U.S. Beacon September 19, 2019

Palacios, TX

Matagorda County, Texas

Latitude: 28.709153     Longitude: -96.217588
Population 5,166 (2005)



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:4854684, place: Palacios city, Texas)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 3,583 (100%)
In labor force: 1,815 (50.66%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,815 (50.66%)
----Employed: 1,608 (44.88%)
----Unemployed: 207 (5.78%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 11.4%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 1,768 (49.34%)
Females 16 years and over: 1,849 (51.6%)
In labor force: 748 (20.88%)
--Civilian labor force: 748 (20.88%)
----Employed: 670 (18.7%)
Own children under 6 years: 545 (15.21%)
All parents in family in labor force: 127 (3.54%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 1,573 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 1,127 (71.65%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 297 (18.88%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 0 (0%)
Walked: 67 (4.26%)
Other means: 74 (4.7%)
Worked at home: 8 (0.51%)
Mean travel time to work: 19.1 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 1,608 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 401 (24.94%)
Service occupations: 152 (9.45%)
Sales and office occupations: 343 (21.33%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 189 (11.75%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 254 (15.8%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 269 (16.73%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 203 (12.62%)
Construction: 125 (7.77%)
Manufacturing: 203 (12.62%)
Wholesale trade.: 111 (6.9%)
Retail trade: 226 (14.05%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 96 (5.97%)
Information: 0 (0%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 66 (4.1%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 42 (2.61%)
Educational, health and social services: 325 (20.21%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 55 (3.42%)
Other services (except public administration): 81 (5.04%)
Public administration: 75 (4.66%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 1,154 (71.77%)
Government workers: 303 (18.84%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 142 (8.83%)
Unpaid family workers: 9 (0.56%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 1,672 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 300 (17.94%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 178 (10.65%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 283 (16.93%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 200 (11.96%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 256 (15.31%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 235 (14.06%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 90 (5.38%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 118 (7.06%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 0 (0%)
$200,000 or more: 12 (0.72%)
Median household income: $27,623

With earnings: 1,243 (74.34%)
--Mean earnings: $39,302
With Social Security income: 526 (31.46%)
--Mean Social Security income: $9,028
With Supplemental Security Income: 145 (8.67%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $3,602
With public assistance income: 77 (4.61%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,868
With retirement income: 325 (19.44%)
--Mean retirement income: $24,264

Families: 1,288 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 157 (12.19%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 127 (9.86%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 185 (14.36%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 158 (12.27%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 229 (17.78%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 223 (17.31%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 85 (6.6%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 112 (8.7%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 0 (0%)
$200,000 or more: 12 (0.93%)
Median family income: $35,518

Per capita income: $13,107

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $27,483
Female full-time, year-round workers: $21,875

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 255 (19.8%)
--With related children under 18 years: 219 (17%)
----With related children under 5 years: 100 (7.76%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 108 (8.39%)
--With related children under 18 years: 99 (7.69%)
----With related children under 5 years: 43 (3.34%)
Individuals: 1,238 (96.12%)
--18 years and over: 710 (55.12%)
----65 years and over: 87 (6.75%)
--Related children under 18 years: 514 (39.91%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 346 (26.86%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 186 (14.44%)

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