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Economic Statistics

Schenectady county new york dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over114,671100.0
In labor force71,49162.3
Civilian labor force
71,35062.2
Employed
67,71359.0
Unemployed
3,6373.2
Percent of civilian labor force
5.1(X)
Armed Forces
1410.1
Not in labor force43,18037.7
Females 16 years and over60,596100.0
In labor force34,25156.5
Civilian labor force
34,21756.5
Employed
32,71454.0
Own children under 6 years10,651100.0
All parents in family in labor force7,39269.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over66,425100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone53,59180.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled5,9689.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,0083.0
Walked2,3573.5
Other means5620.8
Worked at home1,9392.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over67,713100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations24,74736.5
Service occupations10,62115.7
Sales and office occupations19,59528.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations620.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5,1047.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7,58411.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2300.3
Construction3,8025.6
Manufacturing5,7328.5
Wholesale trade1,9983.0
Retail trade8,42212.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,7344.0
Information1,7152.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4,5276.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6,4579.5
Educational, health and social services17,85326.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,5796.8
Other services (except public administration)3,2384.8
Public administration6,4269.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers50,15174.1
Government workers13,72720.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,6465.4
Unpaid family workers1890.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households59,732100.0
Less than $10,0005,2308.8
$10,000 to $14,9994,2247.1
$15,000 to $24,9997,84813.1
$25,000 to $34,9997,67012.8
$35,000 to $49,9999,68316.2
$50,000 to $74,99912,30220.6
$75,000 to $99,9996,49110.9
$100,000 to $149,9994,4507.4
$150,000 to $199,9999691.6
$200,000 or more8651.4
Median household income (dollars)41,739(X)
With earnings44,88275.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
52,780(X)
With Social Security income18,42930.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,993(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,8944.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,300(X)
With public assistance income1,6662.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,284(X)
With retirement income13,60822.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,641(X)
Families38,307100.0
Less than $10,0001,9485.1
$10,000 to $14,9991,5424.0
$15,000 to $24,9993,6299.5
$25,000 to $34,9994,09210.7
$35,000 to $49,9996,31416.5
$50,000 to $74,9999,70225.3
$75,000 to $99,9995,60014.6
$100,000 to $149,9993,93510.3
$150,000 to $199,9999292.4
$200,000 or more6161.6
Median family income (dollars)53,670(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,992(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers38,840(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,339(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,975(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
With related children under 18 years2,428(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.8
With related children under 5 years
1,406(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
Families with female householder, no husband present1,814(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.0
With related children under 18 years1,664(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.5
With related children under 5 years
988(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.2
Individuals15,560(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
18 years and over9,943(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
65 years and over
1,485(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.5
Related children under 18 years5,431(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,701(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,492(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
(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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