Mount Airy Metro Area

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  4. Mount Airy Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Mount Airy Metro Area Family Information
  6. Mount Airy Metro Area Education Information
  7. Mount Airy Metro Area Business Information
  8. Mount Airy Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Mount Airy Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Mount Airy Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Mount Airy Metro Area Counties
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Mount Airy Metro Area Legal Resources

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Mount Airy Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 71,219
  • Land Area (2000): 1,389.579 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 3.281 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 31,033

Mount Airy Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 42,996 29.84%
 Rural, Farm 4,905 3.40%
 Rural, Non-farm 96,172 66.75%

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Mount Airy Metro Area Employment Information

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Mount Airy Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 33,956 32,394 1,563 4.60% 46
1991 34,518 32,296 2,222 6.44% 64
1992 35,262 33,144 2,118 6.01% 60
1993 35,256 33,763 1,492 4.23% 42
1994 35,713 34,267 1,446 4.05% 41
1995 36,303 34,497 1,807 4.98% 50
1996 36,463 34,674 1,789 4.91% 49
1997 36,654 35,302 1,352 3.69% 37
1998 36,086 34,727 1,358 3.76% 38
1999 35,545 34,214 1,331 3.74% 37
2000 36,968 35,459 1,509 4.08% 41
2001 36,547 34,250 2,297 6.29% 63
2002 36,271 33,440 2,831 7.81% 78
2003 36,142 33,375 2,766 7.65% 77
2004 35,624 33,470 2,154 6.05% 61
2005 35,129 33,063 2,066 5.88% 59
2006 35,086 33,292 1,793 5.11% 51
2007 35,877 34,012 1,865 5.20% 52
2008 35,910 33,241 2,669 7.43% 74
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 36,111 33,662 2,449 6.78% 68
Feb 2008 35,928 33,333 2,595 7.22% 72
Mar 2008 35,970 33,599 2,371 6.59% 66
Apr 2008 35,464 33,196 2,268 6.40% 64
May 2008 35,795 33,166 2,629 7.34% 73
Jun 2008 36,104 33,406 2,698 7.47% 75
Jul 2008 36,251 33,235 3,016 8.32% 83
Aug 2008 35,872 32,831 3,041 8.48% 85
Sep 2008 35,697 32,745 2,952 8.27% 83
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Mount Airy Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 6,198 16.51%
2. Apparel Manufacturing 2,966 7.90%
3. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 2,182 5.81%
4. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 1,546 4.12%
5. Truck Transportation 1,478 3.94%
6. Accommodation and Food Services 1,126 3.00%
7. Public Administration 1,084 2.89%
8. Metal Manufactuing 1,030 2.74%
9. Repair and Maintenance 974 2.59%
10. Educational Services 952 2.54%
11. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 940 2.50%
12. Health Care 918 2.44%
13. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 906 2.41%
14. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 896 2.39%
15. Food and Beverage Stores 844 2.25%
16. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 840 2.24%
17. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 668 1.78%
18. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 666 1.77%
19. Machinery Manufacturing 638 1.70%
20. Finance and Insurance 632 1.68%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Apparel Manufacturing 4,506 14.61%
2. Health Care 4,310 13.97%
3. Educational Services 3,494 11.33%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 2,146 6.96%
5. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 1,416 4.59%
6. Finance and Insurance 1,344 4.36%
7. Department and Other General Stores 936 3.03%
8. Social Assistance 930 3.01%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 884 2.87%
10. Public Administration 868 2.81%
11. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 740 2.40%
12. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 738 2.39%
13. Personal and Laundry Services 582 1.89%
14. Construction 488 1.58%
15. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 462 1.50%
16. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 450 1.46%
17. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 358 1.16%
18. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 332 1.08%
19. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 308 1.00%
20. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 296 0.96%

