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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

New York

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over14,805,912100.0
In labor force9,046,80561.1
Civilian labor force
9,023,09660.9
Employed
8,382,98856.6
Unemployed
640,1084.3
Percent of civilian labor force
7.1(X)
Armed Forces
23,7090.2
Not in labor force5,759,10738.9
Females 16 years and over7,810,436100.0
In labor force4,306,43755.1
Civilian labor force
4,303,57755.1
Employed
4,000,66251.2
Own children under 6 years1,405,240100.0
All parents in family in labor force764,72154.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over8,211,916100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone4,620,17856.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled756,9189.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,006,19424.4
Walked511,7216.2
Other means69,0360.8
Worked at home247,8693.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)31.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over8,382,988100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,079,83736.7
Service occupations1,389,20216.6
Sales and office occupations2,272,50027.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations24,6090.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations633,0917.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations983,74911.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining54,3720.6
Construction433,7875.2
Manufacturing839,42510.0
Wholesale trade283,3753.4
Retail trade877,43010.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities460,4855.5
Information340,7134.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing736,6878.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services849,12410.1
Educational, health and social services2,039,18224.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services611,2807.3
Other services (except public administration)423,7565.1
Public administration433,3725.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers6,434,10976.8
Government workers1,426,89317.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business501,0686.0
Unpaid family workers20,9180.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households7,060,595100.0
Less than $10,000809,50711.5
$10,000 to $14,999453,3206.4
$15,000 to $24,999822,61111.7
$25,000 to $34,999807,04311.4
$35,000 to $49,9991,047,00114.8
$50,000 to $74,9991,297,71218.4
$75,000 to $99,999746,38410.6
$100,000 to $149,999639,5259.1
$150,000 to $199,999202,6402.9
$200,000 or more234,8523.3
Median household income (dollars)43,393(X)
With earnings5,516,84178.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
64,102(X)
With Social Security income1,837,42126.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,667(X)
With Supplemental Security Income390,7795.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,568(X)
With public assistance income344,1754.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,699(X)
With retirement income1,196,63716.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,660(X)
Families4,673,485100.0
Less than $10,000359,7787.7
$10,000 to $14,999215,3494.6
$15,000 to $24,999462,7399.9
$25,000 to $34,999505,16210.8
$35,000 to $49,999705,85515.1
$50,000 to $74,999957,68320.5
$75,000 to $99,999594,05912.7
$100,000 to $149,999522,20311.2
$150,000 to $199,999164,4433.5
$200,000 or more186,2144.0
Median family income (dollars)51,691(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,389(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers40,236(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers31,099(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families535,935(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.5
With related children under 18 years418,591(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.9
With related children under 5 years
198,252(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.2
Families with female householder, no husband present294,906(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.2
With related children under 18 years257,263(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.8
With related children under 5 years
115,454(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.8
Individuals2,692,202(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.6
18 years and over1,776,492(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.8
65 years and over
264,336(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
Related children under 18 years893,505(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
639,896(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over817,663(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.0
(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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