U.S. Beacon October 19, 2019

La Joya, TX

Hidalgo County, Texas

Latitude: 26.241996     Longitude: -98.480138
Population 4,486 (2005)



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:4840384, place: La Joya city, Texas)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 2,274 (100%)
In labor force: 1,254 (55.15%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,254 (55.15%)
----Employed: 1,028 (45.21%)
----Unemployed: 226 (9.94%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 18%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 1,020 (44.85%)
Females 16 years and over: 1,223 (53.78%)
In labor force: 546 (24.01%)
--Civilian labor force: 546 (24.01%)
----Employed: 450 (19.79%)
Own children under 6 years: 365 (16.05%)
All parents in family in labor force: 179 (7.87%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 1,006 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 699 (69.48%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 224 (22.27%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 5 (0.5%)
Walked: 33 (3.28%)
Other means: 26 (2.58%)
Worked at home: 19 (1.89%)
Mean travel time to work: 27.3 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 1,028 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 228 (22.18%)
Service occupations: 244 (23.74%)
Sales and office occupations: 199 (19.36%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 18 (1.75%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 176 (17.12%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 163 (15.86%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 25 (2.43%)
Construction: 141 (13.72%)
Manufacturing: 37 (3.6%)
Wholesale trade.: 51 (4.96%)
Retail trade: 118 (11.48%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 55 (5.35%)
Information: 14 (1.36%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 42 (4.09%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 38 (3.7%)
Educational, health and social services: 378 (36.77%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 44 (4.28%)
Other services (except public administration): 26 (2.53%)
Public administration: 59 (5.74%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 621 (60.41%)
Government workers: 331 (32.2%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 76 (7.39%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 857 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 193 (22.52%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 123 (14.35%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 150 (17.5%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 139 (16.22%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 109 (12.72%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 77 (8.98%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 39 (4.55%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 25 (2.92%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 0 (0%)
$200,000 or more: 2 (0.23%)
Median household income: $22,820

With earnings: 722 (84.25%)
--Mean earnings: $28,894
With Social Security income: 233 (27.19%)
--Mean Social Security income: $9,490
With Supplemental Security Income: 138 (16.1%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,174
With public assistance income: 131 (15.29%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,954
With retirement income: 42 (4.9%)
--Mean retirement income: $7,611

Families: 771 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 143 (18.55%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 122 (15.82%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 150 (19.46%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 135 (17.51%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 94 (12.19%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 61 (7.91%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 39 (5.06%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 25 (3.24%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 0 (0%)
$200,000 or more: 2 (0.26%)
Median family income: $23,156

Per capita income: $7,924

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $18,494
Female full-time, year-round workers: $14,597

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 300 (38.91%)
--With related children under 18 years: 230 (29.83%)
----With related children under 5 years: 88 (11.41%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 105 (13.62%)
--With related children under 18 years: 60 (7.78%)
----With related children under 5 years: 12 (1.56%)
Individuals: 1,334 (173.02%)
--18 years and over: 768 (99.61%)
----65 years and over: 79 (10.25%)
--Related children under 18 years: 566 (73.41%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 436 (56.55%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 64 (8.3%)

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