U.S. Beacon January 19, 2022

Alpha, NJ

New Jersey

Latitude: 40.664003     Longitude: -75.159871
Population 2,455 (2005)
Elevation of Alpha, New Jersey: 299 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3401030, place: Alpha borough, New Jersey)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 1,946 (100%)
In labor force: 1,268 (65.16%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,268 (65.16%)
----Employed: 1,196 (61.46%)
----Unemployed: 72 (3.7%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 5.7%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 678 (34.84%)
Females 16 years and over: 1,026 (52.72%)
In labor force: 603 (30.99%)
--Civilian labor force: 603 (30.99%)
----Employed: 560 (28.78%)
Own children under 6 years: 166 (8.53%)
All parents in family in labor force: 81 (4.16%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 1,178 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 953 (80.9%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 131 (11.12%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 11 (0.93%)
Walked: 42 (3.57%)
Other means: 10 (0.85%)
Worked at home: 31 (2.63%)
Mean travel time to work: 28.4 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 1,196 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 255 (21.32%)
Service occupations: 212 (17.73%)
Sales and office occupations: 397 (33.19%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 0 (0%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 144 (12.04%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 188 (15.72%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 12 (1%)
Construction: 100 (8.36%)
Manufacturing: 174 (14.55%)
Wholesale trade.: 53 (4.43%)
Retail trade: 138 (11.54%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 68 (5.69%)
Information: 46 (3.85%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 71 (5.94%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 135 (11.29%)
Educational, health and social services: 226 (18.9%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 62 (5.18%)
Other services (except public administration): 34 (2.84%)
Public administration: 77 (6.44%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 943 (78.85%)
Government workers: 178 (14.88%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 66 (5.52%)
Unpaid family workers: 9 (0.75%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 984 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 64 (6.5%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 44 (4.47%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 144 (14.63%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 151 (15.35%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 181 (18.39%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 229 (23.27%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 103 (10.47%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 50 (5.08%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 6 (0.61%)
$200,000 or more: 12 (1.22%)
Median household income: $42,209

With earnings: 764 (77.64%)
--Mean earnings: $51,899
With Social Security income: 375 (38.11%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,162
With Supplemental Security Income: 20 (2.03%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $10,885
With public assistance income: 26 (2.64%)
--Mean public assistance income: $3,665
With retirement income: 228 (23.17%)
--Mean retirement income: $13,373

Families: 688 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 29 (4.22%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 14 (2.03%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 86 (12.5%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 108 (15.7%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 139 (20.2%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 159 (23.11%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 90 (13.08%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 45 (6.54%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 6 (0.87%)
$200,000 or more: 12 (1.74%)
Median family income: $45,435

Per capita income: $20,104

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $39,957
Female full-time, year-round workers: $26,576

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 38 (5.52%)
--With related children under 18 years: 33 (4.8%)
----With related children under 5 years: 12 (1.74%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 25 (3.63%)
--With related children under 18 years: 20 (2.91%)
----With related children under 5 years: 12 (1.74%)
Individuals: 187 (27.18%)
--18 years and over: 103 (14.97%)
----65 years and over: 42 (6.1%)
--Related children under 18 years: 84 (12.21%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 66 (9.59%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 56 (8.14%)

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