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Worcester county massachusetts dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over578,707100.0
In labor force383,76466.3
Civilian labor force
383,26666.2
Employed
366,94263.4
Unemployed
16,3242.8
Percent of civilian labor force
4.3(X)
Armed Forces
4980.1
Not in labor force194,94333.7
Females 16 years and over300,603100.0
In labor force180,35960.0
Civilian labor force
180,28860.0
Employed
172,97957.5
Own children under 6 years58,924100.0
All parents in family in labor force36,39961.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over360,343100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone297,60482.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled33,4959.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)5,9771.7
Walked10,8223.0
Other means2,6240.7
Worked at home9,8212.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over366,942100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations137,98037.6
Service occupations50,83413.9
Sales and office occupations93,71825.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations5850.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations29,8358.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations53,99014.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,7500.5
Construction20,3385.5
Manufacturing70,05519.1
Wholesale trade13,1253.6
Retail trade42,82311.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities14,6634.0
Information11,1783.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing24,7356.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services30,8438.4
Educational, health and social services85,52423.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services21,3785.8
Other services (except public administration)15,8104.3
Public administration14,7204.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers295,40780.5
Government workers49,62113.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business21,1625.8
Unpaid family workers7520.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households284,218100.0
Less than $10,00025,1528.8
$10,000 to $14,99917,1116.0
$15,000 to $24,99931,07510.9
$25,000 to $34,99931,37311.0
$35,000 to $49,99942,83915.1
$50,000 to $74,99958,93520.7
$75,000 to $99,99935,69612.6
$100,000 to $149,99928,59610.1
$150,000 to $199,9997,4062.6
$200,000 or more6,0352.1
Median household income (dollars)47,874(X)
With earnings227,56780.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
62,968(X)
With Social Security income75,16826.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,977(X)
With Supplemental Security Income14,0284.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,560(X)
With public assistance income9,3363.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,878(X)
With retirement income46,33116.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,348(X)
Families193,812100.0
Less than $10,0008,8114.5
$10,000 to $14,9996,1283.2
$15,000 to $24,99916,7218.6
$25,000 to $34,99918,7939.7
$35,000 to $49,99929,39915.2
$50,000 to $74,99946,05623.8
$75,000 to $99,99930,39215.7
$100,000 to $149,99925,63213.2
$150,000 to $199,9996,5873.4
$200,000 or more5,2932.7
Median family income (dollars)58,394(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,983(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers42,261(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,516(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families13,100(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.8
With related children under 18 years10,133(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.9
With related children under 5 years
4,862(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.0
Families with female householder, no husband present7,578(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.0
With related children under 18 years6,875(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.1
With related children under 5 years
3,338(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.9
Individuals67,136(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.2
18 years and over44,756(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.3
65 years and over
8,608(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.5
Related children under 18 years21,148(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
15,103(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over24,820(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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