La Porte employment information

IndexLa PorteTexasNational
Income per capita$30,127$27,828$29,829
Median household income$70,681$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$83,127$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,283$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$50,257$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$30,410$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate4.9%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level10.1%16.7%15.1%
The La Porte, 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 Porte is $30,127, which is 8% higher than than the Texas average and 1% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $70,681, which is 29% higher than than the Texas average and 28% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in La Porte is 5%, which is 6% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in La Porte is 10% which is 33% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$47,115$70,681$141,362
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 Porte is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Porte is 28% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Porte is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Porte is 33% lower than the national average.

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La Porte employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.4%4.6%
Manufacturing sector21.7%0.4%
Financial & insurance services0.8%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services12.8%12.3%
Public administration3.8%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%2.9%
Education, health & social services7.4%32.5%
Other27.6%30.6%

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