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Queens County, New York Economic Statistics

Queens county new york dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over1,775,449100.0
In labor force1,037,23858.4
Civilian labor force
1,036,89558.4
Employed
956,78453.9
Unemployed
80,1114.5
Percent of civilian labor force
7.7(X)
Armed Forces
3430.0
Not in labor force738,21141.6
Females 16 years and over937,679100.0
In labor force483,13351.5
Civilian labor force
483,09251.5
Employed
443,42247.3
Own children under 6 years157,700100.0
All parents in family in labor force76,89848.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over931,709100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone319,18734.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled95,32910.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)441,17747.4
Walked52,7765.7
Other means6,5670.7
Worked at home16,6731.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)42.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over956,784100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations292,25230.5
Service occupations186,61319.5
Sales and office occupations276,01528.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3550.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations75,2207.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations126,32913.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5520.1
Construction51,6105.4
Manufacturing75,3467.9
Wholesale trade34,6703.6
Retail trade96,85910.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities79,7008.3
Information37,2813.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing97,85410.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services96,23110.1
Educational, health and social services197,06520.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services84,4078.8
Other services (except public administration)63,8376.7
Public administration41,3724.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers757,58379.2
Government workers148,43615.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business48,3835.1
Unpaid family workers2,3820.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households782,646100.0
Less than $10,00086,26811.0
$10,000 to $14,99947,8506.1
$15,000 to $24,99990,76511.6
$25,000 to $34,99994,61312.1
$35,000 to $49,999126,66316.2
$50,000 to $74,999155,76319.9
$75,000 to $99,99985,14610.9
$100,000 to $149,99967,3158.6
$150,000 to $199,99916,3652.1
$200,000 or more11,8981.5
Median household income (dollars)42,439(X)
With earnings617,42178.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
56,330(X)
With Social Security income195,91925.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,454(X)
With Supplemental Security Income41,8045.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,458(X)
With public assistance income33,9514.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,968(X)
With retirement income114,16714.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,760(X)
Families542,804100.0
Less than $10,00040,8477.5
$10,000 to $14,99926,4064.9
$15,000 to $24,99957,84410.7
$25,000 to $34,99964,08111.8
$35,000 to $49,99989,19016.4
$50,000 to $74,999116,74121.5
$75,000 to $99,99969,02012.7
$100,000 to $149,99955,80210.3
$150,000 to $199,99913,4222.5
$200,000 or more9,4511.7
Median family income (dollars)48,608(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,222(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,576(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers31,628(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families64,468(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
With related children under 18 years46,593(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.5
With related children under 5 years
20,945(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.9
Families with female householder, no husband present26,648(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.9
With related children under 18 years21,880(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.4
With related children under 5 years
8,811(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.6
Individuals321,102(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.6
18 years and over225,935(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
65 years and over
35,439(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.0
Related children under 18 years92,860(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
67,303(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over92,841(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.5
(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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