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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Economic Statistics

Hickory, North Carolina

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over29,490100.0
In labor force19,95767.7
Civilian labor force
19,93767.6
Employed
19,21165.1
Unemployed
7262.5
Percent of civilian labor force
3.6(X)
Armed Forces
200.1
Not in labor force9,53332.3
Females 16 years and over15,617100.0
In labor force9,25759.3
Civilian labor force
9,25759.3
Employed
8,85856.7
Own children under 6 years3,026100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,98165.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over18,955100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone15,27880.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,74414.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)970.5
Walked3371.8
Other means1720.9
Worked at home3271.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over19,211100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,12531.9
Service occupations2,40412.5
Sales and office occupations5,01826.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1110.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,1195.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,43423.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining850.4
Construction8824.6
Manufacturing5,89930.7
Wholesale trade8224.3
Retail trade2,54013.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6303.3
Information2461.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing8904.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,1986.2
Educational, health and social services3,31517.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,4267.4
Other services (except public administration)8754.6
Public administration4032.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers16,11583.9
Government workers1,93610.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0695.6
Unpaid family workers910.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households15,500100.0
Less than $10,0001,4909.6
$10,000 to $14,9999676.2
$15,000 to $24,9992,27414.7
$25,000 to $34,9992,47816.0
$35,000 to $49,9992,63717.0
$50,000 to $74,9992,73617.7
$75,000 to $99,9991,1437.4
$100,000 to $149,9999986.4
$150,000 to $199,9993142.0
$200,000 or more4633.0
Median household income (dollars)37,236(X)
With earnings12,56881.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
56,335(X)
With Social Security income3,91725.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,667(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4643.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,716(X)
With public assistance income3812.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,917(X)
With retirement income2,07013.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,287(X)
Families9,413100.0
Less than $10,0004905.2
$10,000 to $14,9993784.0
$15,000 to $24,9991,02010.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,35014.3
$35,000 to $49,9991,63817.4
$50,000 to $74,9992,02321.5
$75,000 to $99,9999369.9
$100,000 to $149,9998609.1
$150,000 to $199,9993013.2
$200,000 or more4174.4
Median family income (dollars)47,522(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,263(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,486(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,666(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families793(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
With related children under 18 years644(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
With related children under 5 years
401(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
Families with female householder, no husband present482(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.5
With related children under 18 years429(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.9
With related children under 5 years
262(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.8
Individuals4,102(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
18 years and over2,787(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.1
65 years and over
327(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.0
Related children under 18 years1,293(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
826(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,415(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.0
(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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