Prairie View employment information

IndexPrairie ViewTexasNational
Income per capita$8,530$26,513$28,555
Median household income$28,929$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,942$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,313$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$6,862$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$4,466$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate7.1%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level44.1%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Prairie View is 70% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Prairie View is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Prairie View is 22% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Prairie View is 183% higher than the national average.

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Prairie View median earnings by income bracket

Prairie View employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.3%0.3%
Manufacturing sector6.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.2%1.6%
Wholesale & retail services13.5%17.6%
Public administration2.8%2.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.8%0.3%
Education, health & social services29.2%47.3%

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Pine Island, TX1,182$49,5837%
Waller, TX1,956$48,6849%
Todd Mission, TX103$41,42923%
Magnolia, TX1,428$39,16727%
Hempstead, TX6,197$35,17034%
Prairie View, TX5,890$28,92946%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bellwood, VA5,889$36,98331%
Carolina Beach, NC5,888$57,5928%
Kingston, TN5,888$45,42415%
De Soto, KS5,888$50,9935%
Sidney, MT5,888$56,9266%
Prairie View, TX5,890$28,92946%
Source: The Prairie View, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.