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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Westfield, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over31,600100.0
In labor force20,91866.2
Civilian labor force
20,86866.0
Employed
19,84362.8
Unemployed
1,0253.2
Percent of civilian labor force
4.9(X)
Armed Forces
500.2
Not in labor force10,68233.8
Females 16 years and over16,411100.0
In labor force9,75459.4
Civilian labor force
9,74659.4
Employed
9,32856.8
Own children under 6 years2,902100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,55853.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over19,553100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone16,53984.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,4367.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)2641.4
Walked7583.9
Other means1540.8
Worked at home4022.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over19,843100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,44032.5
Service occupations2,98915.1
Sales and office occupations5,55128.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations300.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,7708.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,06315.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1130.6
Construction8894.5
Manufacturing3,42717.3
Wholesale trade7153.6
Retail trade2,82414.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,2706.4
Information3861.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,3696.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,1846.0
Educational, health and social services4,76124.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3987.0
Other services (except public administration)7743.9
Public administration7333.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers15,17676.5
Government workers3,55217.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0775.4
Unpaid family workers380.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,798100.0
Less than $10,0001,4579.8
$10,000 to $14,9999056.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,71411.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,51210.2
$35,000 to $49,9992,53617.1
$50,000 to $74,9993,38722.9
$75,000 to $99,9991,84012.4
$100,000 to $149,9991,0357.0
$150,000 to $199,9991891.3
$200,000 or more2231.5
Median household income (dollars)45,240(X)
With earnings11,57278.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
56,861(X)
With Social Security income4,08627.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,701(X)
With Supplemental Security Income8685.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,040(X)
With public assistance income5483.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,857(X)
With retirement income2,59017.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,337(X)
Families10,029100.0
Less than $10,0004334.3
$10,000 to $14,9993853.8
$15,000 to $24,9998708.7
$25,000 to $34,9998488.5
$35,000 to $49,9991,80017.9
$50,000 to $74,9992,75727.5
$75,000 to $99,9991,58915.8
$100,000 to $149,9999729.7
$150,000 to $199,9991701.7
$200,000 or more2052.0
Median family income (dollars)55,327(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,600(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers38,316(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,459(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families687(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.9
With related children under 18 years602(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.1
With related children under 5 years
294(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.6
Families with female householder, no husband present372(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.9
With related children under 18 years332(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.1
With related children under 5 years
204(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)64.2
Individuals4,234(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
18 years and over2,708(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.6
65 years and over
485(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.5
Related children under 18 years1,498(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,017(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,626(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.7
(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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