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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Waltham, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over51,037100.0
In labor force35,23269.0
Civilian labor force
35,19569.0
Employed
33,29065.2
Unemployed
1,9053.7
Percent of civilian labor force
5.4(X)
Armed Forces
370.1
Not in labor force15,80531.0
Females 16 years and over26,080100.0
In labor force16,52663.4
Civilian labor force
16,51563.3
Employed
15,67160.1
Own children under 6 years3,170100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,94961.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over32,671100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone23,84073.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,7498.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,7618.5
Walked2,1926.7
Other means3411.0
Worked at home7882.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over33,290100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations15,07245.3
Service occupations4,29012.9
Sales and office occupations9,06327.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations170.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,9275.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,9218.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining590.2
Construction1,4704.4
Manufacturing4,02612.1
Wholesale trade8312.5
Retail trade3,51710.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8702.6
Information1,7895.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,9819.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services5,35816.1
Educational, health and social services7,69523.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,1256.4
Other services (except public administration)1,4104.2
Public administration1,1593.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers28,29585.0
Government workers3,1939.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,7465.2
Unpaid family workers560.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households23,157100.0
Less than $10,0001,6897.3
$10,000 to $14,9999804.2
$15,000 to $24,9992,0749.0
$25,000 to $34,9992,48910.7
$35,000 to $49,9993,23314.0
$50,000 to $74,9995,03021.7
$75,000 to $99,9993,29014.2
$100,000 to $149,9993,20113.8
$150,000 to $199,9996622.9
$200,000 or more5092.2
Median household income (dollars)54,010(X)
With earnings19,11982.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
65,864(X)
With Social Security income5,69724.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,528(X)
With Supplemental Security Income9854.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,047(X)
With public assistance income4441.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,525(X)
With retirement income3,40114.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,559(X)
Families12,561100.0
Less than $10,0003432.7
$10,000 to $14,9992441.9
$15,000 to $24,9997465.9
$25,000 to $34,9991,1699.3
$35,000 to $49,9991,76014.0
$50,000 to $74,9993,08224.5
$75,000 to $99,9992,22817.7
$100,000 to $149,9992,14517.1
$150,000 to $199,9994813.8
$200,000 or more3632.9
Median family income (dollars)64,595(X)
Per capita income (dollars)26,364(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers42,324(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers33,931(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families448(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.6
With related children under 18 years206(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.1
With related children under 5 years
81(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.6
Families with female householder, no husband present241(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
With related children under 18 years108(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.4
With related children under 5 years
31(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.1
Individuals3,752(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.0
18 years and over3,258(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.3
65 years and over
617(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
Related children under 18 years427(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
298(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,474(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
(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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