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Economic Statistics

Charleston, Virginia,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over43,619100.0
In labor force25,95659.5
Civilian labor force
25,90859.4
Employed
24,39855.9
Unemployed
1,5103.5
Percent of civilian labor force
5.8(X)
Armed Forces
480.1
Not in labor force17,66340.5
Females 16 years and over23,695100.0
In labor force12,69653.6
Civilian labor force
12,69653.6
Employed
12,01350.7
Own children under 6 years3,288100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,99960.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over24,015100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone17,88174.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,83711.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,1464.8
Walked1,2655.3
Other means2210.9
Worked at home6652.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)16.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over24,398100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations10,63443.6
Service occupations3,40313.9
Sales and office occupations7,03128.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations220.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,3655.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,9438.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2391.0
Construction8523.5
Manufacturing1,4726.0
Wholesale trade7443.0
Retail trade2,58410.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9373.8
Information9724.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,8067.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,28013.4
Educational, health and social services5,73823.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,1618.9
Other services (except public administration)1,2325.0
Public administration2,3819.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers17,61572.2
Government workers5,01120.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,6816.9
Unpaid family workers910.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households24,522100.0
Less than $10,0003,95616.1
$10,000 to $14,9991,8837.7
$15,000 to $24,9993,65814.9
$25,000 to $34,9993,01512.3
$35,000 to $49,9993,45714.1
$50,000 to $74,9993,44814.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,8987.7
$100,000 to $149,9991,7207.0
$150,000 to $199,9995372.2
$200,000 or more9503.9
Median household income (dollars)34,009(X)
With earnings17,79972.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
57,446(X)
With Social Security income7,78731.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,884(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,3705.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,141(X)
With public assistance income9503.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,170(X)
With retirement income4,70819.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,109(X)
Families13,649100.0
Less than $10,0001,2579.2
$10,000 to $14,9997955.8
$15,000 to $24,9991,65012.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,36210.0
$35,000 to $49,9991,97614.5
$50,000 to $74,9992,35717.3
$75,000 to $99,9991,53111.2
$100,000 to $149,9991,46610.7
$150,000 to $199,9994613.4
$200,000 or more7945.8
Median family income (dollars)47,975(X)
Per capita income (dollars)26,017(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers38,257(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,671(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,729(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
With related children under 18 years1,438(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.7
With related children under 5 years
716(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.7
Families with female householder, no husband present1,082(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.2
With related children under 18 years984(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.7
With related children under 5 years
512(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)64.0
Individuals8,667(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.7
18 years and over5,940(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.4
65 years and over
1,032(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
Related children under 18 years2,583(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,719(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,580(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.6
(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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