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Economic Statistics

Elizabeth, New jersey,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over91,834100.0
In labor force52,42157.1
Civilian labor force
52,40357.1
Employed
47,67151.9
Unemployed
4,7325.2
Percent of civilian labor force
9.0(X)
Armed Forces
180.0
Not in labor force39,41342.9
Females 16 years and over46,871100.0
In labor force24,38352.0
Civilian labor force
24,37552.0
Employed
21,86646.7
Own children under 6 years10,141100.0
All parents in family in labor force5,19951.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over46,093100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone27,21059.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled8,25117.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)6,79514.7
Walked2,2804.9
Other means1,0292.2
Worked at home5281.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over47,671100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,69818.2
Service occupations8,48817.8
Sales and office occupations12,35625.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations440.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,5399.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations13,54628.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining390.1
Construction2,8496.0
Manufacturing8,92218.7
Wholesale trade3,1016.5
Retail trade5,49111.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5,10310.7
Information1,0792.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,6425.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,7968.0
Educational, health and social services7,11414.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,3607.0
Other services (except public administration)2,6525.6
Public administration1,5233.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers40,86785.7
Government workers4,99810.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,7743.7
Unpaid family workers320.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households40,489100.0
Less than $10,0005,59713.8
$10,000 to $14,9993,0677.6
$15,000 to $24,9995,52913.7
$25,000 to $34,9995,94014.7
$35,000 to $49,9996,87117.0
$50,000 to $74,9997,34818.1
$75,000 to $99,9993,2037.9
$100,000 to $149,9992,1005.2
$150,000 to $199,9995721.4
$200,000 or more2620.6
Median household income (dollars)35,175(X)
With earnings32,31879.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,278(X)
With Social Security income8,92422.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,265(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,4886.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,549(X)
With public assistance income2,5326.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,356(X)
With retirement income4,83311.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,438(X)
Families28,416100.0
Less than $10,0002,90010.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,6865.9
$15,000 to $24,9993,86213.6
$25,000 to $34,9994,28615.1
$35,000 to $49,9995,11818.0
$50,000 to $74,9995,64119.9
$75,000 to $99,9992,5188.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,7716.2
$150,000 to $199,9994281.5
$200,000 or more2060.7
Median family income (dollars)38,370(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,114(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,757(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,931(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families4,434(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.6
With related children under 18 years3,469(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.6
With related children under 5 years
1,559(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.7
Families with female householder, no husband present2,370(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.4
With related children under 18 years2,055(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.0
With related children under 5 years
864(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.8
Individuals20,963(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.8
18 years and over13,961(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.1
65 years and over
1,988(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.2
Related children under 18 years6,886(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
4,889(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,855(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.5
(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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