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Middlesex county new jersey dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over591,453100.0
In labor force391,20366.1
Civilian labor force
391,06766.1
Employed
370,81762.7
Unemployed
20,2503.4
Percent of civilian labor force
5.2(X)
Armed Forces
1360.0
Not in labor force200,25033.9
Females 16 years and over305,586100.0
In labor force180,56759.1
Civilian labor force
180,56059.1
Employed
171,06456.0
Own children under 6 years57,145100.0
All parents in family in labor force31,96355.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over363,176100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone270,25674.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled40,40211.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)31,4198.7
Walked10,1152.8
Other means3,2940.9
Worked at home7,6902.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)31.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over370,817100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations150,37340.6
Service occupations40,87911.0
Sales and office occupations105,33828.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3330.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations26,3907.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations47,50412.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4410.1
Construction16,7844.5
Manufacturing50,72813.7
Wholesale trade17,9004.8
Retail trade41,17511.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities24,6726.7
Information19,4265.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing35,2299.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services48,15013.0
Educational, health and social services68,93018.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services20,2895.5
Other services (except public administration)14,0443.8
Public administration13,0493.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers306,40082.6
Government workers50,39913.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business13,4513.6
Unpaid family workers5670.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households265,898100.0
Less than $10,00013,1024.9
$10,000 to $14,9999,9653.7
$15,000 to $24,99920,6037.7
$25,000 to $34,99924,3989.2
$35,000 to $49,99937,09714.0
$50,000 to $74,99957,30821.6
$75,000 to $99,99942,59916.0
$100,000 to $149,99940,54415.2
$150,000 to $199,99911,8234.4
$200,000 or more8,4593.2
Median household income (dollars)61,446(X)
With earnings223,27984.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
74,579(X)
With Social Security income67,12225.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,810(X)
With Supplemental Security Income7,6352.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,606(X)
With public assistance income5,0471.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,170(X)
With retirement income45,17717.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,477(X)
Families192,321100.0
Less than $10,0005,1222.7
$10,000 to $14,9993,6441.9
$15,000 to $24,99910,6675.5
$25,000 to $34,99915,2237.9
$35,000 to $49,99925,17113.1
$50,000 to $74,99943,60122.7
$75,000 to $99,99935,36518.4
$100,000 to $149,99935,31118.4
$150,000 to $199,99910,6605.5
$200,000 or more7,5573.9
Median family income (dollars)70,749(X)
Per capita income (dollars)26,535(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers49,683(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers35,054(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families8,047(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.2
With related children under 18 years5,973(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.0
With related children under 5 years
2,915(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.3
Families with female householder, no husband present3,652(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
With related children under 18 years3,126(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
With related children under 5 years
1,454(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.7
Individuals48,205(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.6
18 years and over34,937(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.3
65 years and over
5,334(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.0
Related children under 18 years12,529(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
8,944(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over20,633(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
(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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