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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataSouth carolina

Economic Statistics

Columbia, South carolina,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over95,695100.0
In labor force61,71864.5
Civilian labor force
53,61456.0
Employed
48,13350.3
Unemployed
5,4815.7
Percent of civilian labor force
10.2(X)
Armed Forces
8,1048.5
Not in labor force33,97735.5
Females 16 years and over49,414100.0
In labor force30,47361.7
Civilian labor force
27,68456.0
Employed
24,79850.2
Own children under 6 years6,901100.0
All parents in family in labor force4,25261.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over54,288100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone35,52465.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled6,11711.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,2534.2
Walked7,28213.4
Other means1,6633.1
Worked at home1,4492.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over48,133100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations19,73341.0
Service occupations8,52617.7
Sales and office occupations12,66426.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1360.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,8205.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,2548.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2030.4
Construction2,0064.2
Manufacturing2,8545.9
Wholesale trade1,1542.4
Retail trade4,82810.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,4843.1
Information1,3982.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,8167.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4,97510.3
Educational, health and social services13,30727.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services5,16110.7
Other services (except public administration)2,3674.9
Public administration4,5809.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers32,41067.3
Government workers13,49028.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,1164.4
Unpaid family workers1170.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households41,960100.0
Less than $10,0007,01216.7
$10,000 to $14,9993,5258.4
$15,000 to $24,9996,66615.9
$25,000 to $34,9995,97614.2
$35,000 to $49,9996,40915.3
$50,000 to $74,9995,72113.6
$75,000 to $99,9992,6476.3
$100,000 to $149,9992,1285.1
$150,000 to $199,9997601.8
$200,000 or more1,1162.7
Median household income (dollars)31,141(X)
With earnings33,72080.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
47,143(X)
With Social Security income9,49122.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,473(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,0414.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,547(X)
With public assistance income1,3393.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,174(X)
With retirement income6,26714.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,096(X)
Families22,167100.0
Less than $10,0002,60711.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,3856.2
$15,000 to $24,9993,10114.0
$25,000 to $34,9992,89513.1
$35,000 to $49,9993,33515.0
$50,000 to $74,9993,64116.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,9328.7
$100,000 to $149,9991,7187.8
$150,000 to $199,9995972.7
$200,000 or more9564.3
Median family income (dollars)39,589(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,853(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,925(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers24,679(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,759(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.0
With related children under 18 years2,983(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.7
With related children under 5 years
1,419(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.3
Families with female householder, no husband present2,690(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.1
With related children under 18 years2,355(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.1
With related children under 5 years
1,131(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)56.8
Individuals20,778(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.1
18 years and over14,197(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
65 years and over
1,909(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.9
Related children under 18 years6,430(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
4,455(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over8,497(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.2
(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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