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Economic Statistics

Wilkes county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over52,377100.0
In labor force32,90662.8
Civilian labor force
32,86662.7
Employed
31,63260.4
Unemployed
1,2342.4
Percent of civilian labor force
3.8(X)
Armed Forces
400.1
Not in labor force19,47137.2
Females 16 years and over26,676100.0
In labor force14,92555.9
Civilian labor force
14,92155.9
Employed
14,25153.4
Own children under 6 years4,749100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,91661.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over31,041100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone24,74079.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled5,08816.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)150.0
Walked2890.9
Other means1470.5
Worked at home7622.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over31,632100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,08222.4
Service occupations3,88612.3
Sales and office occupations7,32823.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations5131.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,62111.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations9,20229.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,1153.5
Construction2,5248.0
Manufacturing8,88328.1
Wholesale trade1,1603.7
Retail trade5,08116.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,1623.7
Information4611.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,3954.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,4604.6
Educational, health and social services4,49214.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,7465.5
Other services (except public administration)1,3554.3
Public administration7982.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers25,18079.6
Government workers3,67811.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,6638.4
Unpaid family workers1110.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households26,667100.0
Less than $10,0003,64913.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,8316.9
$15,000 to $24,9994,26416.0
$25,000 to $34,9993,86614.5
$35,000 to $49,9995,33420.0
$50,000 to $74,9994,68717.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,6716.3
$100,000 to $149,9997772.9
$150,000 to $199,9992581.0
$200,000 or more3301.2
Median household income (dollars)34,258(X)
With earnings20,89678.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
43,619(X)
With Social Security income7,83129.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,149(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,1834.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,538(X)
With public assistance income5572.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,843(X)
With retirement income3,49313.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,304(X)
Families19,445100.0
Less than $10,0001,1836.1
$10,000 to $14,9999815.0
$15,000 to $24,9992,80814.4
$25,000 to $34,9993,08615.9
$35,000 to $49,9994,41422.7
$50,000 to $74,9994,19121.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,5648.0
$100,000 to $149,9997213.7
$150,000 to $199,9992291.2
$200,000 or more2681.4
Median family income (dollars)40,607(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,516(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers27,346(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,089(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,704(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.8
With related children under 18 years1,078(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.5
With related children under 5 years
520(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
Families with female householder, no husband present498(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.1
With related children under 18 years426(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.3
With related children under 5 years
205(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.4
Individuals7,662(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
18 years and over5,663(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
65 years and over
1,544(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.2
Related children under 18 years1,917(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,228(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,670(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.4
(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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