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Based on the data from 2000 / 2013 when the population of Charleston, South Carolina was 96,650 / 130,428

Most common industries

Most common industries in 2013 (%)

Most common industries in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2013 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2013 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2000 (%)

 

Most common industries
(2013 Data)

Most common industries
(2000 Data)

Industry

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Educational services26.7%
(16,927)
15.3%
(4,792)
37.8%
(12,135)
10.9%
(4,924)
7.2%
(1,608)
14.4%
(3,316)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation16.2%
(10,279)
17.4%
(5,432)
15.1%
(4,847)
2.8%
(1,248)
3.1%
(695)
2.4%
(553)
Health care15.9%
(10,082)
8.4%
(2,637)
23.2%
(7,445)
13.1%
(5,914)
6.2%
(1,385)
19.7%
(4,529)
Social assistance14.0%
(8,878)
7.2%
(2,252)
20.6%
(6,626)
1.7%
(786)
0.5%
(121)
2.9%
(665)
Professional, scientific, and technical services11.6%
(7,373)
12.3%
(3,853)
11.0%
(3,520)
7.3%
(3,293)
8.1%
(1,804)
6.5%
(1,489)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers10.6%
(6,722)
10.2%
(3,194)
11.0%
(3,528)
1.3%
(604)
2.0%
(449)
0.7%
(155)
Management of companies and enterprises7.9%
(4,992)
8.2%
(2,569)
7.5%
(2,423)
0.0%
(22)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(22)
Finance and insurance6.3%
(4,020)
5.3%
(1,656)
7.4%
(2,364)
3.8%
(1,704)
3.4%
(762)
4.1%
(942)
Repair and maintenance5.0%
(3,136)
5.0%
(1,551)
4.9%
(1,585)
1.1%
(483)
1.6%
(362)
0.5%
(121)
Accommodation and food services3.9%
(2,491)
4.9%
(1,523)
3.0%
(968)
12.2%
(5,513)
12.6%
(2,803)
11.8%
(2,710)
Construction3.9%
(2,457)
6.9%
(2,162)
0.9%
(295)
6.2%
(2,818)
10.8%
(2,407)
1.8%
(411)
Air transportation3.5%
(2,233)
5.7%
(1,771)
1.4%
(462)
0.1%
(61)
0.1%
(31)
0.1%
(30)
Real estate and rental and leasing3.5%
(2,199)
2.7%
(854)
4.2%
(1,345)
2.6%
(1,168)
2.5%
(567)
2.6%
(601)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries2.5%
(1,570)
3.4%
(1,058)
1.6%
(512)
1.0%
(447)
1.2%
(267)
0.8%
(180)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.9%
(1,175)
1.6%
(501)
2.1%
(674)
1.5%
(696)
1.9%
(424)
1.2%
(272)
Private households1.8%
(1,171)
1.8%
(569)
1.9%
(602)
0.6%
(257)
0.1%
(14)
1.1%
(243)
Pharmacies and drug stores1.8%
(1,144)
1.8%
(575)
1.8%
(569)
0.5%
(208)
0.2%
(51)
0.7%
(157)
Warehousing and storage1.6%
(1,011)
2.6%
(797)
0.7%
(214)
0.2%
(69)
0.2%
(49)
0.1%
(20)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services1.5%
(939)
2.8%
(860)
0.2%
(79)
0.4%
(171)
0.4%
(81)
0.4%
(90)
Transportation equipment1.4%
(884)
2.1%
(671)
0.7%
(213)
0.8%
(383)
1.2%
(269)
0.5%
(114)
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses1.3%
(823)
1.3%
(413)
1.3%
(410)
0.1%
(35)
0.1%
(20)
0.1%
(15)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores1.1%
(670)
0.2%
(75)
1.9%
(595)
0.3%
(139)
0.2%
(36)
0.4%
(103)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores1.0%
(603)
0.9%
(286)
1.0%
(317)
0.3%
(115)
0.1%
(24)
0.4%
(91)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.9%
(598)
1.8%
(552)
0.1%
(46)
0.8%
(357)
0.9%
(191)
0.7%
(166)
U. S. Postal service0.8%
(521)
1.3%
(415)
0.3%
(106)
0.3%
(134)
0.3%
(78)
0.2%
(56)
Personal and laundry services0.8%
(519)
1.5%
(471)
0.1%
(48)
1.5%
(682)
0.7%
(151)
2.3%
(531)
Retail florists0.8%
(512)
0.2%
(58)
1.4%
(454)
0.1%
(57)
0.0%
(5)
0.2%
(52)
Broadcasting and telecommunications0.7%
(455)
0.4%
(130)
1.0%
(325)
1.1%
(516)
1.4%
(311)
0.9%
(205)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.7%
(449)
0.9%
(278)
0.5%
(171)
0.8%
(358)
1.3%
(279)
0.3%
(79)
Food0.7%
(420)
0.7%
(227)
0.6%
(193)
0.3%
(130)
0.4%
(83)
0.2%
(47)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.7%
(420)
0.8%
(255)
0.5%
(165)
0.4%
(181)
0.5%
(113)
0.3%
(68)
Chemicals0.7%
(416)
0.8%
(248)
0.5%
(168)
0.7%
(307)
0.8%
(184)
0.5%
(123)
Metal and metal products0.6%
(380)
1.0%
(318)
0.2%
(62)
0.5%
(243)
0.9%
(210)
0.1%
(33)
Food and beverage stores0.6%
(362)
0.8%
(248)
0.4%
(114)
2.2%
(981)
2.8%
(615)
1.6%
(366)
Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores0.6%
(351)
0.9%
(288)
0.2%
(63)
0.1%
(42)
0.1%
(18)
0.1%
(24)
Public administration0.4%
(271)
0.0%
(10)
0.8%
(261)
4.9%
(2,222)
5.3%
(1,176)
4.6%
(1,046)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.4%
(238)
0.3%
(95)
0.4%
(143)
1.0%
(452)
0.7%
(164)
1.3%
(288)
Truck transportation0.4%
(230)
0.7%
(216)
0.0%
(14)
0.7%
(325)
1.3%
(286)
0.2%
(39)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.4%
(229)
