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North Carolina Economic Information

North Carolina Selected Economic Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey employment of persons 16 years of age and older
    7,717,630
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    4,879,118
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    63.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    4,793,358
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    62.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    4,287,690
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    55.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    505,668
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    85,760
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    2,838,512
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    36.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in civilian labor force
    4,793,358
  • Percentage of unemployed persons in civilian labor force
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older (labor)
    4,006,059
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in labor force
    2,332,351
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in labor force
    58.2%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    2,323,941
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    58.0%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    2,083,149
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    52.0%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6
    719,787
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    471,142
  • Percentage in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    65.5%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children of 6 to 17 years
    1,448,671
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    1,035,292
  • Percentage in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    71.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work
    4,280,414
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    3,473,982
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    81.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    434,506
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    47,796
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    76,009
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    56,261
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    191,860
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older mean travel time to work in minutes
    23.70
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older by occupation
    4,287,690
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    1,541,258
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    35.9%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    758,433
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    17.7%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    1,016,981
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    23.7%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    403,182
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    9.4%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    567,836
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    13.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older (Industries)
    4,287,690
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    59,781
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    284,986
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    535,084
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    12.5%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    118,706
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    506,433
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    11.8%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    184,221
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    77,183
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    268,732
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    431,640
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    1,011,582
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    23.6%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    402,861
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    9.4%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    211,390
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    195,091
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older (by class of worker)
    4,287,690
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    3,381,549
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    78.9%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    651,270
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    15.2%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    248,368
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    6,503
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation - dollars)
    3,742,514
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    305,157
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    234,311
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    446,287
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    11.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    440,442
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    11.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    557,000
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    14.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    675,570
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    18.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    425,455
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    11.4%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    395,257
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    10.6%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    135,720
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    127,315
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    3.4%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median household income (dollars)
    46,693
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean household income (dollars)
    64,555
  • American Community Survey with earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    2,873,837
  • Percentage earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    76.8%
  • American Community Survey earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean earnings (dollars)
    65,506
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    1,137,342
  • Percentage with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    30.4%
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean Social Security income (dollars)
    17,546
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    692,894
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    18.5%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income, mean retirement income (dollars)
    21,840
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    184,353
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income, mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
    8,811
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    73,870
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income, mean cash public assistance income (dollars)
    3,447
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    539,264
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    14.4%
  • American Community Survey families, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    2,484,973
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    135,840
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    92,268
  • Percentage of families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    3.7%
  • American Community Survey families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    230,931
  • Percentage of families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    262,672
  • Percentage of families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    10.6%
  • American Community Survey families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    359,535
  • Percentage of families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    14.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    488,514
  • Percentage of families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    19.7%
  • American Community Survey families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    342,968
  • Percentage of families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    13.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    338,454
  • Percentage families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    13.6%
  • American Community Survey families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    119,976
  • Percentage of families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    113,815
  • Percentage of families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey median family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    57,328
  • American Community Survey mean family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    75,892
  • American Community Survey per capita income , income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    25,608
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    1,257,541
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median non family income (dollars)
    28,643
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean non family income (dollars)
    39,938
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for workers (dollars)
    28,159
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers men (dollars)
    43,437
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers women (dollars)
    35,472
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons (Health Insurance)
    9,551,760
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    8,072,475
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    84.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    6,131,516
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    64.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    3,039,062
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    31.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    1,479,285
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    15.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years (Health Insurance)
    2,281,113
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    155,453
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    6.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons 18 to 64 years of age
    5,965,809
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    4,520,826
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    4,051,253
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    3,286,712
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    81.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    3,150,386
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    77.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    224,772
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    764,541
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    18.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    469,573
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    231,507
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    49.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    150,350
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    32.0%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    91,518
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    19.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    238,066
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    50.7%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age (Health Insurance)
    1,444,983
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    1,131,251
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    78.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    729,663
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    50.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    510,216
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health public insurance coverage
    35.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    313,732
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    21.7%
  • Percentage of all families with income below poverty level in the past year
    13.0%
  • Percentage of all families with related children with income below poverty level in the past year
    20.8%
  • Percentage of all families with related children under 18 years (under five years only) with income below poverty level in the past year
    21.8%
  • Percentage of married couple families with income below poverty level in the past year
    6.1%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age, with income below poverty level in the past year
    9.2%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    7.9%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with income below poverty level in the past year
    34.5%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years, with income below poverty level in the past year
    43.8%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    51.6%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (All persons)
    17.6%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age)
    25.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children
    24.7%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children under 5 years of age)
    28.9%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children 5 to 17 years)
    23.1%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 years of age and older)
    15.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 to 64 years of age and older)
    16.5%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older)
    9.9%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, people in families)
    14.9%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, not related individuals 15 years of age and above)
    29.0%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.