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Based on the data from 2000 / 2009 when the population of Charleston, South Carolina was 96,650 / 115,638

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most Common Industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Health care13.1% (5,914)6.2% (1,385)19.7% (4,529)
Accommodation and food services12.2% (5,513)12.6% (2,803)11.8% (2,710)
Educational services10.9% (4,924)7.2% (1,608)14.4% (3,316)
Professional, scientific, and technical services7.3% (3,293)8.1% (1,804)6.5% (1,489)
Construction6.2% (2,818)10.8% (2,407)1.8% (411)
Public administration4.9% (2,222)5.3% (1,176)4.6% (1,046)
Finance and insurance3.8% (1,704)3.4% (762)4.1% (942)
Administrative and support and waste management services3.0% (1,378)3.7% (815)2.5% (563)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation2.8% (1,248)3.1% (695)2.4% (553)
Real estate and rental and leasing2.6% (1,168)2.5% (567)2.6% (601)
Food and beverage stores2.2% (981)2.8% (615)1.6% (366)
Social assistance1.7% (786)0.5% (121)2.9% (665)
Department and other general merchandise stores1.6% (718)0.8% (182)2.3% (536)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.5% (696)1.9% (424)1.2% (272)
Personal and laundry services1.5% (682)0.7% (151)2.3% (531)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers1.4% (637)2.1% (461)0.8% (176)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.3% (604)2.0% (449)0.7% (155)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores1.3% (574)0.6% (143)1.9% (431)
Broadcasting and telecommunications1.1% (516)1.4% (311)0.9% (205)
Repair and maintenance1.1% (483)1.6% (362)0.5% (121)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores1.0% (452)0.7% (164)1.3% (288)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries1.0% (447)1.2% (267)0.8% (180)
Transportation equipment0.8% (383)1.2% (269)0.5% (114)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.8% (377)1.1% (246)0.6% (131)
Utilities0.8% (376)1.5% (332)0.2% (44)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.8% (358)1.3% (279)0.3% (79)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.8% (357)0.9% (191)0.7% (166)
Truck transportation0.7% (325)1.3% (286)0.2% (39)
Chemicals0.7% (307)0.8% (184)0.5% (123)
Private households0.6% (257)0.1% (14)1.1% (243)
Metal and metal products0.5% (243)0.9% (210)0.1% (33)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.5% (215)0.7% (148)0.3% (67)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.5% (208)0.2% (51)0.7% (157)
Other direct selling establishments0.4% (202)0.3% (62)0.6% (140)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.4% (190)0.6% (139)0.2% (51)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.4% (181)0.5% (113)0.3% (68)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.4% (171)0.4% (81)0.4% (90)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.4% (163)0.7% (152)0.0% (11)
Paper0.4% (161)0.4% (95)0.3% (66)
Book stores and news dealers0.3% (150)0.2% (52)0.4% (98)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.3% (148)0.6% (123)0.1% (25)
Printing and related support activities0.3% (143)0.4% (88)0.2% (55)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores0.3% (139)0.2% (36)0.4% (103)
U. S. Postal service0.3% (134)0.3% (78)0.2% (56)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.3% (133)0.5% (109)0.1% (24)
Food0.3% (130)0.4% (83)0.2% (47)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.3% (127)0.3% (57)0.3% (70)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.3% (115)0.1% (24)0.4% (91)
Machinery0.3% (114)0.4% (81)0.1% (33)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.2% (109)0.3% (67)0.2% (42)
Computer and electronic products0.2% (105)0.3% (70)0.2% (35)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2% (97)0.3% (67)0.1% (30)
Textile mills and textile products0.2% (95)0.2% (38)0.2% (57)
Plastics and rubber products0.2% (93)0.2% (45)0.2% (48)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers0.2% (82)0.3% (61)0.1% (21)
Water transportation0.2% (79)0.1% (31)0.2% (48)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.2% (78)0.3% (63)0.1% (15)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.2% (78)0.2% (40)0.2% (38)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.2% (75)0.3% (59)0.1% (16)
Warehousing and storage0.2% (69)0.2% (49)0.1% (20)
Air transportation0.1% (61)0.1% (31)0.1% (30)
Gasoline stations0.1% (61)0.2% (40)0.1% (21)
Retail florists0.1% (57)0.0% (5)0.2% (52)
Music stores0.1% (53)0.1% (33)0.1% (20)
Wood products0.1% (44)0.2% (44)0.0% (0)
Rail transportation0.1% (35)0.2% (35)0.0% (0)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1% (33)0.1% (33)0.0% (0)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.1% (31)0.1% (31)0.0% (0)

