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Forsyth county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over240,086100.0
In labor force158,21565.9
Civilian labor force
158,09165.8
Employed
150,83162.8
Unemployed
7,2603.0
Percent of civilian labor force
4.6(X)
Armed Forces
1240.1
Not in labor force81,87134.1
Females 16 years and over127,929100.0
In labor force76,82260.1
Civilian labor force
76,80360.0
Employed
73,36757.3
Own children under 6 years23,380100.0
All parents in family in labor force14,80263.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over147,838100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone118,93680.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled18,88712.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,2161.5
Walked2,8191.9
Other means1,2450.8
Worked at home3,7352.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over150,831100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations53,72835.6
Service occupations20,91413.9
Sales and office occupations39,04525.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2130.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations13,0058.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations23,92615.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5100.3
Construction9,4026.2
Manufacturing25,40916.8
Wholesale trade4,7133.1
Retail trade16,55311.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7,9485.3
Information3,1212.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing12,8668.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services13,4858.9
Educational, health and social services34,19822.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services10,8917.2
Other services (except public administration)7,4284.9
Public administration4,3072.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers126,21183.7
Government workers16,12410.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8,2025.4
Unpaid family workers2940.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households124,023100.0
Less than $10,00011,7859.5
$10,000 to $14,9997,0005.6
$15,000 to $24,99916,10613.0
$25,000 to $34,99916,03212.9
$35,000 to $49,99921,09217.0
$50,000 to $74,99925,28420.4
$75,000 to $99,99912,40410.0
$100,000 to $149,9998,7187.0
$150,000 to $199,9992,5962.1
$200,000 or more3,0062.4
Median household income (dollars)42,097(X)
With earnings100,38580.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
54,948(X)
With Social Security income31,39625.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,558(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3,9233.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,835(X)
With public assistance income3,1012.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,578(X)
With retirement income21,84717.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,960(X)
Families82,386100.0
Less than $10,0004,4205.4
$10,000 to $14,9992,9513.6
$15,000 to $24,9998,1069.8
$25,000 to $34,9999,02010.9
$35,000 to $49,99914,42817.5
$50,000 to $74,99919,99224.3
$75,000 to $99,99910,81113.1
$100,000 to $149,9997,7609.4
$150,000 to $199,9992,3172.8
$200,000 or more2,5813.1
Median family income (dollars)52,032(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,023(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers36,158(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,319(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families6,546(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.9
With related children under 18 years5,125(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.3
With related children under 5 years
2,795(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.6
Families with female householder, no husband present4,071(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
With related children under 18 years3,588(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.5
With related children under 5 years
1,829(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.0
Individuals32,699(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.0
18 years and over21,639(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
65 years and over
3,546(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
Related children under 18 years10,832(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
7,120(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over11,288(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.9
(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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