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Charleston county south carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over244,381100.0
In labor force155,55563.7
Civilian labor force
151,56862.0
Employed
142,55058.3
Unemployed
9,0183.7
Percent of civilian labor force
5.9(X)
Armed Forces
3,9871.6
Not in labor force88,82636.3
Females 16 years and over128,231100.0
In labor force74,50758.1
Civilian labor force
73,89457.6
Employed
69,49354.2
Own children under 6 years22,734100.0
All parents in family in labor force13,83160.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over143,921100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone110,28376.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled18,47212.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)3,5512.5
Walked5,0563.5
Other means2,7051.9
Worked at home3,8542.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over142,550100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations51,22135.9
Service occupations25,48417.9
Sales and office occupations37,40726.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations6620.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations13,6109.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations14,1669.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining8370.6
Construction11,9198.4
Manufacturing9,6336.8
Wholesale trade4,1642.9
Retail trade17,96812.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7,0414.9
Information3,1142.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing8,5546.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services14,23910.0
Educational, health and social services32,42522.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services17,55012.3
Other services (except public administration)7,1535.0
Public administration7,9535.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers103,80772.8
Government workers28,72220.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9,5286.7
Unpaid family workers4930.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households123,260100.0
Less than $10,00015,39612.5
$10,000 to $14,9997,9706.5
$15,000 to $24,99917,07813.9
$25,000 to $34,99916,76513.6
$35,000 to $49,99919,27915.6
$50,000 to $74,99922,29618.1
$75,000 to $99,99910,8858.8
$100,000 to $149,9998,1526.6
$150,000 to $199,9992,3821.9
$200,000 or more3,0572.5
Median household income (dollars)37,810(X)
With earnings99,14880.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
51,164(X)
With Social Security income29,57224.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,413(X)
With Supplemental Security Income5,6054.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,818(X)
With public assistance income2,7622.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,376(X)
With retirement income23,56419.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,127(X)
Families77,744100.0
Less than $10,0006,5758.5
$10,000 to $14,9993,8945.0
$15,000 to $24,9998,90411.5
$25,000 to $34,9999,39412.1
$35,000 to $49,99912,10315.6
$50,000 to $74,99916,40821.1
$75,000 to $99,9998,88311.4
$100,000 to $149,9996,9158.9
$150,000 to $199,9992,0422.6
$200,000 or more2,6263.4
Median family income (dollars)47,139(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,393(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,681(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers25,530(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families9,643(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.4
With related children under 18 years7,534(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
With related children under 5 years
3,560(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.0
Families with female householder, no husband present6,586(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.0
With related children under 18 years5,700(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.1
With related children under 5 years
2,771(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)57.5
Individuals49,330(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.4
18 years and over32,398(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.2
65 years and over
4,461(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
Related children under 18 years16,614(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
11,726(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over16,989(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.8
(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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