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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Economic Statistics

New Jersey

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over36,714100.0
In labor force20,43555.7
Civilian labor force
20,40655.6
Employed
18,35850.0
Unemployed
2,0485.6
Percent of civilian labor force
10.0(X)
Armed Forces
290.1
Not in labor force16,27944.3
Females 16 years and over18,870100.0
In labor force8,78146.5
Civilian labor force
8,78146.5
Employed
7,69840.8
Own children under 6 years3,303100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,58748.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over17,719100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone6,12234.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,01917.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)5,42330.6
Walked2,47514.0
Other means3492.0
Worked at home3311.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)32.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over18,358100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,62619.8
Service occupations3,68620.1
Sales and office occupations4,82826.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations340.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,3167.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,86826.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining250.1
Construction7844.3
Manufacturing3,20617.5
Wholesale trade1,2146.6
Retail trade2,12211.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,4928.1
Information5793.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,2506.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,08711.4
Educational, health and social services2,41713.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,6689.1
Other services (except public administration)1,1076.0
Public administration4072.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers15,64985.2
Government workers1,8049.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8584.7
Unpaid family workers470.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households16,768100.0
Less than $10,0002,74016.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,4178.5
$15,000 to $24,9992,42514.5
$25,000 to $34,9992,38114.2
$35,000 to $49,9992,91517.4
$50,000 to $74,9992,23713.3
$75,000 to $99,9991,2207.3
$100,000 to $149,9998965.3
$150,000 to $199,9992541.5
$200,000 or more2831.7
Median household income (dollars)31,980(X)
With earnings13,14678.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
50,297(X)
With Social Security income4,14924.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,438(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,2647.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,878(X)
With public assistance income7594.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,380(X)
With retirement income1,67710.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
9,087(X)
Families11,103100.0
Less than $10,0001,16710.5
$10,000 to $14,9998998.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,75415.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,85816.7
$35,000 to $49,9992,15219.4
$50,000 to $74,9991,59114.3
$75,000 to $99,9998097.3
$100,000 to $149,9995234.7
$150,000 to $199,9991781.6
$200,000 or more1721.5
Median family income (dollars)34,083(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,719(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers26,703(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,326(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,788(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.1
With related children under 18 years1,292(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.7
With related children under 5 years
571(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.4
Families with female householder, no husband present813(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.2
With related children under 18 years630(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.3
With related children under 5 years
180(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.4
Individuals8,635(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.9
18 years and over6,057(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.0
65 years and over
1,332(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.3
Related children under 18 years2,511(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,843(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,765(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.5
(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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