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Economic Statistics

Fairfield county connecticut dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over678,639100.0
In labor force448,09666.0
Civilian labor force
447,94466.0
Employed
426,63862.9
Unemployed
21,3063.1
Percent of civilian labor force
4.8(X)
Armed Forces
1520.0
Not in labor force230,54334.0
Females 16 years and over357,176100.0
In labor force206,12757.7
Civilian labor force
206,12757.7
Employed
196,39155.0
Own children under 6 years73,801100.0
All parents in family in labor force39,64553.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over419,237100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone313,18774.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled40,1319.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)34,0248.1
Walked9,5862.3
Other means3,3450.8
Worked at home18,9644.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over426,638100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations186,34143.7
Service occupations54,35412.7
Sales and office occupations113,73826.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations4120.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations32,2157.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations39,5789.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,0240.2
Construction27,6276.5
Manufacturing56,52013.2
Wholesale trade14,0523.3
Retail trade46,95711.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities13,6363.2
Information19,3674.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing50,70111.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services61,69514.5
Educational, health and social services78,62018.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services24,3575.7
Other services (except public administration)21,0974.9
Public administration10,9852.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers348,90581.8
Government workers41,5139.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business35,1638.2
Unpaid family workers1,0570.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households324,403100.0
Less than $10,00019,7176.1
$10,000 to $14,99913,1034.0
$15,000 to $24,99925,4957.9
$25,000 to $34,99927,0188.3
$35,000 to $49,99939,95412.3
$50,000 to $74,99957,79717.8
$75,000 to $99,99940,66412.5
$100,000 to $149,99945,70814.1
$150,000 to $199,99919,9526.2
$200,000 or more34,99510.8
Median household income (dollars)65,249(X)
With earnings270,43983.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
102,598(X)
With Social Security income84,15925.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,665(X)
With Supplemental Security Income9,7293.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,803(X)
With public assistance income8,8272.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,538(X)
With retirement income51,47715.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,074(X)
Families229,851100.0
Less than $10,0007,7833.4
$10,000 to $14,9994,9242.1
$15,000 to $24,99913,9486.1
$25,000 to $34,99916,0637.0
$35,000 to $49,99925,94111.3
$50,000 to $74,99942,36718.4
$75,000 to $99,99931,97413.9
$100,000 to $149,99938,42116.7
$150,000 to $199,99917,1777.5
$200,000 or more31,25313.6
Median family income (dollars)77,690(X)
Per capita income (dollars)38,350(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers51,996(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers37,108(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families11,488(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.0
With related children under 18 years8,750(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.2
With related children under 5 years
4,162(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.2
Families with female householder, no husband present6,086(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.7
With related children under 18 years5,328(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.4
With related children under 5 years
2,446(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.2
Individuals59,689(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.9
18 years and over40,782(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.4
65 years and over
7,311(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.6
Related children under 18 years18,395(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
13,166(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over21,323(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
(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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