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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rio Grande County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 9,321 100.0     Households 4,698 100.0
In labor force 5,732 61.5   Less than $10,000 618 13.2
     Civilian labor force 5,732 61.5   $10,000 to $14,999 476 10.1
          Employed 5,383 57.8   $15,000 to $24,999 725 15.4
          Unemployed 349 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 780 16.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 877 18.7
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 770 16.4
Not in labor force 3,589 38.5   $75,000 to $99,999 230 4.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 104 2.2
   Females 16 years and over 4,738 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 43 0.9
In labor force 2,641 55.7   $200,000 or more 75 1.6
     Civilian labor force 2,641 55.7   Median household income (dollars) 31,836 (X)
          Employed 2,495 52.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 977 100.0   With earnings 3,695 78.7
All parents in family in labor force 591 60.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,886 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,344 28.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,184 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,282 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 246 5.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,698 70.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,349 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 876 16.6   With public assistance income 342 7.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,016 (X)
Walked 197 3.7   With retirement income 676 14.4
Other means 87 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,987 (X)
Worked at home 422 8.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.3 (X)        
          Families 3,418 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 5,383 100.0   Less than $10,000 274 8.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 281 8.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,628 30.2   $15,000 to $24,999 452 13.2
Service occupations 792 14.7   $25,000 to $34,999 592 17.3
Sales and office occupations 1,334 24.8    $35,000 to $49,999 709 20.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 325 6.0   $50,000 to $74,999 706 20.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 636 11.8   $75,000 to $99,999 192 5.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 668 12.4   $100,000 to $149,999 97 2.8
        150,000 to $199,999 43 1.3
        $200,000 or more 72 2.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,809 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 592 11.0   Per capita income (dollars) 15,650 (X)
Construction 370 6.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 280 5.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,432 (X)
Wholesale trade 416 7.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,005 (X)
Retail trade 684 12.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 282 5.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 116 2.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 293 5.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 266 4.9     Families 385 11.3
Educational, health and social services 1,042 19.4   With related children under 18 years 300 16.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 492 9.1        With related children under 5 years 132 18.4
Other services (except public administration) 263 4.9        
Public administration 287 5.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 191 43.0
        With related children under 18 years 182 48.8
             With related children under 5 years 97 80.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,769 14.5
Private wage and salary workers 3,433 63.8   18 years and over 1,117 12.8
Government workers 1,128 21.0        65 years and over 188 11.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 747 13.9   Related children under 18 years 634 18.4
Unpaid family workers 75 1.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 483 18.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 460 27.9
             
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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