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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 24,321 100.0     Households 12,390 100.0
In labor force 11,112 45.7   Less than $10,000 3,600 29.1
     Civilian labor force 11,066 45.5   $10,000 to $14,999 1,722 13.9
          Employed 10,076 41.4   $15,000 to $24,999 2,296 18.5
          Unemployed 990 4.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,704 13.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,331 10.7
     Armed Forces 46 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 984 7.9
Not in labor force 13,209 54.3   $75,000 to $99,999 483 3.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 180 1.5
   Females 16 years and over 12,819 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 40 0.3
In labor force 5,166 40.3   $200,000 or more 50 0.4
     Civilian labor force 5,166 40.3   Median household income (dollars) 18,294 (X)
          Employed 4,726 36.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,554 100.0   With earnings 7,553 61.0
All parents in family in labor force 1,306 51.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 30,580 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,238 34.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,303 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 9,880 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,257 18.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,909 80.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,948 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,415 14.3   With public assistance income 1,167 9.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 40 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,958 (X)
Walked 240 2.4   With retirement income 1,909 15.4
Other means 98 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 10,870 (X)
Worked at home 178 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.6 (X)        
          Families 8,879 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,076 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,724 19.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,189 13.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,296 22.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,783 20.1
Service occupations 1,534 15.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,419 16.0
Sales and office occupations 2,597 25.8    $35,000 to $49,999 1,179 13.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 143 1.4   $50,000 to $74,999 922 10.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,391 13.8   $75,000 to $99,999 415 4.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,115 21.0   $100,000 to $149,999 166 1.9
        150,000 to $199,999 40 0.5
        $200,000 or more 42 0.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 23,136 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 363 3.6   Per capita income (dollars) 10,660 (X)
Construction 825 8.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,410 14.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 24,833 (X)
Wholesale trade 287 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,390 (X)
Retail trade 1,578 15.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 650 6.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 225 2.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 385 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 472 4.7     Families 2,630 29.6
Educational, health and social services 2,260 22.4   With related children under 18 years 1,765 36.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 663 6.6        With related children under 5 years 670 37.7
Other services (except public administration) 511 5.1        
Public administration 447 4.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 793 50.3
        With related children under 18 years 635 60.6
             With related children under 5 years 222 78.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 10,799 34.8
Private wage and salary workers 7,394 73.4   18 years and over 7,333 32.1
Government workers 1,718 17.1        65 years and over 1,078 28.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 932 9.2   Related children under 18 years 3,446 42.4
Unpaid family workers 32 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,534 42.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,182 51.7
             
 
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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