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Harris county texas dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over2,519,937100.0
In labor force1,653,89265.6
Civilian labor force
1,652,30165.6
Employed
1,545,93361.3
Unemployed
106,3684.2
Percent of civilian labor force
6.4(X)
Armed Forces
1,5910.1
Not in labor force866,04534.4
Females 16 years and over1,278,921100.0
In labor force736,58057.6
Civilian labor force
736,30857.6
Employed
684,04853.5
Own children under 6 years314,631100.0
All parents in family in labor force159,08750.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over1,515,593100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone1,147,90675.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled221,85314.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)62,0524.1
Walked26,7471.8
Other means20,8401.4
Worked at home36,1952.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over1,545,933100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations538,14334.8
Service occupations214,05213.8
Sales and office occupations428,18527.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,9590.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations168,84010.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations194,75412.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining34,6172.2
Construction135,1218.7
Manufacturing181,74811.8
Wholesale trade75,8314.9
Retail trade170,82111.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities104,9486.8
Information35,7802.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing108,4567.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services193,89612.5
Educational, health and social services263,28917.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services111,4507.2
Other services (except public administration)84,9765.5
Public administration45,0002.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers1,276,19282.6
Government workers172,92111.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business93,0256.0
Unpaid family workers3,7950.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households1,206,423100.0
Less than $10,000111,1329.2
$10,000 to $14,99968,9055.7
$15,000 to $24,999151,96812.6
$25,000 to $34,999159,65413.2
$35,000 to $49,999194,80116.1
$50,000 to $74,999222,09118.4
$75,000 to $99,999124,68810.3
$100,000 to $149,999106,3678.8
$150,000 to $199,99932,4872.7
$200,000 or more34,3302.8
Median household income (dollars)42,598(X)
With earnings1,053,96887.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
59,015(X)
With Social Security income194,04916.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,086(X)
With Supplemental Security Income38,5233.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,158(X)
With public assistance income30,5062.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,447(X)
With retirement income116,0829.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,800(X)
Families840,630100.0
Less than $10,00058,7267.0
$10,000 to $14,99940,1244.8
$15,000 to $24,99997,35011.6
$25,000 to $34,999101,25512.0
$35,000 to $49,999129,90615.5
$50,000 to $74,999165,03919.6
$75,000 to $99,999101,21212.0
$100,000 to $149,99989,24310.6
$150,000 to $199,99928,1953.4
$200,000 or more29,5803.5
Median family income (dollars)49,004(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,435(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,361(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers28,941(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families101,693(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.1
With related children under 18 years82,433(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.3
With related children under 5 years
43,991(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.0
Families with female householder, no husband present43,512(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.1
With related children under 18 years38,140(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.8
With related children under 5 years
17,742(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.6
Individuals503,234(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.0
18 years and over310,363(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.0
65 years and over
29,511(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
Related children under 18 years188,861(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
129,452(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over114,772(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.0
(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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