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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Economic Statistics

Asheville, North Carolina

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over56,962100.0
In labor force34,91861.3
Civilian labor force
34,89161.3
Employed
32,75757.5
Unemployed
2,1343.7
Percent of civilian labor force
6.1(X)
Armed Forces
270.0
Not in labor force22,04438.7
Females 16 years and over30,982100.0
In labor force17,12855.3
Civilian labor force
17,12855.3
Employed
16,17852.2
Own children under 6 years4,105100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,62263.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over32,125100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone24,53876.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled4,32113.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)7112.2
Walked1,0533.3
Other means3951.2
Worked at home1,1073.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over32,757100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations11,31034.5
Service occupations5,81217.7
Sales and office occupations8,43925.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1210.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,7438.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,33213.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1710.5
Construction2,1766.6
Manufacturing4,17812.8
Wholesale trade1,1223.4
Retail trade4,20812.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9552.9
Information9242.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,4724.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,7228.3
Educational, health and social services7,90324.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,07812.4
Other services (except public administration)1,8625.7
Public administration9863.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers25,30577.3
Government workers4,70814.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,6808.2
Unpaid family workers640.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households30,688100.0
Less than $10,0004,21113.7
$10,000 to $14,9992,6568.7
$15,000 to $24,9994,92116.0
$25,000 to $34,9994,36714.2
$35,000 to $49,9995,23217.0
$50,000 to $74,9995,10116.6
$75,000 to $99,9992,0906.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,3364.4
$150,000 to $199,9993691.2
$200,000 or more4051.3
Median household income (dollars)32,772(X)
With earnings22,60973.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,743(X)
With Social Security income9,91132.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,751(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,6435.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,645(X)
With public assistance income1,0973.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,934(X)
With retirement income6,16820.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,388(X)
Families16,763100.0
Less than $10,0001,2077.2
$10,000 to $14,9999355.6
$15,000 to $24,9992,00211.9
$25,000 to $34,9992,28013.6
$35,000 to $49,9993,20019.1
$50,000 to $74,9993,79722.7
$75,000 to $99,9991,5749.4
$100,000 to $149,9991,0836.5
$150,000 to $199,9993241.9
$200,000 or more3612.2
Median family income (dollars)44,029(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,024(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,463(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,488(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,722(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.3
With related children under 18 years1,321(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.2
With related children under 5 years
597(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.4
Families with female householder, no husband present1,208(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.6
With related children under 18 years1,079(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.4
With related children under 5 years
490(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)56.3
Individuals10,305(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.5
18 years and over7,497(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.1
65 years and over
1,226(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.1
Related children under 18 years2,712(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,840(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,009(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.1
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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