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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew York

Economic Statistics

Poughkeepsie, New York

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over22,865100.0
In labor force13,59459.5
Civilian labor force
13,59459.5
Employed
12,48354.6
Unemployed
1,1114.9
Percent of civilian labor force
8.2(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force9,27140.5
Females 16 years and over12,087100.0
In labor force6,78556.1
Civilian labor force
6,78556.1
Employed
6,16651.0
Own children under 6 years2,386100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,60567.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over12,101100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone7,98466.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,61013.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,1929.9
Walked8437.0
Other means930.8
Worked at home3793.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over12,483100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,78430.3
Service occupations3,35626.9
Sales and office occupations2,95623.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations440.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9007.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,44311.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining210.2
Construction6094.9
Manufacturing1,28910.3
Wholesale trade2922.3
Retail trade1,31410.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4833.9
Information3302.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7506.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services9027.2
Educational, health and social services3,84930.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,40911.3
Other services (except public administration)6044.8
Public administration6315.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers9,91079.4
Government workers1,92015.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6305.0
Unpaid family workers230.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households12,024100.0
Less than $10,0002,08317.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,1849.8
$15,000 to $24,9991,96816.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,66913.9
$35,000 to $49,9991,67814.0
$50,000 to $74,9991,72914.4
$75,000 to $99,9997726.4
$100,000 to $149,9997256.0
$150,000 to $199,9991351.1
$200,000 or more810.7
Median household income (dollars)29,389(X)
With earnings8,80673.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,124(X)
With Social Security income3,31927.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,177(X)
With Supplemental Security Income8807.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,918(X)
With public assistance income8737.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,368(X)
With retirement income2,23718.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,051(X)
Families6,672100.0
Less than $10,00077311.6
$10,000 to $14,9995798.7
$15,000 to $24,9991,02115.3
$25,000 to $34,99989113.4
$35,000 to $49,9991,00015.0
$50,000 to $74,9991,09016.3
$75,000 to $99,9995578.3
$100,000 to $149,9995828.7
$150,000 to $199,9991041.6
$200,000 or more751.1
Median family income (dollars)35,779(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,759(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,956(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers25,711(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,226(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.4
With related children under 18 years1,032(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.5
With related children under 5 years
584(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.3
Families with female householder, no husband present843(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.1
With related children under 18 years790(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.1
With related children under 5 years
423(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.7
Individuals6,614(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.7
18 years and over4,234(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
65 years and over
538(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.8
Related children under 18 years2,222(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,359(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,528(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.4
(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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