U.S. Beacon November 29, 2021

Colonia, NJ

Middlesex County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.591370     Longitude: -74.314261
Population 17,811 (2000)
Elevation of Colonia, New Jersey: 60 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3414380, place: Colonia CDP, New Jersey)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 13,963 (100%)
In labor force: 8,996 (64.43%)
--Civilian labor force: 8,996 (64.43%)
----Employed: 8,694 (62.26%)
----Unemployed: 302 (2.16%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 3.4%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 4,967 (35.57%)
Females 16 years and over: 7,366 (52.75%)
In labor force: 4,256 (30.48%)
--Civilian labor force: 4,256 (30.48%)
----Employed: 4,172 (29.88%)
Own children under 6 years: 1,376 (9.85%)
All parents in family in labor force: 819 (5.87%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 8,508 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 6,897 (81.06%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 722 (8.49%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 500 (5.88%)
Walked: 70 (0.82%)
Other means: 56 (0.66%)
Worked at home: 263 (3.09%)
Mean travel time to work: 28.9 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 8,694 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 3,223 (37.07%)
Service occupations: 852 (9.8%)
Sales and office occupations: 2,724 (31.33%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 9 (0.1%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 897 (10.32%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 989 (11.38%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 13 (0.15%)
Construction: 520 (5.98%)
Manufacturing: 1,161 (13.35%)
Wholesale trade.: 351 (4.04%)
Retail trade: 1,019 (11.72%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 713 (8.2%)
Information: 326 (3.75%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 726 (8.35%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 993 (11.42%)
Educational, health and social services: 1,646 (18.93%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 458 (5.27%)
Other services (except public administration): 393 (4.52%)
Public administration: 375 (4.31%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 7,217 (83.01%)
Government workers: 1,125 (12.94%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 335 (3.85%)
Unpaid family workers: 17 (0.2%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 6,190 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 161 (2.6%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 150 (2.42%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 413 (6.67%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 509 (8.22%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 746 (12.05%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,448 (23.39%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,166 (18.84%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,139 (18.4%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 259 (4.18%)
$200,000 or more: 199 (3.21%)
Median household income: $67,372

With earnings: 5,017 (81.05%)
--Mean earnings: $78,507
With Social Security income: 2,089 (33.75%)
--Mean Social Security income: $13,283
With Supplemental Security Income: 209 (3.38%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $7,425
With public assistance income: 73 (1.18%)
--Mean public assistance income: $3,831
With retirement income: 1,403 (22.67%)
--Mean retirement income: $20,328

Families: 5,123 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 56 (1.09%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 63 (1.23%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 194 (3.79%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 380 (7.42%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 593 (11.58%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,206 (23.54%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,117 (21.8%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,078 (21.04%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 237 (4.63%)
$200,000 or more: 199 (3.88%)
Median family income: $76,090

Per capita income: $27,732

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $50,260
Female full-time, year-round workers: $36,657

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 78 (1.52%)
--With related children under 18 years: 47 (0.92%)
----With related children under 5 years: 9 (0.18%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 24 (0.47%)
--With related children under 18 years: 20 (0.39%)
----With related children under 5 years: 0 (0%)
Individuals: 387 (7.55%)
--18 years and over: 281 (5.49%)
----65 years and over: 115 (2.24%)
--Related children under 18 years: 84 (1.64%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 71 (1.39%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 157 (3.06%)

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