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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Knox 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 45,051 100.0     Households 22,056 100.0
In labor force 27,287 60.6   Less than $10,000 1,964 8.9
     Civilian labor force 27,268 60.5   $10,000 to $14,999 1,770 8.0
          Employed 25,485 56.6   $15,000 to $24,999 3,517 15.9
          Unemployed 1,783 4.0   $25,000 to $34,999 3,650 16.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,154 18.8
     Armed Forces 19 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 4,360 19.8
Not in labor force 17,764 39.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,475 6.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 810 3.7
   Females 16 years and over 22,947 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 172 0.8
In labor force 13,079 57.0   $200,000 or more 184 0.8
     Civilian labor force 13,076 57.0   Median household income (dollars) 35,407 (X)
          Employed 12,420 54.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,709 100.0   With earnings 16,553 75.0
All parents in family in labor force 2,593 69.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,109 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,721 35.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,033 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 25,130 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 853 3.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 20,266 80.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,932 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,553 10.2   With public assistance income 657 3.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 235 0.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,454 (X)
Walked 1,030 4.1   With retirement income 4,587 20.8
Other means 289 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,349 (X)
Worked at home 757 3.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.2 (X)        
          Families 14,509 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 25,485 100.0   Less than $10,000 715 4.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 573 3.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 6,816 26.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,774 12.2
Service occupations 4,429 17.4   $25,000 to $34,999 2,268 15.6
Sales and office occupations 5,912 23.2    $35,000 to $49,999 3,122 21.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 231 0.9   $50,000 to $74,999 3,721 25.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,190 8.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,277 8.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,907 23.2   $100,000 to $149,999 742 5.1
        150,000 to $199,999 169 1.2
        $200,000 or more 148 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,010 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 804 3.2   Per capita income (dollars) 17,985 (X)
Construction 1,148 4.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,587 18.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,151 (X)
Wholesale trade 736 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,662 (X)
Retail trade 3,354 13.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,046 8.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 508 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 986 3.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,043 4.1     Families 1,113 7.7
Educational, health and social services 6,505 25.5   With related children under 18 years 928 14.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,607 6.3        With related children under 5 years 521 19.5
Other services (except public administration) 1,036 4.1        
Public administration 1,125 4.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 630 28.9
        With related children under 18 years 598 38.3
             With related children under 5 years 363 56.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,754 11.1
Private wage and salary workers 20,451 80.2   18 years and over 3,665 9.2
Government workers 3,212 12.6        65 years and over 550 6.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,773 7.0   Related children under 18 years 1,996 16.8
Unpaid family workers 49 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,337 15.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,067 20.7
             
 
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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