Wilson Metro Area

  1. Wilson Metro Area Legal Resources
  2. Wilson Metro Area Statistics
  3. Wilson Metro Area Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Wilson Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Wilson Metro Area Family Information
  6. Wilson Metro Area Education Information
  7. Wilson Metro Area Business Information
  8. Wilson Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Wilson Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Wilson Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Wilson Metro Area Counties
  12. Wilson Metro Area Cities


Wilson Metro Area Legal Resources

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Wilson Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 73,814
  • Land Area (2000): 961.116 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 8.218 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 30,729

Wilson Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 93,154 62.70%
 Rural, Farm 2,844 1.91%
 Rural, Non-farm 52,578 35.39%

Wilson Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wilson Metro Area Employment Information

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Wilson Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 35,467 32,615 2,853 8.04% 80
1991 35,338 31,529 3,809 10.78% 108
1992 36,398 32,426 3,972 10.91% 109
1993 36,711 32,800 3,911 10.65% 106
1994 35,819 32,560 3,259 9.10% 91
1995 36,102 32,856 3,246 8.99% 90
1996 35,622 32,414 3,208 9.01% 90
1997 36,709 33,678 3,031 8.26% 82
1998 36,617 34,027 2,589 7.07% 71
1999 37,915 34,991 2,924 7.71% 77
2000 37,197 35,108 2,089 5.62% 56
2001 37,627 34,819 2,807 7.46% 74
2002 38,219 35,303 2,916 7.63% 76
2003 38,926 35,738 3,188 8.19% 82
2004 38,827 35,657 3,170 8.16% 82
2005 39,236 36,103 3,133 7.98% 80
2006 39,902 37,077 2,824 7.08% 71
2007 41,403 38,862 2,541 6.14% 62
2008 41,494 38,374 3,119 7.52% 75
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 40,974 38,557 2,417 5.90% 59
Feb 2008 40,642 38,179 2,463 6.06% 61
Mar 2008 41,082 38,331 2,751 6.70% 67
Apr 2008 41,137 38,192 2,945 7.16% 72
May 2008 41,381 38,093 3,288 7.95% 79
Jun 2008 41,716 38,234 3,482 8.35% 83
Jul 2008 42,164 38,449 3,715 8.81% 88
Aug 2008 42,100 38,408 3,692 8.77% 88
Sep 2008 42,248 38,926 3,322 7.86% 79
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Wilson Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 5,018 14.05%
2. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 2,508 7.02%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 1,602 4.49%
4. Educational Services 1,486 4.16%
5. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 1,464 4.10%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,254 3.51%
7. Repair and Maintenance 1,206 3.38%
8. Public Administration 1,184 3.32%
9. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,168 3.27%
10. Finance and Insurance 1,082 3.03%
11. Health Care 1,008 2.82%
12. Truck Transportation 978 2.74%
13. Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing 800 2.24%
14. Chemical Manufacturing 792 2.22%
15. Food Manufacturing 684 1.92%
16. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 670 1.88%
17. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 630 1.76%
18. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 624 1.75%
19. Food and Beverage Stores 582 1.63%
20. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 572 1.60%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 4,818 15.39%
2. Educational Services 4,216 13.47%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 2,266 7.24%
4. Finance and Insurance 2,198 7.02%
5. Social Assistance 1,344 4.29%
6. Public Administration 1,212 3.87%
7. Department and Other General Stores 1,000 3.19%
8. Apparel Manufacturing 976 3.12%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 838 2.68%
10. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 752 2.40%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 720 2.30%
12. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 684 2.19%
13. Construction 678 2.17%
14. Chemical Manufacturing 676 2.16%
15. Food Manufacturing 572 1.83%
16. Personal and Laundry Services 522 1.67%
17. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 392 1.25%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 378 1.21%
19. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 356 1.14%
20. Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing 354 1.13%

