Dallas employment information

Income per capita$27,917$26,513$28,555
Median household income$43,359$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,426$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,762$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$29,918$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$25,402$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate6.0%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level24.1%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Dallas is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dallas is 19% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dallas is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dallas is 54% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Dallas median earnings by income bracket

Dallas employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.7%1.1%
Manufacturing sector10.1%0.4%
Financial & insurance services5.3%7.5%
Wholesale & retail services13.5%13.9%
Public administration1.8%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%2.7%
Education, health & social services9.1%29.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Highland Park, TX8,796$192,946261%
University Park, TX23,761$176,836231%
Coppell, TX40,021$111,325108%
Sunnyvale, TX5,480$100,51788%
Sachse, TX21,790$91,54371%
Dallas, TX1,240,985$43,35919%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
San Diego, CA1,341,510$65,75323%
San Antonio, TX1,385,438$46,31713%
Phoenix, AZ1,490,758$46,88112%
San Jose, CA986,320$83,78757%
Philadelphia, PA1,546,920$37,46030%
Dallas, TX1,240,985$43,35919%
Source: The Dallas, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.