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Knox County, Tennessee Economic Statistics

Knox county tennessee dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over306,264100.0
In labor force197,35264.4
Civilian labor force
197,18464.4
Employed
187,71761.3
Unemployed
9,4673.1
Percent of civilian labor force
4.8(X)
Armed Forces
1680.1
Not in labor force108,91235.6
Females 16 years and over160,808100.0
In labor force91,33956.8
Civilian labor force
91,30556.8
Employed
86,82154.0
Own children under 6 years26,949100.0
All parents in family in labor force14,94055.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over184,824100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone156,19484.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled17,0179.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,2860.7
Walked4,1132.2
Other means1,1640.6
Worked at home5,0502.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over187,717100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations68,92236.7
Service occupations27,30414.5
Sales and office occupations54,41829.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3540.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations14,8357.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations21,88411.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining7180.4
Construction10,9295.8
Manufacturing19,84710.6
Wholesale trade8,4174.5
Retail trade25,94513.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9,7505.2
Information4,9252.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing11,0035.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services22,24011.8
Educational, health and social services42,18322.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services15,6898.4
Other services (except public administration)9,1254.9
Public administration6,9463.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers143,41276.4
Government workers30,80616.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business13,0156.9
Unpaid family workers4840.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households157,758100.0
Less than $10,00019,02012.1
$10,000 to $14,99911,1657.1
$15,000 to $24,99922,93214.5
$25,000 to $34,99920,58913.1
$35,000 to $49,99925,44816.1
$50,000 to $74,99927,93117.7
$75,000 to $99,99914,2629.0
$100,000 to $149,99910,2226.5
$150,000 to $199,9992,7861.8
$200,000 or more3,4032.2
Median household income (dollars)37,454(X)
With earnings126,71680.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
51,363(X)
With Social Security income40,18025.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,375(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6,9974.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,872(X)
With public assistance income4,9633.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,992(X)
With retirement income26,19816.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,318(X)
Families100,909100.0
Less than $10,0005,9835.9
$10,000 to $14,9994,3704.3
$15,000 to $24,99911,42411.3
$25,000 to $34,99912,09512.0
$35,000 to $49,99917,41217.3
$50,000 to $74,99922,82222.6
$75,000 to $99,99912,38312.3
$100,000 to $149,9999,0449.0
$150,000 to $199,9992,4632.4
$200,000 or more2,9132.9
Median family income (dollars)49,182(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,875(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,755(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers25,140(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families8,440(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
With related children under 18 years6,259(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.9
With related children under 5 years
3,108(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.1
Families with female householder, no husband present4,896(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.8
With related children under 18 years4,267(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.4
With related children under 5 years
2,108(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.0
Individuals46,572(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.6
18 years and over34,106(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
65 years and over
4,468(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
Related children under 18 years12,088(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
8,084(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over20,705(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.6
(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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