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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Catawba County is $23,355, which is lower than the state average of $25,608 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Catawba County median household income is $45,397, which has grown by 11.99% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Catawba County residents spend 22.0 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 23.5 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #30

Catawba County
23,355 USD
North Carolina
25,608 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Catawba County
26,342 USD
North Carolina
28,159 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Catawba County
30,463 USD
North Carolina
32,206 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Catawba County
23,173 USD
North Carolina
24,378 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #29
Catawba County
45,397 USD
North Carolina
46,693 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Catawba County
60,064 USD
North Carolina
64,555 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #73
Catawba County
11.99%
North Carolina
19.16%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Catawba CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income18.99%$15,572, see rank19.05%$14,94421.11%$16,919
Social Security Income33.83%$18,123, see rank30.39%$17,54629.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.65%$2,770, see rank1.97%$3,4472.82%$3,720
Retirement Income16.13%$20,981, see rank18.51%$21,84017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Catawba County
54,861 USD
North Carolina
57,328 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Catawba County
69,368 USD
North Carolina
75,892 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Catawba CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
White$48,107, see rank$51,958$56,900
Black$27,687, see rank$32,930$35,600
Hispanic$31,907, see rank$34,938$42,396
Asian$48,438, see rank$67,138$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$34,432, see rank$31,471$37,170
One Race, Other$28,644, see rank$32,177$40,300
Two or More Races$35,424, see rank$38,158$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Catawba CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
less than 25$26,969, see rank$24,189$25,788
25 to 44$47,647, see rank$50,435$58,398
45 to 64$54,879, see rank$55,313$65,027
65 or over$33,524, see rank$35,024$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Catawba CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over122,376, see rank7,717,630248,775,628
Male159,209, 48.38%, see rank48.09%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:240,844, 68.98%, see rank68.62%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces246, 0.08%, see rank2.08%0.73%
Male, Civilian240,798, 68.91%, see rank66.53%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed336,777, 90.14%, see rank89.27%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed34,021, 9.86%, see rank10.73%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force218,365, 31.02%, see rank31.38%30.72%
Female163,167, 51.62%, see rank51.91%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:236,483, 57.76%, see rank58.22%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.21%0.11%
Female, Civilian236,483, 57.76%, see rank58.01%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed333,384, 91.51%, see rank89.64%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed33,099, 8.49%, see rank10.36%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force226,684, 42.24%, see rank41.78%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Catawba CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over68,924, 100%4,280,414141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone59,350, 86.11%, see rank81.16%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled5,781, 8.39%, see rank10.15%9.59%
Public Transportation109, 0.16%, see rank1.12%5.06%
Walked553, 0.80%, see rank1.78%2.78%
Other Means748, 1.09%, see rank1.31%1.79%
Worked at Home2,383, 3.46%, see rank4.48%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Catawba County
22.0 minutes
North Carolina
23.5 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Catawba CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over70,1614,287,690143,435,233
Male136,777, 52.42%, see rank51.42%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations29,862, 26.82%, see rank31.60%33.12%
Service Occupations24,620, 12.56%, see rank14.77%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations26,673, 18.14%, see rank17.18%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2172, 0.47%, see rank1.16%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations22,309, 6.28%, see rank9.73%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations210,648, 28.95%, see rank18.93%17.94%
Female133,384, 47.58%, see rank48.58%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations211,779, 35.28%, see rank40.55%40.04%
Service Occupations26,496, 19.46%, see rank20.78%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations210,263, 30.74%, see rank30.64%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.26%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations271, 0.21%, see rank0.25%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations24,677, 14.01%, see rank7.22%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Catawba CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over70,161, 100%4,287,690143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining419, 0.60%, see rank1.39%1.96%
Construction3,151, 4.49%, see rank6.65%6.17%
Manufacturing18,149, 25.87%, see rank12.48%10.43%
Wholesale Trade2,889, 4.12%, see rank2.77%2.75%
Retail Trade7,812, 11.13%, see rank11.81%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities3,161, 4.51%, see rank4.30%4.93%
Information734, 1.05%, see rank1.80%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing3,195, 4.55%, see rank6.27%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
5,096, 7.26%, see rank10.07%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance14,035, 20.00%, see rank23.59%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
5,828, 8.31%, see rank9.40%9.49%
Public Administration1,999, 2.85%, see rank4.55%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration3,693, 5.26%, see rank4.93%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Catawba County%North CarolinaU.S.
Population in Poverty23,26515.32%, see rank17.58%15.59%
Family in Poverty4,75511.72%, see rank13.04%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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