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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Blount 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 84,333 100.0     Households 42,834 100.0
In labor force 52,693 62.5   Less than $10,000 4,261 9.9
     Civilian labor force 52,442 62.2   $10,000 to $14,999 2,862 6.7
          Employed 50,065 59.4   $15,000 to $24,999 6,403 14.9
          Unemployed 2,377 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 6,180 14.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 8,069 18.8
     Armed Forces 251 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 8,542 19.9
Not in labor force 31,640 37.5   $75,000 to $99,999 3,395 7.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,150 5.0
   Females 16 years and over 44,040 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 479 1.1
In labor force 24,435 55.5   $200,000 or more 493 1.2
     Civilian labor force 24,413 55.4   Median household income (dollars) 37,862 (X)
          Employed 23,271 52.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 7,220 100.0   With earnings 33,032 77.1
All parents in family in labor force 4,467 61.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,093 (X)
        With Social Security income 12,846 30.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,144 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 49,250 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,912 4.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 41,806 84.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,571 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,118 10.4   With public assistance income 1,109 2.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 129 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,701 (X)
Walked 652 1.3   With retirement income 9,033 21.1
Other means 332 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,689 (X)
Worked at home 1,213 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.0 (X)        
          Families 30,913 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 50,065 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,528 4.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,303 4.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 14,457 28.9   $15,000 to $24,999 3,805 12.3
Service occupations 7,214 14.4   $25,000 to $34,999 4,363 14.1
Sales and office occupations 12,777 25.5    $35,000 to $49,999 6,598 21.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 244 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 7,369 23.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 5,803 11.6   $75,000 to $99,999 3,103 10.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 9,570 19.1   $100,000 to $149,999 1,992 6.4
        150,000 to $199,999 441 1.4
        $200,000 or more 411 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,038 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 513 1.0   Per capita income (dollars) 19,416 (X)
Construction 4,062 8.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,225 18.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,877 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,063 4.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,007 (X)
Retail trade 6,095 12.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,705 5.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 757 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,763 5.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,467 6.9     Families 2,252 7.3
Educational, health and social services 10,262 20.5   With related children under 18 years 1,619 11.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,849 7.7        With related children under 5 years 664 13.1
Other services (except public administration) 2,352 4.7        
Public administration 1,952 3.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,048 26.7
        With related children under 18 years 893 36.2
             With related children under 5 years 369 50.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 10,084 9.7
Private wage and salary workers 38,978 77.9   18 years and over 7,053 8.8
Government workers 6,972 13.9        65 years and over 1,293 9.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,954 7.9   Related children under 18 years 2,905 12.3
Unpaid family workers 161 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,039 11.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,394 22.8
             
 
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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