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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Economic Statistics

Big Spring, Texas

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over19,988100.0
In labor force9,03745.2
Civilian labor force
9,03745.2
Employed
8,33941.7
Unemployed
6983.5
Percent of civilian labor force
7.7(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force10,95154.8
Females 16 years and over8,689100.0
In labor force4,44851.2
Civilian labor force
4,44851.2
Employed
4,14447.7
Own children under 6 years1,634100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,05764.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over8,153100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone6,53580.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,25815.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)230.3
Walked1021.3
Other means1271.6
Worked at home1081.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)15.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over8,339100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations2,65131.8
Service occupations1,99123.9
Sales and office occupations1,59819.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations891.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations90610.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,10413.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4605.5
Construction5236.3
Manufacturing7899.5
Wholesale trade1361.6
Retail trade83910.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3273.9
Information901.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4395.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3934.7
Educational, health and social services2,65531.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services5756.9
Other services (except public administration)4145.0
Public administration6998.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers5,69568.3
Government workers2,10725.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5086.1
Unpaid family workers290.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households8,179100.0
Less than $10,0001,45517.8
$10,000 to $14,9997449.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,52518.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,13213.8
$35,000 to $49,9991,33116.3
$50,000 to $74,9991,19214.6
$75,000 to $99,9994034.9
$100,000 to $149,9992883.5
$150,000 to $199,999390.5
$200,000 or more700.9
Median household income (dollars)28,257(X)
With earnings5,84771.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
38,685(X)
With Social Security income2,84634.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,851(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4725.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,036(X)
With public assistance income3764.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,176(X)
With retirement income1,42617.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,516(X)
Families5,521100.0
Less than $10,00061911.2
$10,000 to $14,9993406.2
$15,000 to $24,99996817.5
$25,000 to $34,99979114.3
$35,000 to $49,9991,05419.1
$50,000 to $74,9991,04018.8
$75,000 to $99,9993716.7
$100,000 to $149,9992454.4
$150,000 to $199,999390.7
$200,000 or more541.0
Median family income (dollars)35,448(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,119(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers27,636(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,863(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families945(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.1
With related children under 18 years742(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.6
With related children under 5 years
357(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.6
Families with female householder, no husband present489(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.5
With related children under 18 years417(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.6
With related children under 5 years
190(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.9
Individuals4,579(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
18 years and over2,771(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.9
65 years and over
610(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
Related children under 18 years1,761(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,226(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,194(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.8
(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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