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El paso county texas dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over486,398100.0
In labor force274,81156.5
Civilian labor force
265,95254.7
Employed
240,72349.5
Unemployed
25,2295.2
Percent of civilian labor force
9.5(X)
Armed Forces
8,8591.8
Not in labor force211,58743.5
Females 16 years and over257,971100.0
In labor force124,15048.1
Civilian labor force
122,81247.6
Employed
110,50742.8
Own children under 6 years65,507100.0
All parents in family in labor force30,73746.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over244,464100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone185,57375.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled39,60616.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)5,4372.2
Walked5,3372.2
Other means3,2611.3
Worked at home5,2502.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over240,723100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations70,16829.1
Service occupations40,74716.9
Sales and office occupations67,61728.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations8630.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations20,8398.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations40,48916.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,4360.6
Construction12,8845.4
Manufacturing34,83514.5
Wholesale trade9,0593.8
Retail trade28,65911.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities16,4146.8
Information8,0953.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing11,3224.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services17,6027.3
Educational, health and social services55,28223.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services19,6178.1
Other services (except public administration)11,1664.6
Public administration14,3526.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers177,82673.9
Government workers48,25420.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business13,9155.8
Unpaid family workers7280.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households210,034100.0
Less than $10,00029,02713.8
$10,000 to $14,99919,1309.1
$15,000 to $24,99936,78517.5
$25,000 to $34,99931,42715.0
$35,000 to $49,99934,59616.5
$50,000 to $74,99932,14015.3
$75,000 to $99,99913,6346.5
$100,000 to $149,9998,6384.1
$150,000 to $199,9992,0511.0
$200,000 or more2,6061.2
Median household income (dollars)31,051(X)
With earnings173,21682.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,335(X)
With Social Security income50,22323.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,375(X)
With Supplemental Security Income11,5405.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,384(X)
With public assistance income14,4286.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,101(X)
With retirement income31,18114.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,278(X)
Families167,276100.0
Less than $10,00017,54710.5
$10,000 to $14,99914,4048.6
$15,000 to $24,99929,63717.7
$25,000 to $34,99925,38115.2
$35,000 to $49,99928,80417.2
$50,000 to $74,99927,81316.6
$75,000 to $99,99912,0637.2
$100,000 to $149,9997,6024.5
$150,000 to $199,9991,7911.1
$200,000 or more2,2341.3
Median family income (dollars)33,410(X)
Per capita income (dollars)13,421(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers26,882(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,722(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families34,264(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.5
With related children under 18 years28,685(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.6
With related children under 5 years
14,293(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.6
Families with female householder, no husband present13,333(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.7
With related children under 18 years11,820(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.5
With related children under 5 years
5,209(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)52.0
Individuals158,722(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.8
18 years and over90,658(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.0
65 years and over
12,029(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.5
Related children under 18 years67,282(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
48,661(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over19,261(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.9
(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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