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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pecos 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 12,793 100.0     Households 5,156 100.0
In labor force 6,459 50.5   Less than $10,000 766 14.9
     Civilian labor force 6,459 50.5   $10,000 to $14,999 504 9.8
          Employed 6,094 47.6   $15,000 to $24,999 888 17.2
          Unemployed 365 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 880 17.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 800 15.5
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 826 16.0
Not in labor force 6,334 49.5   $75,000 to $99,999 312 6.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 148 2.9
   Females 16 years and over 5,573 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 19 0.4
In labor force 2,935 52.7   $200,000 or more 13 0.3
     Civilian labor force 2,935 52.7   Median household income (dollars) 28,033 (X)
          Employed 2,778 49.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,228 100.0   With earnings 4,055 78.6
All parents in family in labor force 608 49.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,902 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,545 30.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,333 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 6,017 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 269 5.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,558 75.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,097 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,094 18.2   With public assistance income 250 4.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 6 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,766 (X)
Walked 129 2.1   With retirement income 657 12.7
Other means 133 2.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,460 (X)
Worked at home 97 1.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 17.6 (X)        
          Families 4,013 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,094 100.0   Less than $10,000 445 11.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 406 10.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,434 23.5   $15,000 to $24,999 665 16.6
Service occupations 1,432 23.5   $25,000 to $34,999 625 15.6
Sales and office occupations 1,198 19.7    $35,000 to $49,999 664 16.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 261 4.3   $50,000 to $74,999 739 18.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 944 15.5   $75,000 to $99,999 297 7.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 825 13.5   $100,000 to $149,999 146 3.6
        150,000 to $199,999 13 0.3
        $200,000 or more 13 0.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,122 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 943 15.5   Per capita income (dollars) 12,212 (X)
Construction 556 9.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 201 3.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,888 (X)
Wholesale trade 160 2.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,113 (X)
Retail trade 695 11.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 323 5.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 75 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 229 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 92 1.5     Families 726 18.1
Educational, health and social services 1,317 21.6   With related children under 18 years 569 24.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 527 8.6        With related children under 5 years 226 28.8
Other services (except public administration) 277 4.5        
Public administration 699 11.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 230 44.1
        With related children under 18 years 200 48.2
             With related children under 5 years 106 65.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,003 20.4
Private wage and salary workers 3,956 64.9   18 years and over 1,749 17.2
Government workers 1,689 27.7        65 years and over 303 16.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 417 6.8   Related children under 18 years 1,232 27.2
Unpaid family workers 32 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 921 26.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 410 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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