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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 32,794 100.0     Households 16,225 100.0
In labor force 19,475 59.4   Less than $10,000 2,874 17.7
     Civilian labor force 19,458 59.3   $10,000 to $14,999 1,781 11.0
          Employed 17,870 54.5   $15,000 to $24,999 3,009 18.5
          Unemployed 1,588 4.8   $25,000 to $34,999 2,403 14.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,592 16.0
     Armed Forces 17 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,217 13.7
Not in labor force 13,319 40.6   $75,000 to $99,999 830 5.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 319 2.0
   Females 16 years and over 16,912 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 128 0.8
In labor force 9,001 53.2   $200,000 or more 72 0.4
     Civilian labor force 8,996 53.2   Median household income (dollars) 26,536 (X)
          Employed 8,367 49.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,285 100.0   With earnings 12,401 76.4
All parents in family in labor force 1,893 57.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 34,713 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,585 28.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,107 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 17,489 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 928 5.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 12,799 73.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,302 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,237 18.5   With public assistance income 1,051 6.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 79 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,139 (X)
Walked 544 3.1   With retirement income 2,519 15.5
Other means 230 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,455 (X)
Worked at home 600 3.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.6 (X)        
          Families 11,231 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 17,870 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,126 10.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 992 8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,307 29.7   $15,000 to $24,999 2,027 18.0
Service occupations 2,898 16.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,849 16.5
Sales and office occupations 4,508 25.2    $35,000 to $49,999 2,103 18.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 422 2.4   $50,000 to $74,999 1,948 17.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,127 11.9   $75,000 to $99,999 736 6.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,608 14.6   $100,000 to $149,999 280 2.5
        150,000 to $199,999 108 1.0
        $200,000 or more 62 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,369 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 665 3.7   Per capita income (dollars) 13,436 (X)
Construction 1,415 7.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,640 9.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,993 (X)
Wholesale trade 437 2.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,048 (X)
Retail trade 2,186 12.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 690 3.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 287 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 976 5.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 939 5.3     Families 1,914 17.0
Educational, health and social services 5,213 29.2   With related children under 18 years 1,460 24.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,191 6.7        With related children under 5 years 839 34.2
Other services (except public administration) 886 5.0        
Public administration 1,345 7.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 709 37.1
        With related children under 18 years 614 46.1
             With related children under 5 years 324 63.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 9,355 22.9
Private wage and salary workers 11,139 62.3   18 years and over 6,163 20.5
Government workers 4,954 27.7        65 years and over 682 13.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,697 9.5   Related children under 18 years 3,048 28.4
Unpaid family workers 80 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,989 25.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,889 41.1
             
 
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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