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Table 6.

Household Income in the City of Raleigh and Wake County 2000-2010

City of Raleigh

Wake County

Household Income

(% of pop.)

2000 2010 Change 2000 2010 Change

Less than $10,000

7.2% 6.2% -1.0% 5.5% 4.7% -0.8%

$10,000 to $14,999

4.6% 5.0% 0.4% 3.6% 4.3% 0.7%

$15,000 to $24,999

11.3% 12.5% 1.2% 9.2% 9.3% 0.1%

$25,000 to $34,999

13.2% 10.5% -2.7% 11.1% 9.1% -2.0%

$35,000 to $49,999

16.9% 15.9% -1.0% 15.4% 13.3% -2.1%

$50,000 to $74,999

20.4% 18.7% -1.7% 21.5% 18.9% -2.6%

$75,000 to $99,999

11.8% 11.6% -0.2% 14.0% 13.3% -0.7%

$100,000 to $149,999

9.6% 10.9% 1.3% 12.9% 15.2% 2.3%

$150,000 to $199,999

2.7% 4.3% 1.6% 3.7% 6.1% 2.4%

$200,000 or more

2.3% 4.4% 2.1% 3.0% 5.8% 2.8%

Median Income

$46,612 $49,931 +$3,319 $54,988 $61,426 +$6,438

Source: US Census, 2000 and 2010

Table 7.

Educational Attainment in the City of Raleigh,Wake County and United States 2000-2010

City of Raleigh

Wake County

United States

Education

(% of pop. 25 or older)

2000 2010 Change 2000 2010 Change 2000 2010 Change

Less than 9th grade

4.2% 3.5% -0.7% 3.8% 3.3% -0.5% 7.6% 5.2% -2.4%

9th - 12th grade, no diploma

7.3% 4.7% -2.6% 6.9% 4.0% -2.9% 12.0% 7.6% -4.4%

High school graduate

16.2% 16.3% 0.1% 17.8% 16.8% -1.0% 28.6% 31.2% 2.6%

Some college, no degrees

20.6% 21.1% 0.55 20.1% 20.3% 0.2% 21.1% 16.8% -4.3%

Associate’s degree

6.9% 8.1% 1.2% 7.6% 8.8% 1.2% 6.3% 9.1% 2.8%

Bachelor’s degree

30.4% 31.3% 0.9% 29.6% 31.3% 1.7% 15.5% 19.4% 3.9%

Master’s degree or higher

14.4% 15.0% 0.6% 14.3% 15.4% 1.1% 8.9% 10.5% 1.6%

Source: US Census, 2000 and 2010

Table 8

. Employment in the City of Raleigh, Wake County and United States, 2000-2010

City of Raleigh

Wake County

United States

Employment

(% of pop. over 16) 2000 2010 Change 2000 2010 Change 2000 2010 Change

% in Labor Force

72.7% 69.9% -2.8% 73.8% 71.5% -2.3% 63.9% 58.5% -5.4%

% Unemployed

3.8% 10.7% 6.95 2.9% 9.7% 6.8% 5.8% 9.6% 3.8%

Source: US Census, 2000 and 2010