La Joya employment information

IndexLa JoyaTexasNational
Income per capita$15,070$27,828$29,829
Median household income$32,216$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,442$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$12,684$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$32,273$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$14,881$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate11.5%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level34.9%16.7%15.1%
The La Joya, 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 La Joya is $15,070, which is 46% lower than than the Texas average and 49% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $32,216, which is 41% lower than than the Texas average and 42% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in La Joya is 12%, which is 148% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in La Joya is 35% which is 131% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$21,475$32,216$64,432
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 La Joya is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Joya is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Joya is 148% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Joya is 131% higher than the national average.

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La Joya employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.5%2.7%
Manufacturing sector7.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%12.3%
Wholesale & retail services7.6%14.5%
Public administration12.3%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%3.5%
Education, health & social services25.6%40.6%
Other24.6%18.0%

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La Joya, TX4,209$32,21642%

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Source: The La Joya, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).