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Economic Statistics

Polk county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over15,023100.0
In labor force8,26655.0
Civilian labor force
8,25955.0
Employed
7,92252.7
Unemployed
3372.2
Percent of civilian labor force
4.1(X)
Armed Forces
70.0
Not in labor force6,75745.0
Females 16 years and over7,998100.0
In labor force3,76047.0
Civilian labor force
3,76047.0
Employed
3,59044.9
Own children under 6 years1,147100.0
All parents in family in labor force64356.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over7,776100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone6,07578.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,10014.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)60.1
Walked1572.0
Other means720.9
Worked at home3664.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)26.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over7,922100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations2,29028.9
Service occupations1,12114.2
Sales and office occupations1,87223.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations991.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,01512.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,52519.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1582.0
Construction80410.1
Manufacturing1,82123.0
Wholesale trade1521.9
Retail trade83810.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3134.0
Information1642.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4175.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services5366.8
Educational, health and social services1,46018.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6197.8
Other services (except public administration)3824.8
Public administration2583.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers5,88174.2
Government workers1,10513.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business90311.4
Unpaid family workers330.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households7,887100.0
Less than $10,00081410.3
$10,000 to $14,9995597.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,11114.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,31616.7
$35,000 to $49,9991,52319.3
$50,000 to $74,9991,43318.2
$75,000 to $99,9995657.2
$100,000 to $149,9993644.6
$150,000 to $199,9991261.6
$200,000 or more761.0
Median household income (dollars)36,259(X)
With earnings5,51870.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,904(X)
With Social Security income3,19640.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
12,289(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2943.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,734(X)
With public assistance income1642.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,134(X)
With retirement income2,01625.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,424(X)
Families5,306100.0
Less than $10,0001763.3
$10,000 to $14,9992083.9
$15,000 to $24,99963912.0
$25,000 to $34,99985316.1
$35,000 to $49,9991,12621.2
$50,000 to $74,9991,30424.6
$75,000 to $99,9994718.9
$100,000 to $149,9993366.3
$150,000 to $199,9991262.4
$200,000 or more671.3
Median family income (dollars)45,096(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,804(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,375(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,070(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families342(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.4
With related children under 18 years205(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
With related children under 5 years
93(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.0
Families with female householder, no husband present107(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.5
With related children under 18 years90(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.5
With related children under 5 years
52(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)54.7
Individuals1,808(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.1
18 years and over1,380(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.6
65 years and over
360(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.8
Related children under 18 years420(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
319(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over737(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.0
(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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