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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Brazos 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 123,410 100.0     Households 55,188 100.0
In labor force 79,136 64.1   Less than $10,000 11,134 20.2
     Civilian labor force 78,811 63.9   $10,000 to $14,999 5,171 9.4
          Employed 72,096 58.4   $15,000 to $24,999 8,603 15.6
          Unemployed 6,715 5.4   $25,000 to $34,999 6,200 11.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 7,278 13.2
     Armed Forces 325 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 8,048 14.6
Not in labor force 44,274 35.9   $75,000 to $99,999 4,177 7.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,774 5.0
   Females 16 years and over 61,604 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 882 1.6
In labor force 35,995 58.4   $200,000 or more 921 1.7
     Civilian labor force 35,942 58.3   Median household income (dollars) 29,104 (X)
          Employed 33,077 53.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 10,906 100.0   With earnings 48,106 87.2
All parents in family in labor force 6,293 57.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,983 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,791 14.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,580 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 70,562 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,150 2.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 54,004 76.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,756 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 9,299 13.2   With public assistance income 1,246 2.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 686 1.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,152 (X)
Walked 2,326 3.3   With retirement income 5,406 9.8
Other means 2,445 3.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 21,565 (X)
Worked at home 1,802 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 16.7 (X)        
          Families 30,723 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 72,096 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,759 9.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,718 5.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 28,321 39.3   $15,000 to $24,999 3,741 12.2
Service occupations 11,834 16.4   $25,000 to $34,999 3,615 11.8
Sales and office occupations 18,231 25.3    $35,000 to $49,999 4,550 14.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 464 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 6,467 21.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 6,402 8.9   $75,000 to $99,999 3,745 12.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 6,844 9.5   $100,000 to $149,999 2,558 8.3
        150,000 to $199,999 786 2.6
        $200,000 or more 784 2.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,530 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,664 2.3   Per capita income (dollars) 16,212 (X)
Construction 4,770 6.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,599 6.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,864 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,536 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,179 (X)
Retail trade 8,089 11.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,997 2.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,652 2.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3,423 4.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 5,551 7.7     Families 4,302 14.0
Educational, health and social services 25,724 35.7   With related children under 18 years 3,076 18.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 6,959 9.7        With related children under 5 years 1,956 25.0
Other services (except public administration) 3,234 4.5        
Public administration 2,898 4.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,093 39.3
        With related children under 18 years 1,791 47.8
             With related children under 5 years 1,069 62.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 37,417 26.9
Private wage and salary workers 45,320 62.9   18 years and over 30,368 28.3
Government workers 22,671 31.4        65 years and over 990 10.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,795 5.3   Related children under 18 years 6,854 21.6
Unpaid family workers 310 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 4,461 20.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 23,110 54.6
             
 
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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