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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Economic Statistics

Rahway, New Jersey

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over20,773100.0
In labor force13,49565.0
Civilian labor force
13,49565.0
Employed
12,60560.7
Unemployed
8904.3
Percent of civilian labor force
6.6(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force7,27835.0
Females 16 years and over11,262100.0
In labor force6,52457.9
Civilian labor force
6,52457.9
Employed
6,07053.9
Own children under 6 years1,834100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,18764.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over12,203100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone8,94473.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,32810.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,1459.4
Walked4283.5
Other means1311.1
Worked at home2271.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over12,605100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,86230.6
Service occupations1,68313.4
Sales and office occupations3,92431.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations00.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,2069.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,93015.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining00.0
Construction6975.5
Manufacturing1,87114.8
Wholesale trade6365.0
Retail trade1,1789.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,2139.6
Information6104.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,0068.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,2029.5
Educational, health and social services2,38919.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6054.8
Other services (except public administration)5154.1
Public administration6835.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers10,36182.2
Government workers1,79914.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4273.4
Unpaid family workers180.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households10,028100.0
Less than $10,0006526.5
$10,000 to $14,9995825.8
$15,000 to $24,9999499.5
$25,000 to $34,9991,04810.5
$35,000 to $49,9991,64616.4
$50,000 to $74,9992,34723.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,46714.6
$100,000 to $149,9999529.5
$150,000 to $199,9992372.4
$200,000 or more1481.5
Median household income (dollars)50,729(X)
With earnings8,04680.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
60,978(X)
With Social Security income3,01930.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,704(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2952.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,892(X)
With public assistance income3423.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,182(X)
With retirement income1,99819.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
10,475(X)
Families6,735100.0
Less than $10,0002183.2
$10,000 to $14,9991672.5
$15,000 to $24,9994256.3
$25,000 to $34,9996469.6
$35,000 to $49,9991,05715.7
$50,000 to $74,9991,76726.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,23018.3
$100,000 to $149,99990213.4
$150,000 to $199,9992083.1
$200,000 or more1151.7
Median family income (dollars)61,931(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,481(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers41,047(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers32,091(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families363(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.4
With related children under 18 years225(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.5
With related children under 5 years
116(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.2
Families with female householder, no husband present198(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.3
With related children under 18 years154(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.5
With related children under 5 years
76(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.5
Individuals1,864(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.1
18 years and over1,255(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.3
65 years and over
308(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.2
Related children under 18 years575(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
424(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over632(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.7
(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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