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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Economic Statistics

Brownsville, Texas,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over96,647100.0
In labor force50,62252.4
Civilian labor force
50,54552.3
Employed
43,98945.5
Unemployed
6,5566.8
Percent of civilian labor force
13.0(X)
Armed Forces
770.1
Not in labor force46,02547.6
Females 16 years and over53,064100.0
In labor force23,45844.2
Civilian labor force
23,43844.2
Employed
20,28938.2
Own children under 6 years15,583100.0
All parents in family in labor force6,44441.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over43,161100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone30,94171.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled9,09721.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)5461.3
Walked9302.2
Other means7081.6
Worked at home9392.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over43,989100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations12,12327.6
Service occupations8,12618.5
Sales and office occupations11,75726.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations4201.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,1459.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7,41816.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6791.5
Construction2,9436.7
Manufacturing5,36912.2
Wholesale trade1,6743.8
Retail trade5,85413.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,3945.4
Information5471.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,1604.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,6756.1
Educational, health and social services11,73726.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,5428.1
Other services (except public administration)2,2525.1
Public administration2,1634.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers32,35273.5
Government workers8,58719.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,8576.5
Unpaid family workers1930.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households38,286100.0
Less than $10,0008,14021.3
$10,000 to $14,9994,26411.1
$15,000 to $24,9997,09218.5
$25,000 to $34,9995,25513.7
$35,000 to $49,9995,42014.2
$50,000 to $74,9994,58212.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,9675.1
$100,000 to $149,9991,0972.9
$150,000 to $199,9991810.5
$200,000 or more2880.8
Median household income (dollars)24,468(X)
With earnings30,17578.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
35,867(X)
With Social Security income9,85725.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
8,193(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3,8099.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
4,965(X)
With public assistance income4,57612.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,176(X)
With retirement income3,6359.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,708(X)
Families32,472100.0
Less than $10,0005,75717.7
$10,000 to $14,9993,69111.4
$15,000 to $24,9996,14618.9
$25,000 to $34,9994,73214.6
$35,000 to $49,9994,67514.4
$50,000 to $74,9994,24713.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,8025.5
$100,000 to $149,9999943.1
$150,000 to $199,9991780.5
$200,000 or more2500.8
Median family income (dollars)26,186(X)
Per capita income (dollars)9,762(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers21,739(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers17,116(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families10,532(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.4
With related children under 18 years8,652(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.0
With related children under 5 years
4,664(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.9
Families with female householder, no husband present3,778(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.6
With related children under 18 years3,280(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.0
With related children under 5 years
1,448(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)66.1
Individuals49,701(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.0
18 years and over27,969(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.0
65 years and over
3,989(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.0
Related children under 18 years21,529(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
15,280(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,452(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.9
(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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