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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Economic Statistics

Jersey City, New Jersey,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over186,834100.0
In labor force114,99261.5
Civilian labor force
114,90961.5
Employed
103,44855.4
Unemployed
11,4616.1
Percent of civilian labor force
10.0(X)
Armed Forces
830.0
Not in labor force71,84238.5
Females 16 years and over97,287100.0
In labor force54,18455.7
Civilian labor force
54,13655.6
Employed
48,32549.7
Own children under 6 years17,769100.0
All parents in family in labor force9,74654.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over100,750100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone36,63936.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled13,39313.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)39,83539.5
Walked8,0798.0
Other means9931.0
Worked at home1,8111.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)33.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over103,448100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations34,11133.0
Service occupations16,43615.9
Sales and office occupations31,50230.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations810.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5,3135.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations16,00515.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining710.1
Construction2,9382.8
Manufacturing9,8929.6
Wholesale trade5,0534.9
Retail trade11,12010.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities10,32910.0
Information4,8234.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing12,60012.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services11,83411.4
Educational, health and social services18,81018.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services7,4017.2
Other services (except public administration)4,2524.1
Public administration4,3254.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers85,11682.3
Government workers14,66414.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,4483.3
Unpaid family workers2200.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households88,617100.0
Less than $10,00013,00214.7
$10,000 to $14,9996,1887.0
$15,000 to $24,99910,56711.9
$25,000 to $34,99911,43712.9
$35,000 to $49,99913,75915.5
$50,000 to $74,99915,33517.3
$75,000 to $99,9998,1749.2
$100,000 to $149,9996,5237.4
$150,000 to $199,9991,8512.1
$200,000 or more1,7812.0
Median household income (dollars)37,862(X)
With earnings71,54580.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
56,041(X)
With Social Security income17,98120.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,797(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6,0016.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,143(X)
With public assistance income5,9776.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,090(X)
With retirement income9,33810.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,883(X)
Families56,114100.0
Less than $10,0006,45411.5
$10,000 to $14,9993,3385.9
$15,000 to $24,9996,52011.6
$25,000 to $34,9997,35113.1
$35,000 to $49,9999,02016.1
$50,000 to $74,99910,68719.0
$75,000 to $99,9995,78210.3
$100,000 to $149,9994,6148.2
$150,000 to $199,9991,2222.2
$200,000 or more1,1262.0
Median family income (dollars)41,639(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,410(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,119(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,494(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families9,227(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.4
With related children under 18 years7,275(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.8
With related children under 5 years
3,361(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.6
Families with female householder, no husband present5,585(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.7
With related children under 18 years4,862(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.2
With related children under 5 years
2,210(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.9
Individuals44,075(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.6
18 years and over28,060(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
65 years and over
3,872(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.5
Related children under 18 years15,665(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
11,312(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over11,861(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.6
(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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