Houston employment information

Income per capita$24,487$33,129$28,555
Median household income$52,019$71,829$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,000$88,221$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,735$48,624$33,219
Median earnings male$50,324$42,923$36,116
Median earnings female$21,938$30,441$25,692
Unemployment rate10.7%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level15.8%10.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Houston is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Houston is 3% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Houston is 83% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Houston is 2% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Houston median earnings by income bracket

Houston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry25.4%0.9%
Manufacturing sector5.8%1.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.9%
Wholesale & retail services10.4%14.0%
Public administration5.1%7.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.7%5.1%
Education, health & social services8.4%34.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Knik-Fairview, AK15,797$81,53452%
Tanaina, AK9,391$76,11442%
Big Lake, AK3,959$66,71325%
Wasilla, AK8,406$62,62217%
Meadow Lakes, AK7,139$61,04214%
Houston, AK2,058$52,0193%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Inman Mills, SC2,058$28,86446%
Stonybrook, PA2,058$77,72145%
Narrows, VA2,058$42,82320%
Hillsborough, NH2,058$43,63018%
Cimarron, KS2,057$51,3754%
Houston, AK2,058$52,0193%
Source: The Houston, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.