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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Horry 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 159,541 100.0     Households 81,785 100.0
In labor force 102,356 64.2   Less than $10,000 7,254 8.9
     Civilian labor force 102,281 64.1   $10,000 to $14,999 5,413 6.6
          Employed 97,577 61.2   $15,000 to $24,999 12,689 15.5
          Unemployed 4,704 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 13,677 16.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 15,454 18.9
     Armed Forces 75 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 15,647 19.1
Not in labor force 57,185 35.8   $75,000 to $99,999 5,828 7.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 3,975 4.9
   Females 16 years and over 82,414 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 753 0.9
In labor force 48,434 58.8   $200,000 or more 1,095 1.3
     Civilian labor force 48,401 58.7   Median household income (dollars) 36,470 (X)
          Employed 45,763 55.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 12,457 100.0   With earnings 64,746 79.2
All parents in family in labor force 7,832 62.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 44,345 (X)
        With Social Security income 24,739 30.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,393 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 95,732 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,391 4.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 75,627 79.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,667 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 13,743 14.4   With public assistance income 1,959 2.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 515 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,030 (X)
Walked 1,660 1.7   With retirement income 17,600 21.5
Other means 1,640 1.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,581 (X)
Worked at home 2,547 2.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.7 (X)        
          Families 54,777 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 97,577 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,915 5.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,652 4.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 25,558 26.2   $15,000 to $24,999 7,343 13.4
Service occupations 19,589 20.1   $25,000 to $34,999 8,453 15.4
Sales and office occupations 29,113 29.8    $35,000 to $49,999 11,068 20.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 523 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 12,500 22.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 12,927 13.2   $75,000 to $99,999 4,933 9.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 9,867 10.1   $100,000 to $149,999 3,459 6.3
        150,000 to $199,999 618 1.1
        $200,000 or more 836 1.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,676 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,094 1.1   Per capita income (dollars) 19,949 (X)
Construction 11,146 11.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 6,899 7.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,663 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,214 2.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,676 (X)
Retail trade 15,295 15.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,161 3.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 2,528 2.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 8,205 8.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 6,266 6.4     Families 4,575 8.4
Educational, health and social services 13,890 14.2   With related children under 18 years 3,453 14.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 19,602 20.1        With related children under 5 years 1,614 17.6
Other services (except public administration) 4,155 4.3        
Public administration 3,122 3.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,282 24.9
        With related children under 18 years 2,007 32.3
             With related children under 5 years 889 44.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 23,356 12.0
Private wage and salary workers 78,761 80.7   18 years and over 15,793 10.3
Government workers 11,289 11.6        65 years and over 2,497 8.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 7,189 7.4   Related children under 18 years 7,323 17.9
Unpaid family workers 338 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 5,281 17.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 8,217 21.5
             
 
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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