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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bergen 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 702,617 100.0     Households 330,891 100.0
In labor force 453,774 64.6   Less than $10,000 16,418 5.0
     Civilian labor force 453,679 64.6   $10,000 to $14,999 12,028 3.6
          Employed 435,277 62.0   $15,000 to $24,999 25,022 7.6
          Unemployed 18,402 2.6   $25,000 to $34,999 27,776 8.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 43,546 13.2
     Armed Forces 95 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 62,841 19.0
Not in labor force 248,843 35.4   $75,000 to $99,999 48,612 14.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 51,224 15.5
   Females 16 years and over 370,450 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 19,403 5.9
In labor force 208,249 56.2   $200,000 or more 24,021 7.3
     Civilian labor force 208,238 56.2   Median household income (dollars) 65,241 (X)
          Employed 199,456 53.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 64,579 100.0   With earnings 272,974 82.5
All parents in family in labor force 32,745 50.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 88,999 (X)
        With Social Security income 93,396 28.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 13,294 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 427,462 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 7,925 2.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 311,325 72.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,912 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 41,284 9.7   With public assistance income 4,829 1.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 46,957 11.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,339 (X)
Walked 11,867 2.8   With retirement income 54,070 16.3
Other means 2,737 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,137 (X)
Worked at home 13,292 3.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.7 (X)        
          Families 236,224 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 435,277 100.0   Less than $10,000 5,484 2.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 3,855 1.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 187,476 43.1   $15,000 to $24,999 12,344 5.2
Service occupations 47,431 10.9   $25,000 to $34,999 16,128 6.8
Sales and office occupations 131,602 30.2    $35,000 to $49,999 27,339 11.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 180 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 47,111 19.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 28,834 6.6   $75,000 to $99,999 40,111 17.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 39,754 9.1   $100,000 to $149,999 44,836 19.0
        150,000 to $199,999 17,289 7.3
        $200,000 or more 21,727 9.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 78,079 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 534 0.1   Per capita income (dollars) 33,638 (X)
Construction 21,865 5.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 49,443 11.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 51,346 (X)
Wholesale trade 25,175 5.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 37,295 (X)
Retail trade 51,500 11.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 23,189 5.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 21,823 5.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 43,673 10.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 53,231 12.2     Families 7,992 3.4
Educational, health and social services 84,812 19.5   With related children under 18 years 5,279 4.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 25,472 5.9        With related children under 5 years 2,139 4.8
Other services (except public administration) 21,550 5.0        
Public administration 13,010 3.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 3,110 10.0
        With related children under 18 years 2,362 15.7
             With related children under 5 years 825 22.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 43,417 5.0
Private wage and salary workers 359,496 82.6   18 years and over 33,050 4.9
Government workers 48,617 11.2        65 years and over 7,575 5.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 25,958 6.0   Related children under 18 years 9,901 4.9
Unpaid family workers 1,206 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 7,209 4.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 17,538 14.1
             
 
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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