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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Economic Statistics

El Paso, Texas,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over408,552100.0
In labor force233,30557.1
Civilian labor force
228,31255.9
Employed
207,40850.8
Unemployed
20,9045.1
Percent of civilian labor force
9.2(X)
Armed Forces
4,9931.2
Not in labor force175,24742.9
Females 16 years and over220,741100.0
In labor force107,82848.8
Civilian labor force
106,98548.5
Employed
96,66343.8
Own children under 6 years53,098100.0
All parents in family in labor force26,12549.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over208,101100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone159,28476.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled32,92915.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)4,8332.3
Walked4,0752.0
Other means2,4471.2
Worked at home4,5332.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over207,408100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations64,92231.3
Service occupations35,12316.9
Sales and office occupations60,34429.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3370.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations15,7257.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations30,95714.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5690.3
Construction9,3484.5
Manufacturing27,54813.3
Wholesale trade7,9823.8
Retail trade24,95312.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities13,9186.7
Information7,3323.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing10,5285.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services15,6347.5
Educational, health and social services49,52823.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services17,5418.5
Other services (except public administration)9,3564.5
Public administration13,1716.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers151,95573.3
Government workers43,34920.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business11,4575.5
Unpaid family workers6470.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households182,237100.0
Less than $10,00025,34113.9
$10,000 to $14,99915,6228.6
$15,000 to $24,99930,00916.5
$25,000 to $34,99926,66114.6
$35,000 to $49,99930,18516.6
$50,000 to $74,99929,28316.1
$75,000 to $99,99912,5856.9
$100,000 to $149,9998,1274.5
$150,000 to $199,9991,9461.1
$200,000 or more2,4781.4
Median household income (dollars)32,124(X)
With earnings148,99081.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,904(X)
With Social Security income45,27024.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,497(X)
With Supplemental Security Income9,9645.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,387(X)
With public assistance income11,3236.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,063(X)
With retirement income28,65215.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,626(X)
Families142,151100.0
Less than $10,00014,68610.3
$10,000 to $14,99911,2507.9
$15,000 to $24,99923,31716.4
$25,000 to $34,99920,96414.7
$35,000 to $49,99924,69117.4
$50,000 to $74,99925,18717.7
$75,000 to $99,99911,1007.8
$100,000 to $149,9997,1425.0
$150,000 to $199,9991,6961.2
$200,000 or more2,1181.5
Median family income (dollars)35,432(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,388(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers28,989(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,540(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families26,968(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.0
With related children under 18 years22,422(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.2
With related children under 5 years
11,038(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.1
Families with female householder, no husband present11,421(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.6
With related children under 18 years10,087(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.5
With related children under 5 years
4,442(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.2
Individuals124,281(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
18 years and over72,336(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
65 years and over
10,448(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.7
Related children under 18 years51,241(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
36,892(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over17,415(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.2
(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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