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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Charleston 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 244,381 100.0     Households 123,260 100.0
In labor force 155,555 63.7   Less than $10,000 15,396 12.5
     Civilian labor force 151,568 62.0   $10,000 to $14,999 7,970 6.5
          Employed 142,550 58.3   $15,000 to $24,999 17,078 13.9
          Unemployed 9,018 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 16,765 13.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 19,279 15.6
     Armed Forces 3,987 1.6   $50,000 to $74,999 22,296 18.1
Not in labor force 88,826 36.3   $75,000 to $99,999 10,885 8.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 8,152 6.6
   Females 16 years and over 128,231 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 2,382 1.9
In labor force 74,507 58.1   $200,000 or more 3,057 2.5
     Civilian labor force 73,894 57.6   Median household income (dollars) 37,810 (X)
          Employed 69,493 54.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 22,734 100.0   With earnings 99,148 80.4
All parents in family in labor force 13,831 60.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 51,164 (X)
        With Social Security income 29,572 24.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,413 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 143,921 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 5,605 4.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 110,283 76.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,818 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 18,472 12.8   With public assistance income 2,762 2.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 3,551 2.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,376 (X)
Walked 5,056 3.5   With retirement income 23,564 19.1
Other means 2,705 1.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 20,127 (X)
Worked at home 3,854 2.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.6 (X)        
          Families 77,744 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 142,550 100.0   Less than $10,000 6,575 8.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 3,894 5.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 51,221 35.9   $15,000 to $24,999 8,904 11.5
Service occupations 25,484 17.9   $25,000 to $34,999 9,394 12.1
Sales and office occupations 37,407 26.2    $35,000 to $49,999 12,103 15.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 662 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 16,408 21.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 13,610 9.5   $75,000 to $99,999 8,883 11.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 14,166 9.9   $100,000 to $149,999 6,915 8.9
        150,000 to $199,999 2,042 2.6
        $200,000 or more 2,626 3.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,139 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 837 0.6   Per capita income (dollars) 21,393 (X)
Construction 11,919 8.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,633 6.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,681 (X)
Wholesale trade 4,164 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,530 (X)
Retail trade 17,968 12.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 7,041 4.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 3,114 2.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 8,554 6.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 14,239 10.0     Families 9,643 12.4
Educational, health and social services 32,425 22.7   With related children under 18 years 7,534 18.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 17,550 12.3        With related children under 5 years 3,560 22.0
Other services (except public administration) 7,153 5.0        
Public administration 7,953 5.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 6,586 35.0
        With related children under 18 years 5,700 43.1
             With related children under 5 years 2,771 57.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 49,330 16.4
Private wage and salary workers 103,807 72.8   18 years and over 32,398 14.2
Government workers 28,722 20.1        65 years and over 4,461 12.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 9,528 6.7   Related children under 18 years 16,614 22.9
Unpaid family workers 493 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 11,726 22.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 16,989 25.8
             
 
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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