Table 16. Economic security, in percent

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Indicator

City of Galveston

League City

Texas City

Galveston County

Texas

United States

Average monthly unemployment (% of civilian labor force)

2002

9.5

3.3

8.6

7.4

6.3

5.8

2001

7.8

2.7

7.0

6.0

4.9

4.8

2000

7.7

2.6

7.0

5.9

4.2

4.0

1999

8.5

2.9

7.7

6.5

4.6

4.2

1998

8.6

3.0

7.8

6.6

4.8

4.5

1997

10.5

3.7

9.5

8.1

5.4

4.9

1996

10.4

3.6

9.5

8.1

5.6

5.4

Students who are economically disadvantaged (% of public school students) *

 
2001-2002

63.2

12.6

49.0

NA

50.5

NA

2000-2001

61.1

12.4

46.5

NA

49.3

NA

1999-2000

60.5

9.7

45.5

NA

49.0

NA

1998-1999

58.4

11.4

45.6

NA

48.5

NA

1997-1998

61.0

10.8

46.2

NA

48.5

NA

1996-1997

59.9

8.1

44.4

NA

48.1

NA

Percent of children under age 18 in poverty

 
1989

36.0

6.4

22.2

21.1

24.0

17.9

1999

32.2

5.0

20.5

17.7

20.2

16.1

Unemployment data are from Texas Workforce Commission and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

 

 

http://twc.state.tx.us/lmi/lfs/type/unemployment/unemploymenthome.html

ftp://ftp.bls.gov/pub/special.requests/ForeignLabor/flsjec.txt   (Accessed 5/25/2003)

Percents of students who are economically disadvantaged (qualify for free or reduced meals) are from Texas Education Agency, Academic Excellence Indicator System.

http://www.tea.state.tx.us/perfreport/aeis/index.html

*The City of Galveston and Texas City have+A21 individual school districts; League City is part of the Clear Creek ISD.