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Work and Jobs in Palacios, Texas (TX) Detailed Stats
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Based on the data from 2000 / 2015 when the population of Palacios, Texas was 5,153 / 4,822

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Educational services13.7%
(220)
9.4%
(88)
19.7%
(132)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting12.2%
(196)
19.0%
(178)
2.7%
(18)
Construction7.8%
(125)
12.6%
(118)
1.0%
(7)
Food and beverage stores6.3%
(102)
4.1%
(38)
9.6%
(64)
Chemicals6.0%
(96)
10.2%
(96)
0.0%
(0)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers5.9%
(95)
5.5%
(52)
6.4%
(43)
Health care5.3%
(86)
0.6%
(6)
11.9%
(80)
Utilities4.9%
(78)
4.8%
(45)
4.9%
(33)
Public administration4.7%
(75)
3.4%
(32)
6.4%
(43)
Finance and insurance3.2%
(51)
1.4%
(13)
5.7%
(38)
Repair and maintenance2.9%
(46)
4.3%
(40)
0.9%
(6)
Department and other general merchandise stores2.2%
(36)
0.0%
(0)
5.4%
(36)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation2.1%
(34)
2.2%
(21)
1.9%
(13)
Metal and metal products2.0%
(32)
3.4%
(32)
0.0%
(0)
Administrative and support and waste management services1.6%
(25)
1.9%
(18)
1.0%
(7)
Plastics and rubber products1.5%
(24)
2.6%
(24)
0.0%
(0)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.4%
(22)
1.5%
(14)
1.2%
(8)
Accommodation and food services1.3%
(21)
0.6%
(6)
2.2%
(15)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores1.3%
(21)
2.2%
(21)
0.0%
(0)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.2%
(20)
1.0%
(9)
1.6%
(11)
Social assistance1.2%
(19)
0.0%
(0)
2.8%
(19)
Professional, scientific, and technical services1.1%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
2.5%
(17)
Petroleum and coal products0.9%
(15)
1.6%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
Real estate and rental and leasing0.9%
(15)
1.6%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
U. S. Postal service0.7%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
1.8%
(12)
Transportation equipment0.7%
(11)
1.2%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
Food0.7%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(11)
Other direct selling establishments0.7%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(11)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.7%
(11)
0.6%
(6)
0.7%
(5)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.7%
(11)
1.2%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.5%
(8)
0.9%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Private households0.5%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(8)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction0.4%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
1.0%
(7)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.4%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
1.0%
(7)
Textile mills and textile products0.4%
(7)
0.7%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Personal and laundry services0.4%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
1.0%
(7)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(6)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(6)
Truck transportation0.4%
(6)
0.6%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.4%
(6)
0.6%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.1%
(2)
0.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations9.7%
(156)
16.1%
(151)
0.7%
(5)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors6.1%
(98)
9.9%
(93)
0.7%
(5)
Laborers and material movers, hand6.0%
(97)
5.8%
(54)
6.4%
(43)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations5.8%
(94)
5.4%
(51)
6.4%
(43)
Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school5.4%
(87)
2.7%
(25)
9.3%
(62)
Cashiers4.4%
(70)
0.0%
(0)
10.4%
(70)
Other production occupations, including supervisors3.8%
(61)
6.5%
(61)
0.0%
(0)
Secretaries and administrative assistants3.0%
(49)
0.0%
(0)
7.3%
(49)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers3.0%
(49)
3.9%
(37)
1.8%
(12)
Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers3.0%
(48)
2.8%
(26)
3.3%
(22)
Retail sales workers, except cashiers2.7%
(44)
2.1%
(20)
3.6%
(24)
Construction laborers2.5%
(40)
4.3%
(40)
0.0%
(0)
Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors2.1%
(34)
1.4%
(13)
3.1%
(21)
Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers2.1%
(34)
3.6%
(34)
0.0%
(0)
Agricultural workers, including supervisors2.1%
(33)
1.1%
(10)
3.4%
(23)
Plant and system operators1.9%
(31)
3.3%
(31)
0.0%
(0)
Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors1.7%
(28)
1.2%
(11)
2.5%
(17)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.6%
(26)
0.0%
(0)
3.9%
(26)
Accountants and auditors1.6%
(25)
0.0%
(0)
3.7%
(25)
Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives1.5%
(24)
1.0%
(9)
2.2%
(15)
Metal workers and plastic workers1.5%
(24)
2.6%
(24)
0.0%
(0)
Rail and water transportation workers1.4%
(22)
2.3%
(22)
0.0%
(0)
Teachers, secondary school1.4%
(22)
1.8%
(17)
0.7%
(5)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers1.2%
(20)
2.1%
(20)
0.0%
(0)
Health technologists and technicians1.2%
(19)
0.0%
(0)
2.8%
(19)
Top executives1.2%
(19)
0.9%
(8)
1.6%
(11)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing1.2%
(19)
0.5%
(5)
2.1%
(14)
Engineers1.2%
(19)
1.2%
(11)
1.2%
(8)
Carpenters1.1%
(18)
1.9%
(18)
0.0%
(0)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists1.1%
(18)
0.6%
(6)
1.8%
(12)
Electricians1.1%
(18)
1.9%
(18)
0.0%
(0)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides0.9%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(15)
Farmers and farm managers0.9%
(15)
1.6%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
Life and physical scientists0.9%
(14)
1.5%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers0.9%
(14)
1.5%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
Therapists0.8%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
1.9%
(13)
Operations specialties managers, except financial managers0.7%
(12)
1.3%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
Registered nurses0.7%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
1.8%
(12)
Other protective service workers, including supervisors0.7%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(11)
Cooks and food preparation workers0.6%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
1.5%
(10)
Religious workers0.6%
(9)
1.0%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Postsecondary teachers0.6%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
1.3%
(9)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers0.5%
(8)
0.9%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Media and communications workers0.5%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(8)
Assemblers and fabricators0.5%
(8)
0.9%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Teachers, special education0.5%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(8)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers0.5%
(8)
0.9%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Personal appearance workers0.4%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
1.0%
(7)
Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations0.4%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
1.0%
(7)
Supervisors, transportation, and material moving workers0.4%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
1.0%
(7)
Other material moving workers, except laborers0.4%
(6)
0.6%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers0.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(6)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(6)
Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses0.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(6)
Life, physical, and social science technicians0.4%
(6)
0.6%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.4%
(6)
0.6%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Painters and paperhangers0.4%
(6)
0.6%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Other construction workers and helpers0.4%
(6)
0.6%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Art and design workers0.3%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(5)
Bus drivers0.3%
(5)
0.5%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Other healthcare support occupations0.2%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(3)

