Economic Characteristics

Economic Characteristics:
2000 Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey

Subject Mount Laurel
Number
Mount Laurel
Percent
Compared to
New Jersey

Percent or Number
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EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 Years and Over 31,944 100 6,546,155
In labor force 21,852 68.4 64.2
Civilian Labor Force 21,688 67.9 64.1
Employed 21,031 65.8 60.3
Unemployed 657 2.1 3.7
Percent of civilian labor force 3.0 5.8 (X)
Armed Forces 164 0.5 0.2
Not in Labor Force 10,092 31.6 35.8
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Females 16 years and over 17,119 100 3,425,212
In Labor Force 10,428 60.9 57.5
Civilian Labor Force 10,384 60.7 57.5
Employed 10,137 59.2 54.0
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Own Children under 6 years 2,731 100 647,086
All parents in family in labor force 1,675 61.3 56.0
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COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 20,879 100 3,876,433
Car, Truck, Van – drove alone 18,052 86.5 73.0
Car, Truck, Van – Carpooled 1,187 5.7 10.6
Public Transportation (excluding taxicabs) 652 3.1 9.6
Walked 59 0.3 3.1
Other means 87 0.4 0.9
Worked at home 842 4.0 2.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.7 (X) 30.0
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Employed civilian population 16 years and over 21,031 100 3,950,029
OCCUPATION
Management, professional and related occupations 10,417 49.5 38.0
Service Occupations 1,930 9.2 13.6
Sales and office occupations 6,352 30.2 28.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 23 0.1 0.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,105 4.8 7.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,294 6.2 12.0
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INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining 17 0.1 0.3
Construction 852 4.1 5.6
Manufacturing 2,414 11.5 12.0
Wholesale trade 974 4.6 4.4
Retail trade 2,471 11.7 11.3
Transportation and warehousing and utilities 759 3.6 5.9
Information 912 4.3 4.4
Finance, Insurance, real estate and rental and leasing 2,439 11.6 8.9
Professional,scientific, management, administrative and waste management services 2,723 12.9 11.5
Educational, health and social services 4,487 21.3 19.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accomodation and food service 1,144 5.4 6.9
Other Services (except for public administration) 727 3.5 4.4
Public Administration 1,112 5.3 4.5
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CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage of salary workers 17,456 83.0 80.8
Government workers 2,794 13.3 13.9
Self-Employed workers in own not incorporated business 739 3.5 5.0
Unpaid family workers 42 0.2 0.2
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INCOME IN 1999
Households 16,581 100 3,065,774
Less than $10,000 532 3.2 7.0
$10,000 to $14,999 431 2.6 4.7
$15,000 to $24,999 1,114 6.7 9.4
$25,000 to $34,999 1,571 9.5 10.0
$35,000 to $49,999 2,356 14.2 14.3
$50,000 to $74,999 3,721 22.4 19.8
$75,000 to $99,999 2,622 15.8 13.5
$100,000 to $149,999 2,853 17.2 12.8
$150,000 to $199,999 802 4.8 4.3
$200,000 ot more 579 3.5 4.3
Median household income (dollars) 63,750 (X) 55,146
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With Earnings 13,857 83.6 81.4
Mean earnings (dollars) 79,160 (X) 74,719
With Social Security income 4,311 26.0 26.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars) 13,436 (X) 12,274
With Supplemental Security Income 241 1.5 3.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,100 (X) 6,631
With Public Assistance Income 96 0.6 2.8
With Public Assistance Income (dollars) 2,798 (X) 3,162
With Retirement Income 3,071 18.5 17.1
With Retirement Income (dollars) 19,549 (X) 17,406
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Families 11,113 100 2,167,577
Less than $10,000 199 1.8 4.1
$10,000 to $14,999 125 1.1 2.7
$15,000 to $24,999 424 3.8 7.2
$25,000 to $34,999 734 6.6 8.8
$35,000 to $49,999 1,496 13.5 13.5
$50,000 to $74,999 2,464 22.2 21.4
$75,000 to $99,999 1,932 17.4 15.8
$100,000 to $149,999 2,462 22.2 15.7
$150,000 to $199,999 722 6.5 5.3
$200,000 ot more 555 5.0 5.4
Median family income (dollars) 76,288 (X) 65,370
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Per capita income (dollars) 32,245 (X) 27,006
Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers 55,597 (X) 46,368
Femal full-time, year-round workers 37,198 (X) 33,081
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POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (percent below poverty level)
Families/below poverty level 274 2.5 6.3
With related children under 18 years/below poverty level 202 3.8 9.2
With related children under 5 years/below poverty level 80 3.8 10.9
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Families with female householder, no husband present/below poverty level 137 10.5 19.4
With related children under 18 years/below poverty level 122 16.4 27.4
With related children under 5 years/below poverty level 54 36.7 37.2
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Individuals/below poverty level 1,243 3.1 8.5
18 years and over/below poverty level 872 2.8 7.6
65 years and over/below poverty level 165 2.9 7.8
Related children under 18 years/below poverty level 360 3.9 10.8
Related children 5 to 17 years/below poverty level 270 3.9 10.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over/below poverty level 434 6.5 18.4