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Bergen County, New Jersey Economic Statistics

Bergen county new jersey dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over702,617100.0
In labor force453,77464.6
Civilian labor force
453,67964.6
Employed
435,27762.0
Unemployed
18,4022.6
Percent of civilian labor force
4.1(X)
Armed Forces
950.0
Not in labor force248,84335.4
Females 16 years and over370,450100.0
In labor force208,24956.2
Civilian labor force
208,23856.2
Employed
199,45653.8
Own children under 6 years64,579100.0
All parents in family in labor force32,74550.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over427,462100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone311,32572.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled41,2849.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)46,95711.0
Walked11,8672.8
Other means2,7370.6
Worked at home13,2923.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over435,277100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations187,47643.1
Service occupations47,43110.9
Sales and office occupations131,60230.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1800.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations28,8346.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations39,7549.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5340.1
Construction21,8655.0
Manufacturing49,44311.4
Wholesale trade25,1755.8
Retail trade51,50011.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities23,1895.3
Information21,8235.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing43,67310.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services53,23112.2
Educational, health and social services84,81219.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services25,4725.9
Other services (except public administration)21,5505.0
Public administration13,0103.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers359,49682.6
Government workers48,61711.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business25,9586.0
Unpaid family workers1,2060.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households330,891100.0
Less than $10,00016,4185.0
$10,000 to $14,99912,0283.6
$15,000 to $24,99925,0227.6
$25,000 to $34,99927,7768.4
$35,000 to $49,99943,54613.2
$50,000 to $74,99962,84119.0
$75,000 to $99,99948,61214.7
$100,000 to $149,99951,22415.5
$150,000 to $199,99919,4035.9
$200,000 or more24,0217.3
Median household income (dollars)65,241(X)
With earnings272,97482.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
88,999(X)
With Social Security income93,39628.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
13,294(X)
With Supplemental Security Income7,9252.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,912(X)
With public assistance income4,8291.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,339(X)
With retirement income54,07016.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,137(X)
Families236,224100.0
Less than $10,0005,4842.3
$10,000 to $14,9993,8551.6
$15,000 to $24,99912,3445.2
$25,000 to $34,99916,1286.8
$35,000 to $49,99927,33911.6
$50,000 to $74,99947,11119.9
$75,000 to $99,99940,11117.0
$100,000 to $149,99944,83619.0
$150,000 to $199,99917,2897.3
$200,000 or more21,7279.2
Median family income (dollars)78,079(X)
Per capita income (dollars)33,638(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers51,346(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers37,295(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families7,992(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.4
With related children under 18 years5,279(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.6
With related children under 5 years
2,139(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.8
Families with female householder, no husband present3,110(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.0
With related children under 18 years2,362(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
With related children under 5 years
825(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.1
Individuals43,417(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.0
18 years and over33,050(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.9
65 years and over
7,575(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.9
Related children under 18 years9,901(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
7,209(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over17,538(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.1
(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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