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Buena, NJ

Atlantic County, New Jersey

Latitude: 39.523475     Longitude: -74.945736
Population 3,848 (2005)
Elevation of Buena, New Jersey: 108 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3408680, place: Buena borough, New Jersey)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 2,988 (100%)
In labor force: 1,779 (59.54%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,779 (59.54%)
----Employed: 1,631 (54.59%)
----Unemployed: 148 (4.95%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 8.3%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 1,209 (40.46%)
Females 16 years and over: 1,564 (52.34%)
In labor force: 816 (27.31%)
--Civilian labor force: 816 (27.31%)
----Employed: 750 (25.1%)
Own children under 6 years: 290 (9.71%)
All parents in family in labor force: 217 (7.26%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 1,585 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 1,174 (74.07%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 258 (16.28%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 12 (0.76%)
Walked: 44 (2.78%)
Other means: 37 (2.33%)
Worked at home: 60 (3.79%)
Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 1,631 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 353 (21.64%)
Service occupations: 296 (18.15%)
Sales and office occupations: 401 (24.59%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 103 (6.32%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 190 (11.65%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 288 (17.66%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 99 (6.07%)
Construction: 157 (9.63%)
Manufacturing: 204 (12.51%)
Wholesale trade.: 109 (6.68%)
Retail trade: 193 (11.83%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 72 (4.41%)
Information: 37 (2.27%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 75 (4.6%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 59 (3.62%)
Educational, health and social services: 300 (18.39%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 173 (10.61%)
Other services (except public administration): 63 (3.86%)
Public administration: 90 (5.52%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 1,314 (80.56%)
Government workers: 237 (14.53%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 80 (4.9%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 1,459 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 181 (12.41%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 166 (11.38%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 206 (14.12%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 164 (11.24%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 218 (14.94%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 292 (20.01%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 129 (8.84%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 76 (5.21%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 14 (0.96%)
$200,000 or more: 13 (0.89%)
Median household income: $35,679

With earnings: 1,053 (72.17%)
--Mean earnings: $45,910
With Social Security income: 513 (35.16%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,577
With Supplemental Security Income: 119 (8.16%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,951
With public assistance income: 28 (1.92%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,286
With retirement income: 274 (18.78%)
--Mean retirement income: $12,628

Families: 994 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 55 (5.53%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 73 (7.34%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 145 (14.59%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 106 (10.66%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 165 (16.6%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 249 (25.05%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 98 (9.86%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 76 (7.65%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 14 (1.41%)
$200,000 or more: 13 (1.31%)
Median family income: $44,352

Per capita income: $16,717

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $37,985
Female full-time, year-round workers: $23,788

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 117 (11.77%)
--With related children under 18 years: 103 (10.36%)
----With related children under 5 years: 49 (4.93%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 46 (4.63%)
--With related children under 18 years: 46 (4.63%)
----With related children under 5 years: 21 (2.11%)
Individuals: 725 (72.94%)
--18 years and over: 446 (44.87%)
----65 years and over: 85 (8.55%)
--Related children under 18 years: 279 (28.07%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 220 (22.13%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 200 (20.12%)

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