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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jeff Davis 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 9,603 100.0     Households 4,844 100.0
In labor force 5,586 58.2   Less than $10,000 836 17.3
     Civilian labor force 5,581 58.1   $10,000 to $14,999 499 10.3
          Employed 5,266 54.8   $15,000 to $24,999 892 18.4
          Unemployed 315 3.3   $25,000 to $34,999 774 16.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 776 16.0
     Armed Forces 5 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 653 13.5
Not in labor force 4,017 41.8   $75,000 to $99,999 176 3.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 165 3.4
   Females 16 years and over 4,908 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 42 0.9
In labor force 2,502 51.0   $200,000 or more 31 0.6
     Civilian labor force 2,502 51.0   Median household income (dollars) 27,310 (X)
          Employed 2,304 46.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,081 100.0   With earnings 3,636 75.1
All parents in family in labor force 688 63.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 39,761 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,503 31.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,737 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,132 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 327 6.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,027 78.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,150 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 871 17.0   With public assistance income 194 4.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,413 (X)
Walked 22 0.4   With retirement income 574 11.8
Other means 101 2.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,956 (X)
Worked at home 111 2.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.7 (X)        
          Families 3,693 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 5,266 100.0   Less than $10,000 424 11.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 299 8.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,081 20.5   $15,000 to $24,999 681 18.4
Service occupations 602 11.4   $25,000 to $34,999 659 17.8
Sales and office occupations 1,102 20.9    $35,000 to $49,999 675 18.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 175 3.3   $50,000 to $74,999 586 15.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 767 14.6   $75,000 to $99,999 176 4.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,539 29.2   $100,000 to $149,999 135 3.7
        150,000 to $199,999 42 1.1
        $200,000 or more 16 0.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 30,930 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 308 5.8   Per capita income (dollars) 13,780 (X)
Construction 304 5.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,533 29.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,261 (X)
Wholesale trade 139 2.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,095 (X)
Retail trade 699 13.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 451 8.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 58 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 147 2.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 180 3.4     Families 621 16.8
Educational, health and social services 789 15.0   With related children under 18 years 377 19.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 214 4.1        With related children under 5 years 173 20.4
Other services (except public administration) 215 4.1        
Public administration 229 4.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 213 30.8
        With related children under 18 years 183 43.6
             With related children under 5 years 111 68.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,434 19.4
Private wage and salary workers 4,137 78.6   18 years and over 1,692 18.5
Government workers 803 15.2        65 years and over 332 22.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 276 5.2   Related children under 18 years 728 21.7
Unpaid family workers 50 0.9        Related children 5 to 17 years 502 20.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 499 33.9
             
 
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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