Unemployment in Palacios

  • Unemployment by race in 2015
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 10.0%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 51.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 9.3%Males
  • 59.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 12.8%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 11.6%Males
  • 7.7%Females

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

5.6% (111)
Texas:

4.6% (552,653)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Palacios:

11.9% (237)
Texas:

4.3% (518,099)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

8.3% (166)
Texas:

5.3% (641,327)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Palacios:

9.9% (198)
Texas:

10.0% (1,199,824)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

13.4% (267)
Texas:

9.9% (1,186,753)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Palacios:

22.1% (440)
Texas:

16.1% (1,938,492)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

6.4% (129)
Texas:

12.3% (1,482,516)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Palacios:

8.9% (177)
Texas:

10.3% (1,236,602)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

3.6% (72)
Texas:

4.5% (543,282)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

4.2% (83)
Texas:

6.0% (722,616)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

0.5% (10)
Texas:

1.2% (148,136)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Palacios:

6.2% (124)
Texas:

6.8% (816,362)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

2.4% (38)
Texas:

3.1% (281,361)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Palacios:

6.4% (101)
Texas:

2.9% (262,060)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

7.4% (116)
Texas:

4.4% (403,423)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Palacios:

13.1% (206)
Texas:

8.8% (808,876)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

7.7% (121)
Texas:

10.7% (976,557)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Palacios:

19.1% (301)
Texas:

16.4% (1,500,904)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

14.4% (227)
Texas:

16.8% (1,536,308)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Palacios:

9.5% (150)
Texas:

10.0% (913,601)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

1.3% (21)
Texas:

4.4% (398,656)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

4.8% (76)
Texas:

5.2% (472,592)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Palacios:

2.0% (31)
Texas:

2.2% (197,844)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Palacios:

5.8% (92)
Texas:

5.5% (503,565)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Palacios:

5.4% (85)
Texas:

6.1% (563,107)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Palacios:

    9.9% (109)
    Texas:

    5.9% (392,785)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Palacios:

    11.8% (131)
    Texas:

    5.8% (383,385)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Palacios:

    7.4% (82)
    Texas:

    6.6% (432,762)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Palacios:

    14.8% (164)
    Texas:

    11.7% (774,085)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Palacios:

    8.7% (97)
    Texas:

    10.1% (664,994)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Palacios:

    25.8% (286)
    Texas:

    15.2% (1,004,276)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Palacios:

    5.5% (61)
    Texas:

    10.4% (687,053)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Palacios:

    7.5% (83)
    Texas:

    9.5% (629,428)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Palacios:

    2.4% (27)
    Texas:

    3.8% (250,006)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Palacios:

    1.9% (21)
    Texas:

    5.2% (344,180)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Palacios:

    0.9% (10)
    Texas:

    1.1% (72,692)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Palacios:

    4.6% (51)
    Texas:

    6.7% (444,365)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%) - Females

    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Palacios:

    11.8% (104)
    Texas:

    2.5% (134,714)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Palacios:

    9.6% (85)
    Texas:

