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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Aransas 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 17,930 100.0     Households 9,177 100.0
In labor force 9,344 52.1   Less than $10,000 1,301 14.2
     Civilian labor force 9,262 51.7   $10,000 to $14,999 941 10.3
          Employed 8,578 47.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,473 16.1
          Unemployed 684 3.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,442 15.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,339 14.6
     Armed Forces 82 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 1,365 14.9
Not in labor force 8,586 47.9   $75,000 to $99,999 625 6.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 412 4.5
   Females 16 years and over 9,201 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 145 1.6
In labor force 4,126 44.8   $200,000 or more 134 1.5
     Civilian labor force 4,126 44.8   Median household income (dollars) 30,702 (X)
          Employed 3,788 41.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,357 100.0   With earnings 6,469 70.5
All parents in family in labor force 690 50.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,371 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,530 38.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,692 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 8,473 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 354 3.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 6,362 75.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,413 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,380 16.3   With public assistance income 385 4.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 13 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,762 (X)
Walked 241 2.8   With retirement income 2,054 22.4
Other means 193 2.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 20,670 (X)
Worked at home 284 3.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.0 (X)        
          Families 6,461 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 8,578 100.0   Less than $10,000 627 9.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 556 8.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,218 25.9   $15,000 to $24,999 995 15.4
Service occupations 1,657 19.3   $25,000 to $34,999 1,059 16.4
Sales and office occupations 2,085 24.3    $35,000 to $49,999 1,027 15.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 220 2.6   $50,000 to $74,999 1,121 17.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,468 17.1   $75,000 to $99,999 527 8.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 930 10.8   $100,000 to $149,999 321 5.0
        150,000 to $199,999 123 1.9
        $200,000 or more 105 1.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,915 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 545 6.4   Per capita income (dollars) 18,560 (X)
Construction 1,107 12.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 598 7.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,597 (X)
Wholesale trade 190 2.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,289 (X)
Retail trade 928 10.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 427 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 162 1.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 524 6.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 667 7.8     Families 1,004 15.5
Educational, health and social services 1,363 15.9   With related children under 18 years 729 26.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,145 13.3        With related children under 5 years 318 32.3
Other services (except public administration) 456 5.3        
Public administration 466 5.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 404 43.5
        With related children under 18 years 361 52.6
             With related children under 5 years 157 65.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,429 19.9
Private wage and salary workers 6,026 70.2   18 years and over 2,750 16.3
Government workers 1,280 14.9        65 years and over 437 10.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,235 14.4   Related children under 18 years 1,636 31.0
Unpaid family workers 37 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,191 29.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 951 26.3
             
 
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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