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Watauga county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics





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Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over36,673100.0
In labor force23,26563.4
Civilian labor force
23,25863.4
Employed
21,34958.2
Unemployed
1,9095.2
Percent of civilian labor force
8.2(X)
Armed Forces
70.0
Not in labor force13,40836.6
Females 16 years and over18,660100.0
In labor force11,09059.4
Civilian labor force
11,09059.4
Employed
9,93153.2
Own children under 6 years2,008100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,17458.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over20,985100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone15,63974.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,87713.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)1630.8
Walked1,2926.2
Other means1520.7
Worked at home8624.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over21,349100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,31834.3
Service occupations3,96118.6
Sales and office occupations5,67926.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2051.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,35411.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,8328.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2221.0
Construction1,9509.1
Manufacturing1,3726.4
Wholesale trade3651.7
Retail trade2,96113.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5642.6
Information4812.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,0524.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,3186.2
Educational, health and social services5,97228.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,21315.0
Other services (except public administration)1,3136.2
Public administration5662.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers14,44767.7
Government workers4,99323.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,8068.5
Unpaid family workers1030.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households16,552100.0
Less than $10,0002,49615.1
$10,000 to $14,9991,5339.3
$15,000 to $24,9992,38714.4
$25,000 to $34,9992,33314.1
$35,000 to $49,9992,77516.8
$50,000 to $74,9992,83917.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,1797.1
$100,000 to $149,9996453.9
$150,000 to $199,9991400.8
$200,000 or more2251.4
Median household income (dollars)32,611(X)
With earnings13,54581.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
39,885(X)
With Social Security income3,72222.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,668(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4882.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,871(X)
With public assistance income1971.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,439(X)
With retirement income2,33914.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,040(X)
Families9,474100.0
Less than $10,0004945.2
$10,000 to $14,9994494.7
$15,000 to $24,9991,06711.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,29913.7
$35,000 to $49,9992,03621.5
$50,000 to $74,9992,31324.4
$75,000 to $99,9999399.9
$100,000 to $149,9995495.8
$150,000 to $199,9991301.4
$200,000 or more1982.1
Median family income (dollars)45,508(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,258(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,135(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,006(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families681(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.2
With related children under 18 years402(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.9
With related children under 5 years
200(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.7
Families with female householder, no husband present280(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.1
With related children under 18 years187(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.8
With related children under 5 years
69(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.8
Individuals6,761(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.9
18 years and over5,947(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
65 years and over
483(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.6
Related children under 18 years781(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
510(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,748(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.6
(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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