U.S. Beacon September 23, 2019

Taft, TX

San Patricio County, Texas

Latitude: 27.978584     Longitude: -97.394320
Population 3,429 (2005)



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:4871684, place: Taft city, Texas)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 2,352 (100%)
In labor force: 1,302 (55.36%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,285 (54.63%)
----Employed: 1,206 (51.28%)
----Unemployed: 79 (3.36%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 6.1%
--Armed Forces: 17 (0.72%)
Not in labor force: 1,050 (44.64%)
Females 16 years and over: 1,219 (51.83%)
In labor force: 582 (24.74%)
--Civilian labor force: 582 (24.74%)
----Employed: 550 (23.38%)
Own children under 6 years: 329 (13.99%)
All parents in family in labor force: 196 (8.33%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 1,203 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 937 (77.89%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 203 (16.87%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 2 (0.17%)
Walked: 20 (1.66%)
Other means: 27 (2.24%)
Worked at home: 14 (1.16%)
Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 1,206 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 312 (25.87%)
Service occupations: 291 (24.13%)
Sales and office occupations: 255 (21.14%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 17 (1.41%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 192 (15.92%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 139 (11.53%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 62 (5.14%)
Construction: 124 (10.28%)
Manufacturing: 108 (8.96%)
Wholesale trade.: 44 (3.65%)
Retail trade: 84 (6.97%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 36 (2.99%)
Information: 11 (0.91%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 59 (4.89%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 96 (7.96%)
Educational, health and social services: 373 (30.93%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 98 (8.13%)
Other services (except public administration): 59 (4.89%)
Public administration: 52 (4.31%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 861 (71.39%)
Government workers: 240 (19.9%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 105 (8.71%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 1,103 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 240 (21.76%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 97 (8.79%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 221 (20.04%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 138 (12.51%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 160 (14.51%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 136 (12.33%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 64 (5.8%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 35 (3.17%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 4 (0.36%)
$200,000 or more: 8 (0.73%)
Median household income: $24,622

With earnings: 763 (69.17%)
--Mean earnings: $39,539
With Social Security income: 369 (33.45%)
--Mean Social Security income: $8,954
With Supplemental Security Income: 77 (6.98%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,159
With public assistance income: 52 (4.71%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,784
With retirement income: 175 (15.87%)
--Mean retirement income: $12,720

Families: 840 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 128 (15.24%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 61 (7.26%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 144 (17.14%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 124 (14.76%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 139 (16.55%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 133 (15.83%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 64 (7.62%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 35 (4.17%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 4 (0.48%)
$200,000 or more: 8 (0.95%)
Median family income: $32,065

Per capita income: $11,573

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $28,571
Female full-time, year-round workers: $20,219

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 174 (20.71%)
--With related children under 18 years: 130 (15.48%)
----With related children under 5 years: 56 (6.67%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 83 (9.88%)
--With related children under 18 years: 74 (8.81%)
----With related children under 5 years: 26 (3.1%)
Individuals: 846 (100.71%)
--18 years and over: 454 (54.05%)
----65 years and over: 96 (11.43%)
--Related children under 18 years: 392 (46.67%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 294 (35%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 104 (12.38%)

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