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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Blount County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 39,450 100.0     Households 19,153 100.0
In labor force 23,896 60.6   Less than $10,000 2,377 12.4
     Civilian labor force 23,858 60.5   $10,000 to $14,999 1,423 7.4
          Employed 22,701 57.5   $15,000 to $24,999 2,619 13.7
          Unemployed 1,157 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 3,085 16.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,406 17.8
     Armed Forces 38 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,806 19.9
Not in labor force 15,554 39.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,477 7.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 721 3.8
   Females 16 years and over 20,047 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 133 0.7
In labor force 10,242 51.1   $200,000 or more 106 0.6
     Civilian labor force 10,242 51.1   Median household income (dollars) 35,241 (X)
          Employed 9,642 48.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,230 100.0   With earnings 15,018 78.4
All parents in family in labor force 2,293 54.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 44,974 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,624 29.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,601 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 22,255 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,249 6.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 17,530 78.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,149 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,783 17.0   With public assistance income 319 1.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 40 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,540 (X)
Walked 213 1.0   With retirement income 3,235 16.9
Other means 126 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,687 (X)
Worked at home 563 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 34.7 (X)        
          Families 14,817 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 22,701 100.0   Less than $10,000 896 6.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 685 4.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,366 23.6   $15,000 to $24,999 1,916 12.9
Service occupations 2,672 11.8   $25,000 to $34,999 2,499 16.9
Sales and office occupations 5,368 23.6    $35,000 to $49,999 2,987 20.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 235 1.0   $50,000 to $74,999 3,572 24.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,116 18.1   $75,000 to $99,999 1,380 9.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,944 21.8   $100,000 to $149,999 691 4.7
        150,000 to $199,999 109 0.7
        $200,000 or more 82 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,573 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 697 3.1   Per capita income (dollars) 16,325 (X)
Construction 2,747 12.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,432 19.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,455 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,167 5.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,459 (X)
Retail trade 2,635 11.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,641 7.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 335 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,266 5.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,103 4.9     Families 1,271 8.6
Educational, health and social services 3,956 17.4   With related children under 18 years 858 12.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 806 3.6        With related children under 5 years 313 11.8
Other services (except public administration) 1,119 4.9        
Public administration 797 3.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 378 27.2
        With related children under 18 years 319 35.8
             With related children under 5 years 94 42.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,930 11.7
Private wage and salary workers 17,881 78.8   18 years and over 4,182 11.1
Government workers 2,988 13.2        65 years and over 1,083 17.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,710 7.5   Related children under 18 years 1,699 13.2
Unpaid family workers 122 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,279 13.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,902 34.5
             
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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