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Other sales and related workers including supervisors5.0% (2,279)5.4% (1,205)4.7% (1,074)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers4.3% (1,965)4.8% (1,078)3.9% (887)
Retail sales workers except cashiers4.0% (1,791)3.5% (777)4.4% (1,014)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations3.5% (1,595)3.5% (784)3.5% (811)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers3.3% (1,487)0.9% (211)5.6% (1,276)
Waiters and waitresses3.2% (1,456)2.9% (638)3.6% (818)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors2.9% (1,330)1.9% (433)3.9% (897)
Registered nurses2.9% (1,298)0.4% (85)5.3% (1,213)
Secretaries and administrative assistants2.5% (1,127)0.3% (62)4.6% (1,065)
Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors2.4% (1,107)2.8% (629)2.1% (478)
Cooks and food preparation workers2.4% (1,068)2.9% (641)1.9% (427)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing2.3% (1,031)3.2% (707)1.4% (324)
Cashiers2.3% (1,020)1.6% (347)2.9% (673)
Health technologists and technicians2.0% (905)0.3% (66)3.7% (839)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives2.0% (892)0.8% (181)3.1% (711)
Business operations specialists1.9% (871)1.6% (360)2.2% (511)
Postsecondary teachers1.9% (864)2.4% (527)1.5% (337)
Physicians and surgeons1.9% (853)2.7% (594)1.1% (259)
Top executives1.9% (840)2.9% (652)0.8% (188)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors1.8% (800)3.4% (769)0.1% (31)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists1.6% (745)0.7% (149)2.6% (596)
Computer specialists1.6% (741)2.4% (530)0.9% (211)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers1.6% (711)1.8% (399)1.4% (312)
Other production occupations including supervisors1.6% (708)1.9% (432)1.2% (276)
Accountants and auditors1.4% (652)1.0% (231)1.8% (421)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers1.3% (601)2.6% (586)0.1% (15)
Customer service representatives1.2% (560)0.6% (139)1.8% (421)
Engineers1.2% (542)2.1% (472)0.3% (70)
Carpenters1.2% (522)2.2% (494)0.1% (28)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides1.1% (507)0.3% (71)1.9% (436)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers1.1% (495)1.0% (224)1.2% (271)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers1.1% (483)1.2% (264)1.0% (219)
Media and communication equipment workers1.1% (481)1.4% (303)0.8% (178)
Lawyers1.0% (475)1.6% (365)0.5% (110)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.0% (474)0.5% (117)1.6% (357)
Financial managers1.0% (469)0.9% (203)1.2% (266)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.0% (443)0.6% (133)1.3% (310)
Operations specialties managers except financial managers1.0% (439)1.2% (275)0.7% (164)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.9% (414)0.8% (173)1.0% (241)
Laborers and material movers, hand0.9% (413)1.5% (345)0.3% (68)
Other protective service workers including supervisors0.9% (391)1.2% (275)0.5% (116)
Child care workers0.9% (387)0.0% (7)1.7% (380)
Life and physical scientists0.8% (384)1.1% (256)0.6% (128)
Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses0.8% (379)0.8% (173)0.9% (206)
Art and design workers0.8% (368)0.7% (146)1.0% (222)
Other financial specialists0.8% (350)1.0% (217)0.6% (133)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors0.8% (345)1.2% (274)0.3% (71)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations0.7% (325)0.3% (72)1.1% (253)
Personal appearance workers0.7% (300)0.2% (43)1.1% (257)
Painters and paperhangers0.7% (298)1.2% (259)0.2% (39)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers0.6% (291)1.2% (272)0.1% (19)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.6% (285)1.0% (226)0.3% (59)
Legal support workers0.6% (279)0.2% (48)1.0% (231)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers0.6% (276)0.8% (179)0.4% (97)
Other healthcare support occupations0.6% (270)0.1% (25)1.1% (245)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.6% (270)0.3% (65)0.9% (205)
Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants0.6% (262)0.8% (176)0.4% (86)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers0.6% (261)1.2% (261)0.0% (0)
Therapists0.6% (257)0.2% (35)1.0% (222)
Secondary school teachers0.5% (247)0.3% (75)0.7% (172)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers0.5% (241)1.0% (225)0.1% (16)
Electricians0.5% (215)1.0% (215)0.0% (0)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.5% (213)0.7% (153)0.3% (60)
Construction laborers0.5% (212)1.0% (212)0.0% (0)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.5% (211)0.2% (55)0.7% (156)
Metal workers and plastic workers0.4% (200)0.8% (175)0.1% (25)
Religious workers0.4% (188)0.7% (165)0.1% (23)
Other transportation workers0.4% (160)0.3% (69)0.4% (91)
Social scientists and related workers0.3% (152)0.2% (42)0.5% (110)
Agricultural workers including supervisors0.3% (148)0.4% (82)0.3% (66)
Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand0.3% (146)0.6% (140)0.0% (6)
Life, physical, and social science technicians0.3% (136)0.2% (51)0.4% (85)
Printing workers0.3% (136)0.4% (87)0.2% (49)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.3% (135)0.6% (129)0.0% (6)
Food processing workers0.3% (134)0.4% (81)0.2% (53)
Assemblers and fabricators0.3% (114)0.3% (64)0.2% (50)
Special education teachers0.2% (92)0.1% (16)0.3% (76)
Plant and system operators0.2% (88)0.4% (84)0.0% (4)
Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors0.2% (83)0.4% (83)0.0% (0)
Motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers0.2% (75)0.2% (51)0.1% (24)
Other construction workers and helpers0.2% (73)0.2% (55)0.1% (18)
Rail and water transportation workers0.2% (70)0.3% (70)0.0% (0)
Supervisors, transportation and material moving workers0.1% (60)0.2% (52)0.0% (8)
Bus drivers0.1% (56)0.1% (22)0.1% (34)
Communications equipment operators0.1% (54)0.0% (0)0.2% (54)
Woodworkers0.1% (50)0.2% (50)0.0% (0)
Air transportation workers0.1% (41)0.2% (41)0.0% (0)
Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers0.1% (33)0.1% (33)0.0% (0)
Unemployment by race in 2000:

Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.9%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.8%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 14.7%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 9.9%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 14.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 4.7%


Unemployment rate for other race females: 6.2%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 15.8%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 12.3%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 6.7%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 6.3%

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%) - Males

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%) - Females

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

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008:
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

1.0% (589)
South Carolina:

3.3% (62,497)
    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    1.6% (471)
    South Carolina:

    4.3% (41,338)
    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    0.4% (118)
    South Carolina:

    2.3% (21,159)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Charleston:

0.7% (428)
South Carolina:

2.9% (54,288)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    1.0% (282)
    South Carolina:

    3.9% (37,754)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    0.5% (146)
    South Carolina:

    1.8% (16,534)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

2.2% (1,290)
South Carolina:

4.4% (82,086)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    3.2% (913)
    South Carolina:

    5.5% (53,096)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    1.2% (377)
    South Carolina:

    3.2% (28,990)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Charleston:

5.3% (3,141)
South Carolina:

8.2% (154,525)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    5.7% (1,642)
    South Carolina:

    9.8% (94,684)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    4.9% (1,499)
    South Carolina:

    6.5% (59,841)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

10.0% (5,952)
South Carolina:

11.0% (207,751)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    10.9% (3,154)
    South Carolina:

    12.1% (116,642)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    9.1% (2,798)
    South Carolina:

    9.9% (91,109)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Charleston:

16.6% (9,918)
South Carolina:

16.6% (312,069)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    17.1% (4,934)
    South Carolina:

    15.8% (153,096)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    16.2% (4,984)
    South Carolina:

    17.3% (158,973)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

13.9% (8,301)
South Carolina:

14.5% (274,206)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    15.3% (4,410)
    South Carolina:

    13.2% (127,609)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    12.6% (3,891)
    South Carolina:

    16.0% (146,597)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Charleston:

13.4% (7,962)
South Carolina:

10.9% (205,953)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    13.7% (3,947)
    South Carolina:

    9.8% (94,691)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    13.0% (4,015)
    South Carolina:

    12.1% (111,262)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

6.5% (3,896)
South Carolina:

4.7% (88,155)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    4.6% (1,311)
    South Carolina:

    3.9% (37,698)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    8.4% (2,585)
    South Carolina:

    5.5% (50,457)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

9.7% (5,770)
South Carolina:

5.2% (98,068)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    8.7% (2,516)
    South Carolina:

