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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Berkeley 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 58,653 100.0     Households 29,616 100.0
In labor force 38,040 64.9   Less than $10,000 2,832 9.6
     Civilian labor force 37,866 64.6   $10,000 to $14,999 1,679 5.7
          Employed 36,229 61.8   $15,000 to $24,999 4,272 14.4
          Unemployed 1,637 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 4,375 14.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,855 19.8
     Armed Forces 174 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 6,378 21.5
Not in labor force 20,613 35.1   $75,000 to $99,999 2,452 8.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,329 4.5
   Females 16 years and over 29,748 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 253 0.9
In labor force 17,547 59.0   $200,000 or more 191 0.6
     Civilian labor force 17,474 58.7   Median household income (dollars) 38,763 (X)
          Employed 16,695 56.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,921 100.0   With earnings 24,083 81.3
All parents in family in labor force 3,596 60.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,134 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,338 24.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,798 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 35,659 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,180 4.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 28,817 80.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,525 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,938 13.8   With public assistance income 751 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 287 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,338 (X)
Walked 608 1.7   With retirement income 5,720 19.3
Other means 398 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,102 (X)
Worked at home 611 1.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.8 (X)        
          Families 20,846 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 36,229 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,191 5.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 880 4.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 9,367 25.9   $15,000 to $24,999 2,545 12.2
Service occupations 4,956 13.7   $25,000 to $34,999 3,044 14.6
Sales and office occupations 9,089 25.1    $35,000 to $49,999 4,312 20.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 134 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 5,228 25.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,584 12.7   $75,000 to $99,999 2,209 10.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8,099 22.4   $100,000 to $149,999 1,080 5.2
        150,000 to $199,999 194 0.9
        $200,000 or more 163 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,302 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 547 1.5   Per capita income (dollars) 17,982 (X)
Construction 3,087 8.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 6,818 18.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,010 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,015 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,351 (X)
Retail trade 4,571 12.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,925 5.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 915 2.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,841 5.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,327 6.4     Families 1,811 8.7
Educational, health and social services 6,843 18.9   With related children under 18 years 1,419 13.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,327 6.4        With related children under 5 years 756 18.5
Other services (except public administration) 1,598 4.4        
Public administration 2,415 6.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 889 29.9
        With related children under 18 years 801 40.2
             With related children under 5 years 423 58.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 8,556 11.5
Private wage and salary workers 28,108 77.6   18 years and over 5,721 10.3
Government workers 6,101 16.8        65 years and over 821 10.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,924 5.3   Related children under 18 years 2,724 14.6
Unpaid family workers 96 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,762 12.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,942 23.6
             
 
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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