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Economic Statistics

Starr county texas dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over35,749100.0
In labor force16,92047.3
Civilian labor force
16,91847.3
Employed
13,38537.4
Unemployed
3,5339.9
Percent of civilian labor force
20.9(X)
Armed Forces
20.0
Not in labor force18,82952.7
Females 16 years and over18,959100.0
In labor force7,46039.3
Civilian labor force
7,46039.3
Employed
6,01431.7
Own children under 6 years6,374100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,25835.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over13,147100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone9,09369.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,61419.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)640.5
Walked6284.8
Other means4163.2
Worked at home3322.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over13,385100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,03922.7
Service occupations3,04522.7
Sales and office occupations2,69520.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations9377.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,90714.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,76213.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,54311.5
Construction1,43610.7
Manufacturing4013.0
Wholesale trade6184.6
Retail trade1,56011.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5404.0
Information580.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3132.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4803.6
Educational, health and social services4,51433.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services7455.6
Other services (except public administration)6454.8
Public administration5324.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers8,44763.1
Government workers3,73027.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0698.0
Unpaid family workers1391.0
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,378100.0
Less than $10,0004,35030.3
$10,000 to $14,9992,22015.4
$15,000 to $24,9993,06921.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,84712.8
$35,000 to $49,9991,1197.8
$50,000 to $74,9991,0647.4
$75,000 to $99,9993882.7
$100,000 to $149,9992201.5
$150,000 to $199,999330.2
$200,000 or more680.5
Median household income (dollars)16,504(X)
With earnings11,01876.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
26,190(X)
With Social Security income3,42823.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
6,813(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,84912.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
4,971(X)
With public assistance income2,31916.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,667(X)
With retirement income1,2608.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
10,380(X)
Families12,675100.0
Less than $10,0003,30426.1
$10,000 to $14,9992,04616.1
$15,000 to $24,9992,87022.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,71113.5
$35,000 to $49,9991,0598.4
$50,000 to $74,9991,0288.1
$75,000 to $99,9993632.9
$100,000 to $149,9992061.6
$150,000 to $199,999290.2
$200,000 or more590.5
Median family income (dollars)17,556(X)
Per capita income (dollars)7,069(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers17,398(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers13,533(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families6,003(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.4
With related children under 18 years4,805(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.8
With related children under 5 years
2,527(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.7
Families with female householder, no husband present1,522(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.1
With related children under 18 years1,336(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)73.2
With related children under 5 years
539(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)71.1
Individuals27,042(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.9
18 years and over15,167(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.7
65 years and over
1,862(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.3
Related children under 18 years11,831(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)59.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
8,353(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)58.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,324(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.2
(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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