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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew York

Economic Statistics

New York

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over6,279,431100.0
In labor force3,626,86557.8
Civilian labor force
3,624,56657.7
Employed
3,277,82552.2
Unemployed
346,7415.5
Percent of civilian labor force
9.6(X)
Armed Forces
2,2990.0
Not in labor force2,652,56642.2
Females 16 years and over3,379,676100.0
In labor force1,755,34051.9
Civilian labor force
1,754,94651.9
Employed
1,578,31946.7
Own children under 6 years590,836100.0
All parents in family in labor force284,14048.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over3,192,070100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone794,42224.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled254,9748.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,684,85052.8
Walked332,26410.4
Other means33,4091.0
Worked at home92,1512.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)40.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over3,277,825100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,206,05236.8
Service occupations608,38318.6
Sales and office occupations896,48627.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,4640.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations209,6656.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations355,77510.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,1010.1
Construction139,3854.3
Manufacturing217,6026.6
Wholesale trade101,8123.1
Retail trade295,8039.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities211,5066.5
Information173,5945.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing372,80911.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services390,95611.9
Educational, health and social services765,90523.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services272,2108.3
Other services (except public administration)187,3355.7
Public administration146,8074.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers2,553,99877.9
Government workers527,90216.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business188,0545.7
Unpaid family workers7,8710.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households3,022,477100.0
Less than $10,000485,30616.1
$10,000 to $14,999214,4217.1
$15,000 to $24,999354,41311.7
$25,000 to $34,999346,77711.5
$35,000 to $49,999430,29714.2
$50,000 to $74,999503,72216.7
$75,000 to $99,999273,5529.1
$100,000 to $149,999234,5537.8
$150,000 to $199,99975,6262.5
$200,000 or more103,8103.4
Median household income (dollars)38,293(X)
With earnings2,305,26676.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
63,183(X)
With Social Security income672,73122.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,767(X)
With Supplemental Security Income225,3047.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,487(X)
With public assistance income227,8867.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,817(X)
With retirement income375,30112.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,652(X)
Families1,869,809100.0
Less than $10,000239,02612.8
$10,000 to $14,999121,7666.5
$15,000 to $24,999219,42411.7
$25,000 to $34,999216,49811.6
$35,000 to $49,999269,41714.4
$50,000 to $74,999327,49817.5
$75,000 to $99,999190,15210.2
$100,000 to $149,999164,5538.8
$150,000 to $199,99950,9372.7
$200,000 or more70,5383.8
Median family income (dollars)41,887(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,402(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,435(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers32,949(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families345,834(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.5
With related children under 18 years266,616(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.8
With related children under 5 years
122,601(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.3
Families with female householder, no husband present194,083(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.3
With related children under 18 years165,691(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.1
With related children under 5 years
71,207(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)52.2
Individuals1,668,938(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.2
18 years and over1,097,182(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.4
65 years and over
160,277(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.8
Related children under 18 years562,990(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
409,408(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over438,129(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.6
(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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