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Economic Statistics

Mesquite, Texas,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over90,938100.0
In labor force67,09773.8
Civilian labor force
67,04773.7
Employed
64,56171.0
Unemployed
2,4862.7
Percent of civilian labor force
3.7(X)
Armed Forces
500.1
Not in labor force23,84126.2
Females 16 years and over48,174100.0
In labor force32,31567.1
Civilian labor force
32,29167.0
Employed
30,97264.3
Own children under 6 years11,020100.0
All parents in family in labor force7,36166.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over63,335100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone51,32581.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled9,17914.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)4330.7
Walked5120.8
Other means4410.7
Worked at home1,4452.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over64,561100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations19,97130.9
Service occupations7,88312.2
Sales and office occupations21,02232.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations70.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7,55511.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations8,12312.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2080.3
Construction5,2418.1
Manufacturing6,72810.4
Wholesale trade2,9114.5
Retail trade8,53313.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4,2066.5
Information3,1404.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5,7939.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6,61410.2
Educational, health and social services11,58417.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,8636.0
Other services (except public administration)3,2205.0
Public administration2,5203.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers53,11382.3
Government workers7,88612.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,4175.3
Unpaid family workers1450.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households43,993100.0
Less than $10,0002,1184.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,5673.6
$15,000 to $24,9994,2329.6
$25,000 to $34,9995,54412.6
$35,000 to $49,9998,26118.8
$50,000 to $74,99911,18425.4
$75,000 to $99,9996,20714.1
$100,000 to $149,9993,7928.6
$150,000 to $199,9996531.5
$200,000 or more4351.0
Median household income (dollars)50,424(X)
With earnings40,08791.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
56,782(X)
With Social Security income7,19516.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,998(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,0392.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,805(X)
With public assistance income8391.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,746(X)
With retirement income4,98011.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,782(X)
Families32,968100.0
Less than $10,0009422.9
$10,000 to $14,9997922.4
$15,000 to $24,9992,4747.5
$25,000 to $34,9993,55610.8
$35,000 to $49,9996,13118.6
$50,000 to $74,9999,34028.3
$75,000 to $99,9995,55216.8
$100,000 to $149,9993,2109.7
$150,000 to $199,9996021.8
$200,000 or more3691.1
Median family income (dollars)56,357(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,890(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,756(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers29,905(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,659(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.0
With related children under 18 years1,385(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.8
With related children under 5 years
666(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
Families with female householder, no husband present885(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.0
With related children under 18 years862(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.8
With related children under 5 years
331(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.8
Individuals8,376(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.8
18 years and over4,928(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.7
65 years and over
529(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.6
Related children under 18 years3,267(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,419(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,311(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.7
(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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