U.S. Beacon December 5, 2021

Raritan, NJ

Somerset County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.571302     Longitude: -74.637405
Population 6,391 (2005)
Elevation of Raritan, New Jersey: 76 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3461980, place: Raritan borough, New Jersey)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 5,088 (100%)
In labor force: 3,217 (63.23%)
--Civilian labor force: 3,217 (63.23%)
----Employed: 3,079 (60.51%)
----Unemployed: 138 (2.71%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 4.3%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 1,871 (36.77%)
Females 16 years and over: 2,690 (52.87%)
In labor force: 1,460 (28.69%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,460 (28.69%)
----Employed: 1,383 (27.18%)
Own children under 6 years: 523 (10.28%)
All parents in family in labor force: 313 (6.15%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 3,017 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 2,388 (79.15%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 319 (10.57%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 70 (2.32%)
Walked: 115 (3.81%)
Other means: 34 (1.13%)
Worked at home: 91 (3.02%)
Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 3,079 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 1,132 (36.77%)
Service occupations: 457 (14.84%)
Sales and office occupations: 837 (27.18%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 0 (0%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 271 (8.8%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 382 (12.41%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 6 (0.19%)
Construction: 221 (7.18%)
Manufacturing: 497 (16.14%)
Wholesale trade.: 110 (3.57%)
Retail trade: 379 (12.31%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 154 (5%)
Information: 169 (5.49%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 157 (5.1%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 340 (11.04%)
Educational, health and social services: 552 (17.93%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 217 (7.05%)
Other services (except public administration): 150 (4.87%)
Public administration: 127 (4.12%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 2,587 (84.02%)
Government workers: 363 (11.79%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 116 (3.77%)
Unpaid family workers: 13 (0.42%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 2,559 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 155 (6.06%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 85 (3.32%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 223 (8.71%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 236 (9.22%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 541 (21.14%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 557 (21.77%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 267 (10.43%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 327 (12.78%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 116 (4.53%)
$200,000 or more: 52 (2.03%)
Median household income: $51,122

With earnings: 2,034 (79.48%)
--Mean earnings: $68,484
With Social Security income: 715 (27.94%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,798
With Supplemental Security Income: 44 (1.72%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,113
With public assistance income: 47 (1.84%)
--Mean public assistance income: $5,766
With retirement income: 470 (18.37%)
--Mean retirement income: $22,759

Families: 1,699 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 73 (4.3%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 24 (1.41%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 102 (6%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 122 (7.18%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 332 (19.54%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 385 (22.66%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 237 (13.95%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 290 (17.07%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 104 (6.12%)
$200,000 or more: 30 (1.77%)
Median family income: $59,962

Per capita income: $26,420

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $46,071
Female full-time, year-round workers: $35,704

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 93 (5.47%)
--With related children under 18 years: 40 (2.35%)
----With related children under 5 years: 11 (0.65%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 33 (1.94%)
--With related children under 18 years: 23 (1.35%)
----With related children under 5 years: 11 (0.65%)
Individuals: 406 (23.9%)
--18 years and over: 323 (19.01%)
----65 years and over: 138 (8.12%)
--Related children under 18 years: 83 (4.89%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 72 (4.24%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 156 (9.18%)

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