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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Economic Statistics

Abilene, Texas

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over89,857100.0
In labor force56,69863.1
Civilian labor force
52,46458.4
Employed
47,81853.2
Unemployed
4,6465.2
Percent of civilian labor force
8.9(X)
Armed Forces
4,2344.7
Not in labor force33,15936.9
Females 16 years and over44,695100.0
In labor force26,35059.0
Civilian labor force
25,71757.5
Employed
23,64452.9
Own children under 6 years9,328100.0
All parents in family in labor force5,78062.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over51,233100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone41,43480.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled6,55212.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)2940.6
Walked1,3302.6
Other means7141.4
Worked at home9091.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)15.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over47,818100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations15,53732.5
Service occupations9,62520.1
Sales and office occupations12,81426.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1400.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,6489.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,05410.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining7211.5
Construction2,8976.1
Manufacturing2,7985.9
Wholesale trade1,1262.4
Retail trade5,85412.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,5065.2
Information1,0712.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,2966.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,9576.2
Educational, health and social services13,80928.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,5449.5
Other services (except public administration)3,3827.1
Public administration2,8576.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers36,05175.4
Government workers8,34017.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,2236.7
Unpaid family workers2040.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households41,535100.0
Less than $10,0004,79811.6
$10,000 to $14,9993,3608.1
$15,000 to $24,9997,23617.4
$25,000 to $34,9996,51815.7
$35,000 to $49,9997,72518.6
$50,000 to $74,9996,60415.9
$75,000 to $99,9992,8346.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,5003.6
$150,000 to $199,9994641.1
$200,000 or more4961.2
Median household income (dollars)33,007(X)
With earnings33,97781.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,049(X)
With Social Security income10,50225.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,968(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,5383.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,881(X)
With public assistance income1,3473.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,893(X)
With retirement income6,78916.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,979(X)
Families28,247100.0
Less than $10,0001,8156.4
$10,000 to $14,9991,7496.2
$15,000 to $24,9994,04114.3
$25,000 to $34,9994,31415.3
$35,000 to $49,9996,04021.4
$50,000 to $74,9995,53719.6
$75,000 to $99,9992,4938.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,3844.9
$150,000 to $199,9994591.6
$200,000 or more4151.5
Median family income (dollars)40,028(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,577(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers28,078(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,918(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,068(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
With related children under 18 years2,501(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.1
With related children under 5 years
1,429(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.3
Families with female householder, no husband present1,431(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.3
With related children under 18 years1,359(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.0
With related children under 5 years
715(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)52.8
Individuals16,257(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.4
18 years and over10,715(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.9
65 years and over
1,189(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.2
Related children under 18 years5,289(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,278(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,840(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.6
(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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