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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harris 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 18,353 100.0     Households 8,858 100.0
In labor force 12,368 67.4   Less than $10,000 700 7.9
     Civilian labor force 12,243 66.7   $10,000 to $14,999 455 5.1
          Employed 11,821 64.4   $15,000 to $24,999 1,005 11.3
          Unemployed 422 2.3   $25,000 to $34,999 817 9.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,631 18.4
     Armed Forces 125 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 1,842 20.8
Not in labor force 5,985 32.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,156 13.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 964 10.9
   Females 16 years and over 9,482 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 171 1.9
In labor force 5,730 60.4   $200,000 or more 117 1.3
     Civilian labor force 5,712 60.2   Median household income (dollars) 47,763 (X)
          Employed 5,513 58.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,662 100.0   With earnings 7,344 82.9
All parents in family in labor force 995 59.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 58,014 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,321 26.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,183 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 11,811 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 313 3.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 10,029 84.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,427 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,389 11.8   With public assistance income 130 1.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 32 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 915 (X)
Walked 76 0.6   With retirement income 1,715 19.4
Other means 54 0.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,642 (X)
Worked at home 231 2.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.9 (X)        
          Families 7,034 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 11,821 100.0   Less than $10,000 287 4.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 285 4.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,971 33.6   $15,000 to $24,999 631 9.0
Service occupations 1,636 13.8   $25,000 to $34,999 573 8.1
Sales and office occupations 3,011 25.5    $35,000 to $49,999 1,314 18.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 82 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 1,737 24.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,279 10.8   $75,000 to $99,999 1,081 15.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,842 15.6   $100,000 to $149,999 882 12.5
        150,000 to $199,999 153 2.2
        $200,000 or more 91 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 54,834 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 96 0.8   Per capita income (dollars) 21,680 (X)
Construction 794 6.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,025 17.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 37,955 (X)
Wholesale trade 441 3.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,095 (X)
Retail trade 1,168 9.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 458 3.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 495 4.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,176 9.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 725 6.1     Families 458 6.5
Educational, health and social services 2,191 18.5   With related children under 18 years 299 8.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 976 8.3        With related children under 5 years 94 8.3
Other services (except public administration) 502 4.2        
Public administration 774 6.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 221 22.5
        With related children under 18 years 194 27.4
             With related children under 5 years 65 33.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,929 8.2
Private wage and salary workers 8,946 75.7   18 years and over 1,343 7.7
Government workers 2,166 18.3        65 years and over 379 13.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 671 5.7   Related children under 18 years 572 9.6
Unpaid family workers 38 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 466 10.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 556 23.2
             
 
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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