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Fort bend county texas dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over253,911100.0
In labor force174,80368.8
Civilian labor force
174,65468.8
Employed
166,17265.4
Unemployed
8,4823.3
Percent of civilian labor force
4.9(X)
Armed Forces
1490.1
Not in labor force79,10831.2
Females 16 years and over129,447100.0
In labor force79,90461.7
Civilian labor force
79,88461.7
Employed
75,74058.5
Own children under 6 years31,503100.0
All parents in family in labor force17,31255.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over163,614100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone133,48281.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled20,56512.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,7181.7
Walked8000.5
Other means1,3180.8
Worked at home4,7312.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)32.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over166,172100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations73,74144.4
Service occupations18,64011.2
Sales and office occupations45,98627.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations4540.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations12,5597.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations14,7928.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6,4663.9
Construction10,8886.6
Manufacturing17,61010.6
Wholesale trade7,7654.7
Retail trade19,16811.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9,3645.6
Information4,7682.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing12,7037.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services20,57312.4
Educational, health and social services34,58820.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services8,8925.4
Other services (except public administration)7,3144.4
Public administration6,0733.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers132,41079.7
Government workers22,74313.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business10,5136.3
Unpaid family workers5060.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households111,164100.0
Less than $10,0004,6954.2
$10,000 to $14,9993,4163.1
$15,000 to $24,9998,0507.2
$25,000 to $34,99910,3249.3
$35,000 to $49,99915,05913.5
$50,000 to $74,99923,89521.5
$75,000 to $99,99917,41615.7
$100,000 to $149,99917,66415.9
$150,000 to $199,9995,7375.2
$200,000 or more4,9084.4
Median household income (dollars)63,831(X)
With earnings102,39292.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
76,782(X)
With Social Security income14,70113.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,201(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,3672.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,138(X)
With public assistance income1,5191.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,839(X)
With retirement income10,2989.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,797(X)
Families93,808100.0
Less than $10,0002,7362.9
$10,000 to $14,9992,1712.3
$15,000 to $24,9996,1026.5
$25,000 to $34,9997,9028.4
$35,000 to $49,99911,45312.2
$50,000 to $74,99920,63922.0
$75,000 to $99,99916,16717.2
$100,000 to $149,99916,61517.7
$150,000 to $199,9995,3965.8
$200,000 or more4,6274.9
Median family income (dollars)69,781(X)
Per capita income (dollars)24,985(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers47,979(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers32,661(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,139(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)5.5
With related children under 18 years4,078(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.8
With related children under 5 years
1,845(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
Families with female householder, no husband present2,050(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.3
With related children under 18 years1,781(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
With related children under 5 years
741(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.4
Individuals24,953(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.1
18 years and over15,084(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.4
65 years and over
1,802(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.4
Related children under 18 years9,539(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,975(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,313(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.2
(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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