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Economic Statistics

Cameron county texas dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over234,211100.0
In labor force123,11252.6
Civilian labor force
122,90952.5
Employed
108,90446.5
Unemployed
14,0056.0
Percent of civilian labor force
11.4(X)
Armed Forces
2030.1
Not in labor force111,09947.4
Females 16 years and over125,856100.0
In labor force56,52944.9
Civilian labor force
56,50844.9
Employed
49,70439.5
Own children under 6 years35,307100.0
All parents in family in labor force15,27743.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over106,769100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone78,13473.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled20,74219.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)8110.8
Walked2,4942.3
Other means1,8911.8
Worked at home2,6972.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over108,904100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations30,11827.7
Service occupations21,53919.8
Sales and office occupations27,08424.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,5501.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations11,37810.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations17,23515.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,3172.1
Construction7,9237.3
Manufacturing11,29810.4
Wholesale trade4,0133.7
Retail trade13,48712.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6,0235.5
Information1,6591.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5,3214.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6,5116.0
Educational, health and social services29,17626.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services9,1288.4
Other services (except public administration)6,2995.8
Public administration5,7495.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers78,72072.3
Government workers21,70619.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8,0657.4
Unpaid family workers4130.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households97,193100.0
Less than $10,00018,39518.9
$10,000 to $14,99910,41910.7
$15,000 to $24,99917,83818.4
$25,000 to $34,99913,85314.3
$35,000 to $49,99914,26714.7
$50,000 to $74,99912,59613.0
$75,000 to $99,9995,1475.3
$100,000 to $149,9993,1053.2
$150,000 to $199,9995970.6
$200,000 or more9761.0
Median household income (dollars)26,155(X)
With earnings74,71876.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
37,229(X)
With Social Security income27,60328.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,369(X)
With Supplemental Security Income8,1248.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,235(X)
With public assistance income9,5949.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,145(X)
With retirement income12,14112.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,995(X)
Families80,213100.0
Less than $10,00012,17515.2
$10,000 to $14,9998,75410.9
$15,000 to $24,99915,02518.7
$25,000 to $34,99912,00915.0
$35,000 to $49,99912,38615.4
$50,000 to $74,99911,21514.0
$75,000 to $99,9994,5175.6
$100,000 to $149,9992,7573.4
$150,000 to $199,9995460.7
$200,000 or more8291.0
Median family income (dollars)27,853(X)
Per capita income (dollars)10,960(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers22,755(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers18,182(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families22,648(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.2
With related children under 18 years18,632(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.5
With related children under 5 years
9,822(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.5
Families with female householder, no husband present7,549(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.9
With related children under 18 years6,506(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.0
With related children under 5 years
2,887(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.0
Individuals109,288(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.1
18 years and over60,872(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.8
65 years and over
8,276(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.9
Related children under 18 years47,842(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
33,886(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over10,628(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.5
(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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