Characteristics of Migrants and NonMovers: New Jersey, 1985-1990

Characteristics In- Migrants   Out- Migrants   Non- Movers
  Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent
                 
Total 781,007 100.0   763,123 100.0   6,419,689 100.0
                 
Sex                
Male 392,463 50.3   377,237 49.4   3,072,478 47.9
Female 388,544 49.7   385,886 50.6   3,347,211 52.1
                 
Race                
White 534,415 68.4   632,912 82.9   5,207,808 81.1
Black 97,051 12.4   83,002 10.9   851,944 13.3
American Indian & Alaskan Natives 2,017 0.3   1,902 0.2   11,556 0.2
Asian & Pacific Islander 94,607 12.1   24,148 3.2   153,228 2.4
Other (not specified) 52,917 6.8   21,159 2.8   195,153 3.0
                 
Origin                
NonHispanic 648,661 83.1   698,251 91.5   5,895,846 91.8
Hispanic 132,346 16.9   64,872 8.5   523,843 8.2
                 
Age                
5-9 61,316 7.9   52,650 6.9   431,053 6.7
10-14 49,037 6.3   43,262 5.7   434,239 6.8
15-19 48,726 6.2   66,357 8.7   454,026 7.1
20-24 82,074 10.5   109,932 14.4   473,992 7.4
25-29 135,189 17.3   95,770 12.5   531,735 8.3
30-34 125,416 16.1   88,532 11.6   573,927 8.9
35-44 146,823 18.8   116,332 15.2   1,053,344 16.4
45-54 56,776 7.3   60,797 8.0   794,207 12.4
55-64 33,049 4.2   56,871 7.5   685,540 10.7
65-74 25,090 3.2   48,531 6.4   588,856 9.2
75-84 12,722 1.6   17,994 2.4   310,597 4.8
85+ 4,789 0.6   6,095 0.8   88,173 1.4
                 
Marital Status                
Now Married 372,960 47.8   336,974 44.2   3,024,471 47.1
Widowed 24,861 3.2   30,216 4.0   470,540 7.3
Divorced 41,448 5.3   44,481 5.8   355,886 5.5
Separated 20,340 2.6   17,287 2.3   135,243 2.1
Never Married 321,398 41.2   334,165 43.8   2,433,549 37.9
                 
Relation                
Householder 272,820 34.9   292,190 38.3   2,521,496 39.3
Spouse 169,834 21.7   159,881 21.0   1,435,835 22.4
Child 171,844 22.0   141,880 18.6   1,815,850 28.3
Other Relatives 65,405 8.4   34,305 4.5   313,060 4.9
Nonrelatives 65,278 8.4   57,282 7.5   199,232 3.1
Group Quarters Person 35,826 4.6   77,585 10.2   134,216 2.1
                 
Labor Force Status                
Not in Universe (Aged 0-15) 119,057 15.2   103,084 13.5   951,716 14.8
In Armed Forces 17,079 2.2   17,059 2.2   7,037 0.1
Employed 447,427 57.3   375,316 49.2   3,421,271 53.3
Unemployed 29,120 3.7   30,163 4.0   206,855 3.2
Not in Labor Force 168,324 21.6   237,501 31.1   1,832,810 28.5
                 
Income                
Not in Universe 110,353 14.1   95,912 12.6   865,292 13.5
No Income 101,550 13.0   72,243 9.5   630,027 9.8
$1-$2,499 44,765 5.7   71,921 9.4   366,003 5.7
$2,500-$4,999 38,601 4.9   68,426 9.0   397,751 6.2
$5,000-$7,499 42,134 5.4   51,715 6.8   419,127 6.5
$7,500-$9,999 30,350 3.9   36,814 4.8   283,164 4.4
$10,000-$12,499 41,996 5.4   44,270 5.8   326,278 5.1
$12,500-$14,999 25,310 3.2   27,429 3.6   228,859 3.6
$15,000-$17,499 36,976 4.7   34,818 4.6   299,879 4.7
$17,500-$19,999 24,713 3.2   24,951 3.3   233,388 3.6
$20,000-$22,499 33,263 4.3   30,370 4.0   297,284 4.6
$22,500-$24,999 20,217 2.6   19,304 2.5   188,622 2.9
$25,000-$27,499 28,830 3.7   24,149 3.2   248,762 3.9
$27,500-$29,999 16,358 2.1   13,349 1.7   151,635 2.4
$30,000-$32,499 27,627 3.5   21,703 2.8   233,313 3.6
$32,500-$34,999 12,129 1.6   10,163 1.3   111,584 1.7
$35,000-$37,499 18,910 2.4   14,977 2.0   159,597 2.5
$37,500-$39,999 10,072 1.3   8,169 1.1   91,802 1.4
$40,000-$44,999 23,162 3.0   18,480 2.4   208,892 3.3
$45,000-$49,999 16,818 2.2   12,802 1.7   140,017 2.2
$50,000-$59,999 25,378 3.2   19,292 2.5   194,786 3.0
$60,000-$74,999 21,490 2.8   17,040 2.2   141,145 2.2
$75,000-$99,999 13,739 1.8   10,957 1.4   89,695 1.4
$100,000 & over 16,266 2.1   13,869 1.8   112,787 1.8
                 
