Harlingen employment information

Income per capita$17,253$26,513$28,555
Median household income$34,868$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,829$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,147$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$27,355$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$21,450$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate4.5%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level32.2%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Harlingen is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Harlingen is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Harlingen is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Harlingen is 107% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Harlingen median earnings by income bracket

Harlingen employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.7%0.5%
Manufacturing sector6.2%1.7%
Financial & insurance services2.1%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services17.4%11.3%
Public administration7.3%5.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%2.3%
Education, health & social services20.5%49.3%

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Harlingen, TX65,677$34,86835%

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South San Francisco, CA65,537$78,10146%
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Pasco, WA65,858$54,7002%
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Harlingen, TX65,677$34,86835%
Source: The Harlingen, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.