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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 389,986 100.0     Households 192,599 100.0
In labor force 280,574 71.9   Less than $10,000 11,555 6.0
     Civilian labor force 256,858 65.9   $10,000 to $14,999 8,515 4.4
          Employed 244,913 62.8   $15,000 to $24,999 22,742 11.8
          Unemployed 11,945 3.1   $25,000 to $34,999 24,944 13.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 35,248 18.3
     Armed Forces 23,716 6.1   $50,000 to $74,999 43,037 22.3
Not in labor force 109,412 28.1   $75,000 to $99,999 23,053 12.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 15,856 8.2
   Females 16 years and over 196,280 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 4,204 2.2
In labor force 124,742 63.6   $200,000 or more 3,445 1.8
     Civilian labor force 121,368 61.8   Median household income (dollars) 46,844 (X)
          Employed 115,520 58.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 45,213 100.0   With earnings 167,293 86.9
All parents in family in labor force 26,892 59.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 54,282 (X)
        With Social Security income 36,801 19.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,375 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 263,805 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 4,961 2.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 205,840 78.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,132 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 31,776 12.0   With public assistance income 5,082 2.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2,507 1.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,282 (X)
Walked 9,778 3.7   With retirement income 36,685 19.0
Other means 3,241 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 20,295 (X)
Worked at home 10,663 4.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.3 (X)        
          Families 135,068 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 244,913 100.0   Less than $10,000 4,723 3.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 3,687 2.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 91,017 37.2   $15,000 to $24,999 11,814 8.7
Service occupations 35,622 14.5   $25,000 to $34,999 14,967 11.1
Sales and office occupations 67,871 27.7    $35,000 to $49,999 25,059 18.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 326 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 34,393 25.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 23,880 9.8   $75,000 to $99,999 19,848 14.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 26,197 10.7   $100,000 to $149,999 13,908 10.3
        150,000 to $199,999 3,749 2.8
        $200,000 or more 2,920 2.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 53,995 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,279 0.5   Per capita income (dollars) 22,005 (X)
Construction 19,673 8.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 27,288 11.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,940 (X)
Wholesale trade 5,724 2.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,252 (X)
Retail trade 31,064 12.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 9,461 3.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 11,096 4.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 17,504 7.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 29,574 12.1     Families 7,690 5.7
Educational, health and social services 43,776 17.9   With related children under 18 years 6,529 8.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 21,329 8.7        With related children under 5 years 3,523 11.4
Other services (except public administration) 15,080 6.2        
Public administration 12,065 4.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 4,233 22.3
        With related children under 18 years 3,974 28.3
             With related children under 5 years 2,075 42.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 40,318 8.0
Private wage and salary workers 191,409 78.2   18 years and over 25,734 7.1
Government workers 35,442 14.5        65 years and over 2,939 6.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 17,407 7.1   Related children under 18 years 13,878 10.0
Unpaid family workers 655 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 9,302 9.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 14,585 17.7
             
 
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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