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Berkshire County, Massachusetts Economic Statistics

Berkshire county massachusetts dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over108,466100.0
In labor force68,80663.4
Civilian labor force
68,79263.4
Employed
65,25360.2
Unemployed
3,5393.3
Percent of civilian labor force
5.1(X)
Armed Forces
140.0
Not in labor force39,66036.6
Females 16 years and over57,473100.0
In labor force33,51458.3
Civilian labor force
33,51458.3
Employed
32,01555.7
Own children under 6 years8,180100.0
All parents in family in labor force5,55467.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over64,058100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone50,70279.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled6,2139.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)9381.5
Walked3,3925.3
Other means4930.8
Worked at home2,3203.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over65,253100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations22,89335.1
Service occupations12,23218.7
Sales and office occupations16,33125.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2930.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5,7228.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7,78211.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining7351.1
Construction4,2896.6
Manufacturing8,44112.9
Wholesale trade1,3962.1
Retail trade8,37712.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,8232.8
Information1,8422.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,3935.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4,6627.1
Educational, health and social services18,09427.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6,55810.1
Other services (except public administration)3,3395.1
Public administration2,3043.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers51,29878.6
Government workers8,57013.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5,2258.0
Unpaid family workers1600.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households55,874100.0
Less than $10,0005,5239.9
$10,000 to $14,9994,1697.5
$15,000 to $24,9998,00514.3
$25,000 to $34,9997,57513.6
$35,000 to $49,9999,18616.4
$50,000 to $74,99910,94719.6
$75,000 to $99,9995,0429.0
$100,000 to $149,9993,4946.3
$150,000 to $199,9998831.6
$200,000 or more1,0501.9
Median household income (dollars)39,047(X)
With earnings41,91175.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
51,431(X)
With Social Security income18,39132.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,429(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,7354.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,525(X)
With public assistance income1,4872.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,191(X)
With retirement income11,65820.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,179(X)
Families35,225100.0
Less than $10,0001,4604.1
$10,000 to $14,9991,2213.5
$15,000 to $24,9993,76210.7
$25,000 to $34,9994,71113.4
$35,000 to $49,9996,38018.1
$50,000 to $74,9998,87625.2
$75,000 to $99,9994,24412.0
$100,000 to $149,9992,9428.4
$150,000 to $199,9997932.3
$200,000 or more8362.4
Median family income (dollars)50,162(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,807(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers36,692(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,504(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,279(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.5
With related children under 18 years1,841(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
With related children under 5 years
950(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.1
Families with female householder, no husband present1,418(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.5
With related children under 18 years1,335(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.2
With related children under 5 years
693(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.9
Individuals12,204(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.5
18 years and over8,332(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
65 years and over
1,636(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.2
Related children under 18 years3,580(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,487(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,295(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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