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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataSouth carolina

Economic Statistics

South carolina

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over28,604100.0
In labor force15,88455.5
Civilian labor force
15,53054.3
Employed
15,24553.3
Unemployed
2851.0
Percent of civilian labor force
1.8(X)
Armed Forces
3541.2
Not in labor force12,72044.5
Females 16 years and over14,241100.0
In labor force6,58546.2
Civilian labor force
6,50645.7
Employed
6,39144.9
Own children under 6 years1,740100.0
All parents in family in labor force85749.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over15,354100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone11,40374.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,14514.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)2351.5
Walked3192.1
Other means3402.2
Worked at home9125.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)16.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over15,245100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,23634.3
Service occupations2,81318.5
Sales and office occupations4,19627.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations580.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,17214.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7705.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining410.3
Construction2,45916.1
Manufacturing5933.9
Wholesale trade3832.5
Retail trade1,92412.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3042.0
Information4703.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,60610.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,84512.1
Educational, health and social services1,83512.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,90019.0
Other services (except public administration)4953.2
Public administration3902.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers12,63582.9
Government workers1,1507.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,4179.3
Unpaid family workers430.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,409100.0
Less than $10,0005343.7
$10,000 to $14,9993212.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,1798.2
$25,000 to $34,9991,52310.6
$35,000 to $49,9992,30716.0
$50,000 to $74,9992,92320.3
$75,000 to $99,9991,98013.7
$100,000 to $149,9991,94513.5
$150,000 to $199,9997375.1
$200,000 or more9606.7
Median household income (dollars)60,438(X)
With earnings10,35671.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
70,621(X)
With Social Security income5,55438.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
14,515(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2041.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,040(X)
With public assistance income1761.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
5,078(X)
With retirement income4,12828.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
32,558(X)
Families10,137100.0
Less than $10,0002542.5
$10,000 to $14,9991731.7
$15,000 to $24,9997036.9
$25,000 to $34,9998188.1
$35,000 to $49,9991,37113.5
$50,000 to $74,9992,04220.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,60115.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,65416.3
$150,000 to $199,9996456.4
$200,000 or more8768.6
Median family income (dollars)71,211(X)
Per capita income (dollars)36,621(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,262(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,271(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families474(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)4.7
With related children under 18 years330(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.8
With related children under 5 years
156(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
Families with female householder, no husband present132(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
With related children under 18 years106(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.4
With related children under 5 years
55(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.3
Individuals2,442(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.3
18 years and over1,870(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.8
65 years and over
215(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)2.7
Related children under 18 years528(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
330(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over889(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.4
(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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