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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 105,713 100.0     Households 49,562 100.0
In labor force 77,534 73.3   Less than $10,000 2,060 4.2
     Civilian labor force 77,415 73.2   $10,000 to $14,999 1,382 2.8
          Employed 75,316 71.2   $15,000 to $24,999 3,521 7.1
          Unemployed 2,099 2.0   $25,000 to $34,999 4,461 9.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 7,716 15.6
     Armed Forces 119 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 12,500 25.2
Not in labor force 28,179 26.7   $75,000 to $99,999 8,054 16.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 6,682 13.5
   Females 16 years and over 52,849 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,915 3.9
In labor force 33,842 64.0   $200,000 or more 1,271 2.6
     Civilian labor force 33,835 64.0   Median household income (dollars) 60,896 (X)
          Employed 32,803 62.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 13,767 100.0   With earnings 44,660 90.1
All parents in family in labor force 7,684 55.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 69,838 (X)
        With Social Security income 8,291 16.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,112 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 74,075 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,019 2.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 60,125 81.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,468 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 8,746 11.8   With public assistance income 511 1.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 303 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,279 (X)
Walked 443 0.6   With retirement income 6,493 13.1
Other means 842 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,045 (X)
Worked at home 3,616 4.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 34.4 (X)        
          Families 39,409 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 75,316 100.0   Less than $10,000 828 2.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 786 2.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 27,440 36.4   $15,000 to $24,999 2,419 6.1
Service occupations 8,472 11.2   $25,000 to $34,999 3,064 7.8
Sales and office occupations 22,004 29.2    $35,000 to $49,999 5,776 14.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 228 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 10,361 26.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 9,554 12.7   $75,000 to $99,999 7,174 18.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7,618 10.1   $100,000 to $149,999 6,117 15.5
        150,000 to $199,999 1,747 4.4
        $200,000 or more 1,137 2.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 66,419 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 572 0.8   Per capita income (dollars) 24,871 (X)
Construction 8,432 11.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 8,515 11.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 44,374 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,844 5.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 31,036 (X)
Retail trade 10,797 14.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,226 4.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 3,382 4.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 5,969 7.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 8,431 11.2     Families 1,398 3.5
Educational, health and social services 11,281 15.0   With related children under 18 years 924 4.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 4,624 6.1        With related children under 5 years 515 5.5
Other services (except public administration) 3,943 5.2        
Public administration 2,300 3.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 510 13.6
        With related children under 18 years 419 16.3
             With related children under 5 years 246 30.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,474 5.3
Private wage and salary workers 62,090 82.4   18 years and over 5,215 5.2
Government workers 7,765 10.3        65 years and over 881 9.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,345 7.1   Related children under 18 years 2,150 5.5
Unpaid family workers 116 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,424 5.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,751 17.7
             
 
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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