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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Economic Statistics

Durham, North Carolina

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over148,244100.0
In labor force100,43867.8
Civilian labor force
100,33067.7
Employed
94,70563.9
Unemployed
5,6253.8
Percent of civilian labor force
5.6(X)
Armed Forces
1080.1
Not in labor force47,80632.2
Females 16 years and over78,263100.0
In labor force49,36563.1
Civilian labor force
49,32463.0
Employed
46,56159.5
Own children under 6 years14,847100.0
All parents in family in labor force9,56764.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over93,057100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone67,66172.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled15,83017.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)3,2753.5
Walked2,8813.1
Other means9201.0
Worked at home2,4902.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over94,705100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations44,07246.5
Service occupations13,13813.9
Sales and office occupations21,62922.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1400.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7,2807.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations8,4468.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2160.2
Construction6,0236.4
Manufacturing9,85510.4
Wholesale trade1,6361.7
Retail trade7,5628.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3,0283.2
Information3,8344.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5,3755.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services11,75312.4
Educational, health and social services30,73032.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6,9167.3
Other services (except public administration)3,9644.2
Public administration3,8134.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers74,34078.5
Government workers15,78316.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4,3204.6
Unpaid family workers2620.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households74,993100.0
Less than $10,0008,48911.3
$10,000 to $14,9994,1135.5
$15,000 to $24,9999,60212.8
$25,000 to $34,9999,78713.1
$35,000 to $49,99912,04516.1
$50,000 to $74,99914,72219.6
$75,000 to $99,9997,49410.0
$100,000 to $149,9995,7277.6
$150,000 to $199,9991,4682.0
$200,000 or more1,5462.1
Median household income (dollars)41,160(X)
With earnings63,42584.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
53,718(X)
With Social Security income13,87518.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,896(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,4003.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,232(X)
With public assistance income2,1922.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,958(X)
With retirement income10,20513.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,076(X)
Families44,191100.0
Less than $10,0003,4747.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,9334.4
$15,000 to $24,9994,59910.4
$25,000 to $34,9994,80610.9
$35,000 to $49,9996,73915.2
$50,000 to $74,99910,01122.7
$75,000 to $99,9995,52812.5
$100,000 to $149,9994,61710.4
$150,000 to $199,9991,2222.8
$200,000 or more1,2622.9
Median family income (dollars)51,162(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,526(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,202(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,359(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,010(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
With related children under 18 years4,087(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.8
With related children under 5 years
2,261(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.6
Families with female householder, no husband present3,133(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.2
With related children under 18 years2,804(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.6
With related children under 5 years
1,444(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.4
Individuals26,605(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.0
18 years and over18,317(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.5
65 years and over
2,154(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
Related children under 18 years8,104(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
5,238(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over10,317(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.0
(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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