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Suffolk county massachusetts dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over565,141100.0
In labor force355,10862.8
Civilian labor force
354,80862.8
Employed
329,79158.4
Unemployed
25,0174.4
Percent of civilian labor force
7.1(X)
Armed Forces
3000.1
Not in labor force210,03337.2
Females 16 years and over296,270100.0
In labor force174,97459.1
Civilian labor force
174,92859.0
Employed
163,42755.2
Own children under 6 years42,396100.0
All parents in family in labor force23,97856.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over320,979100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone140,23643.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled31,4069.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)99,33530.9
Walked37,86511.8
Other means4,8211.5
Worked at home7,3162.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over329,791100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations135,31641.0
Service occupations59,48718.0
Sales and office occupations86,41926.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3920.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations17,7285.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations30,4499.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4450.1
Construction13,4064.1
Manufacturing21,4146.5
Wholesale trade7,0392.1
Retail trade28,9598.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities15,8964.8
Information14,0184.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing33,87910.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services47,43814.4
Educational, health and social services84,06425.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services30,4869.2
Other services (except public administration)15,5824.7
Public administration17,1655.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers270,10281.9
Government workers44,35413.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business14,9474.5
Unpaid family workers3880.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households278,776100.0
Less than $10,00042,68615.3
$10,000 to $14,99918,6106.7
$15,000 to $24,99932,18811.5
$25,000 to $34,99932,40711.6
$35,000 to $49,99942,00215.1
$50,000 to $74,99949,03417.6
$75,000 to $99,99927,3449.8
$100,000 to $149,99921,2897.6
$150,000 to $199,9996,0912.2
$200,000 or more7,1252.6
Median household income (dollars)39,355(X)
With earnings218,30578.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
59,184(X)
With Social Security income55,91920.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,471(X)
With Supplemental Security Income20,4937.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,549(X)
With public assistance income11,4114.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,883(X)
With retirement income32,64011.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,858(X)
Families140,802100.0
Less than $10,00014,80110.5
$10,000 to $14,9998,2775.9
$15,000 to $24,99916,12611.5
$25,000 to $34,99916,62811.8
$35,000 to $49,99921,50315.3
$50,000 to $74,99927,75819.7
$75,000 to $99,99915,75411.2
$100,000 to $149,99912,2278.7
$150,000 to $199,9993,6312.6
$200,000 or more4,0972.9
Median family income (dollars)44,361(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,766(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,174(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers32,176(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families21,033(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
With related children under 18 years16,058(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.6
With related children under 5 years
7,602(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.8
Families with female householder, no husband present12,893(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.8
With related children under 18 years11,117(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.3
With related children under 5 years
5,130(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.5
Individuals124,918(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.0
18 years and over90,558(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.4
65 years and over
12,156(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.0
Related children under 18 years33,712(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
24,552(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over54,372(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.7
(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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