U.S. Beacon November 16, 2019

Mesquite, TX

Dallas County, Texas

Latitude: 32.782878     Longitude: -96.609862
Population 129,902 (2005)
Elevation of Mesquite, Texas: 2962 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:4847892, place: Mesquite city, Texas)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 90,938 (100%)
In labor force: 67,097 (73.78%)
--Civilian labor force: 67,047 (73.73%)
----Employed: 64,561 (70.99%)
----Unemployed: 2,486 (2.73%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 3.7%
--Armed Forces: 50 (0.05%)
Not in labor force: 23,841 (26.22%)
Females 16 years and over: 48,174 (52.97%)
In labor force: 32,315 (35.54%)
--Civilian labor force: 32,291 (35.51%)
----Employed: 30,972 (34.06%)
Own children under 6 years: 11,020 (12.12%)
All parents in family in labor force: 7,361 (8.09%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 63,335 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 51,325 (81.04%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 9,179 (14.49%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 433 (0.68%)
Walked: 512 (0.81%)
Other means: 441 (0.7%)
Worked at home: 1,445 (2.28%)
Mean travel time to work: 29.1 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 64,561 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 19,971 (30.93%)
Service occupations: 7,883 (12.21%)
Sales and office occupations: 21,022 (32.56%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 7 (0.01%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 7,555 (11.7%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 8,123 (12.58%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 208 (0.32%)
Construction: 5,241 (8.12%)
Manufacturing: 6,728 (10.42%)
Wholesale trade.: 2,911 (4.51%)
Retail trade: 8,533 (13.22%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 4,206 (6.51%)
Information: 3,140 (4.86%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 5,793 (8.97%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 6,614 (10.24%)
Educational, health and social services: 11,584 (17.94%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 3,863 (5.98%)
Other services (except public administration): 3,220 (4.99%)
Public administration: 2,520 (3.9%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 53,113 (82.27%)
Government workers: 7,886 (12.21%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 3,417 (5.29%)
Unpaid family workers: 145 (0.22%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 43,993 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 2,118 (4.81%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 1,567 (3.56%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 4,232 (9.62%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 5,544 (12.6%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 8,261 (18.78%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 11,184 (25.42%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 6,207 (14.11%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 3,792 (8.62%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 653 (1.48%)
$200,000 or more: 435 (0.99%)
Median household income: $50,424

With earnings: 40,087 (91.12%)
--Mean earnings: $56,782
With Social Security income: 7,195 (16.35%)
--Mean Social Security income: $10,998
With Supplemental Security Income: 1,039 (2.36%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,805
With public assistance income: 839 (1.91%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,746
With retirement income: 4,980 (11.32%)
--Mean retirement income: $19,782

Families: 32,968 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 942 (2.86%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 792 (2.4%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 2,474 (7.5%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 3,556 (10.79%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 6,131 (18.6%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 9,340 (28.33%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 5,552 (16.84%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 3,210 (9.74%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 602 (1.83%)
$200,000 or more: 369 (1.12%)
Median family income: $56,357

Per capita income: $20,890

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $37,756
Female full-time, year-round workers: $29,905

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 1,659 (5.03%)
--With related children under 18 years: 1,385 (4.2%)
----With related children under 5 years: 666 (2.02%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 885 (2.68%)
--With related children under 18 years: 862 (2.61%)
----With related children under 5 years: 331 (1%)
Individuals: 8,376 (25.41%)
--18 years and over: 4,928 (14.95%)
----65 years and over: 529 (1.6%)
--Related children under 18 years: 3,267 (9.91%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 2,419 (7.34%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 2,311 (7.01%)

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