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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Austin 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 18,100 100.0     Households 8,736 100.0
In labor force 11,268 62.3   Less than $10,000 937 10.7
     Civilian labor force 11,265 62.2   $10,000 to $14,999 546 6.3
          Employed 10,768 59.5   $15,000 to $24,999 1,179 13.5
          Unemployed 497 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,202 13.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,581 18.1
     Armed Forces 3 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,780 20.4
Not in labor force 6,832 37.7   $75,000 to $99,999 778 8.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 531 6.1
   Females 16 years and over 9,350 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 111 1.3
In labor force 4,851 51.9   $200,000 or more 91 1.0
     Civilian labor force 4,851 51.9   Median household income (dollars) 38,615 (X)
          Employed 4,605 49.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,757 100.0   With earnings 6,844 78.3
All parents in family in labor force 857 48.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,742 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,669 30.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,938 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,573 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 317 3.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 8,435 79.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,255 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,403 13.3   With public assistance income 128 1.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 9 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,107 (X)
Walked 170 1.6   With retirement income 1,256 14.4
Other means 126 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,094 (X)
Worked at home 430 4.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.0 (X)        
          Families 6,493 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,768 100.0   Less than $10,000 333 5.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 267 4.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,235 30.0   $15,000 to $24,999 824 12.7
Service occupations 1,422 13.2   $25,000 to $34,999 826 12.7
Sales and office occupations 2,922 27.1    $35,000 to $49,999 1,234 19.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 153 1.4   $50,000 to $74,999 1,634 25.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,207 11.2   $75,000 to $99,999 712 11.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,829 17.0   $100,000 to $149,999 486 7.5
        150,000 to $199,999 93 1.4
        $200,000 or more 84 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,342 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 768 7.1   Per capita income (dollars) 18,140 (X)
Construction 929 8.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,642 15.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,455 (X)
Wholesale trade 458 4.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,142 (X)
Retail trade 1,523 14.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 704 6.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 202 1.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 624 5.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 537 5.0     Families 570 8.8
Educational, health and social services 2,078 19.3   With related children under 18 years 414 12.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 440 4.1        With related children under 5 years 204 17.4
Other services (except public administration) 467 4.3        
Public administration 396 3.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 181 24.3
        With related children under 18 years 166 35.1
             With related children under 5 years 93 48.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,814 12.1
Private wage and salary workers 7,925 73.6   18 years and over 1,921 11.3
Government workers 1,686 15.7        65 years and over 477 14.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,075 10.0   Related children under 18 years 866 13.7
Unpaid family workers 82 0.8        Related children 5 to 17 years 579 12.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 753 26.2
             
 
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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