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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ector 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 88,658 100.0     Households 43,806 100.0
In labor force 54,197 61.1   Less than $10,000 6,114 14.0
     Civilian labor force 54,191 61.1   $10,000 to $14,999 3,874 8.8
          Employed 50,029 56.4   $15,000 to $24,999 7,495 17.1
          Unemployed 4,162 4.7   $25,000 to $34,999 6,841 15.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 7,747 17.7
     Armed Forces 6 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 6,890 15.7
Not in labor force 34,461 38.9   $75,000 to $99,999 2,560 5.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,469 3.4
   Females 16 years and over 46,485 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 283 0.6
In labor force 24,327 52.3   $200,000 or more 533 1.2
     Civilian labor force 24,327 52.3   Median household income (dollars) 31,152 (X)
          Employed 22,278 47.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 11,000 100.0   With earnings 35,272 80.5
All parents in family in labor force 5,944 54.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,142 (X)
        With Social Security income 10,758 24.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,152 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 49,099 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,864 4.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 40,120 81.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,590 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 6,456 13.1   With public assistance income 1,959 4.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 80 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,114 (X)
Walked 674 1.4   With retirement income 4,874 11.1
Other means 605 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,493 (X)
Worked at home 1,164 2.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.6 (X)        
          Families 31,856 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 50,029 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,942 9.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,289 7.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 11,915 23.8   $15,000 to $24,999 5,053 15.9
Service occupations 8,090 16.2   $25,000 to $34,999 4,978 15.6
Sales and office occupations 14,557 29.1    $35,000 to $49,999 6,333 19.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 136 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 5,889 18.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 7,140 14.3   $75,000 to $99,999 2,372 7.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8,191 16.4   $100,000 to $149,999 1,285 4.0
        150,000 to $199,999 261 0.8
        $200,000 or more 454 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,369 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 3,970 7.9   Per capita income (dollars) 15,031 (X)
Construction 3,844 7.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,313 10.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,632 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,517 5.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,317 (X)
Retail trade 6,847 13.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,140 4.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 936 1.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,517 5.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,139 6.3     Families 5,140 16.1
Educational, health and social services 9,777 19.5   With related children under 18 years 4,139 21.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,821 7.6        With related children under 5 years 2,106 27.4
Other services (except public administration) 3,685 7.4        
Public administration 1,523 3.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,267 39.3
        With related children under 18 years 2,111 47.3
             With related children under 5 years 952 55.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 22,310 18.7
Private wage and salary workers 39,626 79.2   18 years and over 13,451 16.2
Government workers 7,104 14.2        65 years and over 1,796 14.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,111 6.2   Related children under 18 years 8,655 23.9
Unpaid family workers 188 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 5,908 22.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 4,420 28.9
             
 
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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