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Economic Statistics

El paso county colorado dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over389,986100.0
In labor force280,57471.9
Civilian labor force
256,85865.9
Employed
244,91362.8
Unemployed
11,9453.1
Percent of civilian labor force
4.7(X)
Armed Forces
23,7166.1
Not in labor force109,41228.1
Females 16 years and over196,280100.0
In labor force124,74263.6
Civilian labor force
121,36861.8
Employed
115,52058.9
Own children under 6 years45,213100.0
All parents in family in labor force26,89259.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over263,805100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone205,84078.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled31,77612.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,5071.0
Walked9,7783.7
Other means3,2411.2
Worked at home10,6634.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over244,913100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations91,01737.2
Service occupations35,62214.5
Sales and office occupations67,87127.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3260.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations23,8809.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations26,19710.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,2790.5
Construction19,6738.0
Manufacturing27,28811.1
Wholesale trade5,7242.3
Retail trade31,06412.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9,4613.9
Information11,0964.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing17,5047.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services29,57412.1
Educational, health and social services43,77617.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services21,3298.7
Other services (except public administration)15,0806.2
Public administration12,0654.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers191,40978.2
Government workers35,44214.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business17,4077.1
Unpaid family workers6550.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households192,599100.0
Less than $10,00011,5556.0
$10,000 to $14,9998,5154.4
$15,000 to $24,99922,74211.8
$25,000 to $34,99924,94413.0
$35,000 to $49,99935,24818.3
$50,000 to $74,99943,03722.3
$75,000 to $99,99923,05312.0
$100,000 to $149,99915,8568.2
$150,000 to $199,9994,2042.2
$200,000 or more3,4451.8
Median household income (dollars)46,844(X)
With earnings167,29386.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
54,282(X)
With Social Security income36,80119.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,375(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4,9612.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,132(X)
With public assistance income5,0822.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,282(X)
With retirement income36,68519.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,295(X)
Families135,068100.0
Less than $10,0004,7233.5
$10,000 to $14,9993,6872.7
$15,000 to $24,99911,8148.7
$25,000 to $34,99914,96711.1
$35,000 to $49,99925,05918.6
$50,000 to $74,99934,39325.5
$75,000 to $99,99919,84814.7
$100,000 to $149,99913,90810.3
$150,000 to $199,9993,7492.8
$200,000 or more2,9202.2
Median family income (dollars)53,995(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,005(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,940(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,252(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families7,690(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.7
With related children under 18 years6,529(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
With related children under 5 years
3,523(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.4
Families with female householder, no husband present4,233(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.3
With related children under 18 years3,974(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.3
With related children under 5 years
2,075(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.1
Individuals40,318(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.0
18 years and over25,734(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.1
65 years and over
2,939(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.9
Related children under 18 years13,878(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
9,302(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over14,585(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.7
(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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