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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cherokee 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 19,300 100.0     Households 9,718 100.0
In labor force 10,607 55.0   Less than $10,000 1,331 13.7
     Civilian labor force 10,590 54.9   $10,000 to $14,999 1,020 10.5
          Employed 10,180 52.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,597 16.4
          Unemployed 410 2.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,550 15.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,813 18.7
     Armed Forces 17 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,487 15.3
Not in labor force 8,693 45.0   $75,000 to $99,999 566 5.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 249 2.6
   Females 16 years and over 9,983 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 64 0.7
In labor force 4,714 47.2   $200,000 or more 41 0.4
     Civilian labor force 4,714 47.2   Median household income (dollars) 30,874 (X)
          Employed 4,489 45.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,635 100.0   With earnings 6,927 71.3
All parents in family in labor force 988 60.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,205 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,463 35.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,341 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,014 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 727 7.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 8,157 81.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,440 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,481 14.8   With public assistance income 223 2.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 18 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,630 (X)
Walked 88 0.9   With retirement income 1,790 18.4
Other means 44 0.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,424 (X)
Worked at home 226 2.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 30.0 (X)        
          Families 7,215 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,180 100.0   Less than $10,000 532 7.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 586 8.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,939 19.0   $15,000 to $24,999 991 13.7
Service occupations 1,004 9.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,232 17.1
Sales and office occupations 2,172 21.3    $35,000 to $49,999 1,633 22.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 222 2.2   $50,000 to $74,999 1,369 19.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,506 14.8   $75,000 to $99,999 545 7.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,337 32.8   $100,000 to $149,999 230 3.2
        150,000 to $199,999 56 0.8
        $200,000 or more 41 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,920 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 370 3.6   Per capita income (dollars) 15,543 (X)
Construction 838 8.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,648 35.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,978 (X)
Wholesale trade 350 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,958 (X)
Retail trade 1,123 11.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 558 5.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 112 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 310 3.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 277 2.7     Families 849 11.8
Educational, health and social services 1,537 15.1   With related children under 18 years 550 18.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 367 3.6        With related children under 5 years 239 20.1
Other services (except public administration) 354 3.5        
Public administration 336 3.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 272 32.0
        With related children under 18 years 244 54.1
             With related children under 5 years 76 57.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,672 15.6
Private wage and salary workers 7,992 78.5   18 years and over 2,552 13.9
Government workers 1,344 13.2        65 years and over 542 14.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 767 7.5   Related children under 18 years 1,062 20.4
Unpaid family workers 77 0.8        Related children 5 to 17 years 778 20.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,009 33.9
             
 
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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