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Economic Statistics

Otero county new mexico dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over45,925100.0
In labor force27,47859.8
Civilian labor force
23,87952.0
Employed
21,93447.8
Unemployed
1,9454.2
Percent of civilian labor force
8.1(X)
Armed Forces
3,5997.8
Not in labor force18,44740.2
Females 16 years and over23,455100.0
In labor force11,90350.7
Civilian labor force
11,24447.9
Employed
10,21643.6
Own children under 6 years5,041100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,56050.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over24,896100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone18,50374.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled4,32217.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)730.3
Walked6802.7
Other means5232.1
Worked at home7953.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over21,934100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,21228.3
Service occupations4,11718.8
Sales and office occupations4,90622.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2491.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,57716.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,87313.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6823.1
Construction2,0469.3
Manufacturing1,6287.4
Wholesale trade2591.2
Retail trade2,79612.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,2145.5
Information2451.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,0434.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,4266.5
Educational, health and social services4,41020.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,18310.0
Other services (except public administration)1,3146.0
Public administration2,68812.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers13,33160.8
Government workers6,42929.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,0629.4
Unpaid family workers1120.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households22,984100.0
Less than $10,0002,97512.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,9188.3
$15,000 to $24,9994,09317.8
$25,000 to $34,9994,02817.5
$35,000 to $49,9994,26318.5
$50,000 to $74,9993,68816.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,2555.5
$100,000 to $149,9996152.7
$150,000 to $199,999650.3
$200,000 or more840.4
Median household income (dollars)30,861(X)
With earnings17,73177.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
36,093(X)
With Social Security income6,01326.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,705(X)
With Supplemental Security Income9634.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,826(X)
With public assistance income1,0164.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,307(X)
With retirement income5,24522.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,713(X)
Families16,979100.0
Less than $10,0001,5729.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,2597.4
$15,000 to $24,9992,75416.2
$25,000 to $34,9992,95617.4
$35,000 to $49,9993,54020.8
$50,000 to $74,9993,09618.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,1126.5
$100,000 to $149,9995563.3
$150,000 to $199,999610.4
$200,000 or more730.4
Median family income (dollars)34,781(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,345(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers27,657(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers18,470(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,644(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.6
With related children under 18 years2,112(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.7
With related children under 5 years
976(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.8
Families with female householder, no husband present1,176(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.3
With related children under 18 years1,076(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)52.9
With related children under 5 years
480(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.9
Individuals11,737(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
18 years and over6,587(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.4
65 years and over
895(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.8
Related children under 18 years5,018(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,788(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,143(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.8
(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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