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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTennessee

Economic Statistics

Kingsport, Tennessee

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over35,770100.0
In labor force18,76452.5
Civilian labor force
18,73252.4
Employed
17,63849.3
Unemployed
1,0943.1
Percent of civilian labor force
5.8(X)
Armed Forces
320.1
Not in labor force17,00647.5
Females 16 years and over19,909100.0
In labor force8,81844.3
Civilian labor force
8,81844.3
Employed
8,28841.6
Own children under 6 years2,809100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,44351.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over17,342100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone14,85385.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,6579.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)260.1
Walked2601.5
Other means1450.8
Worked at home4012.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over17,638100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,00234.0
Service occupations2,68515.2
Sales and office occupations4,85227.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations310.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,6129.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,45613.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining730.4
Construction1,3657.7
Manufacturing3,65120.7
Wholesale trade6583.7
Retail trade2,38913.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5152.9
Information3411.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9815.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,2066.8
Educational, health and social services3,30318.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,77110.0
Other services (except public administration)9075.1
Public administration4782.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers14,60682.8
Government workers1,6829.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,2787.2
Unpaid family workers720.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households19,530100.0
Less than $10,0003,26716.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,9149.8
$15,000 to $24,9993,05815.7
$25,000 to $34,9992,68313.7
$35,000 to $49,9992,93415.0
$50,000 to $74,9992,58713.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,3476.9
$100,000 to $149,9991,1015.6
$150,000 to $199,9992601.3
$200,000 or more3791.9
Median household income (dollars)30,524(X)
With earnings13,32268.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
47,214(X)
With Social Security income7,00235.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,469(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,3346.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,979(X)
With public assistance income1,0275.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,660(X)
With retirement income3,93520.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,220(X)
Families12,498100.0
Less than $10,0001,26610.1
$10,000 to $14,9997796.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,66413.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,79414.4
$35,000 to $49,9992,08216.7
$50,000 to $74,9992,18417.5
$75,000 to $99,9991,2109.7
$100,000 to $149,9999417.5
$150,000 to $199,9992552.0
$200,000 or more3232.6
Median family income (dollars)40,183(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,549(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers33,075(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,217(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,769(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.2
With related children under 18 years1,379(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.8
With related children under 5 years
592(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.4
Families with female householder, no husband present1,067(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.3
With related children under 18 years926(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.1
With related children under 5 years
410(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.6
Individuals7,420(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.1
18 years and over5,006(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.8
65 years and over
1,046(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.0
Related children under 18 years2,367(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,625(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,347(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.0
(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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