0.5%
(162)
0.2%
(67)
0.5%
(215)
0.7%
(148)
0.3%
(67)
Textile mills and textile products0.3%
(211)
0.4%
(134)
0.2%
(77)
0.2%
(95)
0.2%
(38)
0.2%
(57)
Rail transportation0.3%
(203)
0.5%
(145)
0.2%
(58)
0.1%
(35)
0.2%
(35)
0.0%
(0)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.3%
(202)
0.3%
(94)
0.3%
(108)
0.2%
(97)
0.3%
(67)
0.1%
(30)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.3%
(191)
0.4%
(130)
0.2%
(61)
0.3%
(133)
0.5%
(109)
0.1%
(24)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.3%
(189)
0.1%
(31)
0.5%
(158)
1.3%
(574)
0.6%
(143)
1.9%
(431)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.3%
(188)
0.6%
(188)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(78)
0.3%
(63)
0.1%
(15)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.3%
(182)
0.4%
(112)
0.2%
(70)
1.4%
(637)
2.1%
(461)
0.8%
(176)
Machinery0.3%
(168)
0.4%
(135)
0.1%
(33)
0.3%
(114)
0.4%
(81)
0.1%
(33)
Gasoline stations0.2%
(153)
0.0%
(15)
0.4%
(138)
0.1%
(61)
0.2%
(40)
0.1%
(21)
Computer and electronic products0.2%
(146)
0.5%
(146)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(105)
0.3%
(70)
0.2%
(35)
Printing and related support activities0.2%
(122)
0.1%
(23)
0.3%
(99)
0.3%
(143)
0.4%
(88)
0.2%
(55)
Vending machine operators0.2%
(112)
0.4%
(112)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.2%
(105)
0.2%
(75)
0.1%
(30)
0.2%
(109)
0.3%
(67)
0.2%
(42)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(100)
0.3%
(87)
0.0%
(13)
0.3%
(148)
0.6%
(123)
0.1%
(25)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.2%
(100)
0.2%
(74)
0.1%
(26)
0.2%
(75)
0.3%
(59)
0.1%
(16)
Paper0.2%
(99)
0.3%
(99)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(161)
0.4%
(95)
0.3%
(66)
Apparel0.2%
(98)
0.2%
(76)
0.1%
(22)
0.1%
(37)
0.0%
(8)
0.1%
(29)
Beverage and tobacco products0.1%
(90)
0.2%
(47)
0.1%
(43)
0.0%
(21)
0.1%
(21)
0.0%
(0)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.1%
(88)
0.1%
(45)
0.1%
(43)
0.1%
(25)
0.1%
(15)
0.0%
(10)
Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers0.1%
(88)
0.1%
(21)
0.2%
(67)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.1%
(79)
0.0%
(12)
0.2%
(67)
0.8%
(377)
1.1%
(246)
0.6%
(131)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.1%
(77)
0.1%
(43)
0.1%
(34)
0.4%
(190)
0.6%
(139)
0.2%
(51)
Fuel dealers0.1%
(76)
0.2%
(64)
0.0%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction0.1%
(69)
0.2%
(69)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(17)
0.1%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(67)
0.2%
(67)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(163)
0.7%
(152)
0.0%
(11)
Utilities0.1%
(65)
0.2%
(65)
0.0%
(0)
0.8%
(376)
1.5%
(332)
0.2%
(44)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.1%
(60)
0.1%
(21)
0.1%
(39)
0.2%
(78)
0.2%
(40)
0.2%
(38)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.1%
(45)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(45)
1.6%
(718)
0.8%
(182)
2.3%
(536)
Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers0.1%
(41)
0.1%
(41)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(45)
0.1%
(20)
0.1%
(25)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.1%
(39)
0.1%
(39)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(22)
0.1%
(22)
0.0%
(0)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers0.0%
(23)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(23)
0.2%
(82)
0.3%
(61)
0.1%
(21)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.0%
(21)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(21)
0.3%
(127)
0.3%
(57)
0.3%
(70)
Water transportation0.0%
(21)
0.1%
(21)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(79)
0.1%
(31)
0.2%
(48)
Plastics and rubber products0.0%
(8)
0.0%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(93)
0.2%
(45)
0.2%
(48)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(31)
0.1%
(31)
0.0%
(0)
Music stores0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(53)
0.1%
(33)
0.1%
(20)
Book stores and news dealers0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(150)
0.2%
(52)
0.4%
(98)
Administrative and support and waste management services0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
3.0%
(1,378)
3.7%
(815)
2.5%
(563)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(33)
0.1%
(33)
0.0%
(0)
Wood products0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(44)
0.2%
(44)
0.0%
(0)
Other direct selling establishments0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(202)
0.3%
(62)
0.6%
(140)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations in 2013 (%)

