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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Economic Statistics

East Orange, New Jersey

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over52,169100.0
In labor force31,65960.7
Civilian labor force
31,60560.6
Employed
27,39952.5
Unemployed
4,2068.1
Percent of civilian labor force
13.3(X)
Armed Forces
540.1
Not in labor force20,51039.3
Females 16 years and over29,861100.0
In labor force17,70259.3
Civilian labor force
17,67759.2
Employed
15,34951.4
Own children under 6 years5,857100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,78864.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over26,503100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone13,51951.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,79414.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)7,36327.8
Walked9623.6
Other means3671.4
Worked at home4981.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)33.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over27,399100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,74024.6
Service occupations6,07922.2
Sales and office occupations8,82332.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations90.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,6125.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,13615.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining240.1
Construction8012.9
Manufacturing2,2928.4
Wholesale trade6572.4
Retail trade2,6499.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,94410.7
Information1,0864.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,4258.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,1918.0
Educational, health and social services7,95929.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,4995.5
Other services (except public administration)1,3514.9
Public administration1,5215.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers20,89876.3
Government workers5,64720.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8213.0
Unpaid family workers330.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households26,076100.0
Less than $10,0004,43517.0
$10,000 to $14,9992,2068.5
$15,000 to $24,9993,82114.7
$25,000 to $34,9993,36412.9
$35,000 to $49,9994,06115.6
$50,000 to $74,9994,16616.0
$75,000 to $99,9992,0457.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,4605.6
$150,000 to $199,9992691.0
$200,000 or more2491.0
Median household income (dollars)32,346(X)
With earnings19,80175.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
47,207(X)
With Social Security income6,69125.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,118(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,0898.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,586(X)
With public assistance income2,4159.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,334(X)
With retirement income3,67814.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,246(X)
Families16,163100.0
Less than $10,0001,87511.6
$10,000 to $14,9999115.6
$15,000 to $24,9992,35814.6
$25,000 to $34,9992,21113.7
$35,000 to $49,9992,61816.2
$50,000 to $74,9993,05318.9
$75,000 to $99,9991,62410.0
$100,000 to $149,9991,1717.2
$150,000 to $199,9991891.2
$200,000 or more1530.9
Median family income (dollars)38,562(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,488(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,905(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,268(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,573(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
With related children under 18 years2,179(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.2
With related children under 5 years
1,141(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.8
Families with female householder, no husband present1,752(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.3
With related children under 18 years1,604(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.3
With related children under 5 years
858(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.4
Individuals13,159(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
18 years and over8,370(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.9
65 years and over
1,056(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.0
Related children under 18 years4,727(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,220(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,264(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.2
(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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