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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Economic Statistics

New Jersey

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over20,553100.0
In labor force12,06958.7
Civilian labor force
12,06958.7
Employed
11,79357.4
Unemployed
2761.3
Percent of civilian labor force
2.3(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force8,48441.3
Females 16 years and over10,790100.0
In labor force5,40550.1
Civilian labor force
5,40550.1
Employed
5,32649.4
Own children under 6 years1,604100.0
All parents in family in labor force73946.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over11,576100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone8,94977.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,21310.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)7606.6
Walked2101.8
Other means410.4
Worked at home4033.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over11,793100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,20644.1
Service occupations1,0739.1
Sales and office occupations3,93233.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations00.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7366.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations8467.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining00.0
Construction6365.4
Manufacturing1,25210.6
Wholesale trade5704.8
Retail trade1,89816.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5744.9
Information4183.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,0218.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,40411.9
Educational, health and social services2,44120.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6025.1
Other services (except public administration)5734.9
Public administration4043.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers9,43280.0
Government workers1,52212.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8066.8
Unpaid family workers330.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households8,076100.0
Less than $10,0001762.2
$10,000 to $14,9992072.6
$15,000 to $24,9995126.3
$25,000 to $34,9995506.8
$35,000 to $49,99990311.2
$50,000 to $74,9991,57219.5
$75,000 to $99,9991,37117.0
$100,000 to $149,9991,72321.3
$150,000 to $199,9995436.7
$200,000 or more5196.4
Median household income (dollars)76,918(X)
With earnings6,60781.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
89,467(X)
With Social Security income2,80934.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
13,979(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1812.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
9,123(X)
With public assistance income210.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,638(X)
With retirement income1,75321.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,197(X)
Families6,804100.0
Less than $10,000590.9
$10,000 to $14,999721.1
$15,000 to $24,9992463.6
$25,000 to $34,9993485.1
$35,000 to $49,99970910.4
$50,000 to $74,9991,40620.7
$75,000 to $99,9991,27618.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,69324.9
$150,000 to $199,9994987.3
$200,000 or more4977.3
Median family income (dollars)84,406(X)
Per capita income (dollars)29,295(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers56,635(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers37,450(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families96(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)1.4
With related children under 18 years77(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.4
With related children under 5 years
18(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)1.6
Families with female householder, no husband present22(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.9
With related children under 18 years22(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.0
With related children under 5 years
8(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.7
Individuals803(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.3
18 years and over578(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.1
65 years and over
220(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.0
Related children under 18 years200(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
178(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over367(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
(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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