Most common occupations in 2000 (%)

Most common occupations for males in 2013 (%)

Most common occupations for males in 2000 (%)

Most common occupations for females in 2013 (%)

Most common occupations for females in 2000 (%)

 

Most common occupations
(2013 Data)

Most common occupations
(2000 Data)

Occupation

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Social scientists and related workers109.1%
(35,488)
3.3%
(1,072)
48435.1%
(34,416)
0.3%
(152)
0.2%
(42)
0.5%
(110)
Life, physical, and social science technicians54.6%
(17,761)
0.8%
(262)
24627.1%
(17,499)
0.3%
(136)
0.2%
(51)
0.4%
(85)
Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers29.2%
(9,497)
0.4%
(117)
13200.9%
(9,380)
0.1%
(60)
0.2%
(52)
0.0%
(8)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors21.6%
(7,025)
0.2%
(68)
9790.9%
(6,957)
2.9%
(1,330)
1.9%
(433)
3.9%
(897)
Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand17.8%
(5,798)
3.4%
(1,105)
6604.7%
(4,693)
0.3%
(146)
0.6%
(140)
0.0%
(6)
Communications equipment operators15.5%
(5,046)
4.9%
(1,584)
4872.2%
(3,462)
0.1%
(54)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(54)
Air transportation workers15.3%
(4,992)
0.9%
(290)
6617.3%
(4,702)
0.1%
(41)
0.2%
(41)
0.0%
(0)
Printing workers15.3%
(4,977)
7.4%
(2,394)
3635.2%
(2,583)
0.3%
(136)
0.4%
(87)
0.2%
(49)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists14.3%
(4,649)
0.9%
(285)
6141.6%
(4,364)
1.6%
(745)
0.7%
(149)
2.6%
(596)
Legal support workers12.6%
(4,115)
11.4%
(3,716)
561.5%
(399)
0.6%
(279)
0.2%
(48)
1.0%
(231)
Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors10.7%
(3,486)
0.2%
(61)
4820.1%
(3,425)
2.4%
(1,107)
2.8%
(629)
2.1%
(478)
Postsecondary teachers8.4%
(2,720)
0.3%
(92)
3698.5%
(2,628)
1.9%
(864)
2.4%
(527)
1.5%
(337)
Computer specialists8.3%
(2,690)
7.9%
(2,559)
184.4%
(131)
1.6%
(741)
2.4%
(530)
0.9%
(211)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers8.2%
(2,672)
0.8%
(266)
3386.1%
(2,406)
0.6%
(261)
1.2%
(261)
0.0%
(0)
Top executives7.6%
(2,470)
2.3%
(757)
2410.8%
(1,713)
1.9%
(840)
2.9%
(652)
0.8%
(188)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives7.0%
(2,288)
2.5%
(824)
2060.3%
(1,464)
2.0%
(892)
0.8%
(181)
3.1%
(711)
Other financial specialists6.7%
(2,184)
2.3%
(748)
2020.9%
(1,436)
0.8%
(350)
1.0%
(217)
0.6%
(133)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations6.0%
(1,966)
4.5%
(1,462)
709.3%
(504)
3.5%
(1,595)
3.5%
(784)
3.5%
(811)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations5.3%
(1,714)
4.6%
(1,486)
320.9%
(228)
0.7%
(325)
0.3%
(72)
1.1%
(253)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides5.2%
(1,696)
4.9%
(1,583)
159.0%
(113)
1.1%
(507)
0.3%
(71)
1.9%
(436)
Business operations specialists4.9%
(1,605)
4.9%
(1,585)
28.1%
(20)
1.9%
(871)
1.6%
(360)
2.2%
(511)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors4.7%
(1,534)
2.7%
(883)
916.2%
(651)
0.8%
(345)
1.2%
(274)
0.3%
(71)
Other construction workers and helpers4.5%
(1,456)
4.2%
(1,355)
142.1%
(101)
0.2%
(73)
0.2%
(55)
0.1%
(18)
Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants4.4%
(1,430)
0.1%
(31)
1968.9%
(1,399)
0.6%
(262)
0.8%
(176)
0.4%
(86)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers4.4%
(1,422)
1.5%
(500)
1297.6%
(922)
1.6%
(711)
1.8%
(399)
1.4%
(312)
Therapists4.3%
(1,405)
3.5%
(1,145)
365.9%
(260)
0.6%
(257)
0.2%
(35)
1.0%
(222)
Secretaries and administrative assistants4.3%
(1,394)
0.0%
(7)
1952.0%
(1,387)
2.5%
(1,127)
0.3%
(62)
4.6%
(1,065)
Retail sales workers except cashiers4.2%
(1,360)
3.4%
(1,089)
381.4%
(271)
4.0%
(1,791)
3.5%
(777)
4.4%
(1,014)
Accountants and auditors4.0%
(1,302)
2.3%
(749)
778.3%
(553)
1.4%
(652)
1.0%
(231)
1.8%
(421)
Secondary school teachers3.9%
(1,285)
1.7%
(547)
1038.6%
(738)
0.5%
(247)
0.3%
(75)
0.7%
(172)
Motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers3.8%
(1,246)
0.2%
(51)
1681.8%
(1,195)
0.2%
(75)
0.2%
(51)
0.1%
(24)
Cashiers3.5%
(1,139)
1.4%
(451)
968.3%
(688)
2.3%
(1,020)
1.6%
(347)
2.9%
(673)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers3.5%
(1,128)
0.3%
(92)
1458.0%
(1,036)
1.3%
(601)
2.6%
(586)
0.1%
(15)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers3.4%
(1,112)
2.2%
(713)
561.5%
(399)
3.3%
(1,487)
0.9%
(211)
5.6%
(1,276)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing3.4%
(1,093)
3.2%
(1,044)
69.0%
(49)
2.3%
(1,031)
3.2%
(707)
1.4%
(324)
Customer service representatives3.1%
(1,015)
1.9%
(609)
571.4%
(406)
1.2%
(560)
0.6%
(139)
1.8%
(421)
Mathematical science occupations3.1%
(1,006)
3.0%
(975)
43.6%
(31)
0.0%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(9)
Rail and water transportation workers3.0%
(968)
0.9%
(288)
957.0%
(680)
0.2%
(70)
0.3%
(70)
0.0%
(0)
Religious workers2.9%
(951)
1.6%
(522)
603.7%
(429)
0.4%
(188)
0.7%
(165)
0.1%
(23)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians2.7%
(891)
0.2%
(81)
1139.9%
(810)
0.6%
(285)
1.0%
(226)
0.3%
(59)
Electricians2.6%
(841)
2.6%
(841)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(215)
1.0%
(215)
0.0%
(0)
Supervisors of construction and extraction workers2.5%
(827)
2.5%
(801)
36.6%
(26)
0.5%
(241)
1.0%
(225)
0.1%
(16)
Laborers and material movers, hand2.5%
(812)
0.3%
(86)
1021.7%
(726)
0.9%
(413)
1.5%
(345)
0.3%
(68)
Art and design workers2.5%
(812)
1.6%
(517)
415.2%
(295)
0.8%
(368)
0.7%
(146)
1.0%
