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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Economic Statistics

New Jersey

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over25,274100.0
In labor force16,15663.9
Civilian labor force
16,15663.9
Employed
15,72762.2
Unemployed
4291.7
Percent of civilian labor force
2.7(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force9,11836.1
Females 16 years and over13,462100.0
In labor force7,55556.1
Civilian labor force
7,55556.1
Employed
7,28254.1
Own children under 6 years2,039100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,09453.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over15,440100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone11,58675.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,1767.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,76111.4
Walked3082.0
Other means340.2
Worked at home5753.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)30.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over15,727100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,56348.1
Service occupations1,4289.1
Sales and office occupations4,60229.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations00.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9125.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,2227.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining150.1
Construction7014.5
Manufacturing1,78311.3
Wholesale trade8365.3
Retail trade1,77811.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8085.1
Information7034.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,77211.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,18713.9
Educational, health and social services3,46822.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services5353.4
Other services (except public administration)6364.0
Public administration5053.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers12,52679.6
Government workers2,11213.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0466.7
Unpaid family workers430.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,824100.0
Less than $10,0005564.7
$10,000 to $14,9992962.5
$15,000 to $24,9998997.6
$25,000 to $34,9998487.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,25810.6
$50,000 to $74,9992,26319.1
$75,000 to $99,9992,16818.3
$100,000 to $149,9992,20018.6
$150,000 to $199,9997726.5
$200,000 or more5644.8
Median household income (dollars)72,127(X)
With earnings9,36479.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
88,804(X)
With Social Security income3,82332.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
14,441(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3803.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,136(X)
With public assistance income860.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,067(X)
With retirement income2,44220.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,445(X)
Families8,899100.0
Less than $10,0001711.9
$10,000 to $14,999871.0
$15,000 to $24,9994615.2
$25,000 to $34,9995506.2
$35,000 to $49,9998249.3
$50,000 to $74,9991,82720.5
$75,000 to $99,9991,81320.4
$100,000 to $149,9992,02922.8
$150,000 to $199,9996477.3
$200,000 or more4905.5
Median family income (dollars)81,220(X)
Per capita income (dollars)32,273(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers56,798(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers41,300(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families231(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.6
With related children under 18 years114(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.8
With related children under 5 years
41(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.2
Families with female householder, no husband present58(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.9
With related children under 18 years28(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.6
With related children under 5 years
6(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.7
Individuals1,161(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.7
18 years and over964(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.0
65 years and over
398(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.9
Related children under 18 years197(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
155(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over476(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.8
(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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