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Essex County, New Jersey Economic Statistics

Essex county new jersey dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics





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Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over608,592100.0
In labor force370,93961.0
Civilian labor force
370,81060.9
Employed
336,39055.3
Unemployed
34,4205.7
Percent of civilian labor force
9.3(X)
Armed Forces
1290.0
Not in labor force237,65339.0
Females 16 years and over326,401100.0
In labor force183,59456.2
Civilian labor force
183,56156.2
Employed
166,74051.1
Own children under 6 years63,704100.0
All parents in family in labor force37,50558.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over328,214100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone201,77261.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled39,29512.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)61,18518.6
Walked13,9224.2
Other means2,9340.9
Worked at home9,1062.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)31.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over336,390100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations119,65935.6
Service occupations53,12115.8
Sales and office occupations97,19228.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2070.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations22,8116.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations43,40012.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2270.1
Construction15,6564.7
Manufacturing36,11910.7
Wholesale trade12,9093.8
Retail trade32,6669.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities25,1597.5
Information15,0624.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing32,7789.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services38,99211.6
Educational, health and social services76,69622.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services19,2655.7
Other services (except public administration)16,3584.9
Public administration14,5034.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers268,63479.9
Government workers51,30415.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business15,7834.7
Unpaid family workers6690.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households283,692100.0
Less than $10,00036,56012.9
$10,000 to $14,99917,4566.2
$15,000 to $24,99930,88710.9
$25,000 to $34,99930,01610.6
$35,000 to $49,99939,07213.8
$50,000 to $74,99947,51116.7
$75,000 to $99,99929,61510.4
$100,000 to $149,99928,30910.0
$150,000 to $199,99910,1843.6
$200,000 or more14,0825.0
Median household income (dollars)44,944(X)
With earnings223,42478.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
72,206(X)
With Social Security income71,48525.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,517(X)
With Supplemental Security Income16,6325.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,498(X)
With public assistance income18,4786.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,155(X)
With retirement income39,60514.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,624(X)
Families194,654100.0
Less than $10,00017,5079.0
$10,000 to $14,9998,5614.4
$15,000 to $24,99919,0659.8
$25,000 to $34,99918,9679.7
$35,000 to $49,99925,82913.3
$50,000 to $74,99935,14218.1
$75,000 to $99,99923,87812.3
$100,000 to $149,99924,18312.4
$150,000 to $199,9998,9404.6
$200,000 or more12,5826.5
Median family income (dollars)54,818(X)
Per capita income (dollars)24,943(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers41,374(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers32,052(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families24,960(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.8
With related children under 18 years19,877(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.9
With related children under 5 years
9,376(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.4
Families with female householder, no husband present15,851(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.3
With related children under 18 years13,881(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.4
With related children under 5 years
6,596(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.2
Individuals120,006(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.6
18 years and over77,893(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.7
65 years and over
10,906(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
Related children under 18 years41,358(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
29,445(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over34,081(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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