(222)
Special education teachers2.3%
(753)
0.1%
(19)
1033.0%
(734)
0.2%
(92)
0.1%
(16)
0.3%
(76)
Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors2.3%
(738)
0.0%
(0)
1038.6%
(738)
0.2%
(83)
0.4%
(83)
0.0%
(0)
Food processing workers2.2%
(724)
0.3%
(89)
893.7%
(635)
0.3%
(134)
0.4%
(81)
0.2%
(53)
Painters and paperhangers2.2%
(722)
2.2%
(711)
15.5%
(11)
0.7%
(298)
1.2%
(259)
0.2%
(39)
Agricultural workers including supervisors2.2%
(719)
0.0%
(15)
990.8%
(704)
0.3%
(148)
0.4%
(82)
0.3%
(66)
Other transportation workers2.2%
(716)
0.6%
(190)
740.3%
(526)
0.4%
(160)
0.3%
(69)
0.4%
(91)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors2.2%
(705)
1.1%
(363)
481.3%
(342)
5.0%
(2,279)
5.4%
(1,205)
4.7%
(1,074)
Carpenters2.2%
(700)
2.2%
(700)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(522)
2.2%
(494)
0.1%
(28)
Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides2.1%
(698)
2.0%
(653)
63.3%
(45)
0.0%
(17)
0.1%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
Other production occupations including supervisors2.1%
(696)
0.0%
(0)
979.5%
(696)
1.6%
(708)
1.9%
(432)
1.2%
(276)
Librarians, curators, and archivists2.1%
(673)
0.5%
(165)
714.9%
(508)
0.5%
(211)
0.2%
(55)
0.7%
(156)
Woodworkers2.0%
(658)
0.0%
(0)
926.0%
(658)
0.1%
(50)
0.2%
(50)
0.0%
(0)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers1.9%
(631)
0.7%
(237)
554.5%
(394)
1.1%
(483)
1.2%
(264)
1.0%
(219)
Child care workers1.9%
(611)
1.2%
(391)
309.6%
(220)
0.9%
(387)
0.0%
(7)
1.7%
(380)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations1.8%
(583)
1.7%
(550)
46.4%
(33)
0.9%
(414)
0.8%
(173)
1.0%
(241)
Health technologists and technicians1.6%
(523)
1.5%
(471)
73.2%
(52)
2.0%
(905)
0.3%
(66)
3.7%
(839)
Cooks and food preparation workers1.6%
(522)
0.6%
(202)
450.3%
(320)
2.4%
(1,068)
2.9%
(641)
1.9%
(427)
Extraction workers1.6%
(516)
0.2%
(68)
630.5%
(448)
0.0%
(10)
0.0%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Financial managers1.6%
(506)
0.7%
(216)
408.1%
(290)
1.0%
(469)
0.9%
(203)
1.2%
(266)
Other protective service workers including supervisors1.5%
(498)
1.2%
(391)
150.6%
(107)
0.9%
(391)
1.2%
(275)
0.5%
(116)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers1.5%
(490)
0.7%
(223)
375.8%
(267)
1.1%
(495)
1.0%
(224)
1.2%
(271)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.5%
(485)
0.0%
(14)
662.9%
(471)
1.0%
(474)
0.5%
(117)
1.6%
(357)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors1.4%
(459)
0.1%
(38)
592.5%
(421)
1.8%
(800)
3.4%
(769)
0.1%
(31)
Media and communication equipment workers1.4%
(452)
1.4%
(440)
16.9%
(12)
1.1%
(481)
1.4%
(303)
0.8%
(178)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters1.4%
(444)
0.9%
(282)
228.0%
(162)
0.3%
(135)
0.6%
(129)
0.0%
(6)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.3%
(439)
0.5%
(165)
385.6%
(274)
1.0%
(443)
0.6%
(133)
1.3%
(310)
Lawyers1.3%
(436)
0.1%
(35)
564.3%
(401)
1.0%
(475)
1.6%
(365)
0.5%
(110)
Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers1.3%
(417)
1.1%
(342)
105.6%
(75)
0.1%
(33)
0.1%
(33)
0.0%
(0)
Assemblers and fabricators1.2%
(398)
1.2%
(398)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(114)
0.3%
(64)
0.2%
(50)
Farmers and farm managers1.2%
(390)
0.9%
(285)
147.8%
(105)
0.0%
(15)
0.1%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
Engineers1.1%
(369)
1.0%
(325)
61.9%
(44)
1.2%
(542)
2.1%
(472)
0.3%
(70)
Construction laborers1.1%
(360)
1.1%
(360)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(212)
1.0%
(212)
0.0%
(0)
Bus drivers1.0%
(339)
0.5%
(169)
239.2%
(170)
0.1%
(56)
0.1%
(22)
0.1%
(34)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.9%
(302)
0.4%
(146)
219.5%
(156)
0.5%
(213)
0.7%
(153)
0.3%
(60)
Registered nurses0.9%
(284)
0.6%
(185)
139.3%
(99)
2.9%
(1,298)
0.4%
(85)
5.3%
(1,213)
Operations specialties managers except financial managers0.9%
(281)
0.4%
(135)
205.5%
(146)
1.0%
(439)
1.2%
(275)
0.7%
(164)
Metal workers and plastic workers0.8%
(273)
0.8%
(273)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(200)
0.8%
(175)
0.1%
(25)
Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers0.8%
(267)
0.4%
(144)
173.1%
(123)
0.0%
(20)
0.1%
(16)
0.0%
(4)
Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses0.8%
(255)
0.0%
(0)
358.9%
(255)
0.8%
(379)
0.8%
(173)
0.9%
(206)
Other healthcare support occupations0.8%
(252)
0.2%
(69)
257.5%
(183)
0.6%
(270)
0.1%
(25)
1.1%
(245)
Personal appearance workers0.7%
(241)
0.1%
(26)
302.6%
(215)
0.7%
(300)
0.2%
(43)
1.1%
(257)
Life and physical scientists0.7%
(230)
0.0%
(0)
323.7%
(230)
0.8%
(384)
1.1%
(256)
0.6%
(128)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers0.6%
(204)
0.0%
(0)
287.1%
(204)
0.6%
(276)
0.8%
(179)
0.4%
(97)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers0.6%
(192)
0.1%
(18)
244.9%
(174)
0.6%
(291)
1.2%
(272)
0.1%
(19)
Physicians and surgeons0.5%
(169)
0.3%
(111)
81.6%
(58)
1.9%
(853)
2.7%
(594)
1.1%
(259)
Plant and system operators0.4%
(142)
0.0%
(13)
181.5%
(129)
0.2%
(88)
0.4%
(84)
0.0%
(4)
Waiters and waitresses0.4%
(121)
0.4%
(121)
0.0%
(0)
3.2%
(1,456)
2.9%
(638)
3.6%
(818)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers0.2%
(55)
0.0%
(0)
77.4%
(55)
4.3%
(1,965)
4.8%
(1,078)
3.9%
(887)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.1%
(36)
0.0%
(10)
36.6%
(26)
0.6%
(270)
0.3%
(65)
0.9%
(205)

