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Economic Statistics

Northampton county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over17,334100.0
In labor force8,71850.3
Civilian labor force
8,70650.2
Employed
7,95445.9
Unemployed
7524.3
Percent of civilian labor force
8.6(X)
Armed Forces
120.1
Not in labor force8,61649.7
Females 16 years and over9,219100.0
In labor force4,32947.0
Civilian labor force
4,32947.0
Employed
3,94442.8
Own children under 6 years1,366100.0
All parents in family in labor force84361.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over7,789100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone6,12578.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,28416.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)230.3
Walked1592.0
Other means891.1
Worked at home1091.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over7,954100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,77622.3
Service occupations1,53919.3
Sales and office occupations1,64120.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2192.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations98112.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,79822.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4615.8
Construction6778.5
Manufacturing1,75522.1
Wholesale trade3103.9
Retail trade83110.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3154.0
Information460.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1341.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2773.5
Educational, health and social services1,71721.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3985.0
Other services (except public administration)3684.6
Public administration6658.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers5,71171.8
Government workers1,66821.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5547.0
Unpaid family workers210.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households8,678100.0
Less than $10,0001,71619.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,01711.7
$15,000 to $24,9991,38616.0
$25,000 to $34,9991,15713.3
$35,000 to $49,9991,38215.9
$50,000 to $74,9991,14113.1
$75,000 to $99,9994715.4
$100,000 to $149,9992913.4
$150,000 to $199,999430.5
$200,000 or more740.9
Median household income (dollars)26,652(X)
With earnings5,97768.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
40,195(X)
With Social Security income3,16636.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,618(X)
With Supplemental Security Income88210.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,059(X)
With public assistance income5206.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,616(X)
With retirement income1,83021.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,505(X)
Families5,998100.0
Less than $10,00070511.8
$10,000 to $14,9995599.3
$15,000 to $24,99993615.6
$25,000 to $34,99982913.8
$35,000 to $49,9991,13518.9
$50,000 to $74,9991,06817.8
$75,000 to $99,9994086.8
$100,000 to $149,9992574.3
$150,000 to $199,999340.6
$200,000 or more671.1
Median family income (dollars)34,648(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,413(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers27,970(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,183(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,017(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.0
With related children under 18 years752(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.7
With related children under 5 years
298(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.1
Families with female householder, no husband present649(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.2
With related children under 18 years531(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.2
With related children under 5 years
244(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)61.0
Individuals4,503(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.3
18 years and over2,904(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
65 years and over
793(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.5
Related children under 18 years1,583(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,208(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,213(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.2
(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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