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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Berkeley 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 107,155 100.0     Households 49,868 100.0
In labor force 70,410 65.7   Less than $10,000 4,562 9.1
     Civilian labor force 64,457 60.2   $10,000 to $14,999 3,073 6.2
          Employed 61,248 57.2   $15,000 to $24,999 6,624 13.3
          Unemployed 3,209 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 7,218 14.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 10,029 20.1
     Armed Forces 5,953 5.6   $50,000 to $74,999 10,519 21.1
Not in labor force 36,745 34.3   $75,000 to $99,999 4,710 9.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,466 4.9
   Females 16 years and over 53,039 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 426 0.9
In labor force 31,366 59.1   $200,000 or more 241 0.5
     Civilian labor force 30,911 58.3   Median household income (dollars) 39,908 (X)
          Employed 29,157 55.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 11,256 100.0   With earnings 41,638 83.5
All parents in family in labor force 7,000 62.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,961 (X)
        With Social Security income 10,686 21.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,914 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 65,990 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,318 4.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 51,883 78.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,596 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 8,950 13.6   With public assistance income 1,038 2.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 291 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,007 (X)
Walked 3,162 4.8   With retirement income 10,690 21.4
Other means 843 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,791 (X)
Worked at home 861 1.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.5 (X)        
          Families 37,892 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 61,248 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,223 5.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,812 4.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 15,420 25.2   $15,000 to $24,999 4,440 11.7
Service occupations 8,922 14.6   $25,000 to $34,999 5,373 14.2
Sales and office occupations 16,136 26.3    $35,000 to $49,999 7,965 21.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 268 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 9,022 23.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 9,454 15.4   $75,000 to $99,999 4,257 11.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 11,048 18.0   $100,000 to $149,999 2,191 5.8
        150,000 to $199,999 384 1.0
        $200,000 or more 225 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,242 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 410 0.7   Per capita income (dollars) 16,879 (X)
Construction 6,666 10.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,448 15.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,583 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,905 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,420 (X)
Retail trade 7,616 12.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4,778 7.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,132 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3,061 5.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 4,305 7.0     Families 3,664 9.7
Educational, health and social services 10,451 17.1   With related children under 18 years 2,923 13.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 4,526 7.4        With related children under 5 years 1,211 15.2
Other services (except public administration) 2,965 4.8        
Public administration 3,985 6.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,935 29.2
        With related children under 18 years 1,775 34.7
             With related children under 5 years 703 42.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 16,066 11.8
Private wage and salary workers 46,212 75.5   18 years and over 9,842 10.1
Government workers 11,934 19.5        65 years and over 1,415 12.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,942 4.8   Related children under 18 years 6,082 15.6
Unpaid family workers 160 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 4,477 15.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,780 22.2
             
 
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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