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Economic Statistics

Port Arthur, Texas,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over43,268100.0
In labor force22,85752.8
Civilian labor force
22,82652.8
Employed
19,79045.7
Unemployed
3,0367.0
Percent of civilian labor force
13.3(X)
Armed Forces
310.1
Not in labor force20,41147.2
Females 16 years and over23,164100.0
In labor force10,59445.7
Civilian labor force
10,58945.7
Employed
9,20539.7
Own children under 6 years4,987100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,45049.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over19,203100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone14,47975.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,47718.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)1670.9
Walked3782.0
Other means4162.2
Worked at home2861.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over19,790100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,11820.8
Service occupations4,59423.2
Sales and office occupations4,71323.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2271.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,41912.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,71918.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5682.9
Construction1,8809.5
Manufacturing2,58313.1
Wholesale trade4672.4
Retail trade2,50212.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,0725.4
Information3651.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5853.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,3817.0
Educational, health and social services4,34822.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,4197.2
Other services (except public administration)1,2256.2
Public administration1,3957.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers15,19076.8
Government workers3,36017.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,1936.0
Unpaid family workers470.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households21,869100.0
Less than $10,0004,35919.9
$10,000 to $14,9992,66412.2
$15,000 to $24,9993,46115.8
$25,000 to $34,9992,88613.2
$35,000 to $49,9993,30315.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,94913.5
$75,000 to $99,9991,2195.6
$100,000 to $149,9997153.3
$150,000 to $199,9991090.5
$200,000 or more2040.9
Median household income (dollars)26,455(X)
With earnings15,10269.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
40,209(X)
With Social Security income7,37833.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,696(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,5477.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,113(X)
With public assistance income1,2915.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,761(X)
With retirement income3,59416.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
11,764(X)
Families14,842100.0
Less than $10,0002,33115.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,3559.1
$15,000 to $24,9992,24015.1
$25,000 to $34,9992,09114.1
$35,000 to $49,9992,56817.3
$50,000 to $74,9992,33515.7
$75,000 to $99,9991,0206.9
$100,000 to $149,9996424.3
$150,000 to $199,9991040.7
$200,000 or more1561.1
Median family income (dollars)32,143(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,183(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,915(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,063(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,396(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.9
With related children under 18 years2,643(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.1
With related children under 5 years
1,349(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.0
Families with female householder, no husband present2,158(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.8
With related children under 18 years1,804(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.6
With related children under 5 years
799(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)67.9
Individuals14,350(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.2
18 years and over8,550(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.0
65 years and over
1,256(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.4
Related children under 18 years5,733(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
4,023(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,696(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.5
(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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