Sour Lake employment information

IndexSour LakeTexasNational
Income per capita$24,760$26,513$28,555
Median household income$41,450$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,292$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,031$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$42,321$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$23,636$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate3.5%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level10.8%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sour Lake is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sour Lake is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sour Lake is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sour Lake is 31% lower than the national average.

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Sour Lake median earnings by income bracket

Sour Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry26.7%3.6%
Manufacturing sector11.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.5%10.6%
Wholesale & retail services13.0%17.2%
Public administration4.9%7.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services1.9%40.4%

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Rose Hill Acres, TX460$67,75027%
Lumberton, TX12,153$62,16616%
Sour Lake, TX1,598$41,45022%

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Darien, WI1,598$55,4554%
Neoga, IL1,598$37,05031%
Huntsville, MO1,598$39,31826%
Sorrento, LA1,598$51,6004%
Gower, MO1,598$63,52919%
Sour Lake, TX1,598$41,45022%
Source: The Sour Lake, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.