    4.7% (45,749)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    10.6% (3,254)
    South Carolina:

    5.7% (52,319)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

6.2% (3,688)
South Carolina:

2.8% (53,190)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    7.0% (2,017)
    South Carolina:

    2.6% (25,441)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    5.4% (1,671)
    South Carolina:

    3.0% (27,749)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Charleston:

1.5% (865)
South Carolina:

1.0% (18,836)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    1.8% (511)
    South Carolina:

    0.8% (7,962)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    1.1% (354)
    South Carolina:

    1.2% (10,874)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Charleston:

7.0% (4,167)
South Carolina:

6.9% (129,456)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    4.1% (1,182)
    South Carolina:

    6.1% (59,087)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    9.7% (2,985)
    South Carolina:

    7.7% (70,369)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Charleston:

6.1% (3,631)
South Carolina:

7.6% (144,026)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Charleston:

    5.3% (1,514)
    South Carolina:

    7.5% (72,069)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Charleston:

    6.9% (2,117)
    South Carolina:

    7.8% (71,957)
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)

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 (in minutes) to work in 2008 (%)

Working at home in 2008 - Charleston

Working at home in 2008 - South Carolina

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2008 (%) - Males

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2008 (%) - Females

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

Working at home in 2000 - Charleston

Working at home in 2000 - South Carolina

Travel time to work in 2008:
Less than 5 minutes:
Charleston:

2.2% (2,140)
South Carolina:

3.4% (63,658)
    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    3.0% (1,336)
    South Carolina:

    3.8% (36,397)
    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    1.5% (804)
    South Carolina:

    3.0% (27,261)
5 to 9 minutes:
Charleston:

8.4% (8,108)
South Carolina:

10.8% (199,424)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    8.8% (3,937)
    South Carolina:

    10.2% (96,907)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    8.0% (4,171)
    South Carolina:

    11.4% (102,517)
10 to 14 minutes:
Charleston:

10.9% (10,586)
South Carolina:

15.4% (285,216)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    10.2% (4,574)
    South Carolina:

    14.6% (138,983)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    11.5% (6,012)
    South Carolina:

    16.3% (146,233)
15 to 19 minutes:
Charleston:

18.7% (18,129)
South Carolina:

17.7% (327,745)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    22.6% (10,100)
    South Carolina:

    16.9% (161,197)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    15.4% (8,029)
    South Carolina:

    18.5% (166,548)
20 to 24 minutes:
Charleston:

19.1% (18,511)
South Carolina:

16.5% (304,761)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    16.9% (7,529)
    South Carolina:

    15.5% (147,846)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    21.0% (10,982)
    South Carolina:

    17.5% (156,915)
25 to 29 minutes:
Charleston:

6.0% (5,850)
South Carolina:

6.1% (113,784)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    4.9% (2,186)
    South Carolina:

    5.8% (55,618)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    7.0% (3,664)
    South Carolina:

    6.5% (58,166)
30 to 34 minutes:
Charleston:

15.1% (14,633)
South Carolina:

13.3% (246,200)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    13.8% (6,162)
    South Carolina:

    14.2% (134,664)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    16.2% (8,471)
    South Carolina:

    12.4% (111,536)
35 to 39 minutes:
Charleston:

3.1% (3,039)
South Carolina:

2.8% (51,588)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    3.3% (1,460)
    South Carolina:

    3.0% (28,444)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    3.0% (1,579)
    South Carolina:

    2.6% (23,144)
40 to 44 minutes:
Charleston:

2.8% (2,685)
South Carolina:

2.6% (48,130)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    2.2% (964)
    South Carolina:

    2.9% (27,826)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    3.3% (1,721)
    South Carolina:

    2.3% (20,304)
45 to 59 minutes:
Charleston:

7.0% (6,813)
South Carolina:

6.5% (120,824)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    7.7% (3,439)
    South Carolina:

    7.0% (66,278)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    6.5% (3,374)
    South Carolina:

    6.1% (54,546)
60 to 89 minutes:
Charleston:

4.8% (4,613)
South Carolina:

3.1% (57,400)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    3.9% (1,737)
    South Carolina:

    3.7% (34,900)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    5.5% (2,876)
    South Carolina:

    2.5% (22,500)
90 or more minutes:
Charleston:

1.9% (1,807)
South Carolina:

1.7% (31,684)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Charleston:

    2.8% (1,231)
    South Carolina:

    2.3% (22,270)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Charleston:

