U.S. Beacon November 16, 2019

San Benito, TX

Cameron County, Texas

Latitude: 26.136603     Longitude: -97.635878
Population 24,699 (2005)



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:4865036, place: San Benito city, Texas)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 16,588 (100%)
In labor force: 8,576 (51.7%)
--Civilian labor force: 8,547 (51.53%)
----Employed: 7,524 (45.36%)
----Unemployed: 1,023 (6.17%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 12%
--Armed Forces: 29 (0.17%)
Not in labor force: 8,012 (48.3%)
Females 16 years and over: 9,062 (54.63%)
In labor force: 4,245 (25.59%)
--Civilian labor force: 4,245 (25.59%)
----Employed: 3,652 (22.02%)
Own children under 6 years: 2,611 (15.74%)
All parents in family in labor force: 1,445 (8.71%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 7,457 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 5,439 (72.94%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 1,279 (17.15%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 29 (0.39%)
Walked: 309 (4.14%)
Other means: 194 (2.6%)
Worked at home: 207 (2.78%)
Mean travel time to work: 19.1 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 7,524 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 1,959 (26.04%)
Service occupations: 1,631 (21.68%)
Sales and office occupations: 1,740 (23.13%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 113 (1.5%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 768 (10.21%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 1,313 (17.45%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 136 (1.81%)
Construction: 563 (7.48%)
Manufacturing: 767 (10.19%)
Wholesale trade.: 213 (2.83%)
Retail trade: 912 (12.12%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 337 (4.48%)
Information: 101 (1.34%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 384 (5.1%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 413 (5.49%)
Educational, health and social services: 2,349 (31.22%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 482 (6.41%)
Other services (except public administration): 481 (6.39%)
Public administration: 386 (5.13%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 5,464 (72.62%)
Government workers: 1,536 (20.41%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 510 (6.78%)
Unpaid family workers: 14 (0.19%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 7,094 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 1,465 (20.65%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 824 (11.62%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 1,353 (19.07%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 968 (13.65%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,136 (16.01%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 773 (10.9%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 312 (4.4%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 169 (2.38%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 40 (0.56%)
$200,000 or more: 54 (0.76%)
Median household income: $24,027

With earnings: 5,116 (72.12%)
--Mean earnings: $32,997
With Social Security income: 2,454 (34.59%)
--Mean Social Security income: $10,084
With Supplemental Security Income: 722 (10.18%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,509
With public assistance income: 708 (9.98%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,881
With retirement income: 1,128 (15.9%)
--Mean retirement income: $15,371

Families: 5,819 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 887 (15.24%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 726 (12.48%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 1,168 (20.07%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 887 (15.24%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,010 (17.36%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 672 (11.55%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 260 (4.47%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 138 (2.37%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 27 (0.46%)
$200,000 or more: 44 (0.76%)
Median family income: $26,415

Per capita income: $10,317

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $22,097
Female full-time, year-round workers: $18,512

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 1,672 (28.73%)
--With related children under 18 years: 1,283 (22.05%)
----With related children under 5 years: 675 (11.6%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 553 (9.5%)
--With related children under 18 years: 449 (7.72%)
----With related children under 5 years: 181 (3.11%)
Individuals: 7,668 (131.78%)
--18 years and over: 4,370 (75.1%)
----65 years and over: 738 (12.68%)
--Related children under 18 years: 3,232 (55.54%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 2,232 (38.36%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 803 (13.8%)

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