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Economic Statistics

Newark, New jersey,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over205,511100.0
In labor force108,27552.7
Civilian labor force
108,25652.7
Employed
90,81944.2
Unemployed
17,4378.5
Percent of civilian labor force
16.1(X)
Armed Forces
190.0
Not in labor force97,23647.3
Females 16 years and over107,470100.0
In labor force53,49949.8
Civilian labor force
53,49949.8
Employed
44,97141.8
Own children under 6 years22,147100.0
All parents in family in labor force12,29555.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over87,720100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone39,76845.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled15,46817.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)23,22726.5
Walked6,9577.9
Other means1,2261.4
Worked at home1,0741.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)31.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over90,819100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations17,16818.9
Service occupations19,79621.8
Sales and office occupations24,98527.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1340.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9,45510.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations19,28121.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1070.1
Construction6,7537.4
Manufacturing11,73712.9
Wholesale trade3,7484.1
Retail trade8,4569.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9,30310.2
Information2,4892.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5,6636.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,0968.9
Educational, health and social services18,27020.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6,2276.9
Other services (except public administration)5,7066.3
Public administration4,2644.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers73,41180.8
Government workers14,52816.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,7073.0
Unpaid family workers1730.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households91,366100.0
Less than $10,00021,49123.5
$10,000 to $14,9998,1228.9
$15,000 to $24,99913,32414.6
$25,000 to $34,99911,82312.9
$35,000 to $49,99912,71113.9
$50,000 to $74,99913,04414.3
$75,000 to $99,9996,0476.6
$100,000 to $149,9993,3183.6
$150,000 to $199,9997290.8
$200,000 or more7570.8
Median household income (dollars)26,913(X)
With earnings65,95872.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,542(X)
With Social Security income21,95624.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,176(X)
With Supplemental Security Income9,42110.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,304(X)
With public assistance income11,51512.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,141(X)
With retirement income9,68010.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,095(X)
Families62,549100.0
Less than $10,00011,48718.4
$10,000 to $14,9994,8527.8
$15,000 to $24,9999,69215.5
$25,000 to $34,9998,45913.5
$35,000 to $49,9999,26314.8
$50,000 to $74,99910,16716.3
$75,000 to $99,9994,8127.7
$100,000 to $149,9992,6844.3
$150,000 to $199,9995600.9
$200,000 or more5730.9
Median family income (dollars)30,781(X)
Per capita income (dollars)13,009(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,748(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers25,734(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families15,931(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.5
With related children under 18 years12,832(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.6
With related children under 5 years
6,225(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.7
Families with female householder, no husband present10,446(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.1
With related children under 18 years9,198(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.9
With related children under 5 years
4,401(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.6
Individuals74,263(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.4
18 years and over46,978(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.1
65 years and over
5,729(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.1
Related children under 18 years26,907(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
19,263(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over18,776(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.5
(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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