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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 3,370 100.0     Households 1,794 100.0
In labor force 2,000 59.3   Less than $10,000 270 15.1
     Civilian labor force 2,000 59.3   $10,000 to $14,999 190 10.6
          Employed 1,907 56.6   $15,000 to $24,999 358 20.0
          Unemployed 93 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 368 20.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 301 16.8
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 202 11.3
Not in labor force 1,370 40.7   $75,000 to $99,999 83 4.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 17 0.9
   Females 16 years and over 1,746 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 5 0.3
In labor force 858 49.1   $200,000 or more 0 0.0
     Civilian labor force 858 49.1   Median household income (dollars) 27,124 (X)
          Employed 836 47.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 332 100.0   With earnings 1,306 72.8
All parents in family in labor force 226 68.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 30,126 (X)
        With Social Security income 736 41.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,693 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 1,885 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 93 5.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,369 72.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,315 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 254 13.5   With public assistance income 51 2.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,153 (X)
Walked 67 3.6   With retirement income 239 13.3
Other means 5 0.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,620 (X)
Worked at home 188 10.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.4 (X)        
          Families 1,221 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,907 100.0   Less than $10,000 83 6.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 102 8.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 554 29.1   $15,000 to $24,999 230 18.8
Service occupations 268 14.1   $25,000 to $34,999 279 22.9
Sales and office occupations 445 23.3    $35,000 to $49,999 244 20.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 53 2.8   $50,000 to $74,999 179 14.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 263 13.8   $75,000 to $99,999 82 6.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 324 17.0   $100,000 to $149,999 17 1.4
        150,000 to $199,999 5 0.4
        $200,000 or more 0 0.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,741 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 324 17.0   Per capita income (dollars) 13,075 (X)
Construction 170 8.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 180 9.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 22,636 (X)
Wholesale trade 76 4.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,902 (X)
Retail trade 181 9.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 136 7.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 36 1.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 101 5.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 41 2.1     Families 158 12.9
Educational, health and social services 395 20.7   With related children under 18 years 96 18.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 47 2.5        With related children under 5 years 38 22.5
Other services (except public administration) 120 6.3        
Public administration 100 5.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 37 32.7
        With related children under 18 years 29 53.7
             With related children under 5 years 12 60.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 769 18.0
Private wage and salary workers 1,149 60.3   18 years and over 505 15.7
Government workers 313 16.4        65 years and over 144 16.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 423 22.2   Related children under 18 years 254 24.1
Unpaid family workers 22 1.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 186 24.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 207 30.0
             
 
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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