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Massachusetts Economic Information

Massachusetts Selected Economic Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey employment of persons 16 years of age and older
    5,427,407
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    3,667,612
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    67.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    3,663,086
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    67.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    3,354,036
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    61.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    309,050
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    4,526
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    1,759,795
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    32.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in civilian labor force
    3,663,086
  • Percentage of unemployed persons in civilian labor force
    8.4%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older (labor)
    2,831,100
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in labor force
    1,793,515
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in labor force
    63.4%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    1,792,876
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    63.3%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    1,655,415
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    58.5%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6
    429,904
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    299,980
  • Percentage in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    69.8%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children of 6 to 17 years
    921,102
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    691,119
  • Percentage in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    75.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work
    3,284,998
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    2,364,332
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    72.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    254,479
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    311,072
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    155,546
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    53,589
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    145,980
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older mean travel time to work in minutes
    28.30
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older by occupation
    3,354,036
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    1,472,402
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    43.9%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    588,268
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    17.5%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    767,221
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    22.9%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    232,134
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    6.9%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    294,011
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    8.8%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older (Industries)
    3,354,036
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    13,608
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    180,968
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    309,972
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    81,078
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    363,515
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    10.8%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    120,942
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    79,028
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    255,762
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    440,803
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    13.1%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    934,740
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    27.9%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    288,674
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    8.6%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    148,789
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    136,157
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older (by class of worker)
    3,354,036
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    2,721,510
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    81.1%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    424,305
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    12.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    204,227
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    3,994
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation - dollars)
    2,538,485
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    154,704
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    132,186
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    219,986
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    196,879
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    267,241
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    402,049
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    15.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    322,545
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    12.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    426,367
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    16.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    201,539
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    214,989
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    8.5%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median household income (dollars)
    67,846
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean household income (dollars)
    92,850
  • American Community Survey with earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    1,995,359
  • Percentage earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    78.6%
  • American Community Survey earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean earnings (dollars)
    97,469
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    722,412
  • Percentage with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    28.5%
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean Social Security income (dollars)
    17,313
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    405,892
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    16.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income, mean retirement income (dollars)
    25,440
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    160,256
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income, mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
    9,813
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    77,279
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income, mean cash public assistance income (dollars)
    4,688
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    313,989
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    12.4%
  • American Community Survey families, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    1,615,062
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    59,047
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    3.7%
  • American Community Survey families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    40,102
  • Percentage of families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    93,322
  • Percentage of families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    105,073
  • Percentage of families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    6.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    154,549
  • Percentage of families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    250,684
  • Percentage of families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    15.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    226,045
  • Percentage of families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    14.0%
  • American Community Survey families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    331,419
  • Percentage families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    20.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    168,403
  • Percentage of families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    186,418
  • Percentage of families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    11.5%
  • American Community Survey median family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    86,132
  • American Community Survey mean family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    111,411
  • American Community Survey per capita income , income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    36,441
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    923,423
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median non family income (dollars)
    39,227
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean non family income (dollars)
    56,995
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for workers (dollars)
    37,436
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers men (dollars)
    61,714
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers women (dollars)
    49,567
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons (Health Insurance)
    6,578,631
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    6,325,711
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    96.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    4,935,536
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    75.0%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    2,190,607
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    33.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    252,920
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years (Health Insurance)
    1,399,175
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    21,177
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons 18 to 64 years of age
    4,259,781
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    3,413,316
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    3,132,522
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    2,987,041
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    95.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    2,680,128
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    85.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    380,845
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    12.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    145,481
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    280,794
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    239,451
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    85.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    135,384
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    48.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    115,653
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    41.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    41,343
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    14.7%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age (Health Insurance)
    846,465
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    804,855
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    95.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    497,677
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    58.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    366,740
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health public insurance coverage
    43.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    41,610
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    4.9%
  • Percentage of all families with income below poverty level in the past year
    8.3%
  • Percentage of all families with related children with income below poverty level in the past year
    13.2%
  • Percentage of all families with related children under 18 years (under five years only) with income below poverty level in the past year
    13.2%
  • Percentage of married couple families with income below poverty level in the past year
    3.2%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age, with income below poverty level in the past year
    4.0%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    3.9%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with income below poverty level in the past year
    25.9%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years, with income below poverty level in the past year
    35.6%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    40.6%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (All persons)
    11.6%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age)
    15.1%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children
    14.8%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children under 5 years of age)
    17.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children 5 to 17 years)
    13.9%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 years of age and older)
    10.6%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 to 64 years of age and older)
    10.9%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older)
    9.1%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, people in families)
    8.5%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, not related individuals 15 years of age and above)
    23.0%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.