U.S. Beacon August 19, 2018

High Shoals, NC

Gaston County, North Carolina

Latitude: 35.397043     Longitude: -81.204313
Population 749 (2005)
Elevation of High Shoals, North Carolina: 724 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3731440, place: High Shoals town, North Carolina)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 512 (100%)
In labor force: 348 (67.97%)
--Civilian labor force: 348 (67.97%)
----Employed: 329 (64.26%)
----Unemployed: 19 (3.71%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 5.5%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 164 (32.03%)
Females 16 years and over: 285 (55.66%)
In labor force: 163 (31.84%)
--Civilian labor force: 163 (31.84%)
----Employed: 151 (29.49%)
Own children under 6 years: 73 (14.26%)
All parents in family in labor force: 36 (7.03%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 314 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 273 (86.94%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 38 (12.1%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 0 (0%)
Walked: 0 (0%)
Other means: 3 (0.96%)
Worked at home: 0 (0%)
Mean travel time to work: 30 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 329 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 51 (15.5%)
Service occupations: 47 (14.29%)
Sales and office occupations: 82 (24.92%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 2 (0.61%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 47 (14.29%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 100 (30.4%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 2 (0.61%)
Construction: 28 (8.51%)
Manufacturing: 114 (34.65%)
Wholesale trade.: 12 (3.65%)
Retail trade: 36 (10.94%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 15 (4.56%)
Information: 16 (4.86%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 8 (2.43%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 7 (2.13%)
Educational, health and social services: 28 (8.51%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 16 (4.86%)
Other services (except public administration): 26 (7.9%)
Public administration: 21 (6.38%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 285 (86.63%)
Government workers: 34 (10.33%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 10 (3.04%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 281 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 44 (15.66%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 11 (3.91%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 36 (12.81%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 53 (18.86%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 55 (19.57%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 56 (19.93%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 15 (5.34%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 11 (3.91%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 0 (0%)
$200,000 or more: 0 (0%)
Median household income: $33,906

With earnings: 230 (81.85%)
--Mean earnings: $39,306
With Social Security income: 63 (22.42%)
--Mean Social Security income: $9,466
With Supplemental Security Income: 12 (4.27%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $4,842
With public assistance income: 15 (5.34%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,353
With retirement income: 36 (12.81%)
--Mean retirement income: $8,352

Families: 200 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 22 (11%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 9 (4.5%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 27 (13.5%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 38 (19%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 37 (18.5%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 43 (21.5%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 15 (7.5%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 9 (4.5%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 0 (0%)
$200,000 or more: 0 (0%)
Median family income: $36,429

Per capita income: $14,881

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $31,711
Female full-time, year-round workers: $20,833

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 31 (15.5%)
--With related children under 18 years: 26 (13%)
----With related children under 5 years: 20 (10%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 20 (10%)
--With related children under 18 years: 20 (10%)
----With related children under 5 years: 14 (7%)
Individuals: 124 (62%)
--18 years and over: 72 (36%)
----65 years and over: 13 (6.5%)
--Related children under 18 years: 52 (26%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 27 (13.5%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 28 (14%)

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