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Economic Statistics

Avery county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over14,186100.0
In labor force7,75554.7
Civilian labor force
7,73854.5
Employed
7,19650.7
Unemployed
5423.8
Percent of civilian labor force
7.0(X)
Armed Forces
170.1
Not in labor force6,43145.3
Females 16 years and over6,708100.0
In labor force3,47151.7
Civilian labor force
3,47151.7
Employed
3,32949.6
Own children under 6 years1,082100.0
All parents in family in labor force59855.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over7,049100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone5,12672.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,37619.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)160.2
Walked2303.3
Other means350.5
Worked at home2663.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over7,196100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,84625.7
Service occupations1,49020.7
Sales and office occupations1,44720.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1542.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,08715.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,17216.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3845.3
Construction86312.0
Manufacturing1,11215.5
Wholesale trade1432.0
Retail trade6599.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2413.3
Information630.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2543.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4316.0
Educational, health and social services1,50220.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services83711.6
Other services (except public administration)3324.6
Public administration3755.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers5,06970.4
Government workers1,21316.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business89912.5
Unpaid family workers150.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households6,521100.0
Less than $10,00098615.1
$10,000 to $14,9996249.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,10817.0
$25,000 to $34,99996214.8
$35,000 to $49,9991,22118.7
$50,000 to $74,9991,08916.7
$75,000 to $99,9992343.6
$100,000 to $149,9992063.2
$150,000 to $199,999250.4
$200,000 or more661.0
Median household income (dollars)30,627(X)
With earnings4,88274.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
37,587(X)
With Social Security income2,16633.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,087(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3695.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,770(X)
With public assistance income2243.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,283(X)
With retirement income96214.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,822(X)
Families4,531100.0
Less than $10,0002695.9
$10,000 to $14,9993708.2
$15,000 to $24,99974616.5
$25,000 to $34,99974816.5
$35,000 to $49,99999622.0
$50,000 to $74,99993620.7
$75,000 to $99,9991984.4
$100,000 to $149,9991884.1
$150,000 to $199,999250.6
$200,000 or more551.2
Median family income (dollars)37,454(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,176(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers25,983(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,652(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families493(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
With related children under 18 years285(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
With related children under 5 years
172(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.5
Families with female householder, no husband present138(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.2
With related children under 18 years84(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.5
With related children under 5 years
49(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.6
Individuals2,345(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.3
18 years and over1,675(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.9
65 years and over
487(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.0
Related children under 18 years629(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
377(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over818(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.5
(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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