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Economic Statistics

Yancey county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over14,454100.0
In labor force8,15356.4
Civilian labor force
8,15156.4
Employed
7,78153.8
Unemployed
3702.6
Percent of civilian labor force
4.5(X)
Armed Forces
20.0
Not in labor force6,30143.6
Females 16 years and over7,499100.0
In labor force3,63748.5
Civilian labor force
3,63548.5
Employed
3,41545.5
Own children under 6 years1,078100.0
All parents in family in labor force59555.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over7,665100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone5,61173.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,58520.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)340.4
Walked1542.0
Other means610.8
Worked at home2202.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over7,781100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,77222.8
Service occupations1,28916.6
Sales and office occupations1,32317.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1772.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,08914.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,13127.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3905.0
Construction7539.7
Manufacturing2,20028.3
Wholesale trade1051.3
Retail trade7559.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3484.5
Information981.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2222.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3604.6
Educational, health and social services1,44818.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4235.4
Other services (except public administration)3784.9
Public administration3013.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers5,73173.7
Government workers1,17215.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business87811.3
Unpaid family workers00.0
INCOME IN 1999
Households7,477100.0
Less than $10,0001,12415.0
$10,000 to $14,9996238.3
$15,000 to $24,9991,40618.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,19015.9
$35,000 to $49,9991,34618.0
$50,000 to $74,9991,18215.8
$75,000 to $99,9993314.4
$100,000 to $149,9991612.2
$150,000 to $199,999500.7
$200,000 or more640.9
Median household income (dollars)29,674(X)
With earnings5,25270.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
40,430(X)
With Social Security income2,63235.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,998(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4516.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,353(X)
With public assistance income2092.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,124(X)
With retirement income1,39918.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,270(X)
Families5,369100.0
Less than $10,0003947.3
$10,000 to $14,9993486.5
$15,000 to $24,99990116.8
$25,000 to $34,99994217.5
$35,000 to $49,9991,16121.6
$50,000 to $74,9991,07920.1
$75,000 to $99,9992835.3
$100,000 to $149,9991502.8
$150,000 to $199,999470.9
$200,000 or more641.2
Median family income (dollars)35,879(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,335(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers26,800(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,885(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families584(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
With related children under 18 years393(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.7
With related children under 5 years
152(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.2
Families with female householder, no husband present178(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.9
With related children under 18 years160(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.9
With related children under 5 years
64(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.6
Individuals2,780(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
18 years and over1,929(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.9
65 years and over
506(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.3
Related children under 18 years826(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
600(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over854(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.3
(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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