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Economic Statistics

Wheeling, Virginia,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over25,682100.0
In labor force14,37956.0
Civilian labor force
14,37456.0
Employed
13,02950.7
Unemployed
1,3455.2
Percent of civilian labor force
9.4(X)
Armed Forces
50.0
Not in labor force11,30344.0
Females 16 years and over14,261100.0
In labor force7,09549.8
Civilian labor force
7,09549.8
Employed
6,56046.0
Own children under 6 years1,802100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,14563.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over12,802100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone9,74476.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,2739.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)2922.3
Walked9557.5
Other means1441.1
Worked at home3943.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over13,029100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,52134.7
Service occupations2,60320.0
Sales and office occupations3,60727.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations140.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations8036.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,48111.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1441.1
Construction5093.9
Manufacturing1,0317.9
Wholesale trade5113.9
Retail trade1,47711.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6024.6
Information3512.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7445.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,1148.6
Educational, health and social services3,80129.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,47711.3
Other services (except public administration)7896.1
Public administration4793.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers10,70882.2
Government workers1,55511.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7245.6
Unpaid family workers420.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households13,713100.0
Less than $10,0002,53618.5
$10,000 to $14,9991,62611.9
$15,000 to $24,9992,23816.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,81413.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,98514.5
$50,000 to $74,9991,86413.6
$75,000 to $99,9999116.6
$100,000 to $149,9993972.9
$150,000 to $199,9991300.9
$200,000 or more2121.5
Median household income (dollars)27,388(X)
With earnings9,01665.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,663(X)
With Social Security income5,27138.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,957(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6584.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,229(X)
With public assistance income5093.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,260(X)
With retirement income3,09322.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,118(X)
Families7,843100.0
Less than $10,0006708.5
$10,000 to $14,9995807.4
$15,000 to $24,9991,19115.2
$25,000 to $34,9991,12414.3
$35,000 to $49,9991,38217.6
$50,000 to $74,9991,49119.0
$75,000 to $99,99981610.4
$100,000 to $149,9993244.1
$150,000 to $199,9991151.5
$200,000 or more1501.9
Median family income (dollars)38,708(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,923(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,750(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,099(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,026(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.1
With related children under 18 years776(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.5
With related children under 5 years
368(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.9
Families with female householder, no husband present613(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.0
With related children under 18 years528(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.6
With related children under 5 years
221(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)66.0
Individuals5,377(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.0
18 years and over3,903(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.6
65 years and over
695(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
Related children under 18 years1,460(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,042(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,282(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.5
(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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