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Brazoria county texas dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over180,217100.0
In labor force112,90462.6
Civilian labor force
112,79862.6
Employed
106,66259.2
Unemployed
6,1363.4
Percent of civilian labor force
5.4(X)
Armed Forces
1060.1
Not in labor force67,31337.4
Females 16 years and over87,268100.0
In labor force49,36856.6
Civilian labor force
49,36156.6
Employed
46,55153.3
Own children under 6 years21,249100.0
All parents in family in labor force11,58254.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over104,832100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone86,81382.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled13,22712.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)2800.3
Walked1,1601.1
Other means1,0881.0
Worked at home2,2642.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over106,662100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations34,84032.7
Service occupations13,66112.8
Sales and office occupations26,03524.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations4230.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations15,75514.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations15,94815.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,3512.2
Construction12,26411.5
Manufacturing19,17018.0
Wholesale trade3,6443.4
Retail trade10,95710.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6,0045.6
Information1,9141.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5,6525.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,6588.1
Educational, health and social services19,34118.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6,1115.7
Other services (except public administration)4,9634.7
Public administration5,6335.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers84,30279.0
Government workers15,60714.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6,4026.0
Unpaid family workers3510.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households82,020100.0
Less than $10,0005,9757.3
$10,000 to $14,9994,2465.2
$15,000 to $24,9999,18611.2
$25,000 to $34,9999,45511.5
$35,000 to $49,99913,19916.1
$50,000 to $74,99917,76321.7
$75,000 to $99,99911,05213.5
$100,000 to $149,9998,23510.0
$150,000 to $199,9991,8262.2
$200,000 or more1,0831.3
Median household income (dollars)48,632(X)
With earnings70,16885.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
57,945(X)
With Social Security income16,51520.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,685(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,0642.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,497(X)
With public assistance income1,6222.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,042(X)
With retirement income11,56314.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,359(X)
Families63,513100.0
Less than $10,0003,1394.9
$10,000 to $14,9992,3003.6
$15,000 to $24,9995,9829.4
$25,000 to $34,9996,61910.4
$35,000 to $49,99910,10015.9
$50,000 to $74,99915,25524.0
$75,000 to $99,99910,03915.8
$100,000 to $149,9997,44811.7
$150,000 to $199,9991,6672.6
$200,000 or more9641.5
Median family income (dollars)55,282(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,021(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers42,193(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,728(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,130(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.1
With related children under 18 years4,078(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
With related children under 5 years
2,270(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.8
Families with female householder, no husband present2,069(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.3
With related children under 18 years1,873(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.6
With related children under 5 years
1,061(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.2
Individuals23,465(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
18 years and over14,724(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.1
65 years and over
1,765(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.7
Related children under 18 years8,527(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
5,764(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,551(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.7
(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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