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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

New Jersey

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over6,546,155100.0
In labor force4,204,39364.2
Civilian labor force
4,193,14564.1
Employed
3,950,02960.3
Unemployed
243,1163.7
Percent of civilian labor force
5.8(X)
Armed Forces
11,2480.2
Not in labor force2,341,76235.8
Females 16 years and over3,425,212100.0
In labor force1,969,60657.5
Civilian labor force
1,967,82057.5
Employed
1,851,17254.0
Own children under 6 years647,086100.0
All parents in family in labor force362,26456.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over3,876,433100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone2,828,30373.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled412,29910.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)371,5149.6
Walked121,3053.1
Other means36,4560.9
Worked at home106,5562.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)30.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over3,950,029100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,501,03738.0
Service occupations538,95213.6
Sales and office occupations1,123,92128.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations6,9630.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations306,1967.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations472,96012.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining12,6180.3
Construction220,8175.6
Manufacturing472,68412.0
Wholesale trade173,1664.4
Retail trade447,34611.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities234,8015.9
Information173,8654.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing352,7228.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services453,84211.5
Educational, health and social services783,13719.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services271,8646.9
Other services (except public administration)173,6864.4
Public administration179,4814.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers3,193,46980.8
Government workers550,44113.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business197,6645.0
Unpaid family workers8,4550.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households3,065,774100.0
Less than $10,000213,9397.0
$10,000 to $14,999143,7834.7
$15,000 to $24,999288,6069.4
$25,000 to $34,999305,44910.0
$35,000 to $49,999437,37314.3
$50,000 to $74,999608,24419.8
$75,000 to $99,999413,92813.5
$100,000 to $149,999391,12312.8
$150,000 to $199,999130,4924.3
$200,000 or more132,8374.3
Median household income (dollars)55,146(X)
With earnings2,495,57181.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
74,719(X)
With Social Security income823,79626.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,274(X)
With Supplemental Security Income108,5643.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,631(X)
With public assistance income86,7042.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,162(X)
With retirement income523,22317.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,406(X)
Families2,167,577100.0
Less than $10,00088,8444.1
$10,000 to $14,99958,5002.7
$15,000 to $24,999156,9397.2
$25,000 to $34,999189,8408.8
$35,000 to $49,999293,44213.5
$50,000 to $74,999463,74321.4
$75,000 to $99,999342,11515.8
$100,000 to $149,999340,37615.7
$150,000 to $199,999115,6665.3
$200,000 or more118,1125.4
Median family income (dollars)65,370(X)
Per capita income (dollars)27,006(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers46,368(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers33,081(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families135,549(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.3
With related children under 18 years103,899(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.2
With related children under 5 years
48,730(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
Families with female householder, no husband present72,261(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
With related children under 18 years62,646(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.4
With related children under 5 years
27,787(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.2
Individuals699,668(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
18 years and over471,914(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.6
65 years and over
83,336(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
Related children under 18 years220,991(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
157,947(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over233,015(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.4
(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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