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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Refugio 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 6,045 100.0     Households 2,979 100.0
In labor force 3,411 56.4   Less than $10,000 416 14.0
     Civilian labor force 3,407 56.4   $10,000 to $14,999 339 11.4
          Employed 3,239 53.6   $15,000 to $24,999 524 17.6
          Unemployed 168 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 403 13.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 445 14.9
     Armed Forces 4 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 528 17.7
Not in labor force 2,634 43.6   $75,000 to $99,999 176 5.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 92 3.1
   Females 16 years and over 3,143 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 27 0.9
In labor force 1,511 48.1   $200,000 or more 29 1.0
     Civilian labor force 1,511 48.1   Median household income (dollars) 29,986 (X)
          Employed 1,429 45.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 548 100.0   With earnings 2,276 76.4
All parents in family in labor force 299 54.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 39,446 (X)
        With Social Security income 970 32.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,821 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,210 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 168 5.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,469 76.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,001 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 499 15.5   With public assistance income 100 3.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,185 (X)
Walked 101 3.1   With retirement income 458 15.4
Other means 59 1.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,263 (X)
Worked at home 82 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.5 (X)        
          Families 2,179 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,239 100.0   Less than $10,000 194 8.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 214 9.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 790 24.4   $15,000 to $24,999 351 16.1
Service occupations 711 22.0   $25,000 to $34,999 291 13.4
Sales and office occupations 612 18.9    $35,000 to $49,999 367 16.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 140 4.3   $50,000 to $74,999 470 21.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 477 14.7   $75,000 to $99,999 151 6.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 509 15.7   $100,000 to $149,999 90 4.1
        150,000 to $199,999 25 1.1
        $200,000 or more 26 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,162 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 612 18.9   Per capita income (dollars) 15,481 (X)
Construction 272 8.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 300 9.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,667 (X)
Wholesale trade 59 1.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 16,565 (X)
Retail trade 302 9.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 116 3.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 27 0.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 127 3.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 107 3.3     Families 312 14.3
Educational, health and social services 650 20.1   With related children under 18 years 236 21.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 263 8.1        With related children under 5 years 92 25.3
Other services (except public administration) 190 5.9        
Public administration 214 6.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 139 40.3
        With related children under 18 years 121 52.4
             With related children under 5 years 46 70.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,369 17.8
Private wage and salary workers 2,380 73.5   18 years and over 877 15.5
Government workers 600 18.5        65 years and over 203 16.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 246 7.6   Related children under 18 years 491 24.2
Unpaid family workers 13 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 376 24.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 272 28.0
             
 
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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