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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Economic Statistics

La Porte, Texas

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over23,589100.0
In labor force16,60170.4
Civilian labor force
16,59470.3
Employed
15,74666.8
Unemployed
8483.6
Percent of civilian labor force
5.1(X)
Armed Forces
70.0
Not in labor force6,98829.6
Females 16 years and over12,123100.0
In labor force7,50161.9
Civilian labor force
7,50161.9
Employed
6,98557.6
Own children under 6 years2,688100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,54357.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over15,529100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone13,37886.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,5079.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)590.4
Walked1721.1
Other means2231.4
Worked at home1901.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over15,746100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,30127.3
Service occupations2,03712.9
Sales and office occupations4,30827.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations50.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,18113.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,91418.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2101.3
Construction1,74011.1
Manufacturing3,70823.5
Wholesale trade6123.9
Retail trade1,3938.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,1897.6
Information1841.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing8285.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,2407.9
Educational, health and social services2,31914.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,1207.1
Other services (except public administration)6334.0
Public administration5703.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers13,37384.9
Government workers1,87011.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4743.0
Unpaid family workers290.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households10,918100.0
Less than $10,0005835.3
$10,000 to $14,9993333.1
$15,000 to $24,9999238.5
$25,000 to $34,9991,0289.4
$35,000 to $49,9991,73415.9
$50,000 to $74,9993,00527.5
$75,000 to $99,9991,99718.3
$100,000 to $149,9991,0159.3
$150,000 to $199,9992111.9
$200,000 or more890.8
Median household income (dollars)55,810(X)
With earnings9,76489.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
60,912(X)
With Social Security income1,58314.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,753(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2542.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,148(X)
With public assistance income2282.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,557(X)
With retirement income1,25411.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,769(X)
Families8,700100.0
Less than $10,0003053.5
$10,000 to $14,9991972.3
$15,000 to $24,9995946.8
$25,000 to $34,9998009.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,32615.2
$50,000 to $74,9992,54029.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,79320.6
$100,000 to $149,99988410.2
$150,000 to $199,9991902.2
$200,000 or more710.8
Median family income (dollars)60,034(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,178(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers46,118(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers29,514(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families536(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.2
With related children under 18 years442(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
With related children under 5 years
165(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.1
Families with female householder, no husband present224(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.9
With related children under 18 years194(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.1
With related children under 5 years
47(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
Individuals2,383(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.5
18 years and over1,552(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.9
65 years and over
223(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
Related children under 18 years777(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
562(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over639(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
(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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