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Economic Statistics

Ector county texas dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over88,658100.0
In labor force54,19761.1
Civilian labor force
54,19161.1
Employed
50,02956.4
Unemployed
4,1624.7
Percent of civilian labor force
7.7(X)
Armed Forces
60.0
Not in labor force34,46138.9
Females 16 years and over46,485100.0
In labor force24,32752.3
Civilian labor force
24,32752.3
Employed
22,27847.9
Own children under 6 years11,000100.0
All parents in family in labor force5,94454.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over49,099100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone40,12081.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled6,45613.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)800.2
Walked6741.4
Other means6051.2
Worked at home1,1642.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over50,029100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations11,91523.8
Service occupations8,09016.2
Sales and office occupations14,55729.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1360.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7,14014.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations8,19116.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3,9707.9
Construction3,8447.7
Manufacturing5,31310.6
Wholesale trade2,5175.0
Retail trade6,84713.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,1404.3
Information9361.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,5175.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,1396.3
Educational, health and social services9,77719.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,8217.6
Other services (except public administration)3,6857.4
Public administration1,5233.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers39,62679.2
Government workers7,10414.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,1116.2
Unpaid family workers1880.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households43,806100.0
Less than $10,0006,11414.0
$10,000 to $14,9993,8748.8
$15,000 to $24,9997,49517.1
$25,000 to $34,9996,84115.6
$35,000 to $49,9997,74717.7
$50,000 to $74,9996,89015.7
$75,000 to $99,9992,5605.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,4693.4
$150,000 to $199,9992830.6
$200,000 or more5331.2
Median household income (dollars)31,152(X)
With earnings35,27280.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,142(X)
With Social Security income10,75824.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,152(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,8644.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,590(X)
With public assistance income1,9594.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,114(X)
With retirement income4,87411.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,493(X)
Families31,856100.0
Less than $10,0002,9429.2
$10,000 to $14,9992,2897.2
$15,000 to $24,9995,05315.9
$25,000 to $34,9994,97815.6
$35,000 to $49,9996,33319.9
$50,000 to $74,9995,88918.5
$75,000 to $99,9992,3727.4
$100,000 to $149,9991,2854.0
$150,000 to $199,9992610.8
$200,000 or more4541.4
Median family income (dollars)36,369(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,031(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,632(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,317(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,140(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.1
With related children under 18 years4,139(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.8
With related children under 5 years
2,106(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.4
Families with female householder, no husband present2,267(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.3
With related children under 18 years2,111(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.3
With related children under 5 years
952(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.5
Individuals22,310(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
18 years and over13,451(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.2
65 years and over
1,796(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.3
Related children under 18 years8,655(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
5,908(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,420(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.9
(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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