Dallas employment information

IndexDallasTexasNational
Income per capita$29,752$27,828$29,829
Median household income$45,215$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,504$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,781$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$31,154$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$25,864$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level22.9%16.7%15.1%
The Dallas, TX employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Dallas is $29,752, which is 7% higher than than the Texas average and equal to than the national average. The median household income is $45,215, which is 17% lower than than the Texas average and 18% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Dallas is 5%, which is 1% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Dallas is 23% which is 51% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$30,140$45,215$90,430
City
$36,481$54,727$109,454
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Dallas is equal to the national average.
  • The median household income in Dallas is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dallas is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dallas is 51% higher than the national average.

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Dallas employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.1%1.1%
Manufacturing sector9.8%0.4%
Financial & insurance services5.5%7.3%
Wholesale & retail services13.5%14.5%
Public administration1.6%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%2.9%
Education, health & social services9.0%28.6%
Other34.5%35.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
University Park, TX24,346$198,438259%
Highland Park, TX8,986$189,485243%
Sunnyvale, TX5,871$126,250128%
Coppell, TX40,631$114,839108%
Sachse, TX23,329$93,27069%
Dallas, TX1,278,433$45,21518%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
San Diego, CA1,374,812$68,11723%
San Antonio, TX1,439,358$48,18313%
San Jose, CA1,009,363$90,30363%
Phoenix, AZ1,555,324$49,32811%
Philadelphia, PA1,559,938$39,77028%
Dallas, TX1,278,433$45,21518%
Source: The Dallas, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).