Mount Airy Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 2,926 7.79%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 2,524 6.72%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 2,214 5.90%
4. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 1,572 4.19%
5. Vehicle Mechanics 1,444 3.85%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,442 3.84%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,420 3.78%
8. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 1,384 3.69%
9. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 1,376 3.66%
10. Other Construction Trades 1,346 3.58%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,226 3.26%
12. Other Management Occupations 1,084 2.89%
13. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 924 2.46%
14. Farmers and Farm Managers 908 2.42%
15. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 896 2.39%
16. Carpenters 816 2.17%
17. Construction Laborers 714 1.90%
18. Other Office and Admin Support 658 1.75%
19. Other Material Moving Workers 634 1.69%
20. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 626 1.67%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 3,258 10.56%
2. Other Production Occupations 1,980 6.42%
3. Secretaries and Admins 1,630 5.28%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 1,248 4.05%
5. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 1,228 3.98%
6. Cashiers 1,216 3.94%
7. Registered Nurses 1,180 3.82%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 928 3.01%
9. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 916 2.97%
10. Health Technologists and Technicians 890 2.88%
11. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 832 2.70%
12. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 760 2.46%
13. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 756 2.45%
14. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 738 2.39%
15. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 728 2.36%
16. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 722 2.34%
17. Other Management Occupations 700 2.27%
18. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 664 2.15%
19. Waiters and Waitresses 614 1.99%
20. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 536 1.74%

Mount Airy Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 65,913 57.93%
15-35 hours 9,612 8.45%
1-14 hours 2,329 2.05%
No regular hours 35,931 31.58%

Mount Airy Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 1,975 2.99%
5 AM-5:29 AM 2,565 3.89%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 4,835 7.33%
6 AM-6:29 AM 7,281 11.03%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 8,136 12.33%
7 AM-7:29 AM 10,644 16.13%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 11,442 17.34%
8 AM-8:29 AM 5,089 7.71%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,525 2.31%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,780 2.70%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 834 1.26%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 325 0.49%
Noon-3:59 PM 4,608 6.98%
4 PM-11:59 PM 4,953 7.51%

Mount Airy Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 2,564 3.89%
5-9 7,933 12.02%
10-14 12,030 18.23%
15-19 10,706 16.22%
20-24 8,772 13.29%
25-29 3,309 5.01%
30-34 7,561 11.46%
35-39 1,352 2.05%
40-44 1,752 2.65%
45-59 5,167 7.83%
60-89 2,361 3.58%
At least 90 2,485 3.77%

Mount Airy Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 86 0.13% 45,228 68.54%
30-44 0 0.00% 10,665 16.16%
45-59 0 0.00% 5,167 7.83%
At least 60 18 0.03% 4,828 7.32%

Mount Airy Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 4 0.01%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 11,123 16.41%
 Car / truck / van, solo 53,066 78.27%
 Motorcycle 42 0.06%
 Other 702 1.04%
 Public transportation 104 0.15%
 Walked 951 1.40%
 Worked at home 1,808 2.67%

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Mount Airy Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 56,784 (139,900 people)
Families (2000): 41,160 (120,660 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 17,306
People at same address in 1995: 84,866

Mount Airy Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 7,124 12.39%
$10,000-$14,999 4,921 8.56%
$15,000-$19,999 4,544 7.90%
$20,000-$24,999 4,679 8.13%
$25,000-$29,999 4,248 7.39%
$30,000-$34,999 4,657 8.10%
$35,000-$39,999 4,481 7.79%
$40,000-$44,999 3,468 6.03%
$45,000-$49,999 2,765 4.81%
$50,000-$59,999 4,931 8.57%
$60,000-$74,999 4,640 8.07%
$75,000-$99,999 3,869 6.73%
$100,000-$124,999 1,314 2.28%
$125,000-$149,999 636 1.11%
$150,000-$199,999 502 0.87%
$200,000 or more 739 1.28%

Mount Airy Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 7,091 24.96%
 Family, 2 people 9,559 33.65%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 665 2.34%
 Family, 3 people 5,140 18.09%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 88 0.31%
 Family, 4 people 3,828 13.48%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 41 0.14%
 Family, 5 people 1,284 4.52%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 25 0.09%
 Family, 6 people 394 1.39%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 6 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 279 0.98%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 8 0.03%

