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Economic Statistics

Paterson, New jersey,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over109,151100.0
In labor force60,50755.4
Civilian labor force
60,46355.4
Employed
52,54548.1
Unemployed
7,9187.3
Percent of civilian labor force
13.1(X)
Armed Forces
440.0
Not in labor force48,64444.6
Females 16 years and over57,164100.0
In labor force29,44351.5
Civilian labor force
29,44351.5
Employed
25,54844.7
Own children under 6 years13,580100.0
All parents in family in labor force7,52855.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over50,619100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone29,34458.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled10,61621.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)6,19212.2
Walked2,9895.9
Other means9541.9
Worked at home5241.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over52,545100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,77416.7
Service occupations10,64020.2
Sales and office occupations14,52927.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations840.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,1147.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations14,40427.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining470.1
Construction2,0924.0
Manufacturing11,23521.4
Wholesale trade2,9355.6
Retail trade6,33912.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3,4026.5
Information1,2732.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,2384.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4,4988.6
Educational, health and social services10,76620.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,0465.8
Other services (except public administration)2,8515.4
Public administration1,8233.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers44,57584.8
Government workers6,51912.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,3902.6
Unpaid family workers610.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households44,760100.0
Less than $10,0006,90815.4
$10,000 to $14,9993,3797.5
$15,000 to $24,9996,72115.0
$25,000 to $34,9996,41314.3
$35,000 to $49,9997,45116.6
$50,000 to $74,9997,53616.8
$75,000 to $99,9993,2287.2
$100,000 to $149,9992,2575.0
$150,000 to $199,9994941.1
$200,000 or more3730.8
Median household income (dollars)32,778(X)
With earnings35,67879.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,892(X)
With Social Security income10,10222.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,620(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3,9768.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,065(X)
With public assistance income3,8748.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,055(X)
With retirement income4,71510.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
10,474(X)
Families33,810100.0
Less than $10,0003,96611.7
$10,000 to $14,9992,2646.7
$15,000 to $24,9995,32215.7
$25,000 to $34,9995,14215.2
$35,000 to $49,9995,77417.1
$50,000 to $74,9996,05317.9
$75,000 to $99,9992,6777.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,9155.7
$150,000 to $199,9994011.2
$200,000 or more2960.9
Median family income (dollars)35,420(X)
Per capita income (dollars)13,257(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers27,911(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,733(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families6,475(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
With related children under 18 years5,413(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.5
With related children under 5 years
2,788(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.4
Families with female householder, no husband present3,873(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.6
With related children under 18 years3,426(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.8
With related children under 5 years
1,665(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.9
Individuals32,474(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
18 years and over19,731(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
65 years and over
2,349(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.1
Related children under 18 years12,522(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
8,928(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over7,762(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.7
(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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