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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Mexico

Economic Statistics

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over57,610100.0
In labor force34,93560.6
Civilian labor force
34,79960.4
Employed
31,86655.3
Unemployed
2,9335.1
Percent of civilian labor force
8.4(X)
Armed Forces
1360.2
Not in labor force22,67539.4
Females 16 years and over30,057100.0
In labor force16,86656.1
Civilian labor force
16,85156.1
Employed
15,45651.4
Own children under 6 years6,042100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,53058.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over31,497100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone24,43477.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled4,43514.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)1790.6
Walked8952.8
Other means5071.6
Worked at home1,0473.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over31,866100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations11,76936.9
Service occupations5,81218.2
Sales and office occupations9,04628.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations760.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,6988.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,4657.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4271.3
Construction2,0436.4
Manufacturing1,4234.5
Wholesale trade6332.0
Retail trade4,05212.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9823.1
Information8932.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,6095.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,4997.8
Educational, health and social services9,56030.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,37110.6
Other services (except public administration)1,4754.6
Public administration2,8999.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers20,41564.1
Government workers9,00728.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,3497.4
Unpaid family workers950.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households29,101100.0
Less than $10,0004,66616.0
$10,000 to $14,9993,24711.2
$15,000 to $24,9994,28714.7
$25,000 to $34,9994,03013.8
$35,000 to $49,9994,93917.0
$50,000 to $74,9994,48315.4
$75,000 to $99,9992,0857.2
$100,000 to $149,9999573.3
$150,000 to $199,9991890.6
$200,000 or more2180.7
Median household income (dollars)30,375(X)
With earnings22,84078.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
36,353(X)
With Social Security income7,14324.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,057(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,2884.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,456(X)
With public assistance income1,6005.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,740(X)
With retirement income5,74619.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,002(X)
Families18,266100.0
Less than $10,0002,00911.0
$10,000 to $14,9991,5508.5
$15,000 to $24,9992,21112.1
$25,000 to $34,9992,57814.1
$35,000 to $49,9993,46419.0
$50,000 to $74,9993,48319.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,7849.8
$100,000 to $149,9998494.6
$150,000 to $199,9991540.8
$200,000 or more1841.0
Median family income (dollars)37,670(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,704(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,923(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,759(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,145(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.2
With related children under 18 years2,619(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.8
With related children under 5 years
1,336(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.5
Families with female householder, no husband present1,755(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.4
With related children under 18 years1,591(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.2
With related children under 5 years
778(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.1
Individuals16,793(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.3
18 years and over11,100(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.6
65 years and over
917(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
Related children under 18 years5,599(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,802(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over6,002(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.2
(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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