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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth carolina

Economic Statistics

North carolina

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over42,504100.0
In labor force25,64560.3
Civilian labor force
25,60560.2
Employed
24,45557.5
Unemployed
1,1502.7
Percent of civilian labor force
4.5(X)
Armed Forces
400.1
Not in labor force16,85939.7
Females 16 years and over23,832100.0
In labor force13,55656.9
Civilian labor force
13,55656.9
Employed
12,95454.4
Own children under 6 years1,816100.0
All parents in family in labor force99654.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over23,543100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone14,46961.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,1819.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,5296.5
Walked3,55915.1
Other means7363.1
Worked at home1,0694.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over24,455100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations13,92056.9
Service occupations3,22313.2
Sales and office occupations5,73623.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations420.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7393.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7953.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining770.3
Construction6852.8
Manufacturing1,1714.8
Wholesale trade1890.8
Retail trade1,9628.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2761.1
Information1,1134.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9243.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,96712.1
Educational, health and social services10,85144.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,81011.5
Other services (except public administration)7843.2
Public administration6462.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers14,36758.7
Government workers8,98036.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0504.3
Unpaid family workers580.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households17,982100.0
Less than $10,0003,21017.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,1676.5
$15,000 to $24,9992,04111.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,87610.4
$35,000 to $49,9992,26012.6
$50,000 to $74,9992,36413.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,4388.0
$100,000 to $149,9991,79310.0
$150,000 to $199,9999785.4
$200,000 or more8554.8
Median household income (dollars)39,140(X)
With earnings15,38685.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
55,739(X)
With Social Security income3,01616.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,702(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2651.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,175(X)
With public assistance income2071.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,540(X)
With retirement income2,25912.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
33,487(X)
Families8,310100.0
Less than $10,0003984.8
$10,000 to $14,9992242.7
$15,000 to $24,9996337.6
$25,000 to $34,9996758.1
$35,000 to $49,9991,05812.7
$50,000 to $74,9991,22114.7
$75,000 to $99,9991,01212.2
$100,000 to $149,9991,52918.4
$150,000 to $199,9998129.8
$200,000 or more7489.0
Median family income (dollars)73,483(X)
Per capita income (dollars)24,133(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers50,258(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers32,917(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families533(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.4
With related children under 18 years352(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
With related children under 5 years
213(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
Families with female householder, no husband present241(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.8
With related children under 18 years207(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.0
With related children under 5 years
111(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.8
Individuals8,573(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.6
18 years and over7,946(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.3
65 years and over
205(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.6
Related children under 18 years600(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
382(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over7,121(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.6
(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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