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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Economic Statistics

Burlington, North Carolina

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over35,673100.0
In labor force22,82264.0
Civilian labor force
22,81464.0
Employed
21,55960.4
Unemployed
1,2553.5
Percent of civilian labor force
5.5(X)
Armed Forces
80.0
Not in labor force12,85136.0
Females 16 years and over19,292100.0
In labor force11,10057.5
Civilian labor force
11,10057.5
Employed
10,51454.5
Own children under 6 years3,288100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,24968.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over21,254100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone16,94079.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,51116.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)00.0
Walked2751.3
Other means1890.9
Worked at home3391.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over21,559100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,30129.2
Service occupations2,65612.3
Sales and office occupations5,56925.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations540.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,9108.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,06923.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining710.3
Construction1,2775.9
Manufacturing6,04428.0
Wholesale trade7413.4
Retail trade2,46611.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4962.3
Information4582.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,1615.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,3766.4
Educational, health and social services4,46920.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,5397.1
Other services (except public administration)8884.1
Public administration5732.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers18,02983.6
Government workers2,61212.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9034.2
Unpaid family workers150.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households18,397100.0
Less than $10,0002,15411.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,2056.5
$15,000 to $24,9993,01016.4
$25,000 to $34,9992,77115.1
$35,000 to $49,9992,89015.7
$50,000 to $74,9993,54819.3
$75,000 to $99,9991,3807.5
$100,000 to $149,9999375.1
$150,000 to $199,9992571.4
$200,000 or more2451.3
Median household income (dollars)35,301(X)
With earnings14,42678.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
47,767(X)
With Social Security income5,48329.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,301(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6243.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,173(X)
With public assistance income2861.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,308(X)
With retirement income3,31618.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,222(X)
Families11,942100.0
Less than $10,0008757.3
$10,000 to $14,9995164.3
$15,000 to $24,9991,61013.5
$25,000 to $34,9991,48212.4
$35,000 to $49,9992,09617.6
$50,000 to $74,9992,81023.5
$75,000 to $99,9991,23710.4
$100,000 to $149,9998787.4
$150,000 to $199,9992181.8
$200,000 or more2201.8
Median family income (dollars)45,441(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,640(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,697(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,466(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,161(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
With related children under 18 years860(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.2
With related children under 5 years
554(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.2
Families with female householder, no husband present697(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.2
With related children under 18 years572(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.9
With related children under 5 years
347(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.8
Individuals6,076(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.7
18 years and over4,118(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
65 years and over
999(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.6
Related children under 18 years1,941(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,170(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,226(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.7
(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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