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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Economic Statistics

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over146,408100.0
In labor force92,25163.0
Civilian labor force
92,19963.0
Employed
86,94059.4
Unemployed
5,2593.6
Percent of civilian labor force
5.7(X)
Armed Forces
520.0
Not in labor force54,15737.0
Females 16 years and over79,463100.0
In labor force46,17758.1
Civilian labor force
46,17058.1
Employed
43,73655.0
Own children under 6 years13,942100.0
All parents in family in labor force8,68562.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over85,003100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone64,93476.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled12,60514.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,1452.5
Walked2,4232.9
Other means8681.0
Worked at home2,0282.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over86,940100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations30,75535.4
Service occupations13,85015.9
Sales and office occupations21,47424.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1330.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations6,4287.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations14,30016.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1800.2
Construction4,7755.5
Manufacturing13,57515.6
Wholesale trade2,3792.7
Retail trade9,03410.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3,6374.2
Information1,8202.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7,1618.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,3509.6
Educational, health and social services22,23425.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services7,3238.4
Other services (except public administration)4,2234.9
Public administration2,2492.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers72,98683.9
Government workers9,70811.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4,1134.7
Unpaid family workers1330.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households76,340100.0
Less than $10,0009,32212.2
$10,000 to $14,9995,1616.8
$15,000 to $24,99910,97314.4
$25,000 to $34,99910,57713.9
$35,000 to $49,99912,66116.6
$50,000 to $74,99913,38117.5
$75,000 to $99,9996,1348.0
$100,000 to $149,9994,4565.8
$150,000 to $199,9991,4761.9
$200,000 or more2,1992.9
Median household income (dollars)37,006(X)
With earnings59,86378.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
51,887(X)
With Social Security income20,54726.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,415(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,8783.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,810(X)
With public assistance income2,4273.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,541(X)
With retirement income13,17917.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,666(X)
Families46,644100.0
Less than $10,0003,6127.7
$10,000 to $14,9992,2374.8
$15,000 to $24,9995,41311.6
$25,000 to $34,9995,65712.1
$35,000 to $49,9998,01317.2
$50,000 to $74,9999,68720.8
$75,000 to $99,9995,10710.9
$100,000 to $149,9993,7778.1
$150,000 to $199,9991,2812.7
$200,000 or more1,8604.0
Median family income (dollars)46,595(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,468(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,398(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,335(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,287(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
With related children under 18 years4,295(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.9
With related children under 5 years
2,302(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.4
Families with female householder, no husband present3,569(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.6
With related children under 18 years3,182(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.8
With related children under 5 years
1,630(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.7
Individuals26,812(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.2
18 years and over17,404(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.0
65 years and over
2,686(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
Related children under 18 years9,260(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,095(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over9,200(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.6
(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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