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Economic Statistics

Person county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over27,933100.0
In labor force17,64463.2
Civilian labor force
17,60763.0
Employed
16,77860.1
Unemployed
8293.0
Percent of civilian labor force
4.7(X)
Armed Forces
370.1
Not in labor force10,28936.8
Females 16 years and over14,683100.0
In labor force8,39857.2
Civilian labor force
8,39157.1
Employed
7,96154.2
Own children under 6 years2,632100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,66763.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over16,531100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone13,09279.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,72916.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)250.2
Walked1430.9
Other means1300.8
Worked at home4122.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over16,778100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,12624.6
Service occupations2,38914.2
Sales and office occupations3,69422.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1280.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,52415.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,91723.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4072.4
Construction1,68010.0
Manufacturing4,29725.6
Wholesale trade2441.5
Retail trade1,85111.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8315.0
Information4402.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6784.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8405.0
Educational, health and social services3,21719.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services7754.6
Other services (except public administration)8234.9
Public administration6954.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers13,25079.0
Government workers2,32213.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,1717.0
Unpaid family workers350.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,093100.0
Less than $10,0001,79012.7
$10,000 to $14,9998396.0
$15,000 to $24,9992,06114.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,92913.7
$35,000 to $49,9992,55418.1
$50,000 to $74,9993,12222.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,0917.7
$100,000 to $149,9994323.1
$150,000 to $199,9991010.7
$200,000 or more1741.2
Median household income (dollars)37,159(X)
With earnings11,29680.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,341(X)
With Social Security income4,00728.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,747(X)
With Supplemental Security Income8365.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,858(X)
With public assistance income3872.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,263(X)
With retirement income2,32616.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,610(X)
Families10,279100.0
Less than $10,0007096.9
$10,000 to $14,9994094.0
$15,000 to $24,9991,27712.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,43013.9
$35,000 to $49,9992,07120.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,78627.1
$75,000 to $99,9999849.6
$100,000 to $149,9993973.9
$150,000 to $199,9991011.0
$200,000 or more1151.1
Median family income (dollars)44,598(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,709(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,970(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,804(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families969(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.4
With related children under 18 years605(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.8
With related children under 5 years
273(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.9
Families with female householder, no husband present426(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.5
With related children under 18 years350(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.5
With related children under 5 years
148(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.9
Individuals4,223(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.0
18 years and over2,931(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.0
65 years and over
813(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.3
Related children under 18 years1,263(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
856(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,195(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
(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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