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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 10,304 100.0     Households 5,377 100.0
In labor force 6,784 65.8   Less than $10,000 432 8.0
     Civilian labor force 6,778 65.8   $10,000 to $14,999 413 7.7
          Employed 6,536 63.4   $15,000 to $24,999 973 18.1
          Unemployed 242 2.3   $25,000 to $34,999 854 15.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,114 20.7
     Armed Forces 6 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,020 19.0
Not in labor force 3,520 34.2   $75,000 to $99,999 358 6.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 151 2.8
   Females 16 years and over 5,284 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 16 0.3
In labor force 3,178 60.1   $200,000 or more 46 0.9
     Civilian labor force 3,178 60.1   Median household income (dollars) 35,142 (X)
          Employed 3,097 58.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 905 100.0   With earnings 4,074 75.8
All parents in family in labor force 733 81.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,739 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,905 35.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,963 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 6,445 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 192 3.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 5,016 77.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,757 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 628 9.7   With public assistance income 135 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 9 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,970 (X)
Walked 292 4.5   With retirement income 723 13.4
Other means 88 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 8,947 (X)
Worked at home 412 6.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 16.4 (X)        
          Families 3,612 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,536 100.0   Less than $10,000 136 3.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 108 3.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,909 29.2   $15,000 to $24,999 456 12.6
Service occupations 997 15.3   $25,000 to $34,999 580 16.1
Sales and office occupations 1,419 21.7    $35,000 to $49,999 899 24.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 148 2.3   $50,000 to $74,999 897 24.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 677 10.4   $75,000 to $99,999 329 9.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,386 21.2   $100,000 to $149,999 145 4.0
        150,000 to $199,999 16 0.4
        $200,000 or more 46 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,897 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 659 10.1   Per capita income (dollars) 17,934 (X)
Construction 504 7.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,129 17.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,612 (X)
Wholesale trade 364 5.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,181 (X)
Retail trade 827 12.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 263 4.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 96 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 209 3.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 223 3.4     Families 200 5.5
Educational, health and social services 1,454 22.2   With related children under 18 years 142 8.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 245 3.7        With related children under 5 years 66 12.7
Other services (except public administration) 343 5.2        
Public administration 220 3.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 68 24.5
        With related children under 18 years 66 31.0
             With related children under 5 years 39 61.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 916 7.3
Private wage and salary workers 4,771 73.0   18 years and over 614 6.5
Government workers 928 14.2        65 years and over 136 5.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 805 12.3   Related children under 18 years 300 9.7
Unpaid family workers 32 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 200 8.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 272 13.0
             
 
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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