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Economic Statistics

Salem county new jersey dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over49,884100.0
In labor force31,47163.1
Civilian labor force
31,43163.0
Employed
29,36058.9
Unemployed
2,0714.2
Percent of civilian labor force
6.6(X)
Armed Forces
400.1
Not in labor force18,41336.9
Females 16 years and over26,124100.0
In labor force14,89957.0
Civilian labor force
14,87756.9
Employed
13,85553.0
Own children under 6 years4,279100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,79765.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over28,748100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone24,08983.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,7129.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)3461.2
Walked6302.2
Other means3311.2
Worked at home6402.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over29,360100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,33128.4
Service occupations4,39815.0
Sales and office occupations7,27524.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2230.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,34811.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,78519.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5661.9
Construction1,9346.6
Manufacturing4,76916.2
Wholesale trade1,2564.3
Retail trade3,58712.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,92510.0
Information4361.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,5605.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,0116.8
Educational, health and social services5,86820.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,8896.4
Other services (except public administration)1,2004.1
Public administration1,3594.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers23,42679.8
Government workers4,25514.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,5895.4
Unpaid family workers900.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households24,316100.0
Less than $10,0001,8677.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,4045.8
$15,000 to $24,9992,88711.9
$25,000 to $34,9992,87611.8
$35,000 to $49,9994,09316.8
$50,000 to $74,9995,39922.2
$75,000 to $99,9993,19613.1
$100,000 to $149,9992,0608.5
$150,000 to $199,9992731.1
$200,000 or more2611.1
Median household income (dollars)45,573(X)
With earnings18,96578.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
55,632(X)
With Social Security income7,39830.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,862(X)
With Supplemental Security Income9874.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,076(X)
With public assistance income7233.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,032(X)
With retirement income5,54122.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,788(X)
Families17,494100.0
Less than $10,0008114.6
$10,000 to $14,9995353.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,4858.5
$25,000 to $34,9991,97111.3
$35,000 to $49,9993,05617.5
$50,000 to $74,9994,42225.3
$75,000 to $99,9992,88016.5
$100,000 to $149,9991,87410.7
$150,000 to $199,9992391.4
$200,000 or more2211.3
Median family income (dollars)54,890(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,874(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers41,860(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,209(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,252(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.2
With related children under 18 years961(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
With related children under 5 years
474(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
Families with female householder, no husband present818(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.2
With related children under 18 years726(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.0
With related children under 5 years
356(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.7
Individuals5,980(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.5
18 years and over3,786(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.0
65 years and over
578(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.6
Related children under 18 years2,137(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,526(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,871(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
(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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