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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Economic Statistics

Laredo, Texas

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over120,272100.0
In labor force64,38753.5
Civilian labor force
64,37153.5
Employed
58,60248.7
Unemployed
5,7694.8
Percent of civilian labor force
9.0(X)
Armed Forces
160.0
Not in labor force55,88546.5
Females 16 years and over64,155100.0
In labor force28,23344.0
Civilian labor force
28,22244.0
Employed
25,62539.9
Own children under 6 years20,709100.0
All parents in family in labor force8,33640.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over57,382100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone41,32172.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled10,77918.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,4512.5
Walked1,1752.0
Other means9751.7
Worked at home1,6812.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over58,602100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations16,12227.5
Service occupations10,30817.6
Sales and office occupations17,28829.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2100.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations6,29710.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations8,37714.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,1712.0
Construction4,5697.8
Manufacturing2,2283.8
Wholesale trade2,4544.2
Retail trade8,29314.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8,32214.2
Information7261.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,7224.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,2965.6
Educational, health and social services13,66223.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,1077.0
Other services (except public administration)3,0915.3
Public administration3,9616.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers41,65671.1
Government workers11,83920.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4,8428.3
Unpaid family workers2650.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households46,908100.0
Less than $10,0007,19715.3
$10,000 to $14,9994,99610.7
$15,000 to $24,9998,20817.5
$25,000 to $34,9996,81414.5
$35,000 to $49,9997,07815.1
$50,000 to $74,9996,78014.5
$75,000 to $99,9992,8476.1
$100,000 to $149,9991,9194.1
$150,000 to $199,9995811.2
$200,000 or more4881.0
Median household income (dollars)29,108(X)
With earnings40,05485.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
40,746(X)
With Social Security income10,25021.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
8,398(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3,6067.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,149(X)
With public assistance income3,5987.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,163(X)
With retirement income4,2889.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,542(X)
Families40,390100.0
Less than $10,0004,82712.0
$10,000 to $14,9994,26910.6
$15,000 to $24,9997,50318.6
$25,000 to $34,9996,10915.1
$35,000 to $49,9996,16415.3
$50,000 to $74,9996,16715.3
$75,000 to $99,9992,6036.4
$100,000 to $149,9991,7944.4
$150,000 to $199,9995431.3
$200,000 or more4111.0
Median family income (dollars)30,449(X)
Per capita income (dollars)11,084(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers24,070(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers19,202(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families10,170(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.2
With related children under 18 years8,797(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.3
With related children under 5 years
4,982(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.0
Families with female householder, no husband present3,462(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.4
With related children under 18 years3,079(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)54.6
With related children under 5 years
1,529(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)67.1
Individuals51,493(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.6
18 years and over27,833(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
65 years and over
3,528(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.1
Related children under 18 years23,304(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
16,102(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,946(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.4
(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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