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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Essex 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 31,099 100.0     Households 15,015 100.0
In labor force 17,793 57.2   Less than $10,000 1,545 10.3
     Civilian labor force 17,754 57.1   $10,000 to $14,999 1,259 8.4
          Employed 16,539 53.2   $15,000 to $24,999 2,325 15.5
          Unemployed 1,215 3.9   $25,000 to $34,999 2,417 16.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,934 19.5
     Armed Forces 39 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,593 17.3
Not in labor force 13,306 42.8   $75,000 to $99,999 1,159 7.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 528 3.5
   Females 16 years and over 14,844 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 99 0.7
In labor force 8,276 55.8   $200,000 or more 156 1.0
     Civilian labor force 8,273 55.7   Median household income (dollars) 34,823 (X)
          Employed 7,764 52.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,285 100.0   With earnings 11,504 76.6
All parents in family in labor force 1,697 74.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,456 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,040 33.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,014 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 16,104 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 639 4.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 12,107 75.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,397 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,289 14.2   With public assistance income 459 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 92 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,512 (X)
Walked 743 4.6   With retirement income 3,646 24.3
Other means 105 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,825 (X)
Worked at home 768 4.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.7 (X)        
          Families 9,899 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 16,539 100.0   Less than $10,000 457 4.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 546 5.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,805 29.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,301 13.1
Service occupations 3,828 23.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,532 15.5
Sales and office occupations 3,486 21.1    $35,000 to $49,999 2,214 22.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 191 1.2   $50,000 to $74,999 2,221 22.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,967 11.9   $75,000 to $99,999 999 10.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,262 13.7   $100,000 to $149,999 416 4.2
        150,000 to $199,999 85 0.9
        $200,000 or more 128 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,927 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 399 2.4   Per capita income (dollars) 18,194 (X)
Construction 1,499 9.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,727 10.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,952 (X)
Wholesale trade 292 1.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,205 (X)
Retail trade 1,800 10.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 515 3.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 288 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 509 3.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 704 4.3     Families 776 7.8
Educational, health and social services 4,133 25.0   With related children under 18 years 590 12.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,188 13.2        With related children under 5 years 237 15.5
Other services (except public administration) 974 5.9        
Public administration 1,511 9.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 353 27.7
        With related children under 18 years 325 38.2
             With related children under 5 years 141 53.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,173 11.6
Private wage and salary workers 10,955 66.2   18 years and over 2,852 10.4
Government workers 3,995 24.2        65 years and over 507 8.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,561 9.4   Related children under 18 years 1,240 14.5
Unpaid family workers 28 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 959 14.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,670 23.6
             
 
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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