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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Economic Statistics

New Jersey

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over21,950100.0
In labor force14,90767.9
Civilian labor force
14,90767.9
Employed
14,57566.4
Unemployed
3321.5
Percent of civilian labor force
2.2(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force7,04332.1
Females 16 years and over11,792100.0
In labor force6,68756.7
Civilian labor force
6,68756.7
Employed
6,59555.9
Own children under 6 years2,968100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,48249.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over14,368100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone10,44772.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled7895.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,05314.3
Walked2952.1
Other means850.6
Worked at home6994.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)33.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over14,575100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,81160.5
Service occupations1,1027.6
Sales and office occupations3,51024.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations80.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4843.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations6604.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining100.1
Construction4523.1
Manufacturing1,55410.7
Wholesale trade5804.0
Retail trade1,0327.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5493.8
Information8015.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,18415.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,61617.9
Educational, health and social services3,27822.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6474.4
Other services (except public administration)4703.2
Public administration4022.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers11,64279.9
Government workers1,93813.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9426.5
Unpaid family workers530.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households10,639100.0
Less than $10,0003052.9
$10,000 to $14,9992122.0
$15,000 to $24,9996536.1
$25,000 to $34,9995805.5
$35,000 to $49,9998157.7
$50,000 to $74,9991,47213.8
$75,000 to $99,9991,35012.7
$100,000 to $149,9992,32421.8
$150,000 to $199,9991,14310.7
$200,000 or more1,78516.8
Median household income (dollars)98,390(X)
With earnings8,96984.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
129,202(X)
With Social Security income2,62624.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
14,443(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2051.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,833(X)
With public assistance income930.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
7,262(X)
With retirement income1,92718.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,049(X)
Families8,208100.0
Less than $10,0001061.3
$10,000 to $14,999480.6
$15,000 to $24,9992192.7
$25,000 to $34,9992893.5
$35,000 to $49,9995316.5
$50,000 to $74,9991,16914.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,08413.2
$100,000 to $149,9992,06425.1
$150,000 to $199,9991,01312.3
$200,000 or more1,68520.5
Median family income (dollars)112,145(X)
Per capita income (dollars)47,187(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers82,420(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers45,305(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families136(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)1.7
With related children under 18 years122(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.8
With related children under 5 years
30(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)1.7
Families with female householder, no husband present84(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
With related children under 18 years78(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
With related children under 5 years
10(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.6
Individuals791(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.7
18 years and over506(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.4
65 years and over
118(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.1
Related children under 18 years281(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
247(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over304(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.6
(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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