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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Texas

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over15,617,373100.0
In labor force9,937,15063.6
Civilian labor force
9,830,55962.9
Employed
9,234,37259.1
Unemployed
596,1873.8
Percent of civilian labor force
6.1(X)
Armed Forces
106,5910.7
Not in labor force5,680,22336.4
Females 16 years and over7,960,900100.0
In labor force4,473,24256.2
Civilian labor force
4,454,43456.0
Employed
4,165,68652.3
Own children under 6 years1,827,869100.0
All parents in family in labor force974,01553.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over9,157,875100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone7,115,59077.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,326,01214.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)170,2681.9
Walked173,6701.9
Other means120,3111.3
Worked at home252,0242.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over9,234,372100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,078,75733.3
Service occupations1,351,27014.6
Sales and office occupations2,515,59627.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations61,4860.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,008,35310.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,218,91013.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining247,6972.7
Construction743,6068.1
Manufacturing1,093,75211.8
Wholesale trade362,9283.9
Retail trade1,108,00412.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities535,5685.8
Information283,2563.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing630,1336.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services878,7269.5
Educational, health and social services1,779,80119.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services673,0167.3
Other services (except public administration)480,7855.2
Public administration417,1004.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers7,202,76978.0
Government workers1,346,73814.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business653,5277.1
Unpaid family workers31,3380.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households7,397,294100.0
Less than $10,000767,50510.4
$10,000 to $14,999491,1546.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,004,12313.6
$25,000 to $34,999996,14113.5
$35,000 to $49,9991,219,35816.5
$50,000 to $74,9991,359,43718.4
$75,000 to $99,999705,6849.5
$100,000 to $149,999536,0187.2
$150,000 to $199,999153,4922.1
$200,000 or more164,3822.2
Median household income (dollars)39,927(X)
With earnings6,202,95483.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
53,870(X)
With Social Security income1,595,86121.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,719(X)
With Supplemental Security Income286,0923.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,837(X)
With public assistance income234,0813.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,285(X)
With retirement income973,71813.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,437(X)
Families5,283,474100.0
Less than $10,000367,6177.0
$10,000 to $14,999279,1915.3
$15,000 to $24,999649,59912.3
$25,000 to $34,999677,22112.8
$35,000 to $49,999887,52716.8
$50,000 to $74,9991,084,98320.5
$75,000 to $99,999598,22511.3
$100,000 to $149,999462,8668.8
$150,000 to $199,999134,3432.5
$200,000 or more141,9022.7
Median family income (dollars)45,861(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,617(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers34,925(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,168(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families632,676(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.0
With related children under 18 years503,911(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.6
With related children under 5 years
263,002(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.7
Families with female householder, no husband present266,954(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.5
With related children under 18 years235,353(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.2
With related children under 5 years
111,163(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.2
Individuals3,117,609(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.4
18 years and over1,927,674(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
65 years and over
251,172(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.8
Related children under 18 years1,162,141(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
806,427(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over730,618(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.6
(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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