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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 306,264 100.0     Households 157,758 100.0
In labor force 197,352 64.4   Less than $10,000 19,020 12.1
     Civilian labor force 197,184 64.4   $10,000 to $14,999 11,165 7.1
          Employed 187,717 61.3   $15,000 to $24,999 22,932 14.5
          Unemployed 9,467 3.1   $25,000 to $34,999 20,589 13.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 25,448 16.1
     Armed Forces 168 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 27,931 17.7
Not in labor force 108,912 35.6   $75,000 to $99,999 14,262 9.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 10,222 6.5
   Females 16 years and over 160,808 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 2,786 1.8
In labor force 91,339 56.8   $200,000 or more 3,403 2.2
     Civilian labor force 91,305 56.8   Median household income (dollars) 37,454 (X)
          Employed 86,821 54.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 26,949 100.0   With earnings 126,716 80.3
All parents in family in labor force 14,940 55.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 51,363 (X)
        With Social Security income 40,180 25.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,375 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 184,824 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 6,997 4.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 156,194 84.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,872 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 17,017 9.2   With public assistance income 4,963 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 1,286 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,992 (X)
Walked 4,113 2.2   With retirement income 26,198 16.6
Other means 1,164 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,318 (X)
Worked at home 5,050 2.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.2 (X)        
          Families 100,909 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 187,717 100.0   Less than $10,000 5,983 5.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 4,370 4.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 68,922 36.7   $15,000 to $24,999 11,424 11.3
Service occupations 27,304 14.5   $25,000 to $34,999 12,095 12.0
Sales and office occupations 54,418 29.0    $35,000 to $49,999 17,412 17.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 354 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 22,822 22.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 14,835 7.9   $75,000 to $99,999 12,383 12.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 21,884 11.7   $100,000 to $149,999 9,044 9.0
        150,000 to $199,999 2,463 2.4
        $200,000 or more 2,913 2.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 49,182 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 718 0.4   Per capita income (dollars) 21,875 (X)
Construction 10,929 5.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 19,847 10.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,755 (X)
Wholesale trade 8,417 4.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,140 (X)
Retail trade 25,945 13.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 9,750 5.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 4,925 2.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 11,003 5.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 22,240 11.8     Families 8,440 8.4
Educational, health and social services 42,183 22.5   With related children under 18 years 6,259 12.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 15,689 8.4        With related children under 5 years 3,108 17.1
Other services (except public administration) 9,125 4.9        
Public administration 6,946 3.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 4,896 28.8
        With related children under 18 years 4,267 38.4
             With related children under 5 years 2,108 55.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 46,572 12.6
Private wage and salary workers 143,412 76.4   18 years and over 34,106 11.9
Government workers 30,806 16.4        65 years and over 4,468 9.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 13,015 6.9   Related children under 18 years 12,088 14.5
Unpaid family workers 484 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 8,084 13.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 20,705 27.6
             
 
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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