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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Val Verde 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 32,115 100.0     Households 14,153 100.0
In labor force 18,237 56.8   Less than $10,000 2,487 17.6
     Civilian labor force 17,018 53.0   $10,000 to $14,999 1,388 9.8
          Employed 15,097 47.0   $15,000 to $24,999 2,503 17.7
          Unemployed 1,921 6.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,980 14.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 11.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,327 16.4
     Armed Forces 1,219 3.8   $50,000 to $74,999 2,076 14.7
Not in labor force 13,878 43.2   $75,000 to $99,999 706 5.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 482 3.4
   Females 16 years and over 16,631 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 95 0.7
In labor force 7,775 46.8   $200,000 or more 109 0.8
     Civilian labor force 7,579 45.6   Median household income (dollars) 28,376 (X)
          Employed 6,518 39.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,267 100.0   With earnings 11,283 79.7
All parents in family in labor force 2,119 49.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,182 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,658 25.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,652 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 16,007 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 986 7.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 12,019 75.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,286 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,831 17.7   With public assistance income 802 5.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 24 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,443 (X)
Walked 358 2.2   With retirement income 1,884 13.3
Other means 472 2.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,599 (X)
Worked at home 303 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 17.6 (X)        
          Families 11,376 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 15,097 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,381 12.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,122 9.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,805 25.2   $15,000 to $24,999 2,067 18.2
Service occupations 3,161 20.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,681 14.8
Sales and office occupations 3,697 24.5    $35,000 to $49,999 2,046 18.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 181 1.2   $50,000 to $74,999 1,816 16.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,018 13.4   $75,000 to $99,999 666 5.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,235 14.8   $100,000 to $149,999 415 3.6
        150,000 to $199,999 95 0.8
        $200,000 or more 87 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,434 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 425 2.8   Per capita income (dollars) 12,096 (X)
Construction 1,128 7.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,621 10.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,485 (X)
Wholesale trade 316 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,039 (X)
Retail trade 2,082 13.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 911 6.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 155 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 551 3.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 825 5.5     Families 2,514 22.1
Educational, health and social services 3,228 21.4   With related children under 18 years 2,013 28.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,269 8.4        With related children under 5 years 907 30.2
Other services (except public administration) 793 5.3        
Public administration 1,793 11.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 717 39.8
        With related children under 18 years 611 49.3
             With related children under 5 years 266 47.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 11,507 26.1
Private wage and salary workers 9,869 65.4   18 years and over 6,653 22.4
Government workers 3,864 25.6        65 years and over 1,225 26.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,231 8.2   Related children under 18 years 4,804 33.8
Unpaid family workers 133 0.9        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,585 34.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,294 36.1
             
 
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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