Unemployment in Charleston

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2013
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.8%Males
  • 14.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 18.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 14.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 5.9%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.9%Males
  • 10.7%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.7%Males
  • 9.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 14.0%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 15.8%Males
  • 12.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.7%Males
  • 6.3%Females
Unemployment in 2013:
Charleston:

4.7%
South Carolina:

5.7%
Unemployment in 2012:
Charleston:

6.6%
South Carolina:

9.0%
Unemployment in 2011:
Charleston:

7.5%
South Carolina:

10.3%
Unemployment in 2010:
Charleston:

8.2%
South Carolina:

11.1%
Unemployment in 2009:
Charleston:

8.1%
South Carolina:

11.4%
Unemployment in 2008:
Charleston:

4.9%
South Carolina:

6.8%
Unemployment in 2007:
Charleston:

4.2%
South Carolina:

5.6%
Unemployment in 2006:
Charleston:

4.8%
South Carolina:

6.4%
Unemployment in 2005:
Charleston:

5.6%
South Carolina:

6.8%
Unemployment in 2004:
Charleston:

5.5%
South Carolina:

6.8%
Unemployment in 2003:
Charleston:

5.4%
South Carolina:

6.7%
Unemployment in 2002:
Charleston:

4.8%
South Carolina:

6.0%
Unemployment in 2001:
Charleston:

4.3%
South Carolina:

5.2%
Unemployment in 2000:
Charleston:

3.3%
South Carolina:

