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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 40,344 100.0     Households 20,503 100.0
In labor force 25,112 62.2   Less than $10,000 2,651 12.9
     Civilian labor force 25,112 62.2   $10,000 to $14,999 1,590 7.8
          Employed 23,559 58.4   $15,000 to $24,999 3,418 16.7
          Unemployed 1,553 3.8   $25,000 to $34,999 2,871 14.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,985 19.4
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 3,638 17.7
Not in labor force 15,232 37.8   $75,000 to $99,999 1,357 6.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 670 3.3
   Females 16 years and over 21,148 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 127 0.6
In labor force 11,708 55.4   $200,000 or more 196 1.0
     Civilian labor force 11,708 55.4   Median household income (dollars) 33,787 (X)
          Employed 10,921 51.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,280 100.0   With earnings 16,270 79.4
All parents in family in labor force 2,863 66.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,566 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,788 28.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,337 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 22,999 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 992 4.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 18,161 79.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,621 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,849 16.7   With public assistance income 497 2.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 121 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,889 (X)
Walked 193 0.8   With retirement income 3,187 15.5
Other means 433 1.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,963 (X)
Worked at home 242 1.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.0 (X)        
          Families 14,738 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 23,559 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,038 7.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 897 6.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,301 18.3   $15,000 to $24,999 2,296 15.6
Service occupations 3,183 13.5   $25,000 to $34,999 2,133 14.5
Sales and office occupations 5,128 21.8    $35,000 to $49,999 3,125 21.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 83 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 3,164 21.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,253 13.8   $75,000 to $99,999 1,233 8.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7,611 32.3   $100,000 to $149,999 567 3.8
        150,000 to $199,999 123 0.8
        $200,000 or more 162 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 39,393 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 199 0.8   Per capita income (dollars) 16,421 (X)
Construction 2,004 8.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 8,415 35.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,984 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,015 4.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,298 (X)
Retail trade 2,485 10.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,156 4.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 248 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 703 3.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 980 4.2     Families 1,616 11.0
Educational, health and social services 3,450 14.6   With related children under 18 years 1,156 15.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,418 6.0        With related children under 5 years 528 17.3
Other services (except public administration) 884 3.8        
Public administration 602 2.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 797 26.8
        With related children under 18 years 686 31.8
             With related children under 5 years 282 35.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,176 13.9
Private wage and salary workers 19,822 84.1   18 years and over 4,893 12.8
Government workers 2,566 10.9        65 years and over 952 15.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,133 4.8   Related children under 18 years 2,254 16.9
Unpaid family workers 38 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,651 17.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,077 27.7
             
 
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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