U.S. Beacon December 5, 2021

Kearny, NJ

Hudson County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.763051     Longitude: -74.137187
Population 38,771 (2005)
Elevation of Kearny, New Jersey: 125 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3436510, place: Kearny town, New Jersey)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 32,875 (100%)
In labor force: 19,051 (57.95%)
--Civilian labor force: 19,045 (57.93%)
----Employed: 17,741 (53.97%)
----Unemployed: 1,304 (3.97%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 6.8%
--Armed Forces: 6 (0.02%)
Not in labor force: 13,824 (42.05%)
Females 16 years and over: 16,035 (48.78%)
In labor force: 8,807 (26.79%)
--Civilian labor force: 8,807 (26.79%)
----Employed: 8,130 (24.73%)
Own children under 6 years: 2,720 (8.27%)
All parents in family in labor force: 1,466 (4.46%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 17,296 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 11,314 (65.41%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 2,205 (12.75%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 2,418 (13.98%)
Walked: 1,061 (6.13%)
Other means: 128 (0.74%)
Worked at home: 170 (0.98%)
Mean travel time to work: 30.6 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 17,741 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 4,747 (26.76%)
Service occupations: 2,658 (14.98%)
Sales and office occupations: 5,261 (29.65%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 15 (0.08%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 2,044 (11.52%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 3,016 (17%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 4 (0.02%)
Construction: 1,370 (7.72%)
Manufacturing: 2,480 (13.98%)
Wholesale trade.: 1,010 (5.69%)
Retail trade: 1,793 (10.11%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 1,619 (9.13%)
Information: 656 (3.7%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 1,347 (7.59%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 1,827 (10.3%)
Educational, health and social services: 2,799 (15.78%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 1,134 (6.39%)
Other services (except public administration): 1,194 (6.73%)
Public administration: 508 (2.86%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 14,895 (83.96%)
Government workers: 2,053 (11.57%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 757 (4.27%)
Unpaid family workers: 36 (0.2%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 13,561 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 963 (7.1%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 614 (4.53%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 1,411 (10.4%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 1,758 (12.96%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 2,318 (17.09%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 2,846 (20.99%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,841 (13.58%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,199 (8.84%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 373 (2.75%)
$200,000 or more: 238 (1.76%)
Median household income: $47,757

With earnings: 11,241 (82.89%)
--Mean earnings: $61,442
With Social Security income: 3,358 (24.76%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,880
With Supplemental Security Income: 553 (4.08%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,677
With public assistance income: 400 (2.95%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,919
With retirement income: 2,099 (15.48%)
--Mean retirement income: $14,730

Families: 9,982 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 389 (3.9%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 272 (2.72%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 841 (8.43%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 1,268 (12.7%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,664 (16.67%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 2,315 (23.19%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,633 (16.36%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,084 (10.86%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 315 (3.16%)
$200,000 or more: 201 (2.01%)
Median family income: $54,596

Per capita income: $20,886

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $38,672
Female full-time, year-round workers: $30,620

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 604 (6.05%)
--With related children under 18 years: 397 (3.98%)
----With related children under 5 years: 192 (1.92%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 238 (2.38%)
--With related children under 18 years: 174 (1.74%)
----With related children under 5 years: 78 (0.78%)
Individuals: 3,262 (32.68%)
--18 years and over: 2,461 (24.65%)
----65 years and over: 434 (4.35%)
--Related children under 18 years: 777 (7.78%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 539 (5.4%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 1,296 (12.98%)

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