Mount Airy Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 45,080 30.31%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 16,214 10.90%
Public Assistance 1,124 0.76%
Retirement 8,055 5.42%
Self Employment 7,376 4.96%
Social Security 17,719 11.91%
Supplemental Security 2,763 1.86%
Wage / Salary 43,034 28.93%
Other 7,385 4.96%

Mount Airy Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 19,718 58.39%
 With children under 18 14,051 41.61%

Mount Airy Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 4,713 8.40%
 Married 37,161 66.22%
 Never Married 12,920 23.02%
 Widowed 1,322 2.36%

Mount Airy Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 5,323 8.92%
 Married 37,792 63.35%
 Never Married 7,998 13.41%
 Widowed 8,546 14.32%

Mount Airy Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mount Airy Metro Area Education Information

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Mount Airy Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 15,672 14.21%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 21,115 19.15%
 High school diploma or equivalent 32,286 29.28%
 Some college, no degree 21,551 19.55%
 Associate degree 7,076 6.42%
 Bachelors degree 9,178 8.32%
 Graduate or professional degree 3,379 3.06%

Mount Airy Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 1,200 1.68% 422 0.59% 1,622 2.28%
Kindergarten 2,066 2.90% 46 0.06% 2,112 2.97%
Grades 1-4 8,055 11.31% 236 0.33% 8,291 11.64%
Grades 5-8 7,624 10.71% 176 0.25% 7,800 10.95%
Grades 9-12 6,352 8.92% 294 0.41% 6,646 9.33%
Undergrad college 4,247 5.96% 576 0.81% 4,823 6.77%
Graduate or professional school 292 0.41% 252 0.35% 544 0.76%
Total 29,836 41.89% 2,002 2.81% 31,838 44.70%

Mount Airy Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mount Airy Metro Area Business Information

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Mount Airy Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2003 155 146
2004 149 172

Mount Airy Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mount Airy Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Mount Airy Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 123,935 87.59%
 Below Poverty Level 17,554 12.41%

Mount Airy Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mount Airy Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 79
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Mount Airy Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Mount Airy Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 9,359 13.14%
10-19 Years 9,072 12.74%
20-29 Years 8,754 12.29%
30-39 Years 10,626 14.92%
40-49 Years 10,198 14.32%
50-59 Years 8,759 12.30%
60-69 Years 6,430 9.03%
70-79 Years 5,074 7.12%
80-89 Years 2,520 3.54%
90+ Years 427 0.60%

Mount Airy Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 34,828 48.90%
 Female 36,391 51.10%

Mount Airy Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 62,668 87.99%
 Hispanic/Latino 4,620 6.49%
 African-American 2,911 4.09%
 Multiracial 421 0.59%
 Asian 399 0.56%
 Amerindian 147 0.21%
 Other Race 32 0.04%
 Pacific Islander 21 0.03%

Mount Airy Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 37,629 44.44%
2. English 15,113 17.85%
3. German 9,044 10.68%
4. Irish 8,204 9.69%
5. Scotch Irish 3,187 3.76%
6. Scottish 2,230 2.63%
7. Dutch 1,778 2.10%
8. French Non-Basque 1,521 1.80%
9. Italian 1,233 1.46%
10. European 810 0.96%

Mount Airy Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 124,546 91.96%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 8,911 6.58%
3. Miao / Hmong 516 0.38%
4. French 416 0.31%
5. German 222 0.16%
6. Laotian 164 0.12%
7. Other Slavic 115 0.08%
8. Italian 90 0.07%
9. Thai 74 0.05%
10. Other Native North American 66 0.05%

Mount Airy Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 136,551 94.78%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,272 0.88%
 Not a citizen 6,250 4.34%

Mount Airy Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Mount Airy Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mount Airy Metro Area Counties

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Alphabetical | By Population

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Mount Airy Metro Area Cities

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