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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataRhode Island

Economic Statistics

Woonsocket, Rhode Island,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over33,181100.0
In labor force20,65062.2
Civilian labor force
20,62962.2
Employed
19,31558.2
Unemployed
1,3144.0
Percent of civilian labor force
6.4(X)
Armed Forces
210.1
Not in labor force12,53137.8
Females 16 years and over17,804100.0
In labor force9,73254.7
Civilian labor force
9,73254.7
Employed
9,18851.6
Own children under 6 years3,801100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,94751.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over18,729100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone14,85279.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,62914.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)2161.2
Walked6363.4
Other means1781.0
Worked at home2181.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over19,315100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,94720.4
Service occupations3,29417.1
Sales and office occupations5,46828.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations140.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,8289.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,76424.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining490.3
Construction1,2526.5
Manufacturing4,60923.9
Wholesale trade9394.9
Retail trade3,03415.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7634.0
Information3191.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,0925.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,3447.0
Educational, health and social services3,43517.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3637.1
Other services (except public administration)5833.0
Public administration5332.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers16,91287.6
Government workers1,6678.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7063.7
Unpaid family workers300.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households17,771100.0
Less than $10,0003,07417.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,6769.4
$15,000 to $24,9992,70215.2
$25,000 to $34,9992,45613.8
$35,000 to $49,9993,11017.5
$50,000 to $74,9992,85516.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,1216.3
$100,000 to $149,9995653.2
$150,000 to $199,9991060.6
$200,000 or more1060.6
Median household income (dollars)30,819(X)
With earnings12,81372.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,046(X)
With Social Security income4,87827.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,725(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,3037.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,808(X)
With public assistance income1,6219.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,410(X)
With retirement income2,51114.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,419(X)
Families10,819100.0
Less than $10,0001,36612.6
$10,000 to $14,9997096.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,36612.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,31612.2
$35,000 to $49,9992,11919.6
$50,000 to $74,9992,26721.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,0069.3
$100,000 to $149,9995274.9
$150,000 to $199,999800.7
$200,000 or more630.6
Median family income (dollars)38,353(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,223(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,465(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers24,638(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,803(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.7
With related children under 18 years1,581(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.8
With related children under 5 years
891(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.3
Families with female householder, no husband present1,270(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.9
With related children under 18 years1,228(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)56.4
With related children under 5 years
727(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)72.5
Individuals8,205(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
18 years and over4,711(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
65 years and over
855(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.7
Related children under 18 years3,413(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,268(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,419(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.4
(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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