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Economic Statistics

Somerset county new jersey dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over228,283100.0
In labor force158,97269.6
Civilian labor force
158,91269.6
Employed
154,03267.5
Unemployed
4,8802.1
Percent of civilian labor force
3.1(X)
Armed Forces
600.0
Not in labor force69,31130.4
Females 16 years and over118,545100.0
In labor force73,24461.8
Civilian labor force
73,24261.8
Employed
71,05659.9
Own children under 6 years26,149100.0
All parents in family in labor force14,53355.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over151,284100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone123,55781.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled12,1078.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)6,1784.1
Walked2,4091.6
Other means1,5951.1
Worked at home5,4383.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)30.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over154,032100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations77,53650.3
Service occupations14,3679.3
Sales and office occupations39,06425.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2690.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9,4566.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations13,3408.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5520.4
Construction7,7075.0
Manufacturing24,13315.7
Wholesale trade6,2214.0
Retail trade14,7109.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5,8363.8
Information11,8357.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing16,72510.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services23,01914.9
Educational, health and social services26,36517.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services7,1964.7
Other services (except public administration)5,4933.6
Public administration4,2402.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers129,67584.2
Government workers16,25310.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7,8315.1
Unpaid family workers2730.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households109,070100.0
Less than $10,0003,1452.9
$10,000 to $14,9993,0092.8
$15,000 to $24,9996,2385.7
$25,000 to $34,9997,0566.5
$35,000 to $49,99912,58511.5
$50,000 to $74,99921,10919.4
$75,000 to $99,99916,76315.4
$100,000 to $149,99919,92618.3
$150,000 to $199,9999,2598.5
$200,000 or more9,9809.2
Median household income (dollars)76,933(X)
With earnings95,39287.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
100,796(X)
With Social Security income23,22121.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
13,150(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,8621.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,785(X)
With public assistance income1,2981.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,641(X)
With retirement income17,09515.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,897(X)
Families78,978100.0
Less than $10,0001,0311.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,0461.3
$15,000 to $24,9992,8553.6
$25,000 to $34,9993,9975.1
$35,000 to $49,9997,6779.7
$50,000 to $74,99914,47618.3
$75,000 to $99,99913,15416.7
$100,000 to $149,99917,30121.9
$150,000 to $199,9998,28710.5
$200,000 or more9,15411.6
Median family income (dollars)90,605(X)
Per capita income (dollars)37,970(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers60,602(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers41,824(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,848(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.3
With related children under 18 years1,365(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.3
With related children under 5 years
662(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.9
Families with female householder, no husband present750(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.8
With related children under 18 years656(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.1
With related children under 5 years
326(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.3
Individuals11,061(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.8
18 years and over8,117(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.7
65 years and over
1,521(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.9
Related children under 18 years2,836(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,956(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)3.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,814(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.5
(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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