Paper 4 - Wake County a household population of 730,000...

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Wake County: a household population of 730,000 367,000 (50 percent) females and 363,000 (50 percent) males. The median age was 34.1 years. Twenty-six percent of the population were under 18 years and 7 percent were 65 years and older. The average household size was 2.5 people. (288,000 households) 72 percent were White; 20 percent were Black or African American; Families made up 65 percent of the households Eleven percent of the people living in Wake County in 2005 were foreign born. Eighty- nine percent were native, including 45 percent who were born in North Carolina. 80 percent of the people at least one year old living in Wake County were living in the same residence one year earlier 91 percent of people 25 years and over had at least graduated from high school and 48 percent had a bachelor's degree or higher among people at least five years old in 2005,10 percent reported a disability mong the most common occupations were: Management, professional, and related occupations, 48 percent; Sales and office occupations, 25 percent; Service occupations, 12 percent; Construction, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations, 9 percent; and Production, transporation, and material moving occupations, 6 percent. Seventy-nine percent of the people employed were Private wage and salary workers; 16 percent were Federal, state, or local government workers; and 5 percent were Self-employed in own not incorporated business workers. The median income of households in Wake County was $57,284. Eighty-eight percent of the households received eamings and 14 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. Sixteen percent of the households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $13,962 10 percent of people were in poverty. Thirteen percent of related children under 18 were
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