,854(X)
With public assistance income8263.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,800(X)
With retirement income3,61516.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,490(X)
Families14,565100.0
Less than $10,0007685.3
$10,000 to $14,9995663.9
$15,000 to $24,9991,3839.5
$25,000 to $34,9991,63211.2
$35,000 to $49,9992,44416.8
$50,000 to $74,9994,08528.0
$75,000 to $99,9992,17414.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,2888.8
$150,000 to $199,9991681.2
$200,000 or more570.4
Median family income (dollars)52,433(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,899(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers36,895(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,686(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,164(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.0
With related children under 18 years936(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.1
With related children under 5 years
501(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
Families with female householder, no husband present739(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.1
With related children under 18 years685(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.8
With related children under 5 years
408(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)52.8
Individuals5,552(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.0
18 years and over3,598(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
65 years and over
782(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
Related children under 18 years1,890(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,264(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,904(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.4
(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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