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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Knox 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 31,782 100.0     Households 16,608 100.0
In labor force 20,024 63.0   Less than $10,000 1,567 9.4
     Civilian labor force 19,939 62.7   $10,000 to $14,999 1,308 7.9
          Employed 19,263 60.6   $15,000 to $24,999 2,462 14.8
          Unemployed 676 2.1   $25,000 to $34,999 2,444 14.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,226 19.4
     Armed Forces 85 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 3,141 18.9
Not in labor force 11,758 37.0   $75,000 to $99,999 1,230 7.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 778 4.7
   Females 16 years and over 16,418 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 232 1.4
In labor force 9,439 57.5   $200,000 or more 220 1.3
     Civilian labor force 9,418 57.4   Median household income (dollars) 36,774 (X)
          Employed 9,022 55.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,458 100.0   With earnings 13,010 78.3
All parents in family in labor force 1,540 62.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,661 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,027 30.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,950 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 18,829 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 576 3.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 14,043 74.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,997 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,096 11.1   With public assistance income 562 3.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 84 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,630 (X)
Walked 1,034 5.5   With retirement income 2,908 17.5
Other means 236 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,005 (X)
Worked at home 1,336 7.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.9 (X)        
          Families 10,778 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 19,263 100.0   Less than $10,000 420 3.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 506 4.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,725 29.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,386 12.9
Service occupations 2,959 15.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,600 14.8
Sales and office occupations 4,881 25.3    $35,000 to $49,999 2,321 21.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 963 5.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,526 23.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,145 11.1   $75,000 to $99,999 1,039 9.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,590 13.4   $100,000 to $149,999 611 5.7
        150,000 to $199,999 202 1.9
        $200,000 or more 167 1.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 43,819 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,157 6.0   Per capita income (dollars) 19,981 (X)
Construction 1,529 7.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,013 10.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,704 (X)
Wholesale trade 692 3.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,382 (X)
Retail trade 2,611 13.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 623 3.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 587 3.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,376 7.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,223 6.3     Families 695 6.4
Educational, health and social services 3,926 20.4   With related children under 18 years 503 10.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,638 8.5        With related children under 5 years 250 14.4
Other services (except public administration) 1,014 5.3        
Public administration 874 4.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 294 20.2
        With related children under 18 years 269 24.9
             With related children under 5 years 121 43.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,865 10.1
Private wage and salary workers 13,424 69.7   18 years and over 2,782 9.4
Government workers 2,507 13.0        65 years and over 525 8.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,266 17.0   Related children under 18 years 1,029 11.9
Unpaid family workers 66 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 717 10.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,692 21.7
             
 
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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