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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Karnes 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 12,508 100.0     Households 4,478 100.0
In labor force 5,034 40.2   Less than $10,000 781 17.4
     Civilian labor force 5,033 40.2   $10,000 to $14,999 467 10.4
          Employed 4,705 37.6   $15,000 to $24,999 861 19.2
          Unemployed 328 2.6   $25,000 to $34,999 647 14.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 573 12.8
     Armed Forces 1 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 687 15.3
Not in labor force 7,474 59.8   $75,000 to $99,999 278 6.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 120 2.7
   Females 16 years and over 4,814 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 23 0.5
In labor force 2,301 47.8   $200,000 or more 41 0.9
     Civilian labor force 2,301 47.8   Median household income (dollars) 26,526 (X)
          Employed 2,146 44.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 952 100.0   With earnings 3,274 73.1
All parents in family in labor force 573 60.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,140 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,624 36.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,137 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,598 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 372 8.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,320 72.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,255 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 939 20.4   With public assistance income 202 4.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,402 (X)
Walked 91 2.0   With retirement income 787 17.6
Other means 61 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,107 (X)
Worked at home 185 4.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.4 (X)        
          Families 3,283 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,705 100.0   Less than $10,000 392 11.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 311 9.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,349 28.7   $15,000 to $24,999 681 20.7
Service occupations 941 20.0   $25,000 to $34,999 457 13.9
Sales and office occupations 981 20.9    $35,000 to $49,999 461 14.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 115 2.4   $50,000 to $74,999 573 17.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 659 14.0   $75,000 to $99,999 262 8.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 660 14.0   $100,000 to $149,999 100 3.0
        150,000 to $199,999 23 0.7
        $200,000 or more 23 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 30,565 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 449 9.5   Per capita income (dollars) 13,603 (X)
Construction 389 8.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 397 8.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,260 (X)
Wholesale trade 125 2.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,367 (X)
Retail trade 541 11.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 291 6.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 32 0.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 207 4.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 159 3.4     Families 606 18.5
Educational, health and social services 1,163 24.7   With related children under 18 years 437 25.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 276 5.9        With related children under 5 years 259 36.3
Other services (except public administration) 204 4.3        
Public administration 472 10.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 252 42.1
        With related children under 18 years 223 54.8
             With related children under 5 years 126 76.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,575 21.9
Private wage and salary workers 2,962 63.0   18 years and over 1,605 18.9
Government workers 1,245 26.5        65 years and over 410 20.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 453 9.6   Related children under 18 years 953 29.1
Unpaid family workers 45 1.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 637 26.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 538 33.2
             
 
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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