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Mercer county new jersey dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over275,489100.0
In labor force180,29965.4
Civilian labor force
180,17565.4
Employed
166,64760.5
Unemployed
13,5284.9
Percent of civilian labor force
7.5(X)
Armed Forces
1240.0
Not in labor force95,19034.6
Females 16 years and over143,560100.0
In labor force87,40360.9
Civilian labor force
87,39860.9
Employed
81,30556.6
Own children under 6 years25,438100.0
All parents in family in labor force15,47860.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over163,257100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone119,74273.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled17,93811.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)11,2366.9
Walked7,3494.5
Other means1,8311.1
Worked at home5,1613.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over166,647100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations72,04343.2
Service occupations23,88714.3
Sales and office occupations44,16526.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2660.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations10,1186.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations16,1689.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4620.3
Construction7,6934.6
Manufacturing15,9909.6
Wholesale trade4,7192.8
Retail trade15,3449.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6,4143.8
Information7,7014.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing13,2728.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services20,74612.4
Educational, health and social services38,88523.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services10,1526.1
Other services (except public administration)7,9404.8
Public administration17,32910.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers124,46574.7
Government workers34,27620.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7,6234.6
Unpaid family workers2830.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households125,787100.0
Less than $10,0009,3597.4
$10,000 to $14,9995,2624.2
$15,000 to $24,99911,3999.1
$25,000 to $34,99911,8519.4
$35,000 to $49,99917,57314.0
$50,000 to $74,99924,88219.8
$75,000 to $99,99916,58613.2
$100,000 to $149,99916,74513.3
$150,000 to $199,9995,8414.6
$200,000 or more6,2895.0
Median household income (dollars)56,613(X)
With earnings102,52581.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
77,619(X)
With Social Security income32,32425.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,191(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4,2783.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,709(X)
With public assistance income3,4532.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,794(X)
With retirement income22,75418.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,262(X)
Families86,757100.0
Less than $10,0003,4354.0
$10,000 to $14,9992,0702.4
$15,000 to $24,9995,8906.8
$25,000 to $34,9997,1528.2
$35,000 to $49,99910,97412.6
$50,000 to $74,99918,14620.9
$75,000 to $99,99913,49615.6
$100,000 to $149,99914,66516.9
$150,000 to $199,9995,1796.0
$200,000 or more5,7506.6
Median family income (dollars)68,494(X)
Per capita income (dollars)27,914(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers47,444(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers34,788(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,154(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.9
With related children under 18 years4,087(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.9
With related children under 5 years
2,079(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.4
Families with female householder, no husband present2,970(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.5
With related children under 18 years2,648(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.0
With related children under 5 years
1,242(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.2
Individuals28,570(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
18 years and over19,555(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.9
65 years and over
3,513(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
Related children under 18 years8,769(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,008(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over10,862(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
(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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