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Swain county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over10,207100.0
In labor force5,96858.5
Civilian labor force
5,96858.5
Employed
5,36352.5
Unemployed
6055.9
Percent of civilian labor force
10.1(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force4,23941.5
Females 16 years and over5,348100.0
In labor force2,80652.5
Civilian labor force
2,80652.5
Employed
2,55247.7
Own children under 6 years918100.0
All parents in family in labor force54359.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over5,230100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone4,03177.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled81415.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)20.0
Walked1292.5
Other means731.4
Worked at home1813.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over5,363100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,36825.5
Service occupations1,22022.7
Sales and office occupations1,29424.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations140.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations71213.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations75514.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining971.8
Construction4979.3
Manufacturing58210.9
Wholesale trade1052.0
Retail trade55210.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2174.0
Information671.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1663.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1603.0
Educational, health and social services1,09920.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,19622.3
Other services (except public administration)2705.0
Public administration3556.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers3,63267.7
Government workers1,20922.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5049.4
Unpaid family workers180.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households5,131100.0
Less than $10,00074314.5
$10,000 to $14,99952510.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,01519.8
$25,000 to $34,99968813.4
$35,000 to $49,99998319.2
$50,000 to $74,99969213.5
$75,000 to $99,9992885.6
$100,000 to $149,9991212.4
$150,000 to $199,999450.9
$200,000 or more310.6
Median household income (dollars)28,608(X)
With earnings3,92576.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
36,480(X)
With Social Security income1,67632.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,708(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2945.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
4,915(X)
With public assistance income1172.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,691(X)
With retirement income78315.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,994(X)
Families3,686100.0
Less than $10,0003018.2
$10,000 to $14,9992817.6
$15,000 to $24,99974020.1
$25,000 to $34,99957115.5
$35,000 to $49,99976220.7
$50,000 to $74,99960816.5
$75,000 to $99,9992386.5
$100,000 to $149,9991153.1
$150,000 to $199,999451.2
$200,000 or more250.7
Median family income (dollars)33,786(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,647(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers26,570(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,722(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families490(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
With related children under 18 years351(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
With related children under 5 years
179(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.7
Families with female householder, no husband present211(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.5
With related children under 18 years177(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.6
With related children under 5 years
71(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)58.2
Individuals2,320(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
18 years and over1,493(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.6
65 years and over
353(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.1
Related children under 18 years776(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
526(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over648(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.1
(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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