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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ocean County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 403,883 100.0     Households 200,553 100.0
In labor force 225,604 55.9   Less than $10,000 11,997 6.0
     Civilian labor force 224,951 55.7   $10,000 to $14,999 12,169 6.1
          Employed 213,336 52.8   $15,000 to $24,999 26,095 13.0
          Unemployed 11,615 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 24,041 12.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 33,012 16.5
     Armed Forces 653 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 41,682 20.8
Not in labor force 178,279 44.1   $75,000 to $99,999 25,159 12.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 18,665 9.3
   Females 16 years and over 216,247 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 4,475 2.2
In labor force 104,964 48.5   $200,000 or more 3,258 1.6
     Civilian labor force 104,916 48.5   Median household income (dollars) 46,443 (X)
          Employed 99,589 46.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 37,883 100.0   With earnings 136,361 68.0
All parents in family in labor force 18,800 49.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 61,602 (X)
        With Social Security income 83,067 41.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,848 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 209,328 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 5,780 2.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 173,156 82.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,118 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 21,991 10.5   With public assistance income 3,848 1.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 4,071 1.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,619 (X)
Walked 3,220 1.5   With retirement income 54,449 27.1
Other means 1,599 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,869 (X)
Worked at home 5,291 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.4 (X)        
          Families 138,440 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 213,336 100.0   Less than $10,000 4,029 2.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 3,652 2.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 67,503 31.6   $15,000 to $24,999 12,643 9.1
Service occupations 34,174 16.0   $25,000 to $34,999 15,356 11.1
Sales and office occupations 62,265 29.2    $35,000 to $49,999 23,873 17.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 453 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 34,209 24.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 25,211 11.8   $75,000 to $99,999 21,731 15.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 23,730 11.1   $100,000 to $149,999 16,386 11.8
        150,000 to $199,999 3,978 2.9
        $200,000 or more 2,583 1.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 56,420 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 834 0.4   Per capita income (dollars) 23,054 (X)
Construction 18,581 8.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 16,742 7.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 44,822 (X)
Wholesale trade 7,470 3.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 30,717 (X)
Retail trade 30,693 14.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 13,299 6.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 7,204 3.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 13,991 6.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 18,163 8.5     Families 6,631 4.8
Educational, health and social services 47,590 22.3   With related children under 18 years 4,768 7.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 16,429 7.7        With related children under 5 years 2,727 11.3
Other services (except public administration) 9,864 4.6        
Public administration 12,476 5.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,380 13.6
        With related children under 18 years 2,083 21.9
             With related children under 5 years 887 34.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 34,945 7.0
Private wage and salary workers 166,892 78.2   18 years and over 22,866 5.9
Government workers 33,863 15.9        65 years and over 6,034 5.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 12,026 5.6   Related children under 18 years 11,695 10.0
Unpaid family workers 555 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 7,310 8.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 10,859 13.7
             
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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