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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: El Paso 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 486,398 100.0     Households 210,034 100.0
In labor force 274,811 56.5   Less than $10,000 29,027 13.8
     Civilian labor force 265,952 54.7   $10,000 to $14,999 19,130 9.1
          Employed 240,723 49.5   $15,000 to $24,999 36,785 17.5
          Unemployed 25,229 5.2   $25,000 to $34,999 31,427 15.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 9.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 34,596 16.5
     Armed Forces 8,859 1.8   $50,000 to $74,999 32,140 15.3
Not in labor force 211,587 43.5   $75,000 to $99,999 13,634 6.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 8,638 4.1
   Females 16 years and over 257,971 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 2,051 1.0
In labor force 124,150 48.1   $200,000 or more 2,606 1.2
     Civilian labor force 122,812 47.6   Median household income (dollars) 31,051 (X)
          Employed 110,507 42.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 65,507 100.0   With earnings 173,216 82.5
All parents in family in labor force 30,737 46.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,335 (X)
        With Social Security income 50,223 23.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,375 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 244,464 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 11,540 5.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 185,573 75.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,384 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 39,606 16.2   With public assistance income 14,428 6.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 5,437 2.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,101 (X)
Walked 5,337 2.2   With retirement income 31,181 14.8
Other means 3,261 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,278 (X)
Worked at home 5,250 2.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.7 (X)        
          Families 167,276 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 240,723 100.0   Less than $10,000 17,547 10.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 14,404 8.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 70,168 29.1   $15,000 to $24,999 29,637 17.7
Service occupations 40,747 16.9   $25,000 to $34,999 25,381 15.2
Sales and office occupations 67,617 28.1    $35,000 to $49,999 28,804 17.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 863 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 27,813 16.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 20,839 8.7   $75,000 to $99,999 12,063 7.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 40,489 16.8   $100,000 to $149,999 7,602 4.5
        150,000 to $199,999 1,791 1.1
        $200,000 or more 2,234 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 33,410 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,436 0.6   Per capita income (dollars) 13,421 (X)
Construction 12,884 5.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 34,835 14.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,882 (X)
Wholesale trade 9,059 3.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,722 (X)
Retail trade 28,659 11.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 16,414 6.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 8,095 3.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 11,322 4.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 17,602 7.3     Families 34,264 20.5
Educational, health and social services 55,282 23.0   With related children under 18 years 28,685 26.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 19,617 8.1        With related children under 5 years 14,293 30.6
Other services (except public administration) 11,166 4.6        
Public administration 14,352 6.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 13,333 36.7
        With related children under 18 years 11,820 44.5
             With related children under 5 years 5,209 52.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 158,722 23.8
Private wage and salary workers 177,826 73.9   18 years and over 90,658 20.0
Government workers 48,254 20.0        65 years and over 12,029 18.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 13,915 5.8   Related children under 18 years 67,282 31.5
Unpaid family workers 728 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 48,661 31.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 19,261 31.9
             
 
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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