U.S. Beacon November 29, 2021

Carteret, NJ

Middlesex County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.582504     Longitude: -74.229976
Population 21,460 (2005)
Elevation of Carteret, New Jersey: 16 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3410750, place: Carteret borough, New Jersey)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 16,012 (100%)
In labor force: 9,972 (62.28%)
--Civilian labor force: 9,972 (62.28%)
----Employed: 9,036 (56.43%)
----Unemployed: 936 (5.85%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 9.4%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 6,040 (37.72%)
Females 16 years and over: 8,360 (52.21%)
In labor force: 4,630 (28.92%)
--Civilian labor force: 4,630 (28.92%)
----Employed: 4,241 (26.49%)
Own children under 6 years: 1,593 (9.95%)
All parents in family in labor force: 930 (5.81%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 8,826 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 6,473 (73.34%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 1,333 (15.1%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 552 (6.25%)
Walked: 261 (2.96%)
Other means: 92 (1.04%)
Worked at home: 115 (1.3%)
Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 9,036 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 1,953 (21.61%)
Service occupations: 1,348 (14.92%)
Sales and office occupations: 3,016 (33.38%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 8 (0.09%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 808 (8.94%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 1,903 (21.06%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 17 (0.19%)
Construction: 471 (5.21%)
Manufacturing: 1,312 (14.52%)
Wholesale trade.: 557 (6.16%)
Retail trade: 1,184 (13.1%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 1,220 (13.5%)
Information: 332 (3.67%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 666 (7.37%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 677 (7.49%)
Educational, health and social services: 1,308 (14.48%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 616 (6.82%)
Other services (except public administration): 332 (3.67%)
Public administration: 344 (3.81%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 7,650 (84.66%)
Government workers: 1,117 (12.36%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 264 (2.92%)
Unpaid family workers: 5 (0.06%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 7,057 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 610 (8.64%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 383 (5.43%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 791 (11.21%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 761 (10.78%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,171 (16.59%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,513 (21.44%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 977 (13.84%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 660 (9.35%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 121 (1.71%)
$200,000 or more: 70 (0.99%)
Median household income: $47,148

With earnings: 5,454 (77.28%)
--Mean earnings: $58,348
With Social Security income: 2,356 (33.39%)
--Mean Social Security income: $12,812
With Supplemental Security Income: 227 (3.22%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,942
With public assistance income: 248 (3.51%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,532
With retirement income: 1,359 (19.26%)
--Mean retirement income: $10,555

Families: 5,294 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 316 (5.97%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 183 (3.46%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 424 (8.01%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 589 (11.13%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 917 (17.32%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,204 (22.74%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 898 (16.96%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 572 (10.8%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 121 (2.29%)
$200,000 or more: 70 (1.32%)
Median family income: $54,609

Per capita income: $18,967

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $40,172
Female full-time, year-round workers: $28,132

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 457 (8.63%)
--With related children under 18 years: 368 (6.95%)
----With related children under 5 years: 191 (3.61%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 262 (4.95%)
--With related children under 18 years: 240 (4.53%)
----With related children under 5 years: 124 (2.34%)
Individuals: 2,253 (42.56%)
--18 years and over: 1,431 (27.03%)
----65 years and over: 283 (5.35%)
--Related children under 18 years: 802 (15.15%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 524 (9.9%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 728 (13.75%)

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