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Lamar County, Texas Economic Statistics

Lamar county texas dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over37,185100.0
In labor force21,70158.4
Civilian labor force
21,63458.2
Employed
20,41654.9
Unemployed
1,2183.3
Percent of civilian labor force
5.6(X)
Armed Forces
670.2
Not in labor force15,48441.6
Females 16 years and over19,882100.0
In labor force10,15451.1
Civilian labor force
10,13851.0
Employed
9,52947.9
Own children under 6 years3,895100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,40461.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over20,124100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone16,36781.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,66013.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)570.3
Walked3521.7
Other means2291.1
Worked at home4592.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over20,416100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,50427.0
Service occupations3,47317.0
Sales and office occupations5,10725.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1620.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,27911.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,89119.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4812.4
Construction1,6528.1
Manufacturing3,52117.2
Wholesale trade5252.6
Retail trade2,62912.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,2125.9
Information4712.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9624.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8194.0
Educational, health and social services4,80523.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3216.5
Other services (except public administration)1,1585.7
Public administration8604.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers15,48475.8
Government workers2,79413.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,05910.1
Unpaid family workers790.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households19,048100.0
Less than $10,0002,73014.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,8799.9
$15,000 to $24,9993,11416.3
$25,000 to $34,9992,53713.3
$35,000 to $49,9993,34117.5
$50,000 to $74,9993,21916.9
$75,000 to $99,9991,2656.6
$100,000 to $149,9995913.1
$150,000 to $199,999960.5
$200,000 or more2761.4
Median household income (dollars)31,609(X)
With earnings14,16674.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,147(X)
With Social Security income6,07831.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,381(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,1225.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,035(X)
With public assistance income7303.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,745(X)
With retirement income3,43018.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
24,197(X)
Families13,584100.0
Less than $10,0001,1438.4
$10,000 to $14,9999457.0
$15,000 to $24,9992,13115.7
$25,000 to $34,9991,90614.0
$35,000 to $49,9992,66419.6
$50,000 to $74,9992,86221.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,1568.5
$100,000 to $149,9995293.9
$150,000 to $199,999560.4
$200,000 or more1921.4
Median family income (dollars)38,359(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,000(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,539(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,095(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,734(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.8
With related children under 18 years1,301(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.8
With related children under 5 years
647(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.6
Families with female householder, no husband present910(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.1
With related children under 18 years810(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.7
With related children under 5 years
376(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)54.5
Individuals7,737(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.4
18 years and over4,859(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.0
65 years and over
1,016(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.3
Related children under 18 years2,802(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,895(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,970(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.2
(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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