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Economic Statistics

Charlotte, North carolina,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over421,175100.0
In labor force302,50571.8
Civilian labor force
302,29271.8
Employed
285,60167.8
Unemployed
16,6914.0
Percent of civilian labor force
5.5(X)
Armed Forces
2130.1
Not in labor force118,67028.2
Females 16 years and over217,172100.0
In labor force141,43465.1
Civilian labor force
141,37065.1
Employed
133,06761.3
Own children under 6 years43,906100.0
All parents in family in labor force25,54758.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over280,528100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone218,19477.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled37,63913.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)8,9693.2
Walked4,2691.5
Other means2,5840.9
Worked at home8,8733.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over285,601100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations108,83738.1
Service occupations36,23412.7
Sales and office occupations83,33029.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3870.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations23,1958.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations33,61811.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6120.2
Construction20,8397.3
Manufacturing30,66510.7
Wholesale trade13,1014.6
Retail trade30,78810.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities16,6635.8
Information10,5383.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing41,94014.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services33,60811.8
Educational, health and social services45,25115.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services23,4818.2
Other services (except public administration)12,3064.3
Public administration5,8092.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers244,04685.4
Government workers27,2429.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business13,7084.8
Unpaid family workers6050.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households215,803100.0
Less than $10,00015,4227.1
$10,000 to $14,9999,2544.3
$15,000 to $24,99924,03011.1
$25,000 to $34,99928,79113.3
$35,000 to $49,99936,31816.8
$50,000 to $74,99944,15820.5
$75,000 to $99,99923,61210.9
$100,000 to $149,99918,9998.8
$150,000 to $199,9996,4043.0
$200,000 or more8,8154.1
Median household income (dollars)46,975(X)
With earnings189,93388.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
64,887(X)
With Social Security income38,08617.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,238(X)
With Supplemental Security Income5,8422.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,280(X)
With public assistance income5,5672.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,614(X)
With retirement income25,18411.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,948(X)
Families133,957100.0
Less than $10,0006,6425.0
$10,000 to $14,9994,4363.3
$15,000 to $24,99912,3299.2
$25,000 to $34,99913,99410.4
$35,000 to $49,99920,81915.5
$50,000 to $74,99929,44222.0
$75,000 to $99,99917,79513.3
$100,000 to $149,99915,40811.5
$150,000 to $199,9995,3794.0
$200,000 or more7,7135.8
Median family income (dollars)56,517(X)
Per capita income (dollars)26,823(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers38,767(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers29,218(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families10,420(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
With related children under 18 years8,100(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.0
With related children under 5 years
4,152(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.6
Families with female householder, no husband present6,058(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.3
With related children under 18 years5,243(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.6
With related children under 5 years
2,577(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.6
Individuals56,330(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.6
18 years and over37,660(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.4
65 years and over
4,346(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
Related children under 18 years18,060(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
12,502(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over20,229(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.0
(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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