U.S. Beacon September 19, 2019

Mertzon, TX

Irion County, Texas

Latitude: 31.259951     Longitude: -100.820759
Population 833 (2005)



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:4847832, place: Mertzon city, Texas)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 641 (100%)
In labor force: 397 (61.93%)
--Civilian labor force: 397 (61.93%)
----Employed: 389 (60.69%)
----Unemployed: 8 (1.25%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 2%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 244 (38.07%)
Females 16 years and over: 331 (51.64%)
In labor force: 189 (29.49%)
--Civilian labor force: 189 (29.49%)
----Employed: 187 (29.17%)
Own children under 6 years: 44 (6.86%)
All parents in family in labor force: 33 (5.15%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 376 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 314 (83.51%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 40 (10.64%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 2 (0.53%)
Walked: 8 (2.13%)
Other means: 2 (0.53%)
Worked at home: 10 (2.66%)
Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 389 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 105 (26.99%)
Service occupations: 58 (14.91%)
Sales and office occupations: 90 (23.14%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 6 (1.54%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 48 (12.34%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 82 (21.08%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 51 (13.11%)
Construction: 27 (6.94%)
Manufacturing: 7 (1.8%)
Wholesale trade.: 37 (9.51%)
Retail trade: 29 (7.46%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 36 (9.25%)
Information: 7 (1.8%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 21 (5.4%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 20 (5.14%)
Educational, health and social services: 102 (26.22%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 10 (2.57%)
Other services (except public administration): 23 (5.91%)
Public administration: 19 (4.88%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 271 (69.67%)
Government workers: 69 (17.74%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 49 (12.6%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 318 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 34 (10.69%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 27 (8.49%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 47 (14.78%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 57 (17.92%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 52 (16.35%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 70 (22.01%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 22 (6.92%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 5 (1.57%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 0 (0%)
$200,000 or more: 4 (1.26%)
Median household income: $33,333

With earnings: 241 (75.79%)
--Mean earnings: $42,825
With Social Security income: 104 (32.7%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,661
With Supplemental Security Income: 9 (2.83%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $1,644
With public assistance income: 1 (0.31%)
--Mean public assistance income: $6,000
With retirement income: 42 (13.21%)
--Mean retirement income: $8,095

Families: 235 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 13 (5.53%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 13 (5.53%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 27 (11.49%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 50 (21.28%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 44 (18.72%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 61 (25.96%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 20 (8.51%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 3 (1.28%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 0 (0%)
$200,000 or more: 4 (1.7%)
Median family income: $40,417

Per capita income: $17,795

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $33,438
Female full-time, year-round workers: $17,250

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 21 (8.94%)
--With related children under 18 years: 11 (4.68%)
----With related children under 5 years: 3 (1.28%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 10 (4.26%)
--With related children under 18 years: 7 (2.98%)
----With related children under 5 years: 3 (1.28%)
Individuals: 80 (34.04%)
--18 years and over: 59 (25.11%)
----65 years and over: 16 (6.81%)
--Related children under 18 years: 19 (8.09%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 12 (5.11%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 22 (9.36%)

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