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As of 2008-2012, the per capita income of Guilford County is $26,384, which is about the same as the state average of $25,285 and is lower than the national average of $28,051. Guilford County median household income is $46,223, which has grown by 8.46% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 18.54% and is much lower than the national average rate of 26.32%. On average Guilford County residents spend 20.5 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 23.2 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.4 minutes.

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

Per Capita Income, #13

Guilford County
26,384 USD
North Carolina
25,285 USD
U.S.
28,051 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Guilford County
27,954 USD
North Carolina
27,699 USD
U.S.
30,376 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Guilford County
31,691 USD
North Carolina
31,802 USD
U.S.
35,771 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Guilford County
25,038 USD
North Carolina
23,848 USD
U.S.
25,299 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #23
Guilford County
46,223 USD
North Carolina
46,450 USD
U.S.
53,046 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Guilford County
64,867 USD
North Carolina
63,562 USD
U.S.
73,034 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #88
Guilford County
8.46%
North Carolina
18.54%
U.S.
26.32%
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
 Guilford CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income19.59%$15,980, see rank20.11%$14,59022.39%$16,134
Social Security Income26.37%$17,310, see rank29.19%$16,58228.34%$16,727
Public Assistance Income3.41%$3,798, see rank1.89%$3,4442.72%$3,807
Retirement Income15.71%$21,649, see rank18.06%$21,42817.61%$23,126
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Guilford County
59,244 USD
North Carolina
57,146 USD
U.S.
64,585 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Guilford County
78,517 USD
North Carolina
74,684 USD
U.S.
85,065 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 2008-2012 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Guilford CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
White$56,584, see rank$51,902$56,203
Black$33,620, see rank$32,702$35,564
Hispanic$33,097, see rank$34,359$41,994
Asian$48,757, see rank$63,958$71,709
American Indian, Alaska Native$40,795, see rank$30,945$37,469
Hawaiian Native$2,499, see rank$46,848$54,938
One Race, Other$32,870, see rank$31,596$40,405
Two or More Races$38,138, see rank$38,806$46,787

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Guilford CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
less than 25$18,441, see rank$24,444$25,955
25 to 44$46,709, see rank$50,698$58,073
45 to 64$58,739, see rank$55,249$64,486
65 or over$36,673, see rank$33,341$36,181

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Guilford County%North CarolinaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over388,497 see rank7,523,670243,810,053
Male1181,47546.71%, see rank48.05%48.65%
Male, In Labor Force:2132,28072.89%, see rank69.94%70.20%
Male, In Armed Forces23880.21%, see rank2.20%0.82%
Male, Civilian2131,89272.68%, see rank67.75%69.38%
Male, Civilian, Employed3117,58289.15%, see rank89.23%90.27%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed314,31010.85%, see rank10.77%9.73%
Male, Not in Labor Force249,19527.11%, see rank30.06%29.80%
Female1207,02253.29%, see rank51.95%51.35%
Female, In Labor Force:2126,47461.09%, see rank58.94%59.43%
Female, In Armed Forces2530.03%, see rank0.24%0.13%
Female, Civilian2126,42161.07%, see rank58.70%59.30%
Female, Civilian, Employed3113,88890.09%, see rank89.81%91.21%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed312,5339.91%, see rank10.19%8.79%
Female, Not in Labor Force280,54838.91%, see rank41.06%40.57%
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 2008-2012 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Guilford County%North CarolinaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over227,211100%4,237,689139,893,639
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone186,78582.21%, see rank80.88%76.14%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled20,9379.21%, see rank10.70%10.03%
Public Transportation3,8741.71%, see rank1.09%4.98%
Walked4,0411.78%, see rank1.79%2.82%
Other Means2,6431.16%, see rank1.28%1.76%
Worked at Home8,9313.93%, see rank4.26%4.27%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Guilford County
20.5 minutes
North Carolina
23.2 minutes
U.S.
25.4 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 2008-2012 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Guilford County%North CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over231,470-4,246,096141,996,548
Male1117,58250.80%, see rank51.47%52.32%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations238,75132.96%, see rank30.85%32.75%
Service Occupations215,90213.52%, see rank13.97%14.76%
Sales and Office Occupations224,52020.85%, see rank17.14%17.65%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations22830.24%, see rank1.25%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations29,5158.09%, see rank10.61%9.75%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations222,29618.96%, see rank19.15%17.87%
Female1113,88849.20%, see rank48.53%47.68%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations245,13039.63%, see rank39.96%39.35%
Service Occupations222,02919.34%, see rank20.52%21.19%
Sales and Office Occupations238,15633.50%, see rank31.19%32.82%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2520.05%, see rank0.27%0.30%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations23330.29%, see rank0.28%0.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations27,6346.70%, see rank7.46%5.77%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Guilford County%North CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over231,470100%4,246,096141,996,548
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining7520.32%, see rank1.46%1.90%
Construction12,6315.46%, see rank7.33%6.49%
Manufacturing30,32013.10%, see rank12.84%10.62%
Wholesale Trade8,9713.88%, see rank2.85%2.83%
Retail Trade29,27712.65%, see rank11.73%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities11,5494.99%, see rank4.33%5.00%
Information4,9272.13%, see rank1.82%2.21%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing18,4237.96%, see rank6.37%6.74%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
21,6189.34%, see rank9.61%10.66%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance53,22222.99%, see rank23.35%22.90%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
22,3559.66%, see rank8.97%9.18%
Public Administration6,5482.83%, see rank4.45%4.94%
Other Services, Except Public Administration10,8774.70%, see rank4.90%4.95%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Guilford County%North CarolinaU.S.
Population in Poverty80,21916.86%, see rank16.83%14.88%
Family in Poverty15,03512.30%, see rank12.41%10.92%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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