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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 5,004 100.0     Households 2,597 100.0
In labor force 3,164 63.2   Less than $10,000 296 11.4
     Civilian labor force 3,161 63.2   $10,000 to $14,999 273 10.5
          Employed 2,964 59.2   $15,000 to $24,999 476 18.3
          Unemployed 197 3.9   $25,000 to $34,999 453 17.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 492 18.9
     Armed Forces 3 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 442 17.0
Not in labor force 1,840 36.8   $75,000 to $99,999 105 4.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 43 1.7
   Females 16 years and over 2,505 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 5 0.2
In labor force 1,477 59.0   $200,000 or more 12 0.5
     Civilian labor force 1,477 59.0   Median household income (dollars) 30,490 (X)
          Employed 1,405 56.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 418 100.0   With earnings 1,972 75.9
All parents in family in labor force 283 67.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,673 (X)
        With Social Security income 871 33.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,623 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,909 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 141 5.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,206 75.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,589 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 369 12.7   With public assistance income 191 7.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 8 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,936 (X)
Walked 156 5.4   With retirement income 404 15.6
Other means 39 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 10,167 (X)
Worked at home 131 4.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.0 (X)        
          Families 1,815 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,964 100.0   Less than $10,000 106 5.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 141 7.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 678 22.9   $15,000 to $24,999 323 17.8
Service occupations 443 14.9   $25,000 to $34,999 338 18.6
Sales and office occupations 541 18.3    $35,000 to $49,999 383 21.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 112 3.8   $50,000 to $74,999 385 21.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 310 10.5   $75,000 to $99,999 89 4.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 880 29.7   $100,000 to $149,999 33 1.8
        150,000 to $199,999 8 0.4
        $200,000 or more 9 0.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,984 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 185 6.2   Per capita income (dollars) 14,388 (X)
Construction 160 5.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 882 29.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,929 (X)
Wholesale trade 47 1.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,583 (X)
Retail trade 308 10.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 142 4.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 23 0.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 53 1.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 98 3.3     Families 179 9.9
Educational, health and social services 571 19.3   With related children under 18 years 132 15.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 189 6.4        With related children under 5 years 58 20.4
Other services (except public administration) 139 4.7        
Public administration 167 5.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 64 27.6
        With related children under 18 years 59 38.1
             With related children under 5 years 29 63.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 883 13.7
Private wage and salary workers 2,158 72.8   18 years and over 597 12.4
Government workers 503 17.0        65 years and over 125 12.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 303 10.2   Related children under 18 years 278 17.3
Unpaid family workers 0 0.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 211 16.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 324 28.6
             
 
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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