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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Middlesex 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 1,170,483 100.0     Households 561,506 100.0
In labor force 805,662 68.8   Less than $10,000 35,322 6.3
     Civilian labor force 803,933 68.7   $10,000 to $14,999 24,865 4.4
          Employed 776,273 66.3   $15,000 to $24,999 45,220 8.1
          Unemployed 27,660 2.4   $25,000 to $34,999 49,056 8.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 74,183 13.2
     Armed Forces 1,729 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 111,358 19.8
Not in labor force 364,821 31.2   $75,000 to $99,999 81,462 14.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 81,558 14.5
   Females 16 years and over 613,169 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 28,147 5.0
In labor force 383,449 62.5   $200,000 or more 30,335 5.4
     Civilian labor force 383,016 62.5   Median household income (dollars) 60,821 (X)
          Employed 369,922 60.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 107,787 100.0   With earnings 469,041 83.5
All parents in family in labor force 64,390 59.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 80,435 (X)
        With Social Security income 134,514 24.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,640 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 763,636 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 19,826 3.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 550,450 72.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,842 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 62,437 8.2   With public assistance income 10,486 1.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 78,609 10.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 4,197 (X)
Walked 34,976 4.6   With retirement income 86,246 15.4
Other means 9,437 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,598 (X)
Worked at home 27,727 3.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.4 (X)        
          Families 363,933 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 776,273 100.0   Less than $10,000 10,477 2.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 8,047 2.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 386,154 49.7   $15,000 to $24,999 20,672 5.7
Service occupations 89,278 11.5   $25,000 to $34,999 25,287 6.9
Sales and office occupations 187,560 24.2    $35,000 to $49,999 43,355 11.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 593 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 76,277 21.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 47,287 6.1   $75,000 to $99,999 63,038 17.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 65,401 8.4   $100,000 to $149,999 66,670 18.3
        150,000 to $199,999 23,739 6.5
        $200,000 or more 26,371 7.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 74,194 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,358 0.2   Per capita income (dollars) 31,199 (X)
Construction 36,073 4.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 95,518 12.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 49,460 (X)
Wholesale trade 23,163 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 36,288 (X)
Retail trade 76,095 9.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 26,346 3.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 38,871 5.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 63,599 8.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 124,196 16.0     Families 15,740 4.3
Educational, health and social services 184,771 23.8   With related children under 18 years 11,459 6.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 44,279 5.7        With related children under 5 years 5,005 6.8
Other services (except public administration) 32,828 4.2        
Public administration 29,176 3.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 8,093 15.3
        With related children under 18 years 6,994 23.9
             With related children under 5 years 3,106 36.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 92,705 6.5
Private wage and salary workers 633,721 81.6   18 years and over 68,327 6.3
Government workers 90,369 11.6        65 years and over 12,464 7.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 50,865 6.6   Related children under 18 years 23,231 7.2
Unpaid family workers 1,318 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 16,940 7.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 42,459 15.0
             
 
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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