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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataSouth Carolina

Economic Statistics

Sumter, South Carolina,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over30,063100.0
In labor force18,56961.8
Civilian labor force
15,78052.5
Employed
14,28147.5
Unemployed
1,4995.0
Percent of civilian labor force
9.5(X)
Armed Forces
2,7899.3
Not in labor force11,49438.2
Females 16 years and over16,345100.0
In labor force8,73153.4
Civilian labor force
8,23050.4
Employed
7,42245.4
Own children under 6 years3,484100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,17062.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over16,729100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone13,33879.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,18613.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)2031.2
Walked4042.4
Other means3502.1
Worked at home2481.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)16.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over14,281100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,49431.5
Service occupations2,24015.7
Sales and office occupations3,75526.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations620.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9916.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,73919.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1320.9
Construction8335.8
Manufacturing2,95620.7
Wholesale trade2671.9
Retail trade1,87413.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4062.8
Information2021.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7915.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8956.3
Educational, health and social services3,39823.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,0067.0
Other services (except public administration)6604.6
Public administration8616.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers10,31572.2
Government workers3,01821.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8896.2
Unpaid family workers590.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,781100.0
Less than $10,0002,17114.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,1928.1
$15,000 to $24,9992,40816.3
$25,000 to $34,9992,18714.8
$35,000 to $49,9992,39416.2
$50,000 to $74,9992,28115.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,0417.0
$100,000 to $149,9996804.6
$150,000 to $199,9991821.2
$200,000 or more2451.7
Median household income (dollars)31,590(X)
With earnings11,27376.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
44,031(X)
With Social Security income4,45630.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,082(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,1387.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,178(X)
With public assistance income5733.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,150(X)
With retirement income2,78618.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,811(X)
Families10,262100.0
Less than $10,0008798.6
$10,000 to $14,9996045.9
$15,000 to $24,9991,55415.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,60615.6
$35,000 to $49,9991,75717.1
$50,000 to $74,9991,91018.6
$75,000 to $99,9999229.0
$100,000 to $149,9996376.2
$150,000 to $199,9991601.6
$200,000 or more2332.3
Median family income (dollars)38,668(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,949(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers27,078(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,002(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,330(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.0
With related children under 18 years1,112(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
With related children under 5 years
559(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.8
Families with female householder, no husband present940(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.9
With related children under 18 years829(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.0
With related children under 5 years
395(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)57.1
Individuals6,369(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.6
18 years and over3,922(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.4
65 years and over
805(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.3
Related children under 18 years2,415(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,523(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,735(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.4
(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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