3.6%
Unemployment in 1999:
Charleston:

3.1%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Unemployment in 1998:
Charleston:

2.8%
South Carolina:

3.6%
Unemployment in 1997:
Charleston:

4.0%
South Carolina:

4.4%
Unemployment in 1996:
Charleston:

5.7%
South Carolina:

5.6%
Unemployment in 1995:
Charleston:

5.5%
South Carolina:

5.1%
Unemployment in 1994:
Charleston:

6.3%
South Carolina:

6.0%
Unemployment in 1993:
Charleston:

6.5%
South Carolina:

7.2%
Unemployment in 1992:
Charleston:

6.0%
South Carolina:

6.6%
Unemployment in 1991:
Charleston:

4.3%
South Carolina:

6.1%
Unemployment in 1990:
Charleston:

3.0%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

1.8% (1,107)
South Carolina:

4.0% (79,543)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Charleston:

1.1% (681)
South Carolina:

3.6% (71,245)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

2.1% (1,320)
South Carolina:

3.9% (78,014)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Charleston:

5.1% (3,191)
South Carolina:

8.2% (164,544)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

10.0% (6,267)
South Carolina:

10.4% (208,109)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Charleston:

14.3% (8,962)
South Carolina:

16.3% (324,991)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

13.9% (8,696)
South Carolina:

13.2% (264,195)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Charleston:

14.8% (9,279)
South Carolina:

11.2% (223,695)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

7.3% (4,602)
South Carolina:

4.7% (93,450)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

10.9% (6,850)
South Carolina:

5.3% (106,227)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

4.1% (2,540)
South Carolina:

2.9% (57,859)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

1.1% (706)
South Carolina:

1.4% (27,188)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Charleston:

5.4% (3,394)
South Carolina:

6.6% (131,960)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Charleston:

8.0% (5,034)
South Carolina:

8.3% (165,589)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

1.4% (641)
South Carolina:

2.9% (52,042)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Charleston:

1.0% (459)
South Carolina:

2.4% (44,320)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

1.9% (842)
South Carolina:

3.8% (68,753)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Charleston:

4.8% (2,150)
South Carolina:

8.4% (153,907)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

9.8% (4,416)
South Carolina:

11.5% (210,295)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Charleston:

14.3% (6,458)
South Carolina:

15.9% (289,937)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

16.4% (7,400)
South Carolina:

16.7% (305,268)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Charleston:

13.6% (6,115)
South Carolina:

10.4% (189,373)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

7.9% (3,571)
South Carolina:

4.5% (82,760)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

7.8% (3,524)
South Carolina:

4.6% (83,870)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

2.8% (1,256)
South Carolina:

1.8% (32,177)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

1.4% (651)
South Carolina:

0.8% (15,242)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Charleston:

6.8% (3,043)
South Carolina:

6.4% (116,272)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Charleston:

7.3% (3,285)
South Carolina:

7.7% (140,518)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    2.3% (687)
    South Carolina:

    5.3% (54,264)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    1.6% (492)
    South Carolina:

    4.8% (49,187)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    3.2% (946)
    South Carolina:

    4.7% (48,908)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    4.6% (1,376)
    South Carolina:

    9.8% (101,157)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    10.6% (3,179)
    South Carolina:

    11.1% (114,924)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    13.9% (4,183)
    South Carolina:

    15.7% (162,089)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    12.9% (3,878)
    South Carolina:

    12.0% (124,348)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    13.9% (4,178)
    South Carolina:

    9.6% (99,578)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    5.3% (1,604)
    South Carolina:

    3.9% (40,221)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    10.3% (3,087)
    South Carolina:

    4.6% (47,075)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    3.8% (1,135)
    South Carolina:

    2.4% (25,220)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    1.0% (313)
    South Carolina:

    1.1% (11,575)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    7.0% (2,105)
    South Carolina:

    6.1% (63,000)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    9.4% (2,824)
    South Carolina:

    8.8% (90,595)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    1.3% (420)
    South Carolina:

    2.6% (25,279)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    0.6% (189)
    South Carolina:

    2.3% (22,058)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    1.1% (374)
    South Carolina:

    3.0% (29,106)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    5.6% (1,815)
    South Carolina:

    6.6% (63,387)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    9.5% (3,088)
    South Carolina:

    9.7% (93,185)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    14.6% (4,779)
    South Carolina:

    16.9% (162,902)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    14.8% (4,818)
    South Carolina:

    14.5% (139,847)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    15.6% (5,101)
    South Carolina:

    12.9% (124,117)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    9.2% (2,998)
    South Carolina:

    5.5% (53,229)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    11.5% (3,763)
    South Carolina:

    6.1% (59,152)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    4.3% (1,405)
    South Carolina:

    3.4% (32,639)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    1.2% (393)
    South Carolina:

    1.6% (15,613)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    3.9% (1,289)
    South Carolina:

    7.2% (68,960)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    6.8% (2,210)
    South Carolina:

    7.8% (74,994)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.1%
Number of people working at home: 1,204 (2.7% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: +32,526 (+33.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 27,077 (60.2%)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Charleston:

47.7% (767)
South Carolina:

45.9% (7,105)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Charleston:

80.1% (33,813)
South Carolina:

68.9% (1,219,000)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Charleston:

32.5% (523)
South Carolina:

21.3% (3,292)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Charleston:

