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Chester County, South Carolina Economic Statistics

Chester county south carolina dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over25,880100.0
In labor force15,85561.3
Civilian labor force
15,85361.3
Employed
14,77157.1
Unemployed
1,0824.2
Percent of civilian labor force
6.8(X)
Armed Forces
20.0
Not in labor force10,02538.7
Females 16 years and over13,791100.0
In labor force7,71155.9
Civilian labor force
7,71155.9
Employed
7,17952.1
Own children under 6 years2,618100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,80568.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over14,456100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone11,42579.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,52817.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)510.4
Walked1621.1
Other means1591.1
Worked at home1310.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over14,771100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations2,92719.8
Service occupations1,93713.1
Sales and office occupations3,17621.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1290.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,98313.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,61931.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1981.3
Construction1,1697.9
Manufacturing4,74632.1
Wholesale trade6554.4
Retail trade1,49410.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7635.2
Information2851.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4072.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services5823.9
Educational, health and social services2,31315.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services9316.3
Other services (except public administration)7725.2
Public administration4563.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers12,31883.4
Government workers1,82012.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6164.2
Unpaid family workers170.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households12,878100.0
Less than $10,0001,82314.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,0328.0
$15,000 to $24,9991,99815.5
$25,000 to $34,9992,03915.8
$35,000 to $49,9992,38518.5
$50,000 to $74,9992,29917.9
$75,000 to $99,9998066.3
$100,000 to $149,9994013.1
$150,000 to $199,999350.3
$200,000 or more600.5
Median household income (dollars)32,425(X)
With earnings9,98477.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
40,204(X)
With Social Security income3,78629.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,431(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6074.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,368(X)
With public assistance income3552.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,858(X)
With retirement income2,11116.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
11,557(X)
Families9,394100.0
Less than $10,0007648.1
$10,000 to $14,9995626.0
$15,000 to $24,9991,30313.9
$25,000 to $34,9991,57316.7
$35,000 to $49,9991,95520.8
$50,000 to $74,9992,03521.7
$75,000 to $99,9997488.0
$100,000 to $149,9993713.9
$150,000 to $199,999350.4
$200,000 or more480.5
Median family income (dollars)38,087(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,709(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,329(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,570(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,118(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
With related children under 18 years852(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.3
With related children under 5 years
374(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.3
Families with female householder, no husband present656(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.9
With related children under 18 years581(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.3
With related children under 5 years
232(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.9
Individuals5,157(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.3
18 years and over3,219(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.1
65 years and over
614(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
Related children under 18 years1,895(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,352(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,471(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.7
(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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