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Mcdowell County, North Carolina Economic Statistics

Mcdowell county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over33,547100.0
In labor force20,54061.2
Civilian labor force
20,51161.1
Employed
19,58158.4
Unemployed
9302.8
Percent of civilian labor force
4.5(X)
Armed Forces
290.1
Not in labor force13,00738.8
Females 16 years and over16,956100.0
In labor force9,32755.0
Civilian labor force
9,32655.0
Employed
8,88752.4
Own children under 6 years2,891100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,87564.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over19,228100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone14,87877.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,62318.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)760.4
Walked1370.7
Other means1370.7
Worked at home3772.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over19,581100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,80719.4
Service occupations2,75614.1
Sales and office occupations3,55318.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1410.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,47412.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations6,85035.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2341.2
Construction1,7528.9
Manufacturing7,68639.3
Wholesale trade4342.2
Retail trade1,9279.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5722.9
Information2031.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4142.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6663.4
Educational, health and social services3,09815.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,1505.9
Other services (except public administration)6913.5
Public administration7543.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers15,89081.2
Government workers2,60413.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0515.4
Unpaid family workers360.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households16,586100.0
Less than $10,0002,03912.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,2067.3
$15,000 to $24,9992,97217.9
$25,000 to $34,9992,70516.3
$35,000 to $49,9993,30719.9
$50,000 to $74,9992,80516.9
$75,000 to $99,9998225.0
$100,000 to $149,9995113.1
$150,000 to $199,9991160.7
$200,000 or more1030.6
Median household income (dollars)32,396(X)
With earnings12,85377.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,706(X)
With Social Security income5,07730.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,534(X)
With Supplemental Security Income8545.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,677(X)
With public assistance income4242.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,458(X)
With retirement income2,76616.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,536(X)
Families12,002100.0
Less than $10,0006945.8
$10,000 to $14,9996955.8
$15,000 to $24,9991,93516.1
$25,000 to $34,9992,08017.3
$35,000 to $49,9992,73622.8
$50,000 to $74,9992,47520.6
$75,000 to $99,9997156.0
$100,000 to $149,9994653.9
$150,000 to $199,9991140.9
$200,000 or more930.8
Median family income (dollars)37,789(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,109(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers26,609(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,640(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,075(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.0
With related children under 18 years738(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
With related children under 5 years
339(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.3
Families with female householder, no husband present451(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.6
With related children under 18 years370(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.8
With related children under 5 years
191(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.6
Individuals4,726(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
18 years and over3,258(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.4
65 years and over
886(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
Related children under 18 years1,418(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
990(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,423(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.3
(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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