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Nueces county texas dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over234,965100.0
In labor force145,40361.9
Civilian labor force
142,61760.7
Employed
131,71856.1
Unemployed
10,8994.6
Percent of civilian labor force
7.6(X)
Armed Forces
2,7861.2
Not in labor force89,56238.1
Females 16 years and over121,705100.0
In labor force66,25054.4
Civilian labor force
65,96154.2
Employed
60,79149.9
Own children under 6 years26,558100.0
All parents in family in labor force14,74255.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over132,006100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone100,83276.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled21,04415.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,5571.9
Walked2,5111.9
Other means2,0291.5
Worked at home3,0332.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over131,718100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations39,49830.0
Service occupations23,23317.6
Sales and office occupations36,56327.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations4690.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations16,48412.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations15,47111.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,7922.1
Construction11,0768.4
Manufacturing9,6177.3
Wholesale trade4,3533.3
Retail trade16,00912.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6,2094.7
Information3,1742.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7,8706.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services11,7368.9
Educational, health and social services30,28023.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services13,0479.9
Other services (except public administration)7,0875.4
Public administration8,4686.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers97,41174.0
Government workers24,10618.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9,6617.3
Unpaid family workers5400.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households110,316100.0
Less than $10,00013,76212.5
$10,000 to $14,9998,5727.8
$15,000 to $24,99916,52515.0
$25,000 to $34,99914,87213.5
$35,000 to $49,99918,53516.8
$50,000 to $74,99919,76317.9
$75,000 to $99,9999,6768.8
$100,000 to $149,9995,6215.1
$150,000 to $199,9991,1891.1
$200,000 or more1,8011.6
Median household income (dollars)35,959(X)
With earnings90,04481.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,530(X)
With Social Security income26,87324.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,047(X)
With Supplemental Security Income5,9325.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,893(X)
With public assistance income5,2884.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,078(X)
With retirement income16,80415.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,439(X)
Families80,043100.0
Less than $10,0007,1088.9
$10,000 to $14,9995,3746.7
$15,000 to $24,99910,94013.7
$25,000 to $34,99910,60113.2
$35,000 to $49,99914,09717.6
$50,000 to $74,99916,02620.0
$75,000 to $99,9998,48410.6
$100,000 to $149,9994,8026.0
$150,000 to $199,9991,0241.3
$200,000 or more1,5872.0
Median family income (dollars)41,066(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,036(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,571(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,324(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families11,771(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.7
With related children under 18 years9,324(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.2
With related children under 5 years
4,675(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
Families with female householder, no husband present5,565(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.4
With related children under 18 years4,800(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.0
With related children under 5 years
2,291(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.3
Individuals56,097(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.2
18 years and over34,685(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
65 years and over
5,315(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
Related children under 18 years20,822(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
14,702(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over12,802(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.0
(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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