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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Somerset 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 228,283 100.0     Households 109,070 100.0
In labor force 158,972 69.6   Less than $10,000 3,145 2.9
     Civilian labor force 158,912 69.6   $10,000 to $14,999 3,009 2.8
          Employed 154,032 67.5   $15,000 to $24,999 6,238 5.7
          Unemployed 4,880 2.1   $25,000 to $34,999 7,056 6.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 12,585 11.5
     Armed Forces 60 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 21,109 19.4
Not in labor force 69,311 30.4   $75,000 to $99,999 16,763 15.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 19,926 18.3
   Females 16 years and over 118,545 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 9,259 8.5
In labor force 73,244 61.8   $200,000 or more 9,980 9.2
     Civilian labor force 73,242 61.8   Median household income (dollars) 76,933 (X)
          Employed 71,056 59.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 26,149 100.0   With earnings 95,392 87.5
All parents in family in labor force 14,533 55.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 100,796 (X)
        With Social Security income 23,221 21.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 13,150 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 151,284 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,862 1.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 123,557 81.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,785 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 12,107 8.0   With public assistance income 1,298 1.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 6,178 4.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,641 (X)
Walked 2,409 1.6   With retirement income 17,095 15.7
Other means 1,595 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,897 (X)
Worked at home 5,438 3.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 30.1 (X)        
          Families 78,978 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 154,032 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,031 1.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,046 1.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 77,536 50.3   $15,000 to $24,999 2,855 3.6
Service occupations 14,367 9.3   $25,000 to $34,999 3,997 5.1
Sales and office occupations 39,064 25.4    $35,000 to $49,999 7,677 9.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 269 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 14,476 18.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 9,456 6.1   $75,000 to $99,999 13,154 16.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 13,340 8.7   $100,000 to $149,999 17,301 21.9
        150,000 to $199,999 8,287 10.5
        $200,000 or more 9,154 11.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 90,605 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 552 0.4   Per capita income (dollars) 37,970 (X)
Construction 7,707 5.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 24,133 15.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 60,602 (X)
Wholesale trade 6,221 4.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 41,824 (X)
Retail trade 14,710 9.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5,836 3.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 11,835 7.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 16,725 10.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 23,019 14.9     Families 1,848 2.3
Educational, health and social services 26,365 17.1   With related children under 18 years 1,365 3.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 7,196 4.7        With related children under 5 years 662 3.9
Other services (except public administration) 5,493 3.6        
Public administration 4,240 2.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 750 8.8
        With related children under 18 years 656 13.1
             With related children under 5 years 326 26.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 11,061 3.8
Private wage and salary workers 129,675 84.2   18 years and over 8,117 3.7
Government workers 16,253 10.6        65 years and over 1,521 4.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 7,831 5.1   Related children under 18 years 2,836 3.8
Unpaid family workers 273 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,956 3.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 4,814 11.5
             
 
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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