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Economic Statistics

Wake county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over485,147100.0
In labor force358,03273.8
Civilian labor force
357,36873.7
Employed
343,42670.8
Unemployed
13,9422.9
Percent of civilian labor force
3.9(X)
Armed Forces
6640.1
Not in labor force127,11526.2
Females 16 years and over247,613100.0
In labor force164,06466.3
Civilian labor force
164,00166.2
Employed
157,48463.6
Own children under 6 years52,174100.0
All parents in family in labor force30,19157.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over338,602100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone274,67481.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled37,82311.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)4,1531.2
Walked5,8471.7
Other means3,3681.0
Worked at home12,7373.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over343,426100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations161,52947.0
Service occupations37,83311.0
Sales and office occupations89,32526.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations7910.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations26,8467.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations27,1027.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,6340.5
Construction25,4177.4
Manufacturing43,19312.6
Wholesale trade11,2113.3
Retail trade37,20210.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities13,9824.1
Information16,8154.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing23,2266.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services52,86115.4
Educational, health and social services60,04117.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services23,7256.9
Other services (except public administration)14,6204.3
Public administration19,4995.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers270,09778.6
Government workers54,18815.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business18,5065.4
Unpaid family workers6350.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households242,133100.0
Less than $10,00013,2695.5
$10,000 to $14,9998,7253.6
$15,000 to $24,99922,2169.2
$25,000 to $34,99926,98911.1
$35,000 to $49,99937,36415.4
$50,000 to $74,99952,07721.5
$75,000 to $99,99933,97014.0
$100,000 to $149,99931,30512.9
$150,000 to $199,9999,0403.7
$200,000 or more7,1783.0
Median household income (dollars)54,988(X)
With earnings217,67889.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
66,788(X)
With Social Security income37,11415.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,584(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4,8582.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,996(X)
With public assistance income3,8491.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,442(X)
With retirement income30,46112.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,255(X)
Families159,824100.0
Less than $10,0004,8343.0
$10,000 to $14,9993,8472.4
$15,000 to $24,99910,8506.8
$25,000 to $34,99913,1568.2
$35,000 to $49,99921,58913.5
$50,000 to $74,99936,39422.8
$75,000 to $99,99927,36317.1
$100,000 to $149,99927,39917.1
$150,000 to $199,9997,9895.0
$200,000 or more6,4034.0
Median family income (dollars)67,149(X)
Per capita income (dollars)27,004(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers44,472(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers31,579(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families7,882(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.9
With related children under 18 years6,412(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.2
With related children under 5 years
3,461(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.5
Families with female householder, no husband present4,206(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.9
With related children under 18 years3,811(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.4
With related children under 5 years
1,929(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.3
Individuals47,685(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
18 years and over33,894(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.5
65 years and over
3,923(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.9
Related children under 18 years13,275(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
8,981(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over21,056(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.4
(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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