Katy employment information

IndexKatyTexasNational
Income per capita$30,263$27,828$29,829
Median household income$71,739$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$86,440$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,904$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$42,370$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$31,038$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.4%16.7%15.1%
The Katy, 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 Katy is $30,263, which is 9% higher than than the Texas average and 1% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $71,739, which is 31% higher than than the Texas average and 30% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Katy is 3%, which is 28% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Katy is 9% which is 38% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$47,821$71,739$143,478
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 Katy is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Katy is 30% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Katy is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Katy is 38% lower than the national average.

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Katy median earnings by income bracket

Katy employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.0%1.9%
Manufacturing sector9.1%1.0%
Financial & insurance services3.1%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services11.3%13.6%
Public administration3.0%4.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%2.8%
Education, health & social services7.4%34.4%
Other43.8%30.9%

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Cinco Ranch, TX17,605$135,439145%
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Katy, TX16,632$71,73930%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Easton, MD16,637$51,0528%
Terrell, TX16,626$40,81526%
Phoenixville, PA16,638$57,7694%
Danville, KY16,645$37,03633%
Springfield, TN16,650$43,86221%
Katy, TX16,632$71,73930%
Source: The Katy, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).