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Economic Statistics

New jersey

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over29,679100.0
In labor force17,81160.0
Civilian labor force
17,80260.0
Employed
17,20558.0
Unemployed
5972.0
Percent of civilian labor force
3.4(X)
Armed Forces
90.0
Not in labor force11,86840.0
Females 16 years and over16,038100.0
In labor force7,94249.5
Civilian labor force
7,94249.5
Employed
7,64347.7
Own children under 6 years2,197100.0
All parents in family in labor force70031.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over16,733100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone10,18260.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,12112.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,95217.6
Walked6744.0
Other means960.6
Worked at home7084.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)34.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over17,205100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,87051.6
Service occupations1,4308.3
Sales and office occupations5,32430.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations00.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5613.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,0205.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining180.1
Construction5022.9
Manufacturing1,6879.8
Wholesale trade1,5709.1
Retail trade1,93511.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7004.1
Information9145.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,02011.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,36913.8
Educational, health and social services3,08717.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,1416.6
Other services (except public administration)8945.2
Public administration3682.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers14,29283.1
Government workers1,7049.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,1606.7
Unpaid family workers490.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households16,533100.0
Less than $10,0001,4208.6
$10,000 to $14,9996483.9
$15,000 to $24,9991,5719.5
$25,000 to $34,9991,4698.9
$35,000 to $49,9992,00512.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,95617.9
$75,000 to $99,9992,22713.5
$100,000 to $149,9992,28413.8
$150,000 to $199,9998715.3
$200,000 or more1,0826.5
Median household income (dollars)58,161(X)
With earnings12,63276.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
81,904(X)
With Social Security income4,84329.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
14,256(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3842.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,094(X)
With public assistance income1881.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,437(X)
With retirement income2,13012.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,678(X)
Families9,460100.0
Less than $10,0004154.4
$10,000 to $14,9991922.0
$15,000 to $24,9996947.3
$25,000 to $34,9997287.7
$35,000 to $49,99995010.0
$50,000 to $74,9991,89020.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,42215.0
$100,000 to $149,9991,67817.7
$150,000 to $199,9996336.7
$200,000 or more8589.1
Median family income (dollars)72,140(X)
Per capita income (dollars)37,899(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers54,730(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers41,783(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families543(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.7
With related children under 18 years346(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
With related children under 5 years
134(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.2
Families with female householder, no husband present199(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.1
With related children under 18 years152(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.5
With related children under 5 years
49(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.2
Individuals2,807(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.9
18 years and over2,123(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.3
65 years and over
558(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.9
Related children under 18 years678(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
527(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,025(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
(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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