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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 35,695 100.0     Households 16,658 100.0
In labor force 19,802 55.5   Less than $10,000 2,339 14.0
     Civilian labor force 19,793 55.5   $10,000 to $14,999 1,509 9.1
          Employed 18,691 52.4   $15,000 to $24,999 3,207 19.3
          Unemployed 1,102 3.1   $25,000 to $34,999 2,593 15.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,966 17.8
     Armed Forces 9 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,484 14.9
Not in labor force 15,893 44.5   $75,000 to $99,999 828 5.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 442 2.7
   Females 16 years and over 17,936 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 173 1.0
In labor force 9,000 50.2   $200,000 or more 117 0.7
     Civilian labor force 9,000 50.2   Median household income (dollars) 29,313 (X)
          Employed 8,490 47.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,655 100.0   With earnings 12,445 74.7
All parents in family in labor force 2,058 56.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,100 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,632 33.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,459 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 18,371 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 916 5.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 13,882 75.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,573 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,304 18.0   With public assistance income 559 3.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 46 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,515 (X)
Walked 320 1.7   With retirement income 2,891 17.4
Other means 290 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,050 (X)
Worked at home 529 2.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.8 (X)        
          Families 12,267 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 18,691 100.0   Less than $10,000 925 7.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 901 7.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,363 23.3   $15,000 to $24,999 2,341 19.1
Service occupations 3,311 17.7   $25,000 to $34,999 2,012 16.4
Sales and office occupations 4,253 22.8    $35,000 to $49,999 2,449 20.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 741 4.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,321 18.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,416 12.9   $75,000 to $99,999 693 5.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,607 19.3   $100,000 to $149,999 374 3.0
        150,000 to $199,999 151 1.2
        $200,000 or more 100 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,750 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,553 8.3   Per capita income (dollars) 13,980 (X)
Construction 1,578 8.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,907 15.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,410 (X)
Wholesale trade 555 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,788 (X)
Retail trade 2,368 12.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 895 4.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 282 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 751 4.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 820 4.4     Families 1,684 13.7
Educational, health and social services 4,008 21.4   With related children under 18 years 1,235 19.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 893 4.8        With related children under 5 years 692 27.1
Other services (except public administration) 851 4.6        
Public administration 1,230 6.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 643 31.2
        With related children under 18 years 570 40.2
             With related children under 5 years 292 50.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,823 17.9
Private wage and salary workers 13,455 72.0   18 years and over 4,970 15.7
Government workers 3,526 18.9        65 years and over 971 15.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,583 8.5   Related children under 18 years 2,818 23.3
Unpaid family workers 127 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,900 21.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,845 32.3
             
 
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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