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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Economic Statistics

New Jersey

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over20,501100.0
In labor force13,73167.0
Civilian labor force
13,73167.0
Employed
13,24164.6
Unemployed
4902.4
Percent of civilian labor force
3.6(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force6,77033.0
Females 16 years and over10,855100.0
In labor force6,61360.9
Civilian labor force
6,61360.9
Employed
6,37958.8
Own children under 6 years2,051100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,24460.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over12,972100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone9,30471.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,47311.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,49911.6
Walked3542.7
Other means1040.8
Worked at home2381.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over13,241100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,04038.1
Service occupations1,89814.3
Sales and office occupations3,87529.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations00.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9337.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,49511.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining110.1
Construction5954.5
Manufacturing1,2759.6
Wholesale trade7375.6
Retail trade1,63812.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8606.5
Information5364.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,0457.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,2879.7
Educational, health and social services3,35925.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services8296.3
Other services (except public administration)6575.0
Public administration4123.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers10,95282.7
Government workers1,64812.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6064.6
Unpaid family workers350.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households8,977100.0
Less than $10,0002853.2
$10,000 to $14,9992853.2
$15,000 to $24,9997218.0
$25,000 to $34,9998359.3
$35,000 to $49,9991,34114.9
$50,000 to $74,9991,91421.3
$75,000 to $99,9991,50916.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,56817.5
$150,000 to $199,9992713.0
$200,000 or more2482.8
Median household income (dollars)62,172(X)
With earnings7,59084.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
71,871(X)
With Social Security income2,59328.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
13,481(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1992.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,759(X)
With public assistance income1051.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,944(X)
With retirement income1,65418.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,020(X)
Families6,749100.0
Less than $10,0001171.7
$10,000 to $14,999811.2
$15,000 to $24,9993124.6
$25,000 to $34,9995297.8
$35,000 to $49,99992613.7
$50,000 to $74,9991,60623.8
$75,000 to $99,9991,36120.2
$100,000 to $149,9991,34920.0
$150,000 to $199,9992643.9
$200,000 or more2043.0
Median family income (dollars)71,187(X)
Per capita income (dollars)24,706(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers42,074(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers35,137(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families174(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.6
With related children under 18 years120(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.4
With related children under 5 years
48(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.2
Families with female householder, no husband present67(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.4
With related children under 18 years58(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.5
With related children under 5 years
24(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.6
Individuals919(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.5
18 years and over746(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.8
65 years and over
136(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.8
Related children under 18 years167(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
133(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over371(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
(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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