U.S. Beacon December 7, 2021

Hightstown, NJ

Mercer County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.269759     Longitude: -74.524161
Population 5,293 (2005)
Elevation of Hightstown, New Jersey: 84 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3431620, place: Hightstown borough, New Jersey)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 4,136 (100%)
In labor force: 3,088 (74.66%)
--Civilian labor force: 3,076 (74.37%)
----Employed: 2,985 (72.17%)
----Unemployed: 91 (2.2%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 3%
--Armed Forces: 12 (0.29%)
Not in labor force: 1,048 (25.34%)
Females 16 years and over: 2,074 (50.15%)
In labor force: 1,456 (35.2%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,456 (35.2%)
----Employed: 1,422 (34.38%)
Own children under 6 years: 477 (11.53%)
All parents in family in labor force: 323 (7.81%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 2,951 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 2,279 (77.23%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 255 (8.64%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 74 (2.51%)
Walked: 130 (4.41%)
Other means: 118 (4%)
Worked at home: 95 (3.22%)
Mean travel time to work: 29.9 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 2,985 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 1,257 (42.11%)
Service occupations: 405 (13.57%)
Sales and office occupations: 690 (23.12%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 15 (0.5%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 207 (6.93%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 411 (13.77%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 34 (1.14%)
Construction: 135 (4.52%)
Manufacturing: 332 (11.12%)
Wholesale trade.: 152 (5.09%)
Retail trade: 345 (11.56%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 160 (5.36%)
Information: 126 (4.22%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 260 (8.71%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 421 (14.1%)
Educational, health and social services: 572 (19.16%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 205 (6.87%)
Other services (except public administration): 128 (4.29%)
Public administration: 115 (3.85%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 2,504 (83.89%)
Government workers: 370 (12.4%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 100 (3.35%)
Unpaid family workers: 11 (0.37%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 2,011 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 37 (1.84%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 66 (3.28%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 172 (8.55%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 157 (7.81%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 241 (11.98%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 545 (27.1%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 336 (16.71%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 303 (15.07%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 106 (5.27%)
$200,000 or more: 48 (2.39%)
Median household income: $64,299

With earnings: 1,728 (85.93%)
--Mean earnings: $71,858
With Social Security income: 426 (21.18%)
--Mean Social Security income: $13,192
With Supplemental Security Income: 30 (1.49%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,973
With public assistance income: 25 (1.24%)
--Mean public assistance income: $4,140
With retirement income: 266 (13.23%)
--Mean retirement income: $28,193

Families: 1,317 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 24 (1.82%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 37 (2.81%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 86 (6.53%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 65 (4.94%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 113 (8.58%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 372 (28.25%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 294 (22.32%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 210 (15.95%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 74 (5.62%)
$200,000 or more: 42 (3.19%)
Median family income: $72,092

Per capita income: $28,605

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $46,375
Female full-time, year-round workers: $35,428

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 56 (4.25%)
--With related children under 18 years: 39 (2.96%)
----With related children under 5 years: 25 (1.9%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 7 (0.53%)
--With related children under 18 years: 7 (0.53%)
----With related children under 5 years: 0 (0%)
Individuals: 380 (28.85%)
--18 years and over: 275 (20.88%)
----65 years and over: 25 (1.9%)
--Related children under 18 years: 105 (7.97%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 65 (4.94%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 158 (12%)

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