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Economic Statistics

Rensselaer county new york dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over119,772100.0
In labor force80,14766.9
Civilian labor force
80,06766.8
Employed
75,21462.8
Unemployed
4,8534.1
Percent of civilian labor force
6.1(X)
Armed Forces
800.1
Not in labor force39,62533.1
Females 16 years and over61,797100.0
In labor force38,10261.7
Civilian labor force
38,10261.7
Employed
36,32358.8
Own children under 6 years10,971100.0
All parents in family in labor force7,34767.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over73,830100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone58,27078.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled8,19711.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,0432.8
Walked2,9003.9
Other means5090.7
Worked at home1,9112.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over75,214100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations26,99235.9
Service occupations10,55714.0
Sales and office occupations21,12728.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1790.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations6,8049.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations9,55512.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5770.8
Construction4,8196.4
Manufacturing6,2438.3
Wholesale trade2,1722.9
Retail trade8,00610.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3,6934.9
Information2,2673.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4,9026.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6,1258.1
Educational, health and social services19,54026.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,6206.1
Other services (except public administration)3,4894.6
Public administration8,76111.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers53,41371.0
Government workers17,68923.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,9215.2
Unpaid family workers1910.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households59,830100.0
Less than $10,0005,0418.4
$10,000 to $14,9993,8116.4
$15,000 to $24,9997,70412.9
$25,000 to $34,9997,70812.9
$35,000 to $49,99910,02316.8
$50,000 to $74,99913,05021.8
$75,000 to $99,9996,50210.9
$100,000 to $149,9994,4087.4
$150,000 to $199,9999091.5
$200,000 or more6741.1
Median household income (dollars)42,905(X)
With earnings47,84480.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
52,010(X)
With Social Security income16,44327.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,634(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,3123.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,599(X)
With public assistance income1,6162.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,018(X)
With retirement income12,48220.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,949(X)
Families39,224100.0
Less than $10,0001,8734.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,2423.2
$15,000 to $24,9993,5849.1
$25,000 to $34,9994,58711.7
$35,000 to $49,9996,90317.6
$50,000 to $74,99910,30626.3
$75,000 to $99,9995,56914.2
$100,000 to $149,9993,8489.8
$150,000 to $199,9997752.0
$200,000 or more5371.4
Median family income (dollars)52,864(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,095(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers36,666(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers28,153(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,632(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.7
With related children under 18 years2,090(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.4
With related children under 5 years
1,157(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.5
Families with female householder, no husband present1,512(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.5
With related children under 18 years1,428(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.2
With related children under 5 years
842(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.2
Individuals14,011(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.5
18 years and over9,459(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
65 years and over
1,277(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.6
Related children under 18 years4,308(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,824(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,820(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.5
(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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