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Economic Statistics

Mcdowell county west virginia dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over21,801100.0
In labor force7,06932.4
Civilian labor force
7,06932.4
Employed
6,05427.8
Unemployed
1,0154.7
Percent of civilian labor force
14.4(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force14,73267.6
Females 16 years and over11,727100.0
In labor force3,12226.6
Civilian labor force
3,12226.6
Employed
2,72223.2
Own children under 6 years1,612100.0
All parents in family in labor force39124.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over5,920100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone4,93883.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled66311.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)190.3
Walked1903.2
Other means731.2
Worked at home370.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)32.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over6,054100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,35622.4
Service occupations1,13918.8
Sales and office occupations1,43023.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations240.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations94915.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,15619.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining86514.3
Construction2714.5
Manufacturing2464.1
Wholesale trade1141.9
Retail trade87914.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4968.2
Information1202.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1762.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3005.0
Educational, health and social services1,64827.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2474.1
Other services (except public administration)3055.0
Public administration3876.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers4,28070.7
Government workers1,52125.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2484.1
Unpaid family workers50.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,196100.0
Less than $10,0003,47631.0
$10,000 to $14,9991,57614.1
$15,000 to $24,9992,34721.0
$25,000 to $34,9991,43512.8
$35,000 to $49,9991,30911.7
$50,000 to $74,9996826.1
$75,000 to $99,9991971.8
$100,000 to $149,999670.6
$150,000 to $199,999360.3
$200,000 or more710.6
Median household income (dollars)16,931(X)
With earnings5,35747.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
27,993(X)
With Social Security income4,97744.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,020(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,93417.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,088(X)
With public assistance income1,1029.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,230(X)
With retirement income2,68324.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
10,049(X)
Families7,968100.0
Less than $10,0001,96224.6
$10,000 to $14,99997312.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,78922.5
$25,000 to $34,9991,20415.1
$35,000 to $49,9991,13814.3
$50,000 to $74,9995687.1
$75,000 to $99,9991902.4
$100,000 to $149,999550.7
$150,000 to $199,999360.5
$200,000 or more530.7
Median family income (dollars)20,496(X)
Per capita income (dollars)10,174(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers25,994(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers18,685(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,695(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.8
With related children under 18 years1,804(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.5
With related children under 5 years
693(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)56.2
Families with female householder, no husband present954(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)57.0
With related children under 18 years780(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)72.9
With related children under 5 years
324(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)86.9
Individuals10,169(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.7
18 years and over6,844(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.1
65 years and over
915(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.6
Related children under 18 years3,264(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)52.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,441(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,764(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.4
(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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