U.S. Beacon December 1, 2021

Prospect Park, NJ

New Jersey

Latitude: 40.935348     Longitude: -74.173173
Population 5,760 (2005)
Elevation of Prospect Park, New Jersey: 250 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3461170, place: Prospect Park borough, New Jersey)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 4,264 (100%)
In labor force: 2,712 (63.6%)
--Civilian labor force: 2,712 (63.6%)
----Employed: 2,546 (59.71%)
----Unemployed: 166 (3.89%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 6.1%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 1,552 (36.4%)
Females 16 years and over: 2,265 (53.12%)
In labor force: 1,296 (30.39%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,296 (30.39%)
----Employed: 1,201 (28.17%)
Own children under 6 years: 498 (11.68%)
All parents in family in labor force: 281 (6.59%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 2,477 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 1,761 (71.09%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 447 (18.05%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 143 (5.77%)
Walked: 73 (2.95%)
Other means: 28 (1.13%)
Worked at home: 25 (1.01%)
Mean travel time to work: 21.8 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 2,546 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 564 (22.15%)
Service occupations: 445 (17.48%)
Sales and office occupations: 818 (32.13%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 0 (0%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 227 (8.92%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 492 (19.32%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 7 (0.27%)
Construction: 124 (4.87%)
Manufacturing: 501 (19.68%)
Wholesale trade.: 84 (3.3%)
Retail trade: 366 (14.38%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 166 (6.52%)
Information: 83 (3.26%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 163 (6.4%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 168 (6.6%)
Educational, health and social services: 511 (20.07%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 118 (4.63%)
Other services (except public administration): 133 (5.22%)
Public administration: 122 (4.79%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 2,136 (83.9%)
Government workers: 376 (14.77%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 34 (1.34%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 1,813 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 113 (6.23%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 96 (5.3%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 270 (14.89%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 173 (9.54%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 308 (16.99%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 443 (24.43%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 266 (14.67%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 90 (4.96%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 35 (1.93%)
$200,000 or more: 19 (1.05%)
Median household income: $46,434

With earnings: 1,561 (86.1%)
--Mean earnings: $52,867
With Social Security income: 440 (24.27%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,335
With Supplemental Security Income: 84 (4.63%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,853
With public assistance income: 30 (1.65%)
--Mean public assistance income: $3,124
With retirement income: 234 (12.91%)
--Mean retirement income: $9,064

Families: 1,434 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 60 (4.18%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 32 (2.23%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 179 (12.48%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 153 (10.67%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 303 (21.13%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 375 (26.15%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 221 (15.41%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 63 (4.39%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 29 (2.02%)
$200,000 or more: 19 (1.32%)
Median family income: $49,405

Per capita income: $16,410

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $31,951
Female full-time, year-round workers: $26,569

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 114 (7.95%)
--With related children under 18 years: 108 (7.53%)
----With related children under 5 years: 33 (2.3%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 52 (3.63%)
--With related children under 18 years: 52 (3.63%)
----With related children under 5 years: 4 (0.28%)
Individuals: 575 (40.1%)
--18 years and over: 332 (23.15%)
----65 years and over: 32 (2.23%)
--Related children under 18 years: 243 (16.95%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 179 (12.48%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 131 (9.14%)

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