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Economic Statistics

Hidalgo county texas dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over389,868100.0
In labor force204,90652.6
Civilian labor force
204,78352.5
Employed
180,12146.2
Unemployed
24,6626.3
Percent of civilian labor force
12.0(X)
Armed Forces
1230.0
Not in labor force184,96247.4
Females 16 years and over204,612100.0
In labor force89,40443.7
Civilian labor force
89,40443.7
Employed
78,43338.3
Own children under 6 years64,100100.0
All parents in family in labor force26,85941.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over176,308100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone129,94073.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled33,67119.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)5670.3
Walked3,3131.9
Other means4,9472.8
Worked at home3,8702.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over180,121100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations47,32926.3
Service occupations33,30918.5
Sales and office occupations45,81125.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations5,2442.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations22,41912.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations26,00914.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining7,4754.1
Construction17,0089.4
Manufacturing13,3497.4
Wholesale trade8,8634.9
Retail trade24,31513.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9,0015.0
Information2,9841.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6,7083.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services10,9466.1
Educational, health and social services47,34626.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services13,5597.5
Other services (except public administration)10,3155.7
Public administration8,2524.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers129,30971.8
Government workers34,52419.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business15,5978.7
Unpaid family workers6910.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households156,708100.0
Less than $10,00029,88619.1
$10,000 to $14,99918,71111.9
$15,000 to $24,99930,12419.2
$25,000 to $34,99922,72014.5
$35,000 to $49,99922,10214.1
$50,000 to $74,99918,50511.8
$75,000 to $99,9997,2304.6
$100,000 to $149,9994,8933.1
$150,000 to $199,9991,0840.7
$200,000 or more1,4530.9
Median household income (dollars)24,863(X)
With earnings123,85879.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
35,549(X)
With Social Security income40,44425.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,363(X)
With Supplemental Security Income12,8398.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,017(X)
With public assistance income16,94710.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,315(X)
With retirement income16,77410.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,291(X)
Families133,186100.0
Less than $10,00021,66416.3
$10,000 to $14,99916,00012.0
$15,000 to $24,99926,46019.9
$25,000 to $34,99920,26215.2
$35,000 to $49,99919,20414.4
$50,000 to $74,99916,40412.3
$75,000 to $99,9996,5774.9
$100,000 to $149,9994,3573.3
$150,000 to $199,9999990.8
$200,000 or more1,2590.9
Median family income (dollars)26,009(X)
Per capita income (dollars)9,899(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers21,299(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers18,297(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families41,725(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.3
With related children under 18 years34,562(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.1
With related children under 5 years
18,693(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.8
Families with female householder, no husband present11,330(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.6
With related children under 18 years9,838(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)56.7
With related children under 5 years
4,781(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)64.6
Individuals201,865(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.9
18 years and over111,034(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.5
65 years and over
12,706(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.3
Related children under 18 years90,126(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
63,443(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over15,016(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.7
(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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