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Economic Statistics

Union county new jersey dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over405,859100.0
In labor force258,64163.7
Civilian labor force
258,56663.7
Employed
244,19760.2
Unemployed
14,3693.5
Percent of civilian labor force
5.6(X)
Armed Forces
750.0
Not in labor force147,21836.3
Females 16 years and over214,683100.0
In labor force122,89557.2
Civilian labor force
122,86357.2
Employed
115,48253.8
Own children under 6 years41,130100.0
All parents in family in labor force23,64657.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over238,606100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone169,32571.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled27,68611.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)25,29410.6
Walked7,7293.2
Other means2,8801.2
Worked at home5,6922.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over244,197100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations86,48235.4
Service occupations32,43613.3
Sales and office occupations69,26828.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1410.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations18,5557.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations37,31515.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1580.1
Construction12,1515.0
Manufacturing36,63815.0
Wholesale trade11,4004.7
Retail trade24,96410.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities18,2117.5
Information10,9294.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing23,4939.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services27,92611.4
Educational, health and social services44,88118.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services13,0675.4
Other services (except public administration)11,0474.5
Public administration9,3323.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers201,53882.5
Government workers31,34112.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business10,9064.5
Unpaid family workers4120.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households186,093100.0
Less than $10,00012,7586.9
$10,000 to $14,9998,9144.8
$15,000 to $24,99917,7349.5
$25,000 to $34,99918,98110.2
$35,000 to $49,99925,62413.8
$50,000 to $74,99936,65319.7
$75,000 to $99,99924,36313.1
$100,000 to $149,99923,85812.8
$150,000 to $199,9998,4654.5
$200,000 or more8,7434.7
Median household income (dollars)55,339(X)
With earnings150,72681.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
76,327(X)
With Social Security income51,63427.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,502(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6,8623.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,785(X)
With public assistance income5,7643.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,178(X)
With retirement income32,64317.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,860(X)
Families134,140100.0
Less than $10,0005,3654.0
$10,000 to $14,9993,6862.7
$15,000 to $24,9999,6697.2
$25,000 to $34,99912,4259.3
$35,000 to $49,99917,86213.3
$50,000 to $74,99928,35821.1
$75,000 to $99,99920,27715.1
$100,000 to $149,99921,16415.8
$150,000 to $199,9997,4175.5
$200,000 or more7,9175.9
Median family income (dollars)65,234(X)
Per capita income (dollars)26,992(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers44,544(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers32,487(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families8,512(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.3
With related children under 18 years6,507(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.2
With related children under 5 years
2,953(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
Families with female householder, no husband present4,279(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.0
With related children under 18 years3,669(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.7
With related children under 5 years
1,451(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.3
Individuals43,319(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
18 years and over29,525(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.6
65 years and over
5,571(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.0
Related children under 18 years13,417(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
9,552(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over14,112(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.8
(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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