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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Watertown, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over28,728100.0
In labor force19,79468.9
Civilian labor force
19,79468.9
Employed
19,31967.2
Unemployed
4751.7
Percent of civilian labor force
2.4(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force8,93431.1
Females 16 years and over15,582100.0
In labor force9,91063.6
Civilian labor force
9,91063.6
Employed
9,67562.1
Own children under 6 years1,676100.0
All parents in family in labor force92255.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over18,918100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone12,53966.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,5518.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,86015.1
Walked9204.9
Other means2441.3
Worked at home8044.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over19,319100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations10,70355.4
Service occupations1,8619.6
Sales and office occupations4,54123.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations180.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations8944.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,3026.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining310.2
Construction6333.3
Manufacturing1,6698.6
Wholesale trade6013.1
Retail trade1,7679.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5993.1
Information1,3627.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,06410.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,40817.6
Educational, health and social services4,76824.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,0705.5
Other services (except public administration)7684.0
Public administration5793.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers16,00582.8
Government workers1,9149.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,3897.2
Unpaid family workers110.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,645100.0
Less than $10,0008756.0
$10,000 to $14,9996744.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,2558.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,2758.7
$35,000 to $49,9992,06614.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,94920.1
$75,000 to $99,9992,26915.5
$100,000 to $149,9992,03813.9
$150,000 to $199,9996554.5
$200,000 or more5894.0
Median household income (dollars)59,764(X)
With earnings12,02682.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
75,273(X)
With Social Security income3,77925.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,663(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4763.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,118(X)
With public assistance income2451.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
6,924(X)
With retirement income2,01713.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,291(X)
Families7,416100.0
Less than $10,0002122.9
$10,000 to $14,9992783.7
$15,000 to $24,9994556.1
$25,000 to $34,9995527.4
$35,000 to $49,9991,10514.9
$50,000 to $74,9991,47619.9
$75,000 to $99,9991,38118.6
$100,000 to $149,9991,14215.4
$150,000 to $199,9994335.8
$200,000 or more3825.2
Median family income (dollars)67,441(X)
Per capita income (dollars)33,262(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers46,642(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers39,840(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families335(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.5
With related children under 18 years223(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
With related children under 5 years
41(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.4
Families with female householder, no husband present140(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.7
With related children under 18 years115(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
With related children under 5 years
24(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.5
Individuals2,000(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.3
18 years and over1,573(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.8
65 years and over
388(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.5
Related children under 18 years401(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
349(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,016(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.6
(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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