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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Economic Statistics

Weslaco, Texas,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over19,267100.0
In labor force10,11252.5
Civilian labor force
10,10152.4
Employed
8,65844.9
Unemployed
1,4437.5
Percent of civilian labor force
14.3(X)
Armed Forces
110.1
Not in labor force9,15547.5
Females 16 years and over10,566100.0
In labor force4,85445.9
Civilian labor force
4,85445.9
Employed
4,20339.8
Own children under 6 years2,862100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,56754.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over8,505100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone6,42475.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,44317.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)220.3
Walked2873.4
Other means2122.5
Worked at home1171.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over8,658100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations2,54829.4
Service occupations1,60518.5
Sales and office occupations2,43528.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2082.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7418.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,12112.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2953.4
Construction4885.6
Manufacturing5766.7
Wholesale trade3674.2
Retail trade1,28414.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4034.7
Information2222.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4375.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3984.6
Educational, health and social services2,81832.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4375.0
Other services (except public administration)5576.4
Public administration3764.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers6,26472.3
Government workers1,71019.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6567.6
Unpaid family workers280.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households8,213100.0
Less than $10,0001,66620.3
$10,000 to $14,99982110.0
$15,000 to $24,9991,32016.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,32316.1
$35,000 to $49,9991,40217.1
$50,000 to $74,99993211.3
$75,000 to $99,9993684.5
$100,000 to $149,9992613.2
$150,000 to $199,999380.5
$200,000 or more821.0
Median household income (dollars)26,573(X)
With earnings5,97172.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
36,752(X)
With Social Security income2,72033.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,975(X)
With Supplemental Security Income83710.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
4,392(X)
With public assistance income7849.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,628(X)
With retirement income1,03712.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,537(X)
Families6,529100.0
Less than $10,00099715.3
$10,000 to $14,9996139.4
$15,000 to $24,9991,13917.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,06916.4
$35,000 to $49,9991,17117.9
$50,000 to $74,99985713.1
$75,000 to $99,9993425.2
$100,000 to $149,9992624.0
$150,000 to $199,999290.4
$200,000 or more500.8
Median family income (dollars)29,215(X)
Per capita income (dollars)11,235(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers24,202(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers19,688(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,733(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.5
With related children under 18 years1,247(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.7
With related children under 5 years
725(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.8
Families with female householder, no husband present530(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.4
With related children under 18 years393(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.9
With related children under 5 years
203(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.2
Individuals8,164(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.9
18 years and over4,773(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.4
65 years and over
944(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.5
Related children under 18 years3,387(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,422(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over804(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.2
(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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