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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Forest City Area is $19,686, which is lower than the state average of $25,608 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Forest City Area median household income is $36,863. On average Forest City Area residents spend 23.6 minutes per day commuting to work, which is about the same as 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, #746

Forest City Area
19,686 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

Forest City Area
25,137 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
Forest City Area
30,066 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
Forest City Area
21,117 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, #766
Forest City Area
36,863 USD
North Carolina
46,693 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Forest City Area
47,831 USD
North Carolina
64,555 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2005-2009, see rank
Forest City Area
5.68%
North Carolina
19.16%
U.S.
27.36%

*The Forest City Area median household income growth rate is since 2005-2009. The North Carolina and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
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
 Forest City AreaNorth CarolinaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income15.33%$14,504, see rank19.05%$14,94421.11%$16,919
Social Security Income41.09%$17,083, see rank30.39%$17,54629.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.40%$4,172, see rank1.97%$3,4472.82%$3,720
Retirement Income17.75%$18,678, 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
Forest City Area
42,951 USD
North Carolina
57,328 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Forest City Area
54,607 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

 Forest City AreaNorth CarolinaU.S.
White$39,065, see rank$51,958$56,900
Black$24,160, see rank$32,930$35,600
Hispanic$34,145, see rank$34,938$42,396
Asian$47,774, see rank$67,138$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$28,977, see rank$31,471$37,170
One Race, Other$28,594, see rank$32,177$40,300
Two or More Races$52,596, see rank$38,158$47,621

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

Median Household Income by Age

 Forest City AreaNorth CarolinaU.S.
less than 25$20,982, see rank$24,189$25,788
25 to 44$44,460, see rank$50,435$58,398
45 to 64$41,374, see rank$55,313$65,027
65 or over$27,877, see rank$35,024$37,945

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

Employment Status

 Forest City AreaNorth CarolinaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over54,487, see rank7,717,630248,775,628
Male126,092, 47.89%, see rank48.09%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:215,533, 59.53%, see rank68.62%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces215, 0.06%, see rank2.08%0.73%
Male, Civilian215,518, 59.47%, see rank66.53%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed313,276, 85.55%, see rank89.27%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed32,242, 14.45%, see rank10.73%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force210,559, 40.47%, see rank31.38%30.72%
Female128,395, 52.11%, see rank51.91%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:213,595, 47.88%, see rank58.22%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.21%0.11%
Female, Civilian213,595, 47.88%, see rank58.01%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed311,627, 85.52%, see rank89.64%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed31,968, 14.48%, see rank10.36%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force214,800, 52.12%, 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

 Forest City AreaNorth CarolinaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over24,196, 100%4,280,414141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone19,779, 81.74%, see rank81.16%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled3,018, 12.47%, see rank10.15%9.59%
Public Transportation22, 0.09%, see rank1.12%5.06%
Walked234, 0.97%, see rank1.78%2.78%
Other Means272, 1.12%, see rank1.31%1.79%
Worked at Home871, 3.60%, see rank4.48%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Forest City Area
23.6 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
 Forest City AreaNorth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over24,9034,287,690143,435,233
Male113,276, 53.31%, see rank51.42%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations22,481, 18.69%, see rank31.60%33.12%
Service Occupations21,633, 12.30%, see rank14.77%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations22,094, 15.77%, see rank17.18%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2192, 1.45%, see rank1.16%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations21,372, 10.33%, see rank9.73%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations24,404, 33.17%, see rank18.93%17.94%
Female111,627, 46.69%, see rank48.58%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations24,309, 37.06%, see rank40.55%40.04%
Service Occupations22,870, 24.68%, see rank20.78%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations22,972, 25.56%, see rank30.64%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations218, 0.15%, see rank0.26%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations230, 0.26%, see rank0.25%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,380, 11.87%, 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
 Forest City AreaNorth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over24,903, 100%4,287,690143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining347, 1.39%, see rank1.39%1.96%
Construction1,679, 6.74%, see rank6.65%6.17%
Manufacturing4,927, 19.78%, see rank12.48%10.43%
Wholesale Trade485, 1.95%, see rank2.77%2.75%
Retail Trade3,320, 13.33%, see rank11.81%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities1,381, 5.55%, see rank4.30%4.93%
Information330, 1.33%, see rank1.80%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing985, 3.96%, see rank6.27%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
1,500, 6.02%, see rank10.07%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance6,165, 24.76%, see rank23.59%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
1,745, 7.01%, see rank9.40%9.49%
Public Administration738, 2.96%, see rank4.55%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration1,301, 5.22%, see rank4.93%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Forest City Area%North CarolinaU.S.
Population in Poverty13,81820.95%, see rank17.58%15.59%
Family in Poverty3,11516.49%, see rank13.04%11.47%

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


 
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