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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Economic Statistics

Worcester, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over136,269100.0
In labor force82,81260.8
Civilian labor force
82,66660.7
Employed
77,47556.9
Unemployed
5,1913.8
Percent of civilian labor force
6.3(X)
Armed Forces
1460.1
Not in labor force53,45739.2
Females 16 years and over71,841100.0
In labor force39,82855.4
Civilian labor force
39,78655.4
Employed
37,27851.9
Own children under 6 years12,758100.0
All parents in family in labor force7,68860.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over75,537100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone55,58873.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled9,43812.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)3,2364.3
Walked5,2847.0
Other means7241.0
Worked at home1,2671.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over77,475100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations25,69433.2
Service occupations13,83117.9
Sales and office occupations20,37826.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations500.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,9276.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations12,59516.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1230.2
Construction3,1664.1
Manufacturing11,63615.0
Wholesale trade2,7363.5
Retail trade9,15611.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3,3744.4
Information2,3173.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5,1386.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services5,6657.3
Educational, health and social services21,40527.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services5,7227.4
Other services (except public administration)3,7334.8
Public administration3,3044.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers62,55180.7
Government workers11,52914.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,1504.1
Unpaid family workers2450.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households67,083100.0
Less than $10,0009,74414.5
$10,000 to $14,9995,1267.6
$15,000 to $24,9999,05913.5
$25,000 to $34,9999,05813.5
$35,000 to $49,99910,83016.1
$50,000 to $74,99911,96517.8
$75,000 to $99,9995,7718.6
$100,000 to $149,9993,9315.9
$150,000 to $199,9998001.2
$200,000 or more7991.2
Median household income (dollars)35,623(X)
With earnings50,58575.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
49,505(X)
With Social Security income18,29427.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,286(X)
With Supplemental Security Income5,3598.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,405(X)
With public assistance income4,0496.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,832(X)
With retirement income10,06515.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,135(X)
Families39,732100.0
Less than $10,0003,8529.7
$10,000 to $14,9992,0055.0
$15,000 to $24,9994,94412.4
$25,000 to $34,9995,10512.8
$35,000 to $49,9996,76517.0
$50,000 to $74,9998,15420.5
$75,000 to $99,9994,48311.3
$100,000 to $149,9993,2108.1
$150,000 to $199,9996651.7
$200,000 or more5491.4
Median family income (dollars)42,988(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,614(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers36,190(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers28,522(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,592(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.1
With related children under 18 years4,547(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.9
With related children under 5 years
2,380(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.8
Families with female householder, no husband present3,561(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.9
With related children under 18 years3,243(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.6
With related children under 5 years
1,724(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)57.1
Individuals29,115(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.9
18 years and over19,053(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.6
65 years and over
2,575(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
Related children under 18 years9,779(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,895(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over10,271(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.0
(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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