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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Colleton 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 29,001 100.0     Households 14,514 100.0
In labor force 16,004 55.2   Less than $10,000 2,523 17.4
     Civilian labor force 15,896 54.8   $10,000 to $14,999 1,364 9.4
          Employed 14,874 51.3   $15,000 to $24,999 2,337 16.1
          Unemployed 1,022 3.5   $25,000 to $34,999 2,078 14.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,583 17.8
     Armed Forces 108 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 2,312 15.9
Not in labor force 12,997 44.8   $75,000 to $99,999 712 4.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 420 2.9
   Females 16 years and over 15,325 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 77 0.5
In labor force 7,411 48.4   $200,000 or more 108 0.7
     Civilian labor force 7,408 48.3   Median household income (dollars) 29,733 (X)
          Employed 6,884 44.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,030 100.0   With earnings 10,846 74.7
All parents in family in labor force 1,703 56.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,604 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,312 29.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,687 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 14,627 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,159 8.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 10,527 72.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,191 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,165 21.6   With public assistance income 384 2.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 190 1.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,668 (X)
Walked 204 1.4   With retirement income 2,860 19.7
Other means 242 1.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,837 (X)
Worked at home 299 2.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.7 (X)        
          Families 10,598 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 14,874 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,272 12.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 869 8.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,288 22.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,644 15.5
Service occupations 2,526 17.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,615 15.2
Sales and office occupations 3,449 23.2    $35,000 to $49,999 2,107 19.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 259 1.7   $50,000 to $74,999 1,926 18.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,385 16.0   $75,000 to $99,999 661 6.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,967 19.9   $100,000 to $149,999 353 3.3
        150,000 to $199,999 75 0.7
        $200,000 or more 76 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,169 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 446 3.0   Per capita income (dollars) 14,831 (X)
Construction 1,766 11.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,170 14.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,518 (X)
Wholesale trade 501 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,228 (X)
Retail trade 1,725 11.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 672 4.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 249 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 617 4.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,069 7.2     Families 1,829 17.3
Educational, health and social services 2,623 17.6   With related children under 18 years 1,380 24.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,381 9.3        With related children under 5 years 576 26.9
Other services (except public administration) 709 4.8        
Public administration 946 6.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,019 38.9
        With related children under 18 years 916 48.8
             With related children under 5 years 391 53.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 8,014 21.1
Private wage and salary workers 10,873 73.1   18 years and over 5,021 18.2
Government workers 2,744 18.4        65 years and over 924 19.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,214 8.2   Related children under 18 years 2,955 28.7
Unpaid family workers 43 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,180 28.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,696 32.8
             
 
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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