    3.9% (208,565)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Palacios:

    3.6% (31)
    Texas:

    7.9% (425,739)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Palacios:

    19.4% (171)
    Texas:

    9.7% (521,759)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Palacios:

    17.5% (154)
    Texas:

    17.3% (934,216)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Palacios:

    7.7% (68)
    Texas:

    14.7% (795,463)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Palacios:

    10.7% (95)
    Texas:

    11.2% (607,174)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Palacios:

    5.1% (45)
    Texas:

    5.4% (293,276)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Palacios:

    7.1% (62)
    Texas:

    7.0% (378,436)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Palacios:

    8.2% (72)
    Texas:

    6.9% (371,997)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.5%
Number of people working at home: 8 (0.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work (%)

Working at home - Palacios

Working at home - Texas

Less than 5 minutes:
Palacios:

13.0% (204)
Texas:

3.0% (277,642)
5 to 9 minutes:
Palacios:

30.1% (473)
Texas:

10.3% (942,891)
10 to 14 minutes:
Palacios:

8.1% (127)
Texas:

14.4% (1,317,555)
15 to 19 minutes:
Palacios:

8.2% (129)
Texas:

16.0% (1,467,945)
20 to 24 minutes:
Palacios:

12.0% (189)
Texas:

13.9% (1,276,781)
25 to 29 minutes:
Palacios:

6.1% (96)
Texas:

5.3% (482,838)
30 to 34 minutes:
Palacios:

8.1% (128)
Texas:

14.3% (1,309,699)
35 to 39 minutes:
Palacios:

1.6% (25)
Texas:

2.4% (219,873)
40 to 44 minutes:
Palacios:

1.3% (21)
Texas:

3.1% (280,916)
45 to 59 minutes:
Palacios:

6.2% (97)
Texas:

7.6% (692,006)
60 to 89 minutes:
Palacios:

2.9% (46)
Texas:

4.6% (418,905)
90 or more minutes:
Palacios:

1.9% (30)
Texas:

2.4% (218,800)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work - Palacios

Means of transportation to work - Texas

Drove car alone:
Palacios:

71.6% (1,127)
Texas:

77.7% (7,115,590)
Carpooled:
Palacios:

18.9% (297)
Texas:

14.5% (1,326,012)
Bicycle:
Palacios:

0.8% (13)
Texas:

0.2% (21,551)
Walked:
Palacios:

4.3% (67)
Texas:

1.9% (173,670)
Other means:
Palacios:

3.9% (61)
Texas:

0.9% (86,692)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Palacios:

79.1% (1,127)
Texas:

84.3% (7,115,590)
In 2 person carpool:
Palacios:

10.2% (145)
Texas:

11.6% (982,994)
In 3 person carpool:
Palacios:

8.6% (122)
Texas:

2.4% (201,602)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Palacios:

1.5% (21)
Texas:

0.5% (40,662)
In 7+ person carpool:
Palacios:

0.6% (9)
Texas:

0.2% (17,236)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Palacios:

64.6% (1,038)
Texas:

69.6% (6,425,274)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Palacios:

2.0% (32)
Texas:

2.7% (250,864)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Palacios:

5.2% (84)
Texas:

5.7% (526,631)
Local government workers:
Palacios:

11.6% (187)
Texas:

6.6% (608,479)
State government workers:
Palacios:

4.6% (74)
Texas:

5.4% (501,082)
Federal government workers:
Palacios:

2.6% (42)
Texas:

2.6% (237,177)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Palacios:

8.8% (142)
Texas:

7.1% (653,527)
Unpaid family workers:
Palacios:

0.6% (9)
Texas:

0.3% (31,338)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Palacios:

69.1% (648)
Texas:

72.7% (3,684,731)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Palacios:

2.8% (26)
Texas:

3.6% (183,838)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Palacios:

2.6% (24)
Texas:

3.4% (173,484)
Local government workers - Males:
Palacios:

9.8% (92)
Texas:

5.1% (260,804)
State government workers - Males:
Palacios:

3.1% (29)
Texas:

3.8% (190,371)
Federal government workers - Males:
Palacios:

1.0% (9)
Texas:

2.6% (133,009)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Palacios:

11.7% (110)
Texas:

8.4% (428,111)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Palacios:

58.2% (390)
Texas:

65.8% (2,740,543)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Palacios:

0.9% (6)
Texas:

1.6% (67,026)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Palacios:

9.0% (60)
Texas:

8.5% (353,147)
Local government workers - Females:
Palacios:

14.2% (95)
Texas:

8.3% (347,675)
State government workers - Females:
Palacios:

6.7% (45)
Texas:

7.5% (310,711)
Federal government workers - Females:
Palacios:

4.9% (33)
Texas:

2.5% (104,168)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Palacios:

4.8% (32)
Texas:

5.4% (225,416)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Palacios:

1.3% (9)
Texas:

0.4% (17,000)
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