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Economic Statistics

Chatham county north carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over39,391100.0
In labor force25,87465.7
Civilian labor force
25,84665.6
Employed
25,09563.7
Unemployed
7511.9
Percent of civilian labor force
2.9(X)
Armed Forces
280.1
Not in labor force13,51734.3
Females 16 years and over20,373100.0
In labor force12,01959.0
Civilian labor force
12,01959.0
Employed
11,66957.3
Own children under 6 years3,341100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,15064.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over24,657100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone18,96676.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,90215.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)540.2
Walked3571.4
Other means2701.1
Worked at home1,1084.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over25,095100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,80735.1
Service occupations2,70010.8
Sales and office occupations5,30621.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2801.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,87211.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,13020.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6722.7
Construction2,2539.0
Manufacturing5,58722.3
Wholesale trade5782.3
Retail trade2,4059.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8183.3
Information6052.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,0604.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,1038.4
Educational, health and social services5,69522.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3625.4
Other services (except public administration)1,1514.6
Public administration8063.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers18,21372.6
Government workers4,72418.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,1308.5
Unpaid family workers280.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households19,742100.0
Less than $10,0001,7188.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,2116.1
$15,000 to $24,9992,49212.6
$25,000 to $34,9992,49212.6
$35,000 to $49,9993,34416.9
$50,000 to $74,9994,11720.9
$75,000 to $99,9992,16511.0
$100,000 to $149,9991,2906.5
$150,000 to $199,9994442.2
$200,000 or more4692.4
Median household income (dollars)42,851(X)
With earnings15,65679.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
54,998(X)
With Social Security income5,52928.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,689(X)
With Supplemental Security Income7303.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,699(X)
With public assistance income3691.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,610(X)
With retirement income3,41817.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,778(X)
Families13,909100.0
Less than $10,0006024.3
$10,000 to $14,9995804.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,47210.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,71012.3
$35,000 to $49,9992,40817.3
$50,000 to $74,9993,42524.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,78212.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,1078.0
$150,000 to $199,9993892.8
$200,000 or more4343.1
Median family income (dollars)50,909(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,355(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,980(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,044(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families988(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.1
With related children under 18 years741(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.8
With related children under 5 years
372(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.5
Families with female householder, no husband present489(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.6
With related children under 18 years437(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.2
With related children under 5 years
226(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.5
Individuals4,723(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
18 years and over3,325(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.8
65 years and over
871(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.0
Related children under 18 years1,358(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
883(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,580(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.8
(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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