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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 7,936 100.0     Households 3,981 100.0
In labor force 5,002 63.0   Less than $10,000 379 9.5
     Civilian labor force 4,984 62.8   $10,000 to $14,999 298 7.5
          Employed 4,824 60.8   $15,000 to $24,999 595 14.9
          Unemployed 160 2.0   $25,000 to $34,999 570 14.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 753 18.9
     Armed Forces 18 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 842 21.2
Not in labor force 2,934 37.0   $75,000 to $99,999 298 7.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 196 4.9
   Females 16 years and over 4,202 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 28 0.7
In labor force 2,489 59.2   $200,000 or more 22 0.6
     Civilian labor force 2,489 59.2   Median household income (dollars) 37,395 (X)
          Employed 2,431 57.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 518 100.0   With earnings 3,029 76.1
All parents in family in labor force 384 74.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,176 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,320 33.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,956 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,771 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 165 4.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,673 77.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,570 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 722 15.1   With public assistance income 118 3.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 53 1.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,468 (X)
Walked 111 2.3   With retirement income 766 19.2
Other means 120 2.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,759 (X)
Worked at home 92 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 33.5 (X)        
          Families 2,767 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,824 100.0   Less than $10,000 113 4.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 160 5.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,325 27.5   $15,000 to $24,999 357 12.9
Service occupations 671 13.9   $25,000 to $34,999 402 14.5
Sales and office occupations 1,210 25.1    $35,000 to $49,999 563 20.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 54 1.1   $50,000 to $74,999 680 24.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 627 13.0   $75,000 to $99,999 282 10.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 937 19.4   $100,000 to $149,999 171 6.2
        150,000 to $199,999 19 0.7
        $200,000 or more 20 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 43,588 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 112 2.3   Per capita income (dollars) 17,994 (X)
Construction 533 11.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 708 14.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,736 (X)
Wholesale trade 226 4.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,253 (X)
Retail trade 566 11.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 147 3.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 86 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 336 7.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 251 5.2     Families 212 7.7
Educational, health and social services 949 19.7   With related children under 18 years 145 11.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 286 5.9        With related children under 5 years 43 10.8
Other services (except public administration) 236 4.9        
Public administration 388 8.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 135 25.0
        With related children under 18 years 113 32.8
             With related children under 5 years 31 34.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,091 11.2
Private wage and salary workers 3,504 72.6   18 years and over 716 9.5
Government workers 961 19.9        65 years and over 188 11.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 352 7.3   Related children under 18 years 365 16.8
Unpaid family workers 7 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 299 17.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 355 22.2
             
 
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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