Poverty                
Not in Universe 33,095 4.2   74,483 9.8   127,187 2.0
In Poverty 73,111 9.4   88,466 11.6   438,809 6.8
Not in Poverty 674,801 86.4   600,174 78.6   5,853,693 91.2
                 
Educational Attainment                
Less than 9th grade 156,593 20.1   125,713 16.5   1,347,930 21.0
9th - 12th grade, No diploma 88,358 11.3   79,669 10.4   1,031,853 16.1
High School Graduate 143,809 18.4   163,307 21.4   1,724,853 26.9
Some college, No degree 114,645 14.7   167,110 21.9   917,383 14.3
Associate Degree 39,380 5.0   36,548 4.8   268,611 4.2
Bachelor's degree 151,459 19.4   130,715 17.1   753,654 11.7
Graduate or professional degree 86,763 11.1   60,061 7.9   375,405 5.8
                 
Currently Enrolled in School                
Yes, below college 134,103 17.2   114,281 15.0   1,132,157 17.6
Yes, at college 74,989 9.6   129,682 17.0   443,402 6.9
No 571,915 73.2   519,160 68.0   4,844,130 75.5
                 
Tenure                
Group Quarters Person 35,826 4.6   77,585 10.2   134,216 2.1
Owner 361,034 46.2   407,998 53.5   4,621,280 72.0
Renter 384,147 49.2   277,540 36.4   1,664,193 25.9
                 
Type of Household                
Married-Couple Family 506,880 64.9   444,993 58.3   4,376,347 68.2
Male Householder, no wife 39,357 5.0   22,013 2.9   244,367 3.8
Female Householder, no husband 80,995 10.4   70,168 9.2   879,412 13.7
Nonfamily Households 117,949 15.1   148,364 19.4   785,347 12.2
Institutions 9,783 1.3   10,043 1.3   81,819 1.3
College Dormitories 11,526 1.5   53,488 7.0   32,968 0.5
Military barracks 9,029 1.2   8,949 1.2   1,184 0.0
Other Group Quarters 5,488 0.7   5,105 0.7   18,245 0.3
                 
Occupation                
Not in Universe 333,580 42.7   387,807 50.8   2,998,418 46.7
Executive & Managerial 81,335 10.4   64,584 8.5   497,416 7.7
Professional Specialty 87,175 11.2   68,921 9.0   500,525 7.8
Technicians & Related Support 22,735 2.9   17,933 2.3   126,763 2.0
Sales Occupations 54,292 7.0   53,169 7.0   418,450 6.5
Administrative Support 63,808 8.2   58,344 7.6   657,065 10.2
Private Household Services 3,411 0.4   1,276 0.2   7,768 0.1
Protective Services 5,157 0.7   6,288 0.8   75,740 1.2
Other Service Occupations 41,925 5.4   39,362 5.2   310,118 4.8
Farming, Forestry & Fishing 3,934 0.5   4,071 0.5   31,506 0.5
Precision Production, Craft, Repair 32,467 4.2   28,867 3.8   354,224 5.5
Operators, Assemblers, Inspectors 24,589 3.1   13,194 1.7   185,005 2.9
Transportation & Moving 11,321 1.4   10,151 1.3   136,887 2.1
Handlers, Cleaners, Laborers 15,278 2.0   9,156 1.2   119,804 1.9
                 
Industry                
Not in Universe 333,580 42.7   387,807 50.8   2,998,418 46.7
Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries 4,294 0.5   4,412 0.6   35,867 0.6
Mining 754 0.1   548 0.1   4,312 0.1
Construction 22,425 2.9   17,468 2.3   208,903 3.3
Manufacturing, Nondurable Goods 42,194 5.4   25,781 3.4   305,030 4.8
Manufacturing, Durable Goods 32,609 4.2   29,137 3.8   273,603 4.3
Transportation 19,621 2.5   16,015 2.1   179,256 2.8
Communication & Public Utilities 15,031 1.9   11,249 1.5   118,971 1.9
Wholesale Trade 24,689 3.2   17,531 2.3   182,724 2.8
Retail Trade 62,865 8.0   67,277 8.8   525,104 8.2
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 48,412 6.2   33,472 4.4   297,625 4.6
Business Services 27,729 3.6   22,411 2.9   176,613 2.8
Personal Services 15,750 2.0   12,840 1.7   91,663 1.4
Entertainment & Recreational 8,689 1.1   8,238 1.1   58,118 0.9
Health Services 38,252 4.9   30,978 4.1   276,645 4.3
Educational Services 28,331 3.6   32,716 4.3   277,200 4.3
Other Services 41,605 5.3   31,961 4.2   243,345 3.8
Public Administration 14,177 1.8   13,282 1.7   166,292 2.6

In-Migrants = Persons who resided in New Jersey on 4/1/90, but lived elsewhere in 1985. Out-Migrants = Persons who lived in New Jersey in 1985, but resided in other states on 4/1/90. Non-Movers = Persons whose residences were in New Jersey in 1985 and on 4/1/90. Source: 1990 Census Subject Summary Tape File 15 (SSTF15)


This page was created by NJ Department of Labor, Division of Labor Market & Demographic Research on Friday, April 18, 1997.