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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Economic Statistics

Pharr, Texas,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over32,041100.0
In labor force16,23250.7
Civilian labor force
16,21550.6
Employed
14,50945.3
Unemployed
1,7065.3
Percent of civilian labor force
10.5(X)
Armed Forces
170.1
Not in labor force15,80949.3
Females 16 years and over17,230100.0
In labor force7,12841.4
Civilian labor force
7,12841.4
Employed
6,35236.9
Own children under 6 years5,415100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,24941.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over14,148100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone10,32673.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,80719.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)1070.8
Walked2051.4
Other means4393.1
Worked at home2641.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over14,509100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,36223.2
Service occupations2,95120.3
Sales and office occupations3,80726.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3842.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,79512.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,21015.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5183.6
Construction1,4359.9
Manufacturing1,0777.4
Wholesale trade5713.9
Retail trade2,20115.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6544.5
Information2331.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3692.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services9026.2
Educational, health and social services3,55424.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,53910.6
Other services (except public administration)9396.5
Public administration5173.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers10,68273.6
Government workers2,52317.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,2768.8
Unpaid family workers280.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households12,812100.0
Less than $10,0002,47419.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,55212.1
$15,000 to $24,9992,53119.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,84614.4
$35,000 to $49,9991,83514.3
$50,000 to $74,9991,58912.4
$75,000 to $99,9995644.4
$100,000 to $149,9992461.9
$150,000 to $199,999870.7
$200,000 or more880.7
Median household income (dollars)24,333(X)
With earnings9,50374.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
32,858(X)
With Social Security income3,96631.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,814(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,0638.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,139(X)
With public assistance income1,55612.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,412(X)
With retirement income1,60112.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,722(X)
Families11,009100.0
Less than $10,0001,70115.5
$10,000 to $14,9991,34812.2
$15,000 to $24,9992,28320.7
$25,000 to $34,9991,62014.7
$35,000 to $49,9991,69015.4
$50,000 to $74,9991,46013.3
$75,000 to $99,9995184.7
$100,000 to $149,9992402.2
$150,000 to $199,999760.7
$200,000 or more730.7
Median family income (dollars)25,916(X)
Per capita income (dollars)9,462(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers19,169(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers16,737(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,386(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.8
With related children under 18 years2,808(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.9
With related children under 5 years
1,693(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.4
Families with female householder, no husband present948(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.6
With related children under 18 years827(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.8
With related children under 5 years
487(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)72.0
Individuals16,531(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.5
18 years and over9,021(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.6
65 years and over
1,299(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.1
Related children under 18 years7,480(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
5,168(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,097(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.1
(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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