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Wharton county texas dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over30,818100.0
In labor force18,68260.6
Civilian labor force
18,68260.6
Employed
17,56357.0
Unemployed
1,1193.6
Percent of civilian labor force
6.0(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force12,13639.4
Females 16 years and over15,939100.0
In labor force8,26551.9
Civilian labor force
8,26551.9
Employed
7,75248.6
Own children under 6 years3,125100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,68754.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over17,356100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone13,54378.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,61515.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)140.1
Walked3211.8
Other means3562.1
Worked at home5072.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over17,563100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,78927.3
Service occupations2,92116.6
Sales and office occupations3,74821.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations5883.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,81610.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,70121.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,02511.5
Construction1,0566.0
Manufacturing2,54614.5
Wholesale trade7784.4
Retail trade1,88710.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9105.2
Information2291.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7644.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8584.9
Educational, health and social services3,95822.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services9235.3
Other services (except public administration)9285.3
Public administration7014.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers13,14374.8
Government workers2,82316.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,5328.7
Unpaid family workers650.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,807100.0
Less than $10,0002,07114.0
$10,000 to $14,9991,2228.3
$15,000 to $24,9992,54517.2
$25,000 to $34,9992,15514.6
$35,000 to $49,9992,30815.6
$50,000 to $74,9992,42316.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,1307.6
$100,000 to $149,9996704.5
$150,000 to $199,9991671.1
$200,000 or more1160.8
Median household income (dollars)32,208(X)
With earnings11,54778.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,693(X)
With Social Security income4,37029.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,462(X)
With Supplemental Security Income9426.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,424(X)
With public assistance income3982.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,634(X)
With retirement income1,76211.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,062(X)
Families10,774100.0
Less than $10,0008888.2
$10,000 to $14,9996235.8
$15,000 to $24,9991,65215.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,60414.9
$35,000 to $49,9991,91517.8
$50,000 to $74,9992,19420.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,0239.5
$100,000 to $149,9996426.0
$150,000 to $199,9991451.3
$200,000 or more880.8
Median family income (dollars)39,919(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,388(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,480(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,101(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,430(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
With related children under 18 years990(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.1
With related children under 5 years
523(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.6
Families with female householder, no husband present540(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.8
With related children under 18 years425(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.9
With related children under 5 years
197(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)54.7
Individuals6,703(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.5
18 years and over4,534(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
65 years and over
956(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.7
Related children under 18 years2,140(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,455(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,710(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.1
(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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