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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataSouth carolina

Economic Statistics

Charleston, South carolina,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over78,897100.0
In labor force49,10662.2
Civilian labor force
48,46461.4
Employed
45,26657.4
Unemployed
3,1984.1
Percent of civilian labor force
6.6(X)
Armed Forces
6420.8
Not in labor force29,79137.8
Females 16 years and over42,419100.0
In labor force24,43457.6
Civilian labor force
24,37257.5
Employed
22,97154.2
Own children under 6 years5,951100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,80864.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over45,015100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone33,06473.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled5,24411.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,6073.6
Walked2,9806.6
Other means9162.0
Worked at home1,2042.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over45,266100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations18,33140.5
Service occupations8,66219.1
Sales and office occupations11,71225.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1810.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,0586.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,3227.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1980.4
Construction2,8186.2
Manufacturing2,3535.2
Wholesale trade1,0692.4
Retail trade5,68812.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,7163.8
Information1,1342.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,8726.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4,69310.4
Educational, health and social services11,62425.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6,76114.9
Other services (except public administration)2,1184.7
Public administration2,2224.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers32,59272.0
Government workers9,87921.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,6755.9
Unpaid family workers1200.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households40,550100.0
Less than $10,0006,40115.8
$10,000 to $14,9992,8697.1
$15,000 to $24,9995,58613.8
$25,000 to $34,9995,27913.0
$35,000 to $49,9995,90214.6
$50,000 to $74,9996,72416.6
$75,000 to $99,9993,1877.9
$100,000 to $149,9992,6476.5
$150,000 to $199,9998522.1
$200,000 or more1,1032.7
Median household income (dollars)35,295(X)
With earnings31,65378.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
49,157(X)
With Social Security income9,85524.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,899(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,7294.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,098(X)
With public assistance income8592.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,971(X)
With retirement income7,58618.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
22,950(X)
Families22,155100.0
Less than $10,0002,0709.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,0904.9
$15,000 to $24,9992,47511.2
$25,000 to $34,9992,42410.9
$35,000 to $49,9993,28914.8
$50,000 to $74,9994,53620.5
$75,000 to $99,9992,55611.5
$100,000 to $149,9992,1669.8
$150,000 to $199,9996933.1
$200,000 or more8563.9
Median family income (dollars)48,705(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,414(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,585(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,688(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,941(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
With related children under 18 years2,237(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.6
With related children under 5 years
1,083(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.7
Families with female householder, no husband present2,260(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.6
With related children under 18 years1,923(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.8
With related children under 5 years
931(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)59.8
Individuals17,518(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.1
18 years and over12,797(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.7
65 years and over
1,757(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.9
Related children under 18 years4,585(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,092(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over8,387(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.4
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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