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Lea county new mexico dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over40,893100.0
In labor force22,30254.5
Civilian labor force
22,28654.5
Employed
20,25449.5
Unemployed
2,0325.0
Percent of civilian labor force
9.1(X)
Armed Forces
160.0
Not in labor force18,59145.5
Females 16 years and over20,670100.0
In labor force9,44845.7
Civilian labor force
9,44845.7
Employed
8,39740.6
Own children under 6 years4,824100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,14044.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over19,828100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone15,62678.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,96314.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)210.1
Walked3431.7
Other means3391.7
Worked at home5362.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over20,254100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,07725.1
Service occupations3,28316.2
Sales and office occupations4,67023.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3311.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,72318.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,17015.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4,18820.7
Construction1,2686.3
Manufacturing7153.5
Wholesale trade6583.2
Retail trade2,41811.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,3476.7
Information2271.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6423.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services9184.5
Educational, health and social services4,17320.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3276.6
Other services (except public administration)1,3436.6
Public administration1,0305.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers15,17274.9
Government workers3,32316.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,6258.0
Unpaid family workers1340.7
INCOME IN 1999
Households19,720100.0
Less than $10,0003,01715.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,9259.8
$15,000 to $24,9993,30216.7
$25,000 to $34,9993,11215.8
$35,000 to $49,9993,40017.2
$50,000 to $74,9993,03115.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,0385.3
$100,000 to $149,9996093.1
$150,000 to $199,9991080.5
$200,000 or more1780.9
Median household income (dollars)29,799(X)
With earnings14,91975.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
39,265(X)
With Social Security income5,89829.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,038(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,1555.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,108(X)
With public assistance income1,2076.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,386(X)
With retirement income2,64513.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,267(X)
Families14,796100.0
Less than $10,0001,69011.4
$10,000 to $14,9991,0727.2
$15,000 to $24,9992,25415.2
$25,000 to $34,9992,44916.6
$35,000 to $49,9992,81419.0
$50,000 to $74,9992,75618.6
$75,000 to $99,9999246.2
$100,000 to $149,9995914.0
$150,000 to $199,999830.6
$200,000 or more1631.1
Median family income (dollars)34,665(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,184(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,005(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,922(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,554(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.3
With related children under 18 years2,036(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.1
With related children under 5 years
950(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.1
Families with female householder, no husband present1,058(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.4
With related children under 18 years959(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)56.3
With related children under 5 years
444(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)72.9
Individuals11,317(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.1
18 years and over6,592(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.8
65 years and over
978(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.9
Related children under 18 years4,589(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,221(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,200(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.1
(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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