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Alexander county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over26,309100.0
In labor force18,70771.1
Civilian labor force
18,69171.0
Employed
18,22369.3
Unemployed
4681.8
Percent of civilian labor force
2.5(X)
Armed Forces
160.1
Not in labor force7,60228.9
Females 16 years and over13,308100.0
In labor force8,52864.1
Civilian labor force
8,51764.0
Employed
8,29862.4
Own children under 6 years2,595100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,72966.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over17,999100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone14,75582.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,28112.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)00.0
Walked2981.7
Other means2121.2
Worked at home4532.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over18,223100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,57719.6
Service occupations1,86810.3
Sales and office occupations3,60219.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1771.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,7929.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7,20739.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4932.7
Construction1,1466.3
Manufacturing7,75842.6
Wholesale trade4832.7
Retail trade1,7379.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,0035.5
Information1030.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4732.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6393.5
Educational, health and social services2,47213.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services8734.8
Other services (except public administration)6093.3
Public administration4342.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers15,03382.5
Government workers1,81810.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,3267.3
Unpaid family workers460.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households13,177100.0
Less than $10,0001,1839.0
$10,000 to $14,9997255.5
$15,000 to $24,9991,83914.0
$25,000 to $34,9992,11616.1
$35,000 to $49,9992,55219.4
$50,000 to $74,9993,06123.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,0097.7
$100,000 to $149,9994943.7
$150,000 to $199,999760.6
$200,000 or more1220.9
Median household income (dollars)38,684(X)
With earnings11,25885.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,751(X)
With Social Security income3,29925.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,185(X)
With Supplemental Security Income5884.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,716(X)
With public assistance income3622.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,291(X)
With retirement income1,35410.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
11,706(X)
Families9,847100.0
Less than $10,0003934.0
$10,000 to $14,9993393.4
$15,000 to $24,9991,21612.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,49315.2
$35,000 to $49,9992,13121.6
$50,000 to $74,9992,74127.8
$75,000 to $99,9999179.3
$100,000 to $149,9994444.5
$150,000 to $199,999700.7
$200,000 or more1031.0
Median family income (dollars)45,691(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,507(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,857(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,868(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families583(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.9
With related children under 18 years401(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
With related children under 5 years
212(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
Families with female householder, no husband present294(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.0
With related children under 18 years255(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.1
With related children under 5 years
143(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.6
Individuals2,821(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
18 years and over1,968(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
65 years and over
560(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.6
Related children under 18 years809(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
556(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,075(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.2
(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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