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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Galveston 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 190,919 100.0     Households 94,840 100.0
In labor force 122,894 64.4   Less than $10,000 9,598 10.1
     Civilian labor force 122,461 64.1   $10,000 to $14,999 6,360 6.7
          Employed 114,221 59.8   $15,000 to $24,999 11,901 12.5
          Unemployed 8,240 4.3   $25,000 to $34,999 11,553 12.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 14,332 15.1
     Armed Forces 433 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 17,457 18.4
Not in labor force 68,025 35.6   $75,000 to $99,999 11,335 12.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 8,528 9.0
   Females 16 years and over 99,053 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,875 2.0
In labor force 56,995 57.5   $200,000 or more 1,901 2.0
     Civilian labor force 56,944 57.5   Median household income (dollars) 42,419 (X)
          Employed 53,090 53.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 19,958 100.0   With earnings 77,979 82.2
All parents in family in labor force 11,286 56.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 56,240 (X)
        With Social Security income 21,831 23.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,132 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 112,616 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,603 3.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 88,054 78.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,104 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 15,350 13.6   With public assistance income 2,811 3.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 1,532 1.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,475 (X)
Walked 2,604 2.3   With retirement income 15,431 16.3
Other means 2,228 2.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,068 (X)
Worked at home 2,848 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.0 (X)        
          Families 66,494 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 114,221 100.0   Less than $10,000 4,127 6.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 3,263 4.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 40,952 35.9   $15,000 to $24,999 7,089 10.7
Service occupations 18,013 15.8   $25,000 to $34,999 7,507 11.3
Sales and office occupations 28,992 25.4    $35,000 to $49,999 10,208 15.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 503 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 13,788 20.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 12,849 11.2   $75,000 to $99,999 9,879 14.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 12,912 11.3   $100,000 to $149,999 7,388 11.1
        150,000 to $199,999 1,693 2.5
        $200,000 or more 1,552 2.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 51,435 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,765 1.5   Per capita income (dollars) 21,568 (X)
Construction 8,931 7.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 14,199 12.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 41,406 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,236 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 28,703 (X)
Retail trade 11,950 10.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 6,187 5.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 2,012 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 7,063 6.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 10,000 8.8     Families 6,734 10.1
Educational, health and social services 27,477 24.1   With related children under 18 years 5,390 15.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 9,940 8.7        With related children under 5 years 2,640 19.0
Other services (except public administration) 5,214 4.6        
Public administration 6,247 5.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 3,564 29.2
        With related children under 18 years 3,196 36.5
             With related children under 5 years 1,392 46.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 32,510 13.2
Private wage and salary workers 82,917 72.6   18 years and over 20,664 11.5
Government workers 23,827 20.9        65 years and over 2,698 10.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 7,055 6.2   Related children under 18 years 11,570 17.6
Unpaid family workers 422 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 8,173 16.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 9,099 23.7
             
 
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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