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Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Economic Statistics

Mecklenburg county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics





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Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over538,229100.0
In labor force389,71472.4
Civilian labor force
389,41172.4
Employed
369,27568.6
Unemployed
20,1363.7
Percent of civilian labor force
5.2(X)
Armed Forces
3030.1
Not in labor force148,51527.6
Females 16 years and over277,144100.0
In labor force181,07465.3
Civilian labor force
181,00465.3
Employed
170,77261.6
Own children under 6 years57,563100.0
All parents in family in labor force33,16657.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over362,991100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone287,66379.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled45,47312.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)9,3312.6
Walked5,0971.4
Other means3,1150.9
Worked at home12,3123.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)26.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over369,275100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations145,99039.5
Service occupations44,37612.0
Sales and office occupations107,93429.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations4520.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations29,5858.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations40,93811.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining8430.2
Construction26,8837.3
Manufacturing39,61610.7
Wholesale trade18,2104.9
Retail trade40,08010.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities22,0626.0
Information13,4653.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing53,81114.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services43,21211.7
Educational, health and social services58,45615.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services28,8967.8
Other services (except public administration)15,7754.3
Public administration7,9662.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers315,31185.4
Government workers34,8909.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business18,2414.9
Unpaid family workers8330.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households273,561100.0
Less than $10,00017,4386.4
$10,000 to $14,99910,8094.0
$15,000 to $24,99927,68810.1
$25,000 to $34,99934,10112.5
$35,000 to $49,99944,71016.3
$50,000 to $74,99958,28921.3
$75,000 to $99,99933,35512.2
$100,000 to $149,99927,38110.0
$150,000 to $199,9998,7123.2
$200,000 or more11,0784.0
Median household income (dollars)50,579(X)
With earnings242,47588.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
67,125(X)
With Social Security income47,19417.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,376(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6,7572.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,248(X)
With public assistance income6,2722.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,631(X)
With retirement income32,87812.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,393(X)
Families176,621100.0
Less than $10,0007,3364.2
$10,000 to $14,9995,0882.9
$15,000 to $24,99914,1908.0
$25,000 to $34,99917,0109.6
$35,000 to $49,99926,03214.7
$50,000 to $74,99940,69723.0
$75,000 to $99,99926,11114.8
$100,000 to $149,99923,05113.1
$150,000 to $199,9997,4284.2
$200,000 or more9,6785.5
Median family income (dollars)60,608(X)
Per capita income (dollars)27,352(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers40,934(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,100(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families11,572(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.6
With related children under 18 years8,917(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
With related children under 5 years
4,512(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
Families with female householder, no husband present6,528(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
With related children under 18 years5,649(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.2
With related children under 5 years
2,748(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.6
Individuals62,652(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.2
18 years and over42,227(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.3
65 years and over
5,193(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
Related children under 18 years19,658(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
13,653(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over22,842(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.3
(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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