Big Spring employment information

IndexBig SpringTexasNational
Income per capita$18,431$26,513$28,555
Median household income$43,750$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,291$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,382$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$31,638$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$22,664$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate3.8%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level17.2%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Big Spring is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Big Spring is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Big Spring is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Big Spring is 10% higher than the national average.

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Big Spring median earnings by income bracket

Big Spring employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.1%1.0%
Manufacturing sector8.4%2.4%
Financial & insurance services1.0%5.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.6%12.6%
Public administration9.5%5.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%1.4%
Education, health & social services12.0%47.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Coahoma, TX748$61,25015%
Forsan, TX232$49,1678%
Sand Springs, TX921$48,7509%
Big Spring, TX27,768$43,75018%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Holbrook, NY27,765$96,53681%
Mason City, IA27,775$42,00921%
Harker Heights, TX27,757$63,87819%
Southlake, TX27,755$170,742219%
Marshalltown, IA27,749$48,7509%
Big Spring, TX27,768$43,75018%
Source: The Big Spring, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.