Wilson Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 3,288 9.21%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 2,202 6.17%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 1,992 5.58%
4. Vehicle Mechanics 1,418 3.97%
5. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,372 3.84%
6. Other Management Occupations 1,270 3.56%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,234 3.46%
8. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 1,148 3.21%
9. Other Construction Trades 1,094 3.06%
10. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 1,060 2.97%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,004 2.81%
12. Other Material Moving Workers 962 2.69%
13. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 960 2.69%
14. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 956 2.68%
15. Construction Laborers 672 1.88%
16. Agricultural Workers 666 1.86%
17. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 654 1.83%
18. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 638 1.79%
19. Carpenters 616 1.72%
20. Top Executives 594 1.66%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Production Occupations 2,242 7.16%
2. Secretaries and Admins 2,058 6.57%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 1,732 5.53%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 1,426 4.56%
5. Cashiers 1,270 4.06%
6. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 1,242 3.97%
7. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 1,084 3.46%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,004 3.21%
9. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 992 3.17%
10. Registered Nurses 932 2.98%
11. Health Technologists and Technicians 868 2.77%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 862 2.75%
13. Other Management Occupations 794 2.54%
14. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 764 2.44%
15. Waiters and Waitresses 746 2.38%
16. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 738 2.36%
17. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 696 2.22%
18. Child Care Workers 692 2.21%
19. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 656 2.10%
20. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 592 1.89%

Wilson Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 64,701 56.28%
15-35 hours 10,756 9.36%
1-14 hours 3,296 2.87%
No regular hours 36,219 31.50%

Wilson Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 1,774 2.72%
5 AM-5:29 AM 1,864 2.86%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 2,883 4.43%
6 AM-6:29 AM 5,188 7.97%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 8,063 12.38%
7 AM-7:29 AM 10,055 15.44%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 12,510 19.21%
8 AM-8:29 AM 7,090 10.89%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 2,577 3.96%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 2,496 3.83%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 817 1.25%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 320 0.49%
Noon-3:59 PM 4,336 6.66%
4 PM-11:59 PM 5,152 7.91%

Wilson Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 2,045 3.14%
5-9 9,224 14.16%
10-14 13,864 21.29%
15-19 14,231 21.85%
20-24 9,348 14.35%
25-29 2,662 4.09%
30-34 6,056 9.30%
35-39 704 1.08%
40-44 835 1.28%
45-59 2,453 3.77%
60-89 2,173 3.34%
At least 90 1,530 2.35%

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


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 488 0.75% 50,886 78.14%
30-44 44 0.07% 7,551 11.59%
45-59 0 0.00% 2,453 3.77%
At least 60 98 0.15% 3,605 5.54%

Wilson Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 193 0.29%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 10,395 15.70%
 Car / truck / van, solo 52,096 78.69%
 Motorcycle 42 0.06%
 Other 782 1.18%
 Public transportation 630 0.95%
 Walked 987 1.49%
 Worked at home 1,083 1.64%

Wilson Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wilson Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 57,320 (143,900 people)
Families (2000): 39,832 (120,044 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 14,441
People at same address in 1995: 77,237

Wilson Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 9,099 15.77%
$10,000-$14,999 4,844 8.39%
$15,000-$19,999 4,108 7.12%
$20,000-$24,999 4,279 7.41%
$25,000-$29,999 4,042 7.00%
$30,000-$34,999 3,415 5.92%
$35,000-$39,999 3,588 6.22%
$40,000-$44,999 3,410 5.91%
$45,000-$49,999 3,057 5.30%
$50,000-$59,999 4,784 8.29%
$60,000-$74,999 5,365 9.30%
$75,000-$99,999 4,034 6.99%
$100,000-$124,999 1,542 2.67%
$125,000-$149,999 640 1.11%
$150,000-$199,999 782 1.35%
$200,000 or more 726 1.26%

