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Economic Statistics

Wheeler county texas dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over4,146100.0
In labor force2,44959.1
Civilian labor force
2,44759.0
Employed
2,40257.9
Unemployed
451.1
Percent of civilian labor force
1.8(X)
Armed Forces
20.0
Not in labor force1,69740.9
Females 16 years and over2,226100.0
In labor force1,13250.9
Civilian labor force
1,13250.9
Employed
1,10649.7
Own children under 6 years346100.0
All parents in family in labor force22966.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over2,361100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone1,80476.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled42217.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)00.0
Walked823.5
Other means120.5
Worked at home411.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over2,402100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations67027.9
Service occupations57624.0
Sales and office occupations51721.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations893.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations26010.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations29012.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining42417.7
Construction1285.3
Manufacturing492.0
Wholesale trade1084.5
Retail trade2138.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1235.1
Information582.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing783.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services813.4
Educational, health and social services59424.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2219.2
Other services (except public administration)1436.0
Public administration1827.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers1,59466.4
Government workers44718.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business33614.0
Unpaid family workers251.0
INCOME IN 1999
Households2,138100.0
Less than $10,00030214.1
$10,000 to $14,9992079.7
$15,000 to $24,99935816.7
$25,000 to $34,99936317.0
$35,000 to $49,99937617.6
$50,000 to $74,99931814.9
$75,000 to $99,9991296.0
$100,000 to $149,999532.5
$150,000 to $199,999221.0
$200,000 or more100.5
Median household income (dollars)31,029(X)
With earnings1,63876.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
36,401(X)
With Social Security income77936.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,393(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1085.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,825(X)
With public assistance income442.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,225(X)
With retirement income28313.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,729(X)
Families1,479100.0
Less than $10,0001107.4
$10,000 to $14,999956.4
$15,000 to $24,99921314.4
$25,000 to $34,99926517.9
$35,000 to $49,99931121.0
$50,000 to $74,99928919.5
$75,000 to $99,9991157.8
$100,000 to $149,999513.4
$150,000 to $199,999201.4
$200,000 or more100.7
Median family income (dollars)36,989(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,083(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers26,790(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers19,091(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families171(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
With related children under 18 years101(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.2
With related children under 5 years
60(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.2
Families with female householder, no husband present77(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.4
With related children under 18 years73(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.8
With related children under 5 years
39(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)84.8
Individuals667(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.0
18 years and over491(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.8
65 years and over
167(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.8
Related children under 18 years173(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
113(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over202(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.7
(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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