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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 17,343 100.0     Households 8,894 100.0
In labor force 10,846 62.5   Less than $10,000 1,246 14.0
     Civilian labor force 10,846 62.5   $10,000 to $14,999 840 9.4
          Employed 10,253 59.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,568 17.6
          Unemployed 593 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,413 15.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,660 18.7
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,464 16.5
Not in labor force 6,497 37.5   $75,000 to $99,999 436 4.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 193 2.2
   Females 16 years and over 9,091 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 37 0.4
In labor force 5,122 56.3   $200,000 or more 37 0.4
     Civilian labor force 5,122 56.3   Median household income (dollars) 30,505 (X)
          Employed 4,781 52.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,693 100.0   With earnings 6,590 74.1
All parents in family in labor force 1,163 68.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,726 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,918 32.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,112 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,119 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 514 5.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 8,277 81.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,635 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,168 11.5   With public assistance income 316 3.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 9 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,164 (X)
Walked 219 2.2   With retirement income 1,467 16.5
Other means 76 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,906 (X)
Worked at home 370 3.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.0 (X)        
          Families 6,301 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,253 100.0   Less than $10,000 449 7.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 373 5.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,509 24.5   $15,000 to $24,999 1,041 16.5
Service occupations 1,586 15.5   $25,000 to $34,999 1,071 17.0
Sales and office occupations 2,146 20.9    $35,000 to $49,999 1,389 22.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 114 1.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,339 21.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,175 11.5   $75,000 to $99,999 408 6.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,723 26.6   $100,000 to $149,999 173 2.7
        150,000 to $199,999 33 0.5
        $200,000 or more 25 0.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 37,284 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 392 3.8   Per capita income (dollars) 14,710 (X)
Construction 876 8.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,615 25.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,045 (X)
Wholesale trade 292 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,675 (X)
Retail trade 1,066 10.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 563 5.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 107 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 344 3.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 334 3.3     Families 716 11.4
Educational, health and social services 2,251 22.0   With related children under 18 years 524 16.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 559 5.5        With related children under 5 years 262 21.7
Other services (except public administration) 500 4.9        
Public administration 354 3.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 326 35.4
        With related children under 18 years 279 43.9
             With related children under 5 years 126 51.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,175 14.3
Private wage and salary workers 8,050 78.5   18 years and over 2,009 12.3
Government workers 1,242 12.1        65 years and over 343 10.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 956 9.3   Related children under 18 years 1,120 19.4
Unpaid family workers 5 0.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 771 18.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 835 26.1
             
 
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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