    1.1% (576)
    South Carolina:

    1.0% (9,414)
Travel time to work in 2000:
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 to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Travel time to work 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)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Charleston

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Charleston (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Charleston (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - South Carolina

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - South Carolina (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - South Carolina (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Charleston

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - South Carolina

Means of transportation to work in 2008:
Drove car alone:
Charleston:

80.9% (80,257)
South Carolina:

82.0% (1,580,073)
    Drove car alone - Males:
    Charleston:

    79.3% (36,128)
    South Carolina:

    80.2% (795,533)
    Drove car alone - Females:
    Charleston:

    82.3% (44,129)
    South Carolina:

    84.0% (784,540)
Carpooled:
Charleston:

9.1% (9,047)
South Carolina:

10.1% (193,979)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Charleston:

    8.9% (4,033)
    South Carolina:

    11.0% (109,473)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Charleston:

    9.4% (5,014)
    South Carolina:

    9.0% (84,506)
Bus or trolley bus:
Charleston:

2.5% (2,498)
South Carolina:

0.6% (10,645)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Charleston:

    2.3% (1,059)
    South Carolina:

    0.5% (5,405)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Charleston:

    2.7% (1,439)
    South Carolina:

    0.6% (5,240)
Bicycle:
Charleston:

2.0% (1,952)
South Carolina:

0.3% (5,729)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Charleston:

    3.3% (1,518)
    South Carolina:

    0.4% (4,301)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Charleston:

    0.8% (434)
    South Carolina:

    0.2% (1,428)
Walked:
Charleston:

1.7% (1,681)
South Carolina:

1.9% (37,134)
    Walked - Males:
    Charleston:

    2.1% (975)
    South Carolina:

    2.2% (21,958)
    Walked - Females:
    Charleston:

    1.3% (706)
    South Carolina:

    1.6% (15,176)
Other means:
Charleston:

1.5% (1,479)
South Carolina:

1.2% (22,329)
    Other means - Males:
    Charleston:

    2.1% (942)
    South Carolina:

    1.4% (14,293)
    Other means - Females:
    Charleston:

    1.0% (537)
    South Carolina:

    0.9% (8,036)
Means of transportation to work in 2000:
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)

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 (%) - Males

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Class of Workers:
Employee of private company:
Charleston:

62.5% (28,277)
South Carolina:

70.4% (1,284,199)
    Employee of private company - Males:
    Charleston:

    66.1% (14,727)
    South Carolina:

    73.5% (702,345)
    Employee of private company - Females:
    Charleston:

    59.0% (13,550)
    South Carolina:

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

3.5% (1,569)
South Carolina:

3.1% (56,628)
    Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
    Charleston:

    5.0% (1,113)
    South Carolina:

    4.4% (41,954)
    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:
Charleston:

6.1% (2,746)
South Carolina:

4.6% (84,506)
    Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
    Charleston:

    4.8% (1,067)
    South Carolina:

    3.0% (28,252)
    Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
    Charleston:

    7.3% (1,679)
    South Carolina:

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

6.6% (2,990)
South Carolina:

5.4% (99,319)
    Local government workers - Males:
    Charleston:

    5.7% (1,270)
    South Carolina:

    4.2% (40,534)
    Local government workers - Females:
    Charleston:

    7.5% (1,720)
    South Carolina:

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

12.1% (5,462)
South Carolina:

8.1% (147,384)
    State government workers - Males:
    Charleston:

    8.3% (1,848)
    South Carolina:

    5.1% (49,132)
    State government workers - Females:
    Charleston:

    15.7% (3,614)
    South Carolina:

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

3.2% (1,427)
South Carolina:

2.4% (43,164)
    Federal government workers - Males:
    Charleston:

    3.2% (720)
    South Carolina:

    2.4% (22,630)
    Federal government workers - Females:
    Charleston:

    3.1% (707)
    South Carolina:

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

5.9% (2,675)
South Carolina:

5.7% (104,649)
    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
    Charleston:

    6.8% (1,522)
    South Carolina:

    7.2% (68,656)
    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
    Charleston:

    5.0% (1,153)
    South Carolina:

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

0.3% (120)
South Carolina:

0.3% (4,851)
    Unpaid family workers - Males:
    Charleston:

    0.1% (28)
    South Carolina:

    0.2% (2,261)
    Unpaid family workers - Females:
    Charleston:

    0.4% (92)
    South Carolina:

    0.3% (2,590)


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