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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nueces 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 234,965 100.0     Households 110,316 100.0
In labor force 145,403 61.9   Less than $10,000 13,762 12.5
     Civilian labor force 142,617 60.7   $10,000 to $14,999 8,572 7.8
          Employed 131,718 56.1   $15,000 to $24,999 16,525 15.0
          Unemployed 10,899 4.6   $25,000 to $34,999 14,872 13.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 18,535 16.8
     Armed Forces 2,786 1.2   $50,000 to $74,999 19,763 17.9
Not in labor force 89,562 38.1   $75,000 to $99,999 9,676 8.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 5,621 5.1
   Females 16 years and over 121,705 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,189 1.1
In labor force 66,250 54.4   $200,000 or more 1,801 1.6
     Civilian labor force 65,961 54.2   Median household income (dollars) 35,959 (X)
          Employed 60,791 49.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 26,558 100.0   With earnings 90,044 81.6
All parents in family in labor force 14,742 55.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,530 (X)
        With Social Security income 26,873 24.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,047 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 132,006 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 5,932 5.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 100,832 76.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,893 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 21,044 15.9   With public assistance income 5,288 4.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2,557 1.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,078 (X)
Walked 2,511 1.9   With retirement income 16,804 15.2
Other means 2,029 1.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,439 (X)
Worked at home 3,033 2.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.2 (X)        
          Families 80,043 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 131,718 100.0   Less than $10,000 7,108 8.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 5,374 6.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 39,498 30.0   $15,000 to $24,999 10,940 13.7
Service occupations 23,233 17.6   $25,000 to $34,999 10,601 13.2
Sales and office occupations 36,563 27.8    $35,000 to $49,999 14,097 17.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 469 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 16,026 20.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 16,484 12.5   $75,000 to $99,999 8,484 10.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 15,471 11.7   $100,000 to $149,999 4,802 6.0
        150,000 to $199,999 1,024 1.3
        $200,000 or more 1,587 2.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,066 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2,792 2.1   Per capita income (dollars) 17,036 (X)
Construction 11,076 8.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,617 7.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,571 (X)
Wholesale trade 4,353 3.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,324 (X)
Retail trade 16,009 12.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 6,209 4.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 3,174 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 7,870 6.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 11,736 8.9     Families 11,771 14.7
Educational, health and social services 30,280 23.0   With related children under 18 years 9,324 20.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 13,047 9.9        With related children under 5 years 4,675 24.9
Other services (except public administration) 7,087 5.4        
Public administration 8,468 6.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 5,565 34.4
        With related children under 18 years 4,800 42.0
             With related children under 5 years 2,291 53.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 56,097 18.2
Private wage and salary workers 97,411 74.0   18 years and over 34,685 15.7
Government workers 24,106 18.3        65 years and over 5,315 15.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 9,661 7.3   Related children under 18 years 20,822 24.0
Unpaid family workers 540 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 14,702 23.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 12,802 29.0
             
 
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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