Houston employment information

Income per capita$15,740$20,956$28,555
Median household income$30,139$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,545$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,000$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$26,527$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$18,182$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate3.9%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level22.2%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Houston is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Houston is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Houston is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Houston is 42% 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 industry8.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector38.5%1.5%
Financial & insurance services0.7%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services12.2%20.3%
Public administration5.6%5.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services7.5%43.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mantee, MS279$49,4508%
Vardaman, MS1,199$26,83050%
New Houlka, MS731$23,79356%
Okolona, MS2,669$21,05361%
Woodland, MS121$20,31362%
Houston, MS3,577$30,13944%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Marlboro Meadows, MD3,577$88,38265%
North Baltimore, OH3,577$41,81122%
Pen Argyl, PA3,576$55,0943%
Cape May, NJ3,576$49,3758%
South Glens Falls, NY3,575$50,8495%
Houston, MS3,577$30,13944%
Source: The Houston, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.