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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew York

Economic Statistics

Schenectady, New York

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over48,244100.0
In labor force29,34760.8
Civilian labor force
29,28660.7
Employed
27,07756.1
Unemployed
2,2094.6
Percent of civilian labor force
7.5(X)
Armed Forces
610.1
Not in labor force18,89739.2
Females 16 years and over25,771100.0
In labor force14,59856.6
Civilian labor force
14,59056.6
Employed
13,74353.3
Own children under 6 years4,983100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,67373.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over26,426100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone18,72870.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,10711.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,7246.5
Walked1,8016.8
Other means3691.4
Worked at home6972.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over27,077100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,04229.7
Service occupations5,91521.8
Sales and office occupations7,83728.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations360.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,8736.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,37412.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining950.4
Construction1,3024.8
Manufacturing1,9447.2
Wholesale trade7372.7
Retail trade3,61813.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,1444.2
Information6402.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,5625.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,9737.3
Educational, health and social services7,70528.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,4679.1
Other services (except public administration)1,4635.4
Public administration2,4279.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers21,04077.7
Government workers4,75717.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,2244.5
Unpaid family workers560.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households26,297100.0
Less than $10,0003,82814.6
$10,000 to $14,9992,79810.6
$15,000 to $24,9994,56317.4
$25,000 to $34,9994,00615.2
$35,000 to $49,9994,25016.2
$50,000 to $74,9994,23816.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,5065.7
$100,000 to $149,9997582.9
$150,000 to $199,9991280.5
$200,000 or more2220.8
Median household income (dollars)29,378(X)
With earnings19,22573.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
38,939(X)
With Social Security income7,44828.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,804(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,1258.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,128(X)
With public assistance income1,3475.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,084(X)
With retirement income5,11619.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,850(X)
Families14,163100.0
Less than $10,0001,60111.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,0547.4
$15,000 to $24,9992,10714.9
$25,000 to $34,9991,98714.0
$35,000 to $49,9992,45317.3
$50,000 to $74,9993,04721.5
$75,000 to $99,9991,1217.9
$100,000 to $149,9995734.0
$150,000 to $199,9991200.8
$200,000 or more1000.7
Median family income (dollars)36,458(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,076(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,869(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers25,292(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,376(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.8
With related children under 18 years2,008(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.9
With related children under 5 years
1,178(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.8
Families with female householder, no husband present1,593(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.8
With related children under 18 years1,469(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.6
With related children under 5 years
879(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.8
Individuals12,260(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.8
18 years and over7,681(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.3
65 years and over
829(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.6
Related children under 18 years4,434(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,991(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,266(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.6
(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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