Wilson Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 7,560 26.42%
 Family, 2 people 8,403 29.37%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,064 3.72%
 Family, 3 people 5,125 17.91%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 104 0.36%
 Family, 4 people 3,785 13.23%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 49 0.17%
 Family, 5 people 1,526 5.33%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 29 0.10%
 Family, 6 people 556 1.94%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 11 0.04%
 Family, 7 or more people 387 1.35%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 14 0.05%

Wilson Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 45,205 30.42%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 13,804 9.29%
Public Assistance 2,550 1.72%
Retirement 10,088 6.79%
Self Employment 5,017 3.38%
Social Security 16,159 10.87%
Supplemental Security 3,797 2.56%
Wage / Salary 43,815 29.48%
Other 8,174 5.50%

Wilson Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 15,851 57.17%
 With children under 18 11,876 42.83%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 4,354 7.91%
 Married 32,833 59.67%
 Never Married 16,368 29.75%
 Widowed 1,472 2.68%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 5,751 9.24%
 Married 32,849 52.80%
 Never Married 15,325 24.63%
 Widowed 8,291 13.33%

Wilson 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.


Wilson Metro Area Education Information

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Wilson Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 12,589 11.36%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 22,271 20.10%
 High school diploma or equivalent 34,752 31.36%
 Some college, no degree 20,615 18.60%
 Associate degree 5,315 4.80%
 Bachelors degree 11,441 10.33%
 Graduate or professional degree 3,823 3.45%

Wilson Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 1,176 1.59% 902 1.22% 2,078 2.82%
Kindergarten 1,977 2.68% 262 0.35% 2,239 3.03%
Grades 1-4 8,127 11.01% 686 0.93% 8,813 11.94%
Grades 5-8 7,751 10.50% 540 0.73% 8,291 11.23%
Grades 9-12 8,332 11.29% 445 0.60% 8,777 11.89%
Undergrad college 3,780 5.12% 2,130 2.89% 5,910 8.01%
Graduate or professional school 472 0.64% 50 0.07% 522 0.71%
Total 31,615 42.83% 5,015 6.79% 36,630 49.62%

Wilson 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.


Wilson Metro Area Business Information

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Wilson Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2003 146 136
2004 147 159

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


Wilson Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Wilson Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 118,514 81.60%
 Below Poverty Level 26,716 18.40%

Wilson 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.


Wilson Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 200
Wilson Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wilson Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Wilson Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 10,448 14.15%
10-19 Years 10,538 14.28%
20-29 Years 9,587 12.99%
30-39 Years 10,571 14.32%
40-49 Years 11,357 15.39%
50-59 Years 8,608 11.66%
60-69 Years 5,868 7.95%
70-79 Years 4,628 6.27%
80-89 Years 1,918 2.60%
90+ Years 291 0.39%

Wilson Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 35,225 47.72%
 Female 38,589 52.28%

Wilson Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 39,498 53.51%
 African-American 28,886 39.13%
 Hispanic/Latino 4,457 6.04%
 Multiracial 479 0.65%
 Asian 286 0.39%
 Amerindian 144 0.20%
 Other Race 50 0.07%
 Pacific Islander 14 0.02%

Wilson Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 23,199 42.38%
2. English 10,137 18.52%
3. Irish 5,234 9.56%
4. German 4,542 8.30%
5. Scotch Irish 1,950 3.56%
6. Scottish 1,710 3.12%
7. Italian 1,300 2.38%
8. French Non-Basque 884 1.62%
9. African 866 1.58%
10. European 814 1.49%

Wilson Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 127,370 91.88%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 9,627 6.94%
3. French 378 0.27%
4. Persian 176 0.13%
5. Arabic 172 0.12%
6. German 140 0.10%
7. Other Indic 132 0.10%
8. Chinese 126 0.09%
9. Korean 82 0.06%
10. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 66 0.05%

Wilson Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 141,209 95.04%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,537 1.03%
 Not a citizen 5,830 3.92%

Wilson 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.
Wilson 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.


Wilson Metro Area Counties

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Alphabetical | By Population

Wilson County    

Wilson Metro Area Cities

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