U.S. Beacon October 17, 2019

Vernon, TX

Wilbarger County, Texas

Latitude: 34.151116     Longitude: -99.290473
Population 11,077 (2005)



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:4875308, place: Vernon city, Texas)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 8,957 (100%)
In labor force: 5,324 (59.44%)
--Civilian labor force: 5,324 (59.44%)
----Employed: 5,124 (57.21%)
----Unemployed: 200 (2.23%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 3.8%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 3,633 (40.56%)
Females 16 years and over: 4,833 (53.96%)
In labor force: 2,627 (29.33%)
--Civilian labor force: 2,627 (29.33%)
----Employed: 2,523 (28.17%)
Own children under 6 years: 882 (9.85%)
All parents in family in labor force: 597 (6.67%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 5,064 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 4,261 (84.14%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 627 (12.38%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 0 (0%)
Walked: 98 (1.94%)
Other means: 42 (0.83%)
Worked at home: 36 (0.71%)
Mean travel time to work: 11.4 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 5,124 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 1,284 (25.06%)
Service occupations: 1,330 (25.96%)
Sales and office occupations: 1,141 (22.27%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 35 (0.68%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 418 (8.16%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 916 (17.88%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 185 (3.61%)
Construction: 203 (3.96%)
Manufacturing: 648 (12.65%)
Wholesale trade.: 112 (2.19%)
Retail trade: 631 (12.31%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 299 (5.84%)
Information: 160 (3.12%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 189 (3.69%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 136 (2.65%)
Educational, health and social services: 1,589 (31.01%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 322 (6.28%)
Other services (except public administration): 300 (5.85%)
Public administration: 350 (6.83%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 3,241 (63.25%)
Government workers: 1,493 (29.14%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 376 (7.34%)
Unpaid family workers: 14 (0.27%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 4,493 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 595 (13.24%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 517 (11.51%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 869 (19.34%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 726 (16.16%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 737 (16.4%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 626 (13.93%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 176 (3.92%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 153 (3.41%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 26 (0.58%)
$200,000 or more: 68 (1.51%)
Median household income: $28,194

With earnings: 3,357 (74.72%)
--Mean earnings: $39,876
With Social Security income: 1,513 (33.67%)
--Mean Social Security income: $10,109
With Supplemental Security Income: 241 (5.36%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,224
With public assistance income: 151 (3.36%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,574
With retirement income: 830 (18.47%)
--Mean retirement income: $14,026

Families: 3,002 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 144 (4.8%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 224 (7.46%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 526 (17.52%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 519 (17.29%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 645 (21.49%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 563 (18.75%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 160 (5.33%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 134 (4.46%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 19 (0.63%)
$200,000 or more: 68 (2.27%)
Median family income: $36,913

Per capita income: $15,747

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $25,167
Female full-time, year-round workers: $18,971

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 306 (10.19%)
--With related children under 18 years: 251 (8.36%)
----With related children under 5 years: 147 (4.9%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 151 (5.03%)
--With related children under 18 years: 137 (4.56%)
----With related children under 5 years: 65 (2.17%)
Individuals: 1,558 (51.9%)
--18 years and over: 1,028 (34.24%)
----65 years and over: 277 (9.23%)
--Related children under 18 years: 520 (17.32%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 320 (10.66%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 510 (16.99%)

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