Prairie View employment information

IndexPrairie ViewTexasNational
Income per capita$5,922$27,828$29,829
Median household income$24,625$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,250$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,375$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$5,206$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$3,774$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate7.8%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level46.0%16.7%15.1%
The Prairie View, 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 Prairie View is $5,922, which is 79% lower than than the Texas average and 80% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $24,625, which is 55% lower than than the Texas average and 55% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Prairie View is 8%, which is 68% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Prairie View is 46% which is 204% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$16,415$24,625$49,250
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 Prairie View is 80% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Prairie View is 55% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Prairie View is 68% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Prairie View is 204% higher than the national average.

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Prairie View employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.3%0.2%
Manufacturing sector2.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.3%
Wholesale & retail services18.9%19.4%
Public administration3.5%1.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.5%0.2%
Education, health & social services19.3%46.3%
Other44.2%29.0%

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Prairie View, TX6,209$24,62555%

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East Aurora, NY6,209$67,55122%
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Prairie View, TX6,209$24,62555%
Source: The Prairie View, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).