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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 42,469 100.0     Households 19,956 100.0
In labor force 27,248 64.2   Less than $10,000 1,624 8.1
     Civilian labor force 27,246 64.2   $10,000 to $14,999 1,498 7.5
          Employed 25,571 60.2   $15,000 to $24,999 2,820 14.1
          Unemployed 1,675 3.9   $25,000 to $34,999 2,857 14.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,942 19.8
     Armed Forces 2 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 4,176 20.9
Not in labor force 15,221 35.8   $75,000 to $99,999 1,749 8.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 908 4.6
   Females 16 years and over 22,201 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 192 1.0
In labor force 12,581 56.7   $200,000 or more 190 1.0
     Civilian labor force 12,581 56.7   Median household income (dollars) 38,877 (X)
          Employed 11,819 53.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,036 100.0   With earnings 15,963 80.0
All parents in family in labor force 2,303 57.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,904 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,742 28.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,125 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 25,064 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 865 4.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 19,430 77.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,124 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,832 11.3   With public assistance income 623 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 180 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,006 (X)
Walked 1,230 4.9   With retirement income 3,889 19.5
Other means 251 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,077 (X)
Worked at home 1,141 4.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.8 (X)        
          Families 14,462 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 25,571 100.0   Less than $10,000 656 4.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 595 4.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 7,070 27.6   $15,000 to $24,999 1,682 11.6
Service occupations 3,988 15.6   $25,000 to $34,999 1,982 13.7
Sales and office occupations 5,998 23.5    $35,000 to $49,999 3,187 22.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 195 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 3,609 25.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,661 10.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,592 11.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,659 22.1   $100,000 to $149,999 820 5.7
        150,000 to $199,999 170 1.2
        $200,000 or more 169 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,119 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 818 3.2   Per capita income (dollars) 17,695 (X)
Construction 1,981 7.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,879 23.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 34,363 (X)
Wholesale trade 664 2.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,352 (X)
Retail trade 2,669 10.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 986 3.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 447 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,170 4.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,129 4.4     Families 1,072 7.4
Educational, health and social services 6,018 23.5   With related children under 18 years 748 10.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,663 6.5        With related children under 5 years 423 15.6
Other services (except public administration) 1,192 4.7        
Public administration 955 3.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 443 27.9
        With related children under 18 years 384 36.5
             With related children under 5 years 193 46.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,159 10.1
Private wage and salary workers 19,918 77.9   18 years and over 3,284 8.7
Government workers 3,096 12.1        65 years and over 519 7.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,346 9.2   Related children under 18 years 1,795 13.6
Unpaid family workers 211 0.8        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,248 12.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,447 19.8
             
 
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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