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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 3,226 100.0     Households 1,671 100.0
In labor force 1,695 52.5   Less than $10,000 280 16.8
     Civilian labor force 1,695 52.5   $10,000 to $14,999 201 12.0
          Employed 1,587 49.2   $15,000 to $24,999 340 20.3
          Unemployed 108 3.3   $25,000 to $34,999 269 16.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 245 14.7
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 202 12.1
Not in labor force 1,531 47.5   $75,000 to $99,999 81 4.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 36 2.2
   Females 16 years and over 1,721 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 9 0.5
In labor force 733 42.6   $200,000 or more 8 0.5
     Civilian labor force 733 42.6   Median household income (dollars) 25,453 (X)
          Employed 698 40.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 273 100.0   With earnings 1,147 68.6
All parents in family in labor force 127 46.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 33,457 (X)
        With Social Security income 653 39.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,008 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 1,561 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 127 7.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,276 81.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,096 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 174 11.1   With public assistance income 61 3.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,439 (X)
Walked 17 1.1   With retirement income 200 12.0
Other means 23 1.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,104 (X)
Worked at home 69 4.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 16.3 (X)        
          Families 1,158 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,587 100.0   Less than $10,000 103 8.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 117 10.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 493 31.1   $15,000 to $24,999 232 20.0
Service occupations 293 18.5   $25,000 to $34,999 204 17.6
Sales and office occupations 294 18.5    $35,000 to $49,999 198 17.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 140 8.8   $50,000 to $74,999 186 16.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 214 13.5   $75,000 to $99,999 73 6.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 153 9.6   $100,000 to $149,999 30 2.6
        150,000 to $199,999 9 0.8
        $200,000 or more 6 0.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 30,602 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 411 25.9   Per capita income (dollars) 13,443 (X)
Construction 128 8.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 16 1.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,571 (X)
Wholesale trade 34 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,865 (X)
Retail trade 135 8.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 96 6.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 20 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 73 4.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 37 2.3     Families 198 17.1
Educational, health and social services 391 24.6   With related children under 18 years 158 28.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 54 3.4        With related children under 5 years 83 39.7
Other services (except public administration) 101 6.4        
Public administration 91 5.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 60 36.8
        With related children under 18 years 55 47.0
             With related children under 5 years 28 52.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 942 22.9
Private wage and salary workers 975 61.4   18 years and over 526 17.9
Government workers 317 20.0        65 years and over 128 15.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 271 17.1   Related children under 18 years 409 35.2
Unpaid family workers 24 1.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 295 32.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 171 30.1
             
 
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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