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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Economic Statistics

Wilson, North Carolina

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over33,956100.0
In labor force21,13762.2
Civilian labor force
21,07662.1
Employed
19,25456.7
Unemployed
1,8225.4
Percent of civilian labor force
8.6(X)
Armed Forces
610.2
Not in labor force12,81937.8
Females 16 years and over18,569100.0
In labor force10,44656.3
Civilian labor force
10,44656.3
Employed
9,21649.6
Own children under 6 years3,560100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,28664.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over18,932100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone14,63577.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,17616.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)2901.5
Walked2761.5
Other means3071.6
Worked at home2481.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over19,254100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,46128.4
Service occupations3,07015.9
Sales and office occupations4,30422.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2691.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,8309.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,32022.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3521.8
Construction1,4107.3
Manufacturing4,59723.9
Wholesale trade6303.3
Retail trade2,12011.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6513.4
Information2391.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,2546.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,0785.6
Educational, health and social services4,06021.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3657.1
Other services (except public administration)7593.9
Public administration7393.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers15,47180.4
Government workers2,97215.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7854.1
Unpaid family workers260.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households17,340100.0
Less than $10,0003,15418.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,5559.0
$15,000 to $24,9992,48214.3
$25,000 to $34,9992,12212.2
$35,000 to $49,9992,78416.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,67315.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,1986.9
$100,000 to $149,9997644.4
$150,000 to $199,9992911.7
$200,000 or more3171.8
Median household income (dollars)31,169(X)
With earnings13,30876.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,171(X)
With Social Security income4,80527.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,985(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,2026.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
4,968(X)
With public assistance income9525.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,059(X)
With retirement income3,20218.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,533(X)
Families11,458100.0
Less than $10,0001,26411.0
$10,000 to $14,9998347.3
$15,000 to $24,9991,37012.0
$25,000 to $34,9991,42912.5
$35,000 to $49,9992,03517.8
$50,000 to $74,9992,22819.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,0679.3
$100,000 to $149,9997166.2
$150,000 to $199,9992442.1
$200,000 or more2712.4
Median family income (dollars)41,041(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,813(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,682(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,363(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,892(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.5
With related children under 18 years1,563(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.0
With related children under 5 years
719(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.1
Families with female householder, no husband present1,322(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.4
With related children under 18 years1,164(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.0
With related children under 5 years
496(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.6
Individuals9,264(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.6
18 years and over5,858(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.6
65 years and over
1,074(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.4
Related children under 18 years3,334(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,304(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,926(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.0
(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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