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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataVirginia

Economic Statistics

Norfolk, Virginia

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over183,922100.0
In labor force123,36067.1
Civilian labor force
96,12252.3
Employed
87,49047.6
Unemployed
8,6324.7
Percent of civilian labor force
9.0(X)
Armed Forces
27,23814.8
Not in labor force60,56232.9
Females 16 years and over90,134100.0
In labor force52,62058.4
Civilian labor force
48,49653.8
Employed
43,82848.6
Own children under 6 years18,495100.0
All parents in family in labor force11,25660.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over112,083100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone74,83666.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled15,91714.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)5,1434.6
Walked7,5966.8
Other means4,3053.8
Worked at home4,2863.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over87,490100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations25,44329.1
Service occupations16,71219.1
Sales and office occupations24,25327.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1560.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9,39210.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations11,53413.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1680.2
Construction6,4287.3
Manufacturing6,1977.1
Wholesale trade2,5712.9
Retail trade11,31812.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5,0285.7
Information2,7943.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5,5096.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,6729.9
Educational, health and social services18,15320.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services9,35010.7
Other services (except public administration)4,6855.4
Public administration6,6177.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers65,89375.3
Government workers18,04320.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,4213.9
Unpaid family workers1330.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households86,178100.0
Less than $10,00012,02414.0
$10,000 to $14,9996,8838.0
$15,000 to $24,99914,46516.8
$25,000 to $34,99913,47015.6
$35,000 to $49,99915,23217.7
$50,000 to $74,99913,40215.6
$75,000 to $99,9995,2646.1
$100,000 to $149,9993,3183.9
$150,000 to $199,9999151.1
$200,000 or more1,2051.4
Median household income (dollars)31,815(X)
With earnings69,00580.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,187(X)
With Social Security income20,30523.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,895(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4,8845.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,503(X)
With public assistance income3,9564.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,266(X)
With retirement income16,84619.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,214(X)
Families52,268100.0
Less than $10,0005,50010.5
$10,000 to $14,9993,3926.5
$15,000 to $24,9997,98815.3
$25,000 to $34,9997,93115.2
$35,000 to $49,9999,79818.7
$50,000 to $74,9999,47718.1
$75,000 to $99,9993,8837.4
$100,000 to $149,9992,6005.0
$150,000 to $199,9996921.3
$200,000 or more1,0071.9
Median family income (dollars)36,891(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,372(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers25,848(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,907(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families8,108(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.5
With related children under 18 years6,998(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.2
With related children under 5 years
3,280(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.8
Families with female householder, no husband present5,967(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.1
With related children under 18 years5,450(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.6
With related children under 5 years
2,476(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.3
Individuals40,857(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
18 years and over25,255(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.2
65 years and over
3,232(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
Related children under 18 years15,272(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
10,589(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over13,031(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.0
(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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