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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Economic Statistics

New Jersey

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over31,806100.0
In labor force20,83765.5
Civilian labor force
20,83765.5
Employed
19,92362.6
Unemployed
9142.9
Percent of civilian labor force
4.4(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force10,96934.5
Females 16 years and over16,570100.0
In labor force9,50657.4
Civilian labor force
9,50657.4
Employed
9,17855.4
Own children under 6 years3,346100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,74752.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over19,516100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone15,42679.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,8289.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,6868.6
Walked2041.0
Other means1050.5
Worked at home2671.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)35.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over19,923100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,06635.5
Service occupations2,36011.8
Sales and office occupations6,23231.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations210.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,8479.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,39712.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining380.2
Construction1,1876.0
Manufacturing2,32111.6
Wholesale trade1,0055.0
Retail trade2,35011.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,8159.1
Information1,0795.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,8329.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,54412.8
Educational, health and social services3,18916.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,0085.1
Other services (except public administration)7523.8
Public administration8034.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers16,40482.3
Government workers2,83614.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6563.3
Unpaid family workers270.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,964100.0
Less than $10,0006454.3
$10,000 to $14,9995613.7
$15,000 to $24,9991,0597.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,56210.4
$35,000 to $49,9992,32915.6
$50,000 to $74,9993,50323.4
$75,000 to $99,9992,60617.4
$100,000 to $149,9992,02913.6
$150,000 to $199,9994883.3
$200,000 or more1821.2
Median household income (dollars)58,919(X)
With earnings12,49383.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
68,351(X)
With Social Security income3,90626.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,339(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3092.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,509(X)
With public assistance income2201.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,342(X)
With retirement income2,77618.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,616(X)
Families10,972100.0
Less than $10,0002542.3
$10,000 to $14,9991911.7
$15,000 to $24,9995495.0
$25,000 to $34,9999038.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,58314.4
$50,000 to $74,9992,82825.8
$75,000 to $99,9992,27720.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,76616.1
$150,000 to $199,9994474.1
$200,000 or more1741.6
Median family income (dollars)66,266(X)
Per capita income (dollars)24,736(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers47,427(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers35,151(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families376(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.4
With related children under 18 years287(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.2
With related children under 5 years
131(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.9
Families with female householder, no husband present176(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
With related children under 18 years138(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.5
With related children under 5 years
50(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.5
Individuals1,905(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.7
18 years and over1,321(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.3
65 years and over
258(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.3
Related children under 18 years570(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
419(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over709(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
(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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