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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataSouth carolina

Economic Statistics

North Charleston, South carolina,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over59,589100.0
In labor force37,99963.8
Civilian labor force
35,10658.9
Employed
31,78853.3
Unemployed
3,3185.6
Percent of civilian labor force
9.5(X)
Armed Forces
2,8934.9
Not in labor force21,59036.2
Females 16 years and over30,192100.0
In labor force17,78558.9
Civilian labor force
17,31457.3
Employed
15,51551.4
Own children under 6 years7,235100.0
All parents in family in labor force4,65664.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over33,962100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone24,07670.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled5,72716.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,5984.7
Walked1,2813.8
Other means9472.8
Worked at home3331.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over31,788100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,71521.1
Service occupations6,90621.7
Sales and office occupations9,02528.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations970.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,96612.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,07916.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1160.4
Construction2,7808.7
Manufacturing3,0339.5
Wholesale trade9493.0
Retail trade4,58514.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,0586.5
Information6792.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,2403.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,8248.9
Educational, health and social services5,67617.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,91812.3
Other services (except public administration)1,7455.5
Public administration2,1856.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers24,28576.4
Government workers5,95718.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,4454.5
Unpaid family workers1010.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households29,811100.0
Less than $10,0004,65615.6
$10,000 to $14,9992,4738.3
$15,000 to $24,9995,43618.2
$25,000 to $34,9995,03216.9
$35,000 to $49,9995,15317.3
$50,000 to $74,9994,40414.8
$75,000 to $99,9991,6615.6
$100,000 to $149,9997042.4
$150,000 to $199,999830.3
$200,000 or more2090.7
Median household income (dollars)29,307(X)
With earnings24,35681.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
35,572(X)
With Social Security income6,48721.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,213(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,7195.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,639(X)
With public assistance income1,0793.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,233(X)
With retirement income5,40818.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,490(X)
Families19,174100.0
Less than $10,0002,60113.6
$10,000 to $14,9991,5628.1
$15,000 to $24,9993,08116.1
$25,000 to $34,9992,99115.6
$35,000 to $49,9993,49918.2
$50,000 to $74,9993,36717.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,2846.7
$100,000 to $149,9995683.0
$150,000 to $199,999710.4
$200,000 or more1500.8
Median family income (dollars)32,868(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,361(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers26,681(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,718(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,809(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
With related children under 18 years3,255(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.0
With related children under 5 years
1,657(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.6
Families with female householder, no husband present2,968(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.2
With related children under 18 years2,645(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.6
With related children under 5 years
1,335(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)63.8
Individuals17,376(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.2
18 years and over9,974(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
65 years and over
871(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.0
Related children under 18 years7,292(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
5,032(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,358(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.3
(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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