14.0% (5,901)
South Carolina:

18.9% (335,181)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Charleston:

12.3% (198)
South Carolina:

7.5% (1,163)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Charleston:

2.9% (1,203)
South Carolina:

6.4% (113,296)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Charleston:

7.4% (119)
South Carolina:

25.3% (3,908)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Charleston:

3.0% (1,287)
South Carolina:

5.8% (101,789)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2013 (%)

Working at home in 2013 - Charleston

Working at home in 2013 - South Carolina

Less than 5 minutes:
Charleston:

2.6% (2,450)
South Carolina:

3.5% (68,184)
5 to 9 minutes:
Charleston:

7.5% (7,229)
South Carolina:

10.2% (199,298)
10 to 14 minutes:
Charleston:

11.3% (10,852)
South Carolina:

14.9% (293,190)
15 to 19 minutes:
Charleston:

18.2% (17,414)
South Carolina:

17.4% (341,084)
20 to 24 minutes:
Charleston:

15.8% (15,117)
South Carolina:

15.9% (312,216)
25 to 29 minutes:
Charleston:

6.1% (5,874)
South Carolina:

6.4% (125,942)
30 to 34 minutes:
Charleston:

16.8% (16,079)
South Carolina:

14.3% (280,916)
35 to 39 minutes:
Charleston:

3.1% (2,959)
South Carolina:

2.8% (55,295)
40 to 44 minutes:
Charleston:

4.1% (3,914)
South Carolina:

2.7% (53,357)
45 to 59 minutes:
Charleston:

8.6% (8,193)
South Carolina:

6.2% (120,749)
60 to 89 minutes:
Charleston:

4.4% (4,261)
South Carolina:

3.7% (73,122)
90 or more minutes:
Charleston:

1.5% (1,456)
South Carolina:

2.0% (38,314)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Charleston

Working at home in 2000 - South Carolina

Less than 5 minutes:
Charleston:

3.4% (1,514)
South Carolina:

3.0% (53,890)
5 to 9 minutes:
Charleston:

11.7% (5,261)
South Carolina:

10.6% (193,658)
10 to 14 minutes:
Charleston:

18.8% (8,472)
South Carolina:

15.6% (284,615)
15 to 19 minutes:
Charleston:

21.2% (9,549)
South Carolina:

17.1% (311,394)
20 to 24 minutes:
Charleston:

16.3% (7,318)
South Carolina:

15.0% (274,138)
25 to 29 minutes:
Charleston:

5.5% (2,466)
South Carolina:

5.9% (108,410)
30 to 34 minutes:
Charleston:

11.5% (5,158)
South Carolina:

13.5% (246,792)
35 to 39 minutes:
Charleston:

1.3% (597)
South Carolina:

2.5% (44,712)
40 to 44 minutes:
Charleston:

1.5% (669)
South Carolina:

2.6% (46,969)
45 to 59 minutes:
Charleston:

3.1% (1,401)
South Carolina:

6.3% (114,459)
60 to 89 minutes:
Charleston:

1.6% (724)
South Carolina:

3.4% (61,532)
90 or more minutes:
Charleston:

1.5% (682)
South Carolina:

2.4% (44,165)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2013 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    1.8% (732)
    South Carolina:

    3.7% (37,778)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    7.7% (3,120)
    South Carolina:

    9.6% (98,034)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    9.0% (3,648)
    South Carolina:

    14.3% (145,096)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    19.5% (7,925)
    South Carolina:

    16.4% (166,524)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    18.5% (7,531)
    South Carolina:

    15.3% (155,885)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    6.5% (2,633)
    South Carolina:

    6.6% (66,649)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    20.1% (8,158)
    South Carolina:

    14.9% (151,244)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    1.8% (734)
    South Carolina:

    3.0% (30,621)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    2.6% (1,064)
    South Carolina:

    2.9% (29,108)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    6.9% (2,802)
    South Carolina:

    6.3% (64,385)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    3.6% (1,481)
    South Carolina:

    4.2% (42,729)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    2.1% (840)
    South Carolina:

    2.7% (27,932)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2013 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    3.1% (1,718)
    South Carolina:

    3.2% (30,406)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    7.5% (4,109)
    South Carolina:

    10.7% (101,264)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    13.1% (7,204)
    South Carolina:

    15.7% (148,094)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    17.2% (9,489)
    South Carolina:

    18.5% (174,560)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    13.8% (7,586)
    South Carolina:

    16.5% (156,331)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    5.9% (3,241)
    South Carolina:

    6.3% (59,293)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    14.4% (7,921)
    South Carolina:

    13.7% (129,672)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    4.0% (2,225)
    South Carolina:

    2.6% (24,674)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    5.2% (2,850)
    South Carolina:

    2.6% (24,249)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    9.8% (5,391)
    South Carolina:

    6.0% (56,364)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    5.0% (2,780)
    South Carolina:

    3.2% (30,393)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    1.1% (616)
    South Carolina:

    1.1% (10,382)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Charleston

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - South Carolina

Drove car alone:
Charleston:

76.3% (76,093)
South Carolina:

82.7% (1,678,654)
Carpooled:
Charleston:

10.4% (10,380)
South Carolina:

9.2% (186,745)
Bus or trolley bus:
Charleston:

3.0% (3,024)
South Carolina:

0.6% (12,891)
Bicycle:
Charleston:

