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Economic Statistics

Burke 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 over70,064100.0
In labor force45,09464.4
Civilian labor force
45,08364.3
Employed
43,19461.6
Unemployed
1,8892.7
Percent of civilian labor force
4.2(X)
Armed Forces
110.0
Not in labor force24,97035.6
Females 16 years and over35,290100.0
In labor force21,05059.6
Civilian labor force
21,03959.6
Employed
20,12657.0
Own children under 6 years6,215100.0
All parents in family in labor force4,27968.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over42,214100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone34,54881.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled5,79213.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)940.2
Walked4971.2
Other means5561.3
Worked at home7271.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over43,194100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations9,63522.3
Service occupations6,73515.6
Sales and office occupations8,62120.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2430.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,9949.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations13,96632.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3710.9
Construction2,2375.2
Manufacturing15,79936.6
Wholesale trade1,2943.0
Retail trade4,0859.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,5313.5
Information4141.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9782.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,5733.6
Educational, health and social services8,70420.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,3625.5
Other services (except public administration)1,9134.4
Public administration1,9334.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers33,16476.8
Government workers7,50717.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,4185.6
Unpaid family workers1050.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households34,566100.0
Less than $10,0003,66610.6
$10,000 to $14,9992,3556.8
$15,000 to $24,9995,41415.7
$25,000 to $34,9995,54516.0
$35,000 to $49,9996,85319.8
$50,000 to $74,9996,70419.4
$75,000 to $99,9992,3356.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,0673.1
$150,000 to $199,9992740.8
$200,000 or more3531.0
Median household income (dollars)35,629(X)
With earnings27,79580.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,712(X)
With Social Security income9,68928.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,699(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,4994.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
4,978(X)
With public assistance income8672.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,333(X)
With retirement income5,41215.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,085(X)
Families24,472100.0
Less than $10,0001,3245.4
$10,000 to $14,9991,1324.6
$15,000 to $24,9993,43814.0
$25,000 to $34,9993,80315.5
$35,000 to $49,9995,47822.4
$50,000 to $74,9995,83423.8
$75,000 to $99,9991,9678.0
$100,000 to $149,9999734.0
$150,000 to $199,9992341.0
$200,000 or more2891.2
Median family income (dollars)42,114(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,397(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers27,591(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,993(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,960(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.0
With related children under 18 years1,464(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.3
With related children under 5 years
691(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
Families with female householder, no husband present711(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.1
With related children under 18 years655(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.6
With related children under 5 years
275(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.7
Individuals9,132(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.7
18 years and over6,258(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
65 years and over
1,397(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.5
Related children under 18 years2,797(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,962(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,047(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.4
(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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