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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 19,952 100.0     Households 10,301 100.0
In labor force 10,797 54.1   Less than $10,000 1,576 15.3
     Civilian labor force 10,757 53.9   $10,000 to $14,999 1,035 10.0
          Employed 10,162 50.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,996 19.4
          Unemployed 595 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,602 15.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,788 17.4
     Armed Forces 40 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 1,386 13.5
Not in labor force 9,155 45.9   $75,000 to $99,999 520 5.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 240 2.3
   Females 16 years and over 10,404 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 48 0.5
In labor force 4,924 47.3   $200,000 or more 110 1.1
     Civilian labor force 4,907 47.2   Median household income (dollars) 27,992 (X)
          Employed 4,579 44.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,479 100.0   With earnings 7,137 69.3
All parents in family in labor force 974 65.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,855 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,141 40.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,487 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,004 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 673 6.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,758 77.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,898 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,660 16.6   With public assistance income 313 3.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 14 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,601 (X)
Walked 176 1.8   With retirement income 2,097 20.4
Other means 82 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,196 (X)
Worked at home 314 3.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.1 (X)        
          Families 7,390 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,162 100.0   Less than $10,000 565 7.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 596 8.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,296 22.6   $15,000 to $24,999 1,346 18.2
Service occupations 1,586 15.6   $25,000 to $34,999 1,293 17.5
Sales and office occupations 2,048 20.2    $35,000 to $49,999 1,468 19.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 161 1.6   $50,000 to $74,999 1,286 17.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,749 17.2   $75,000 to $99,999 484 6.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,322 22.8   $100,000 to $149,999 219 3.0
        150,000 to $199,999 34 0.5
        $200,000 or more 99 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 33,768 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 290 2.9   Per capita income (dollars) 15,814 (X)
Construction 1,367 13.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,174 21.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,127 (X)
Wholesale trade 251 2.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,908 (X)
Retail trade 1,289 12.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 394 3.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 141 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 376 3.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 487 4.8     Families 861 11.7
Educational, health and social services 1,987 19.6   With related children under 18 years 486 16.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 639 6.3        With related children under 5 years 201 20.5
Other services (except public administration) 465 4.6        
Public administration 302 3.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 260 28.9
        With related children under 18 years 211 38.2
             With related children under 5 years 81 66.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,679 15.3
Private wage and salary workers 7,500 73.8   18 years and over 2,724 14.3
Government workers 1,517 14.9        65 years and over 825 18.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,050 10.3   Related children under 18 years 946 19.2
Unpaid family workers 95 0.9        Related children 5 to 17 years 649 17.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,089 31.5
             
 
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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