1.7% (1,698)
South Carolina:

0.3% (6,696)
Walked:
Charleston:

3.8% (3,746)
South Carolina:

2.5% (50,846)
Other means:
Charleston:

0.9% (857)
South Carolina:

1.2% (25,165)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Charleston

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - South Carolina

Drove car alone:
Charleston:

73.5% (33,064)
South Carolina:

79.4% (1,447,338)
Carpooled:
Charleston:

11.6% (5,244)
South Carolina:

14.0% (255,857)
Bus or trolley bus:
Charleston:

2.7% (1,223)
South Carolina:

0.6% (11,168)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Charleston:

0.0% (13)
South Carolina:

0.0% (285)
Subway or elevated:
Charleston:

0.0% (7)
South Carolina:

0.0% (291)
Ferryboat:
Charleston:

0.0% (7)
South Carolina:

0.0% (183)
Taxicab:
Charleston:

0.8% (357)
South Carolina:

0.2% (3,475)
Motorcycle:
Charleston:

0.1% (49)
South Carolina:

0.1% (2,103)
Bicycle:
Charleston:

1.2% (554)
South Carolina:

0.2% (3,874)
Walked:
Charleston:

6.6% (2,980)
South Carolina:

2.3% (42,567)
Other means:
Charleston:

0.7% (313)
South Carolina:

1.0% (17,527)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Charleston (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - South Carolina (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Charleston:

    73.2% (31,301)
    South Carolina:

    81.1% (852,892)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Charleston:

    11.4% (4,858)
    South Carolina:

    9.9% (104,131)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Charleston:

    2.6% (1,130)
    South Carolina:

    0.6% (6,163)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Charleston:

    3.3% (1,395)
    South Carolina:

    0.5% (4,964)
    Walked - Males:
    Charleston:

    3.2% (1,388)
    South Carolina:

    3.0% (31,207)
    Other means - Males:
    Charleston:

    1.4% (596)
    South Carolina:

    1.5% (16,081)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Charleston (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2013Travel time to work - South Carolina (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Charleston:

    78.7% (44,792)
    South Carolina:

    84.4% (825,762)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Charleston:

    9.7% (5,522)
    South Carolina:

    8.4% (82,614)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Charleston:

    3.3% (1,894)
    South Carolina:

    0.7% (6,728)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Charleston:

    0.5% (303)
    South Carolina:

    0.2% (1,732)
    Walked - Females:
    Charleston:

    4.1% (2,358)
    South Carolina:

    2.0% (19,639)
    Other means - Females:
    Charleston:

    0.5% (261)
    South Carolina:

    0.9% (9,084)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Charleston:

86.3% (33,064)
South Carolina:

85.0% (1,447,338)
In 2 person carpool:
Charleston:

11.1% (4,241)
South Carolina:

11.0% (187,418)
In 3 person carpool:
Charleston:

1.9% (721)
South Carolina:

2.4% (40,124)
In 4 person carpool:
Charleston:

0.4% (171)
South Carolina:

0.9% (15,038)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Charleston:

0.2% (59)
South Carolina:

0.5% (8,470)
In 7+ person carpool:
Charleston:

0.1% (52)
South Carolina:

0.3% (4,807)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Charleston:

62.5% (28,277)
South Carolina:

70.4% (1,284,199)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Charleston:

3.5% (1,569)
South Carolina:

3.1% (56,628)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Charleston:

6.1% (2,746)
South Carolina:

4.6% (84,506)
Local government workers:
Charleston:

6.6% (2,990)
South Carolina:

5.4% (99,319)
State government workers:
Charleston:

12.1% (5,462)
South Carolina:

8.1% (147,384)
Federal government workers:
Charleston:

3.2% (1,427)
South Carolina:

2.4% (43,164)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Charleston:

5.9% (2,675)
South Carolina:

5.7% (104,649)
Unpaid family workers:
Charleston:

0.3% (120)
South Carolina:

0.3% (4,851)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Charleston:

66.1% (14,727)
South Carolina:

73.5% (702,345)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Charleston:

5.0% (1,113)
South Carolina:

4.4% (41,954)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Charleston:

4.8% (1,067)
South Carolina:

3.0% (28,252)
Local government workers - Males:
Charleston:

5.7% (1,270)
South Carolina:

4.2% (40,534)
State government workers - Males:
Charleston:

8.3% (1,848)
South Carolina:

5.1% (49,132)
Federal government workers - Males:
Charleston:

3.2% (720)
South Carolina:

2.4% (22,630)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Charleston:

6.8% (1,522)
South Carolina:

7.2% (68,656)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Charleston:

0.1% (28)
South Carolina:

0.2% (2,261)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Charleston:

59.0% (13,550)
South Carolina:

67.0% (581,854)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Charleston:

2.0% (456)
South Carolina:

1.7% (14,674)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Charleston:

7.3% (1,679)
South Carolina:

6.5% (56,254)
Local government workers - Females:
Charleston:

7.5% (1,720)
South Carolina:

6.8% (58,785)
State government workers - Females:
Charleston:

15.7% (3,614)
South Carolina:

11.3% (98,252)
Federal government workers - Females:
Charleston:

3.1% (707)
South Carolina:

2.4% (20,534)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Charleston:

5.0% (1,153)
South Carolina:

4.1% (35,993)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Charleston:

0.4% (92)
South Carolina:

0.3% (2,590)
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