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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Economic Statistics

Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over42,394100.0
In labor force25,68260.6
Civilian labor force
25,61660.4
Employed
23,22954.8
Unemployed
2,3875.6
Percent of civilian labor force
9.3(X)
Armed Forces
660.2
Not in labor force16,71239.4
Females 16 years and over23,703100.0
In labor force13,06455.1
Civilian labor force
13,04555.0
Employed
11,63149.1
Own children under 6 years4,387100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,68161.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over22,831100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone18,19879.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,38514.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)2711.2
Walked2721.2
Other means2481.1
Worked at home4572.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over23,229100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,03830.3
Service occupations3,53515.2
Sales and office occupations5,94325.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1090.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,8147.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,79020.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1280.6
Construction1,2585.4
Manufacturing4,91621.2
Wholesale trade9023.9
Retail trade2,70311.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9654.2
Information5702.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,4036.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,5946.9
Educational, health and social services4,64520.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,0168.7
Other services (except public administration)1,0534.5
Public administration1,0764.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers18,31978.9
Government workers3,75016.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0984.7
Unpaid family workers620.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households21,610100.0
Less than $10,0003,40415.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,6807.8
$15,000 to $24,9993,32115.4
$25,000 to $34,9992,93913.6
$35,000 to $49,9993,41015.8
$50,000 to $74,9993,53016.3
$75,000 to $99,9991,6047.4
$100,000 to $149,9991,1095.1
$150,000 to $199,9992691.2
$200,000 or more3441.6
Median household income (dollars)32,661(X)
With earnings16,76277.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,047(X)
With Social Security income6,11128.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,398(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,5357.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,048(X)
With public assistance income1,3816.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,155(X)
With retirement income3,68517.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,421(X)
Families14,929100.0
Less than $10,0001,58010.6
$10,000 to $14,9998986.0
$15,000 to $24,9992,02613.6
$25,000 to $34,9992,15414.4
$35,000 to $49,9992,30915.5
$50,000 to $74,9992,92519.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,4829.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,0196.8
$150,000 to $199,9992401.6
$200,000 or more2962.0
Median family income (dollars)39,929(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,804(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,455(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers24,409(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,363(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
With related children under 18 years1,978(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.9
With related children under 5 years
974(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.9
Families with female householder, no husband present1,626(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.4
With related children under 18 years1,448(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.0
With related children under 5 years
670(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)56.1
Individuals11,120(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.1
18 years and over6,645(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.7
65 years and over
1,160(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.5
Related children under 18 years4,425(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,091(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,587(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.4
(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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