U.S. Beacon May 22, 2024

Fort Payne, AL

De Kalb County, Alabama

Latitude: 34.453829     Longitude: -85.706648
Population 13,573 (2005)
Elevation of Fort Payne, Alabama: 899 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0127616, place: Fort Payne city, Alabama)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 10,388 (100%)
In labor force: 6,770 (65.17%)
--Civilian labor force: 6,770 (65.17%)
----Employed: 6,445 (62.04%)
----Unemployed: 325 (3.13%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 4.8%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 3,618 (34.83%)
Females 16 years and over: 5,613 (54.03%)
In labor force: 3,264 (31.42%)
--Civilian labor force: 3,264 (31.42%)
----Employed: 3,091 (29.76%)
Own children under 6 years: 1,115 (10.73%)
All parents in family in labor force: 708 (6.82%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 6,303 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 5,247 (83.25%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 837 (13.28%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 11 (0.17%)
Walked: 66 (1.05%)
Other means: 22 (0.35%)
Worked at home: 120 (1.9%)
Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 6,445 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 1,405 (21.8%)
Service occupations: 748 (11.61%)
Sales and office occupations: 1,293 (20.06%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 36 (0.56%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 683 (10.6%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 2,280 (35.38%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 74 (1.15%)
Construction: 345 (5.35%)
Manufacturing: 2,814 (43.66%)
Wholesale trade.: 101 (1.57%)
Retail trade: 574 (8.91%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 195 (3.03%)
Information: 174 (2.7%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 230 (3.57%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 266 (4.13%)
Educational, health and social services: 797 (12.37%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 480 (7.45%)
Other services (except public administration): 153 (2.37%)
Public administration: 242 (3.75%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 5,296 (82.17%)
Government workers: 710 (11.02%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 420 (6.52%)
Unpaid family workers: 19 (0.29%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 5,049 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 609 (12.06%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 455 (9.01%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 800 (15.84%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 744 (14.74%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 916 (18.14%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 827 (16.38%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 334 (6.62%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 195 (3.86%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 42 (0.83%)
$200,000 or more: 127 (2.52%)
Median household income: $33,560

With earnings: 3,999 (79.2%)
--Mean earnings: $50,319
With Social Security income: 1,424 (28.2%)
--Mean Social Security income: $8,761
With Supplemental Security Income: 335 (6.63%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,512
With public assistance income: 50 (0.99%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,176
With retirement income: 705 (13.96%)
--Mean retirement income: $14,784

Families: 3,587 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 188 (5.24%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 300 (8.36%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 544 (15.17%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 519 (14.47%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 693 (19.32%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 734 (20.46%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 297 (8.28%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 154 (4.29%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 31 (0.86%)
$200,000 or more: 127 (3.54%)
Median family income: $40,200

Per capita income: $19,690

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $29,731
Female full-time, year-round workers: $20,135

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 298 (8.31%)
--With related children under 18 years: 197 (5.49%)
----With related children under 5 years: 106 (2.96%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 114 (3.18%)
--With related children under 18 years: 73 (2.04%)
----With related children under 5 years: 17 (0.47%)
Individuals: 1,572 (43.82%)
--18 years and over: 1,112 (31%)
----65 years and over: 308 (8.59%)
--Related children under 18 years: 441 (12.29%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 259 (7.22%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 524 (14.61%)

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