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Economic Statistics

Sherman, Texas,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over27,392100.0
In labor force16,43360.0
Civilian labor force
16,39659.9
Employed
15,52856.7
Unemployed
8683.2
Percent of civilian labor force
5.3(X)
Armed Forces
370.1
Not in labor force10,95940.0
Females 16 years and over14,385100.0
In labor force7,65353.2
Civilian labor force
7,65353.2
Employed
7,24350.4
Own children under 6 years2,712100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,59558.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over15,255100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone11,98178.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,31115.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)250.2
Walked4793.1
Other means1160.8
Worked at home3432.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over15,528100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,69930.3
Service occupations2,47215.9
Sales and office occupations4,18126.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations380.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,3628.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,77617.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1110.7
Construction9726.3
Manufacturing2,99919.3
Wholesale trade4713.0
Retail trade1,93012.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5243.4
Information3762.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,3358.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,0236.6
Educational, health and social services3,43322.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,0796.9
Other services (except public administration)6624.3
Public administration6133.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers12,76182.2
Government workers1,72311.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0196.6
Unpaid family workers250.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households13,804100.0
Less than $10,0001,68412.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,0747.8
$15,000 to $24,9992,30216.7
$25,000 to $34,9991,97414.3
$35,000 to $49,9992,50518.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,21216.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,2138.8
$100,000 to $149,9995073.7
$150,000 to $199,9991150.8
$200,000 or more2181.6
Median household income (dollars)34,211(X)
With earnings10,60476.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,333(X)
With Social Security income3,97828.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,699(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6224.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,287(X)
With public assistance income4373.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,439(X)
With retirement income2,27116.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,910(X)
Families8,865100.0
Less than $10,0005145.8
$10,000 to $14,9994865.5
$15,000 to $24,9991,32414.9
$25,000 to $34,9991,17013.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,82820.6
$50,000 to $74,9991,79420.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,03911.7
$100,000 to $149,9994314.9
$150,000 to $199,9991021.2
$200,000 or more1772.0
Median family income (dollars)42,528(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,717(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,828(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,363(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families848(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.6
With related children under 18 years697(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.8
With related children under 5 years
383(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.1
Families with female householder, no husband present379(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.4
With related children under 18 years351(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.2
With related children under 5 years
168(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.5
Individuals4,401(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
18 years and over3,120(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.6
65 years and over
571(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.7
Related children under 18 years1,216(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
752(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,704(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.2
(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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