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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wake County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 485,147 100.0     Households 242,133 100.0
In labor force 358,032 73.8   Less than $10,000 13,269 5.5
     Civilian labor force 357,368 73.7   $10,000 to $14,999 8,725 3.6
          Employed 343,426 70.8   $15,000 to $24,999 22,216 9.2
          Unemployed 13,942 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 26,989 11.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 37,364 15.4
     Armed Forces 664 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 52,077 21.5
Not in labor force 127,115 26.2   $75,000 to $99,999 33,970 14.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 31,305 12.9
   Females 16 years and over 247,613 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 9,040 3.7
In labor force 164,064 66.3   $200,000 or more 7,178 3.0
     Civilian labor force 164,001 66.2   Median household income (dollars) 54,988 (X)
          Employed 157,484 63.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 52,174 100.0   With earnings 217,678 89.9
All parents in family in labor force 30,191 57.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 66,788 (X)
        With Social Security income 37,114 15.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,584 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 338,602 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 4,858 2.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 274,674 81.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,996 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 37,823 11.2   With public assistance income 3,849 1.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 4,153 1.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,442 (X)
Walked 5,847 1.7   With retirement income 30,461 12.6
Other means 3,368 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 20,255 (X)
Worked at home 12,737 3.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.7 (X)        
          Families 159,824 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 343,426 100.0   Less than $10,000 4,834 3.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 3,847 2.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 161,529 47.0   $15,000 to $24,999 10,850 6.8
Service occupations 37,833 11.0   $25,000 to $34,999 13,156 8.2
Sales and office occupations 89,325 26.0    $35,000 to $49,999 21,589 13.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 791 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 36,394 22.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 26,846 7.8   $75,000 to $99,999 27,363 17.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 27,102 7.9   $100,000 to $149,999 27,399 17.1
        150,000 to $199,999 7,989 5.0
        $200,000 or more 6,403 4.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 67,149 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,634 0.5   Per capita income (dollars) 27,004 (X)
Construction 25,417 7.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 43,193 12.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 44,472 (X)
Wholesale trade 11,211 3.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 31,579 (X)
Retail trade 37,202 10.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 13,982 4.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 16,815 4.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 23,226 6.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 52,861 15.4     Families 7,882 4.9
Educational, health and social services 60,041 17.5   With related children under 18 years 6,412 7.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 23,725 6.9        With related children under 5 years 3,461 9.5
Other services (except public administration) 14,620 4.3        
Public administration 19,499 5.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 4,206 17.9
        With related children under 18 years 3,811 22.4
             With related children under 5 years 1,929 33.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 47,685 7.8
Private wage and salary workers 270,097 78.6   18 years and over 33,894 7.5
Government workers 54,188 15.8        65 years and over 3,923 8.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 18,506 5.4   Related children under 18 years 13,275 8.6
Unpaid family workers 635 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 8,981 8.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 21,056 17.4
             
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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