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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Economic Statistics

Galveston, Texas

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over45,372100.0
In labor force27,10459.7
Civilian labor force
26,97359.4
Employed
24,24353.4
Unemployed
2,7306.0
Percent of civilian labor force
10.1(X)
Armed Forces
1310.3
Not in labor force18,26840.3
Females 16 years and over23,840100.0
In labor force13,42956.3
Civilian labor force
13,41856.3
Employed
12,05050.5
Own children under 6 years4,145100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,30855.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over23,791100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone15,64265.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled4,28318.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)8003.4
Walked1,5596.6
Other means9924.2
Worked at home5152.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over24,243100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,52535.2
Service occupations5,86924.2
Sales and office occupations5,82524.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations820.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,0098.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,9338.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2020.8
Construction1,3105.4
Manufacturing9964.1
Wholesale trade4461.8
Retail trade2,3599.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8563.5
Information3951.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,4936.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,4956.2
Educational, health and social services8,63335.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,69015.2
Other services (except public administration)1,1694.8
Public administration1,1994.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers15,17162.6
Government workers7,63431.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,3605.6
Unpaid family workers780.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households23,791100.0
Less than $10,0004,33918.2
$10,000 to $14,9992,1899.2
$15,000 to $24,9994,00116.8
$25,000 to $34,9993,32814.0
$35,000 to $49,9993,65415.4
$50,000 to $74,9993,10313.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,3715.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,1134.7
$150,000 to $199,9992501.1
$200,000 or more4431.9
Median household income (dollars)28,895(X)
With earnings18,32477.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,181(X)
With Social Security income6,14725.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,114(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,2635.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,211(X)
With public assistance income1,0254.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,268(X)
With retirement income3,59615.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,469(X)
Families13,836100.0
Less than $10,0001,60111.6
$10,000 to $14,9991,1568.4
$15,000 to $24,9992,12715.4
$25,000 to $34,9992,02414.6
$35,000 to $49,9992,19615.9
$50,000 to $74,9992,25116.3
$75,000 to $99,9991,0867.8
$100,000 to $149,9998756.3
$150,000 to $199,9992061.5
$200,000 or more3142.3
Median family income (dollars)35,049(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,275(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,150(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,030(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,468(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.8
With related children under 18 years2,009(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.5
With related children under 5 years
1,018(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.3
Families with female householder, no husband present1,432(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.2
With related children under 18 years1,287(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.0
With related children under 5 years
552(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.9
Individuals12,284(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.3
18 years and over7,979(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.1
65 years and over
1,052(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.2
Related children under 18 years4,216(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,916(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,951(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.4
(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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